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RAFNET with VTC 2018 : 4th International Workshop Research Advancements in Future Internet Architectures


When Jun 3, 2018 - Jun 6, 2018
Where Porto, Portugal
Submission Deadline Jan 19, 2018
Notification Due Feb 12, 2018

Call For Papers


4th International Workshop Research Advancements in Future Internet Architectures (RAFNET 2018)
In conjunction with
87th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2018-Spring)
June 03 - 06, 2018, Porto, Portugal


Technical Sponsor
IEEE Technical Committee on Big Data


RAFNET aims to bring together researchers working on selected areas of future internet architectures along with various implications, applications, such as smart cities, smart communities, smart automotive driving, etc. The authors are expected to share their new ideas, latest findings and results on the following topics but not limited to:

- Information-Centric Networking (ICN) in Internet of Things
- Networking Layer and Forwarding Strategies in ICN
- Interest/Data Forwarding in Content-Centric Networks
- Interest/Data Forwarding in Named Data Networks
- ICN Application Layer operations and Models for Testing/Evaluation
- Analysis of Content-Centric Networking in current network paradigms
- Analysis of Named Data Networking in current network paradigms
- Congestion Control Protocols in ICN for both Ad-hoc and wired networks
- Business perspective of applying ICN in Real-World Environment
- Future Internet in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks
- Future Internet in Big Data
- Transport layer issues in Future Internet Architectures
- Multimedia Applications and Feasibility with Future Internet architectures
- Future Internet in Smart Cities

Important Dates

Submissions Due:
19 January 2018

12 February 2018

Camera Ready Submission:
Feb 28, 2018

Authors Registration:


Workshop Chairs

Syed Hassan Ahmed, University of Central Florida, FL, USA
Waleed Ejaz, Ryerson University, Canada
Ejaz Ahmed, National Institute of Standards and Technology, MD, USA
Danda B. Rawat, Howard University, Washington D.C., USA

Publicity Co-Chairs

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan, Southeast University, Bangladesh
Zhiwei Yan, China Internet Network Information Center, Beijing, China
Ali Kashif Bashir, University of the Faroe Islands, Denmark

Steering Committee

Prof. Mohsen Guizani, University of Idaho, USA
Prof. Jaime Lloret, UPV, Valencia, Spain
Prof. Guo Song, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Dr. Claudia Campolo, University in Reggio Calabria, Italy
Prof. Sherali Zeadally, University of Kentucky, USA
Prof. Giovanni Pau, UPMC-LIP6, Paris, France
Prof. Houbing Song, Embry Riddle University, Daytona Beach, USA
Dr. Safdar Hussain Bouk, DGIST, Korea. (Best Paper Award Chair)

Technical Program Committee

Di Zhang, Waseda University, Japan
Mahasweta Sarkar, San Diego State University, USA
Suzan Bayhan, University of Helsinki, Finland
Awais Ahmad, Yeungnam University, Korea
Marica Amadeo, University "Mediterranea" of Reggio Calabria, Italy
Wael Guibene, Intel Labs, Ireland
Muhammad Faran Majeed, Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
Cormac J. Sreenan, University College Cork, Ireland
Rasheed Hussain, University of Amsterdam, Netherland
Abdul Wahid, Comsats Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan
Zhihan Lv, University College London, UK
Imran Khan, Schneider Electric, France
Suhail Jabbar, National Textile University, Faisalabad, Pakistan
Murad Khan, Sarhad University, Peshawar, Pakistan
Muhammad Bilal Amin, Kyung Hee University, Korea
Kishwer Abdul Khaliq, University of Bremen, Germany
Fatima Hussain, Ryerson University, Canada
Adnan Shahid, Taif University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Syed Ali Hassan, SEECS, NUST Pakistan

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