Wednesday, October 31, 2012

[DMANET] Deadline Extension: ICNS 2013 || March 24 - 29, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal



Please consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the
following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to ICNS

The submission deadline is extended to November 12, 2012.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to
one of the IARIA Journals:


============== ICNS 2013 | Call for Papers ===============


ICNS 2013, The Ninth International Conference on Networking and Services

March 24 - 29, 2013 - Lisbon, Portugal

General page:

Call for Papers:

- regular papers

- short papers (work in progress)

- posters

Submission page:

Submission deadline: November 12, 2012

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:

Please note the Poster and Work in Progress options.

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unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal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 conform with the Editorial rules:

ICNS 2013 Topics (topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

ENCOT: Emerging Network Communications and Technologies

Access and home networks; Ad hoc networks; Application-specific networks (e.g.
SANs); Autonomic Networks; Delay-tolerant Networking; Distributed communications
systems & applications; Energy-efficient networking; High-speed & optical networks;
Mobile networking and systems; MPLS-VPN & IPSec-VPN networks; Multimedia and
multicast communications; Networking Communication theory; Network modeling &
simulation; Network monitoring techniques; Network security; Next Generation
Networks (NGN); Overlay networks; Peer-to-peer networking; Programmable and Active
Networks; Sensor networks; Switching and routing; Wireless and Satellite Networks

COMAN: Network Control and Management

Network, control and service architectures; Network signaling, pricing and billing;
Network middleware; Network management, monitoring and control; Network resource
scheduling; Networks policy-based management; Management of autonomic networks and
systems; Telecommunication networks architectures; On-demand networks, utility
computing architectures; Applications and case studies

SERVI: Multi-technology service deployment and assurance

Service-oriented architectures; Service definition, creation, bundling, deployment;
Service reuse, composition and service feature interaction; Service orchestration
and federation; Inter-provider service dependency; Intra-provider service
dependency and service interaction; Service middleware and service development
platforms (SDPs); Service open architecture (SOA); Profiling and service
adaptation; Service privacy and security; Quality of service, service level
agreement [QoS/SLA]; Service agreement violations; Mobile services and service
migration; Reliability, availability, serviceability [RAS]; Service performance
metrics; Traffic engineering, metering, monitoring; Voice over IP services; IP
Multimedia services; Real-time/not-real-rime services; real-time services over
IP/IPv6; Service performance evaluation, tools, simulation

NGNUS: Next Generation Networks and Ubiquitous Services

Methodologies, development support, and tools for NGN and converging services; NGN
and convergence of ubiquitous services; NGN frameworks, architectures, and
concepts; NGN technologies and mechanisms; QoS/SLA, traffic in NGN; NGN
transport/service layered capabilities and operations; NGN concepts for active, ad
hoc, mobile, and wireless networks; 3G and 4G Mobile networks; Fixed/mobile
networks integration and internetworking; Services and service differentiation over
NGN; Managing ubiquitous services in NGN; NGN interworking, non-NGN
interoperability, migration; Regulatory services in NGN and standard activities;
NGN device instrumentation; NGN policy-based control; Next Generation Internet

MPQSI: Multi Provider QoS/SLA Internetworking

Architectures, frameworks, mechanisms for admission control and measurement; QoS in
multi-provider and multi-technology networks; Service classes and multi-provider
service class discovery; Service level agreement and service assurance in
multi-provider environments; Carrier-class end-to-end SLA and QoS monitoring and
management; Multi provider accounting/billing/cost sharing; Management, monitoring,
and measurements in multi-provider networks; End-to-end QoS/SLA advanced network
services in multi-provider networks; End-to-end QoS/SLA for multimedia applications
and services in multi-provider networks; Security issues in multi-service provider
networks; Business models for multi-providers under QoS/SLA constraints; Standards
and fora activities

GRIDNS: Grid Networks and Services

GRID theory, frameworks, methodologies, architecture, ontology; GRID infrastructure
and technologies; GRID middleware; GRID protocols and networking; GRID computing,
utility computing, autonomic computing, metacomputing; Programmable GRID; Data
GRID; Context ontology and management in GRIDs; Distributed decisions in GRID
networks; GRID services and applications; Virtualization, modeling, and metadata in
GRID; Resource management, scheduling, and scalability in GRID; GRID monitoring,
control, and management; Traffic and load balancing in GRID; User profiles and
priorities in GRID; Performance and security in GRID systems; Fault tolerance,
resilience, survivability, robustness in GRID; QoS/SLA in GRID networks; GRID fora,
standards, development, evolution; GRID case studies, validation testbeds,
prototypes, and lessons learned

EDNA: Emergency Services and Disaster Recovery of Networks and Applications

Theory on disaster-tolerant robust networks; Recovery by disruption resource
procedures; Security issues with emergency services and disaster recovery; Networks
resiliency methods; Formal methods for safety-critical systems; Networks emergency
services; Public safety, reliable emergency communications, and applications;
Response to the networks emergency services; Disaster prevention and recovery;
Fighting mechanisms for disaster of networks and applications; Notifications and
recovery in various network technologies; Customer protection and serviceability
perception; Cost models and business impact; Cultural and legal aspects; Future
advanced network development and evolution; Standards and guidelines; Lawful
interception and defense strategies;

IPv6DFI: Deploying the Future Infrastructure

IP Upgrade - An Engineering Exercise or a Necessity?; Worldwide IPv6 Adoption -
Trends and Policies; National Strategies in Stimulating IPv6 Adoption; IPv6 in
Government Infrastructures - Specific Requirements; IPv6 Infrastructures for
Emergency Response and Law Enforcement - MetroNet6; Communications Equipment
Certification for IPv6 Support; IPv6 in Broadband Networks; IPv6 Programs, from
Research to Knowledge Dissemination; IPv6 Technology - Practical Information;
Advanced Topics and Latest Developments in IPv6; IPv6 Deployment Experiences and
Case Studies; IPv6 Enabled Applications and Devices

IPDy: Internet Packet Dynamics

Measurement of stream characteristics (reordering, delay, losses, jitter, etc.);
Measurement and estimation of network characteristics; Tools, metrics and
benchmarks; End-to-end packet dynamics; Timing aspects in packet dynamics; Impact
of load balancing, parallelism within nodes, etc. on packet dynamics; QoS
mechanisms and their impact on packet dynamics; Models (e.g., relating protocols,
resources and architectures to packet dynamics); Mitigation of adverse effects of
reordering, jitter, etc.; Traffic engineering; Impact of packet dynamics on
application performance

GOBS: GRID over Optical Burst Switching Networks

Terabit burst switching; Burst assembly for IP DiffServ over optical burst
switching networks; Optical network infrastructure for Grid; Synchronous stream
optical burst switching; Optical burst switching based GRID architecture; Reliable
optical burst switching for next-generation Grid networks; Throughput for Grid
optical burst switching Grid networks; Resiliency paths over the optical Grid
networks; Consumer oriented Grids using optical burst switching; Protocols for
optical burst switched Grid networks; Hybrid optical switching for data-intensive
media Grid; Anycast routing in optical burst switched Grid networks; Optical burst
switching for IP-over-WDM/DWDM; Customizable Grid-to-optical network; Ultra high
capacity optical networks; Hybrid optical burst/circuit switched for Grid-enabled
optical networks; Job scheduling in optical burst switching Grid networks;
Architecture and middleware for Grid-Over-OBS

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