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CTRQ 2017 : The Tenth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service


When Apr 23, 2017 - Apr 27, 2017
Where Venice, Italy
Submission Deadline Dec 5, 2016
Notification Due Feb 20, 2017
Final Version Due Mar 15, 2017
Categories    qos   reliability   smart environments   communication

Call For Papers

CTRQ 2017, The Tenth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service

General page:

Submission page:

Event schedule: April 23 - 27, 2017 - Venice, Italy


- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]

- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]

- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]

- posters: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at]

- demos: two pages [posted at]

- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:

- mini symposia: see

- workshops: see

- tutorials: [slide-deck posed on]

- panels: [slide-deck posed on]

Submission deadline: December 5, 2016

Sponsored by IARIA,

Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:

Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.:

Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library:

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, research, standards, implementations, running experiments, applications, and industrial case studies. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.

All tracks are open to both research and industry contributions, in terms of Regular papers, Posters, Work in progress, Technical/marketing/business presentations, Demos, Tutorials, and Panels.

Before submission, please check and comply with the editorial rules:

CTRQ 2017 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers:


Communication theory

Fundamentals in communication theory; Communications switching and routing; Communications modeling; Communications security; Autonomic communications; Performance in communications; Computer communications; Distributed communications; Wired and wireless communications; Signal processing in communications; Multimedia and multicast communications; High-speed communications; Delay-tolerant communications; Fault-tolerant networks; Reliable and safe communications; Iterative coding and decoding techniques

Quality and reliability in smart environments

Quality in advanced wireless networks (LTE, 3/4G, 4.5G -LTE Advanced Pro-, 5G); Quality and reliability in high velocity mobile networks; Quality and reliability in mobile (big, huge) data processing; Quality and reliability in data collection and dissemination; Quality and reliability on dense sensor networks; Quality and reliability in vehicular and transportation systems; Quality and reliability in aerial an underwater vehicles; Quality and reliability evaluation in new computing paradigms (fog computing, cloudlets, mobile edge); Quality and reliability in smart cities; Quality and reliability of elderly patient alarms and e-health systems; Quality and reliability enforcement in nano/femto cells; Quality and reliability on energy harvesting in Green environments; Quality and reliability metrics via Quality-of-Experience and customer reports; Quality and reliability testbeds for smart environments

Assessing quality and reliability

Assessing data dissemination accuracy in opportunistic networks; Assessing Internet traffic on high speed railways; Assessing the guidelines for energy-aware software for wearable devices; Offloading floating car data; Interference mitigation in body-to-body area networks; Spatial correlation for heterogeneous cameras in multimedia sensor networks; Managing applications with different delay sensitivities; Assessing quality and reliability for off-the-shelf devices; Assessing quality and reliability of Handover protocols; Assessing context correctness for secure mobile collaboration; Assessing security and reliability through linked data in cloud and fog computing; Assessing reliability and quality for context and social-aware recommender systems; Assessing reliability of vehicular density estimation using vehicular communications; Assessing quality of service of VoIP over high velocity networks

Reliability and maintenance

Reliability modeling; Reliability stress analysis; Dependency-related reliability; Reliability prediction technologies; Reliability-aware topology control; Reliability in highly dynamic networks and distributed systems; Reliability of storage systems; Reliability in sensitive networks (ehealth, financial, etc.); Service versus network reliability; Reliability and human-related risks; Software reliability; Software-based safety kernels; Reliability testing; Maintenance tools for system reliability; QoS-driven reliability; Reliability in processing Big Data

Quality of Service

QoS design and architectures for networks and distributed systems; QoS modeling, adaptation and monitoring; QoS policy assessment; QoS metrics and measurement; QoS-based routing; QoS-aware applications and services; Provisioning and monitoring QoS constraints; QoS-based admission control; QoS negotiation and mediation; User-profile QoS-aware mechanisms; QoS-network device mechanisms (scheduling, queue management, traffic engineering, etc.); QoS and opportunistic scheduling; QoS-aware resource management; QoS in WLAN, WPAN, WMAN and WiMAX (IEEE 802.11/15/16/20); QoS in wireless sensor and ad hoc networks; QoS support in wireless networks for MAC protocols; QoS and survivability in mobile environments


Quality of Experience (QoE); QoS/QoE relationship; QoS/QoE mapping; QoS/QoE management; QoS/QoE issues in wireless networks; Quality of Handoff; Quality of Diagnosis; Quality of Context; Quality of Big Data; Quality in advanced wireless networks (4/5G); Quality in SDN

Reliability and QoS for future mobile networks

Mobile network expansion solutions; Quality in 5G radio-access networks; End-to-end network architecture and infrastructure; Interworking between heterogeneous networks and technologies; Automated management, orchestration and operation of network functions; Software defined networking (SDN); Mobility management, energy efficiency, power cost reduction; Network function virtualization (NFV) of small cells; Self-organizing network functionalities for virtualized small cells; Reliability of open source software in future mobile networks; Accuracy in Indoor/outdoor positioning; Reliability on massive connectivity handling


CTRQ 2017 Committee:

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