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AFRICOMM 2016 : 8th EAI International Conference on e‐Infrastructure and e‐Services for Developing Countries


When Dec 6, 2016 - Dec 8, 2016
Where Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (West Africa)
Submission Deadline Jun 26, 2016
Notification Due Jul 24, 2016
Final Version Due Oct 2, 2016
Categories    computer science   artificial intelligence   data mining

Call For Papers

Deploying efficient and effective infrastructures and solutions when limited resources are available is a challenging task and a key-enabler for the diffusion of ICT in developing countries. The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Governance, e-Infrastructure, and e-Business with a focus on developing countries.
AFRICOMM 2016 solicits high-quality papers reporting research results and/or experimental results on e-Infrastructures and e-Services for developing countries. Submissions will be judged on their originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and technical correctness. Accepted papers will be published in Springer digital library.

The proceedings are submitted for inclusion to the leading indexing services: DBLP, Google Scholar, Thomson Scientific ISI Proceedings, EI Elsevier Engineering Index, CrossRef, Scopus, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL).
Selected papers will be invited to submit extended version of paper into following journals:
EAI Endorsed Transactions on Future Internet

The topics of interest to the conference include, but are not limited to:
Cloud computing, network function virtualization (NFV) in the context of developing countries
Design and analysis of protocols and architecture for developing countries
Energy-aware ICT infrastructure
Existing/emerging wireless broadband access technologies, WiMAX, LTE.
ICT security issues in developing countries
Overlay networks (such as p2p, bittorent, etc) in developing countries
Self-managed deployment, operation, maintenance
Affordable and relevant mobile technologies and solutions
ICT infrastructures for critical environmental conditions
ICT infrastructures based on alternative energies
Applications and business models in such environments, etc
Ubiquitous networks and environments
Smart Objects
Social Networks and e-Government
Emergency and Disaster Management

Paper Submission
Submissions should be submitted electronically as PDF in Confy system here.
Paper Submissions should follow instructions from Author's Kit's Instructions and Templates and be submitted according to Initial Submission. (Information provided in Author Instructions’ section)

Important Dates
1 May 2016 - Submission Deadline (Workshop & Tutorial Proposals)
26 June 2016 - Submission Deadline (Full Papers)
24 July 2016 - Notification Deadline (Full Papers)
7 August 2016 - Submission Deadline (Workshop Papers, Short Papers, Posters/Demos)
4 September 2016 Notification Deadline (Workshop Papers, Short Papers, Posters/Demos)
2 October 2016 - Camera-Ready Deadline
6 – 8 December 2016 - Conference Dates

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