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IEEE ANTS 2017 : 11th IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems


When Dec 17, 2017 - Dec 20, 2017
Where Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
Submission Deadline Aug 2, 2017
Notification Due Oct 5, 2017
Categories    computer networks   telecommunication

Call For Papers

11th IEEE International Conference on
Advanced Networks and Telecommunication Systems [ANTS]
17-20 December 2017, Bhubaneswar, India

EDAS Conference Management:
ANTS is a premier IEEE forum on networking and telecommunications topics.It is the only conference in India, which is financially sponsored by IEEE Communications Society. The distinguishing characteristic of IEEE ANTS is the promotion of an intense dialogue between academia and industry to bridge the gap between academic research, industry initiatives, and governmental policies. This is fostered through panel discussions, keynotes, invited talks, and industry exhibits, where academia is exposed to state-of-the-practice and results from trials and interoperability experiments. The industry, in turn, benefits from exposure to leading-edge research in networking as well as the opportunity to communicate with academic researchers regarding practical problems that require further research.

This year the theme is "Communications for Smart City". In addition to the myriad of topics mentioned in the list below, special focus will be on accepting papers, which haves special focus on enabling technologies for communications in Smart Cities. As Bhubaneswar is gearing up to build smart city, the theme of the conference will foster an environment for deliberating on different research aspects on the said topic. Authors can submit short (4 pages) and regular (6 pages) papers focusing on (but not limited to) the following thrust areas.

Wireline Networks:
Cloud and data center networks
Software-Defined Infrastructure
(Networks, Storage, and Compute)
Core network architectures and protocols
Metro and access networks
Optical communications and networking
High-performance router architectures
Heterogeneous Networks
Network architectures for the Smart Grid
Hybrid wireline-wireless networks

Wireless Networks:
5G and beyond technologies
Cellular and broadband wireless networks
Ad hoc mobile networks
Mobile backhaul networks
High altitude networks
Mobility models and mobile networks
Sensor networks and embedded systems
Internet-of-Things (IoT) Networks
Cognitive Internet of Things
Cognitive radio networking
Optical wireless (free space optics)
Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
Social Network-aware wireless
Spectrum issues and requirements

Network Applications and Convergence of IT and Telecom Networks:
Software Defined Networks(SDN)
SDN as enabling technologies for 5G
Network virtualisation
Cloud and crowd computing applied to
smart City
Smart City applications
Smart home in Smart City
Smart management of Smart City
Smartphone networked apps
CDN techniques in Smart City
Big data and analytics in Smart City
Augmented and Virtual Reality
Cyber-physical systems and networks
M-Health care

Call for Papers
After review, all accepted and presented papers, will appear in IEEE Xplore. There will be a few workshops co-located with the conference. Proposals to organize workshops in-line with the theme and main conference are also encouraged. In addition, those interested in the conference are also encouraged to submit proposals for tutorials and PhD Forum.

Submit your paper using EDAS

Main Conference Track:
Paper submission: 2 August 2017 [Hard Deadline]
Notification: 5 October 2017

Call for Workshops
Proposal Submission: 31 July 2017
Notification: 1 September 2017

Call for Tutorials:
Proposal Submission: 31 July 2017
Notification: 1 September 2017

PhD Forum (minimum 2 pages):
Paper Submission: 30 July 2017
Notification: 30 September 2017

Women in Engineering (WiE) Mini Conference:
Extended to: 2 August 2017 [Hard Deadline]
Notification: 5 September 2017

Women in Engineering (WiE) Mini Conference:
Panels, Keynotes, Tutorials and Technical Track (find a separate track for submission on EDAS). The first author must be female; the presenter must be female.

Submission date is same as Main Conference track.

Please check the details on the conference main page.

Diamond: (in USD or INR): =$5,000 (or equivalent amount in INR)
Platinum: (in USD or INR): Minimum $4,000 (or equivalent amount in INR)
Gold: (in USD or INR): Minimum $3,000 (or equivalent amount in INR)
Silver: (in USD or INR): Minimum $2,000 (or equivalent amount in INR)
Bronze: (in USD or INR): Minimum $1,000 (or equivalent amount in INR)
Please contact Dr. Sudhir Dixit for more information at

Organizing Committee:

General Co-Chairs:

Sudip Misra, IIT Kharagpur, India
Bibudhendu Pati, CVRCE, Bhubaneswar, India
Seshadri Mohan, Univ of Arkansas at Little Rock, USA

Steering Committee:

Sudhir Dixit, Skydoot Inc & Basic Internet Foundation, USA (Chair)
Deepak Kataria, IP Junction Inc., USA
Byrav Ramamurthy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA
T. Rama Rao, SRM University, Chennai, India
Krishna Sivalingam, IIT Madras (Chennai), India

TPC Co-Chairs:

Koushik Sinha, Southern Illinois University, USA,
Sandip Chakraborty, IIT Kharagpur,

International Advisory Committee:

Biswanath Mukherjee, UC Davis, USA (Chair)
Josef Noll, University of Oslo and Basic Internet Foundation, Norway
Venky Krishnaswamy, SanFrancisco Bay area, USA
Ashok Chandra, Wireless Adviser to the Govt of India (Former), India
Rahim Tafazolli, University of Surrey, UK
Gihan Wikramanayake, University of Colombo, SriLanka
Wee-Seng Soh, National University of Singapore
Inder Monga, ESnet, USA
Dilip Krishnaswamy, IBM Research, India
K C Chen, University of South Florida, USA
Vipin Tyagi, C-DoT, India
Matti Latva-aho, University of Oulu, Finland
Sanjay Nayak, Tejas Networks
Balamuralidhar P., TCS, India
Bhabani Sinha, ISI, India
Klaus David, University of Kassel, Germany
Mukesh Taneja, Cisco
Vinod Kumar, Nokia Bell Labs (retired)
Debasish Datta, IIT Kharagpur, India
Prasant Mohapatra, University of California, USA
Khaled B. Lataief, HBKU, Qatar

More Information About IEEE ANTS 2017:
Please Visit:

Sudip Misra,
Bibudhendu Pati,
Seshadri Mohan,

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