Please, consider to contribute to and/or forward to the appropriate groups the following opportunity to submit and publish original scientific results to ICNS 2012.
The submission deadline is extended to November 16, 2011.
In addition, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
============== ICNS 2012 | Call for Papers ===============
CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS
ICNS 2012, The Eighth International Conference on Networking and Services
March 25-29, 2012 - St. Maarten, The Netherlands Antilles
General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/ICNS12.html
Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/CfPICNS12.html
- regular papers
- short papers (work in progress)
Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2012/SubmitICNS12.html
Submission deadline: November 16, 2011
Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
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 Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.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: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html
ICNS 2012 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