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[DMANET] [DRCN 2018] Call for Papers DRCN 2018 (February 19-20, 2018 - Paris, France)


14th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN 2018)
February 19-20, 2018
Orange Gardens, Paris area, France

In conjunction with the 21st Conference on Innovations in Cloud, Internet and Networks (ICIN 2018) www.icin-conference.org<http://www.icin-conference.org>
Technically co-sponsored by IEEE ComSoc

****** Paper submission deadline: October 7, 2017 *******

The International Conference on Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN) is a well-known forum for presenting excellent results and new challenges in the field of reliability and availability of communication networks and services. It brings together experts from industry, governments, and academia.
Co-located with ICIN 2018, 2018 DRCN will focus on a wide range of topics of interest within the fields of Reliability, Availability and Serviceability as listed below.

*** Topics of interests ***

* Survivability and traffic engineering for optical, IP and multi-layer networks

* Robustness of multi-domain network and protocol architectures

* Resilience in Software-Defined Networking (SDN)

* High-availability for Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) infrastructures

* Network dependability in cloud networking

* Dependability of cellular/mobile networks

* Reliability of wireless access and mesh networking

* Survivability in grid and distributed computing

* Resilience of networked critical infrastructures

* Network reliability analysis

* Methods for survivable network and systems design, analysis and operation

* Planning and optimization of reliable networks, systems, and services

* Network coding techniques to improve resilience

* Decomposition techniques for reliable network optimization

* Service differentiation based on recovery methods

* Simulation techniques for network resilience

* Quality of Experience (QoE) and network service availability assessments

* Reliability requirements and metrics for users, businesses, and the society

* Dependability of networked applications

* Survivability of multimedia networks

* Reliability and resiliency of data center networks

* Recovery of overlay and peer-to-peer networks

* Restoration of services under various types of failures

* Application and service-specific survivability techniques

* Robustness of compound services

* Telecommunication networks as an element of critical infrastructures

* Risk and reliability in the Internet and enterprise networks

* Public policy issues for survivability and resilience

* Standardization of network resilience and reliability

* Network resilience combined with economics and commercial issues

* Network robustness to natural disasters

* Robust network design for hostile environments

* Security issues in networks and their relation to survivability

* Network dependability and energy consumption trade-offs

***Submission Instructions***
DRCN 2018 solicits papers of up to 8 pages in IEEE format.
Submissions should be original, unpublished work, not currently under review by other conferences or journals. Papers submitted to DRCN 2018 will be assessed based on originality, technical soundness, clarity and interest to a wide audience.
Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done electronically through EDAS: http://edas.info/N23999
- Accepted papers will be published in the ICIN Proceedings and presented papers will be submitted to IEEE Xplore Digital Library.
- There will be an overall best paper award.
- Extended versions of best papers will be selected for fast-track publication in the Journal Annals of Telecommunications.

***Important Dates***
- Paper submission deadline: October 7, 2017
- Acceptance notification: November 15, 2017
- Camera ready papers: December 1, 2017
- Authors registration: December 1, 2017

***TPC Co-Chair***
Michael Menth, University of Tübingen, Germany
Eric Gourdin, Orange Labs, France
Jérémie Leguay, Huawei, France

*** Overall Arrangements ***
Aziza Lounis, DNAC, France

For further information, see https://drcn2018.lip6.fr

We welcome your contributions and look forward to your participation at DRCN 2018.


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