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ASON 2018 : 11th International Workshop on Autonomous Self-Organizing Networks


When Nov 27, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018
Where Hida Takayama, Japan
Abstract Registration Due Aug 10, 2018
Submission Deadline Aug 15, 2018
Notification Due Oct 1, 2018
Final Version Due Oct 18, 2018
Categories    communications   networking   information systems

Call For Papers

11th International Workshop on Autonomous Self-Organizing Networks
To be held in conjunction with CANDAR'18.
Hida Takayama, Japan, November 27-30, 2018

[Scope of the conference]

The recent growth of high speed wired/wireless access and LANs, functional wireless terminals such as smart phones and tablets, and cost-effective sensor/tag devices increasingly stimulate the emergence of user-centric network services collecting and exploiting user-provided data. Monitoring and notification system of children or elderly people using sensor data is such an example. In order that the networks support these services in the flexible and scalable manners, multihop/relay technique involving user terminals will play a key role. From this perspective, mobile ad hoc and mesh networks, sensor networks and P2P networks have been attracting much attention. These networks typically consist of autonomous nodes without any central control and they should be self-organizing to handle the growing complexity of the upcoming networks and to adapt to unpredictable change of the network environments. Distributed topology management, resource management and routing are common research challenges in all these networks. The objective of this Workshop is to discuss new approaches and technologies in the field of ad hoc and mesh networks, sensor networks and P2P networks through papers. Particularly, we welcome papers describing protocol designs or performance evaluations both from theoretical and practical aspects, or describing observations and findings from practical experiments.

Suggested topics include but are not limited to the followings:
- Network configuration and topology management
- Cross-layer design and interaction
- Energy efficiency
- Location management, location based services
- Distributed sensing
- Network coding
- Vehicular networks
- Measurement from experimental test-beds
- Cognitive radio networks
- Medium access control for resource management
- Scalable and robust routing
with respect to autonomous self-organizing networks including ad hoc networks/sensor networks/P2P networks.

[Paper format]

Regular paper: 5-7 pages
Poster paper: 3-4 pages

[Submission Instruction]

please refer to the following URL.


The conference and workshop proceedings will be published by Conference Publishing Service and submitted to IEEE Xplore and CSDL digital libraries. Also they are submitted for indexing through INSPEC, EI (Compendex), Thomson ISI, and other indexing services.

[Special Issue]

We plan to publish the extended versions of selected papers from CANDAR main conference and workshops. Please see the following URL for the details.

[Important Dates]

Workshop abstract submission due: August 10, 2018
Workshop paper submission due: August 15, 2018
Workshop paper notification: October 1, 2018

[Organizing Committee]

(General Chair)
Osamu Mizuno, Kogakuin University

(Program Chair)
Yoji Yamato, NTT

(Program Committee)
Takuya Asaka, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Juergen Dunkel, FH Hannover - University for Applied Sciences and Arts
Junichi Funasaka, Hiroshima City University
Naoto Hoshikawa, National Institute of Technology, Oyama College
Shigetomo Kimura, University of Tsukuba
Eitaro Kohno, Hiroshima City University
Hideharu Kojima, Osaka University
Kenji Leibnitz, National Institute of Information and Communications Technology
Takaaki Moriya, NTT
Kohta Ohshima, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology
Tomoyuki Ohta, Hiroshima City University
Hiraku Okada, Nagoya University
Shinji Sugawara, Chiba Institute of Technology
Chisa Takano, Graduate School of Information Sciences, Hiroshima City University
Yosuke Tanigawa, Osaka Prefecture University
Kurt Tutschku, Blekinge Institute of Technology (BTH)
Celimuge Wu, The University of Electro-Communications
Kiyohito Yoshihara KDDI R&D Laboratories Inc.

(Steering Committee)
Yoshiaki Kakuda, Hiroshima City University
Hiroaki Morino, Sibaura Institute of Technology
Atsushi Ito, Utsunomiya University

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