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The submission deadline has been extended to January 26, 2016.

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

- AICT 2016, The Twelfth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended article versions to one of the IARIA Journals: http://www.iariajournals.org
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============== AICT 2016 | Call for Papers ===============

CALL FOR PAPERS, TUTORIALS, PANELS

AICT 2016, The Twelfth Advanced International Conference on Telecommunications

General page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/AICT16.html
Submission page: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/SubmitAICT16.html

Events schedule: May 22 - 26, 2016 - Valencia, Spain

Contributions:
- regular papers [in the proceedings, digital library]
- short papers (work in progress) [in the proceedings, digital library]
- ideas: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- extended abstracts: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters: two pages [in the proceedings, digital library]
- posters:  slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]
- presentations: slide only [slide-deck posted at www.iaria.org]
- demos: two pages [posted at www.iaria.org]
- doctoral forum submissions: [in the proceedings, digital library]

Proposals for:
- mini symposia: see http://www.iaria.org/symposium.html
- workshops: see http://www.iaria.org/workshop.html
- tutorials:  [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]
- panels: [slide-deck posed on www.iaria.org]

Submission deadline: January 26, 2016

Sponsored by IARIA, www.iaria.org
Extended versions of selected papers will be published in IARIA Journals:  http://www.iariajournals.org
Print proceedings will be available via Curran Associates, Inc.: http://www.proceedings.com/9769.html
Articles will be archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library: http://www.thinkmind.org

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 Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited to, topic areas.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 comply with the editorial rules: http://www.iaria.org/editorialrules.html

AICT 2016 Topics (for topics and submission details: see CfP on the site)

Call for Papers: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/CfPAICT16.html

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Signal processing, protocols and standardization
Standardization (IEEE 802.17, Policy Models, Etc.); IEEE 802.11 engineering; Telecommunications protocol engineering; Future networks: protocol and standards; Standardization (IEEE 802.15, IEEE 802.16); Communication theory, signal processing, modulation; Modulation, coding and synchronization; Propagation, antennas and channel characterization; Signal separation and Interference rejection; Critical infrastructure protection

Architectures and communication technologies for 4G and 5G wireless networks
5G technologies and networking; Mobile network expansion solutions (small cells, Cloud-RAN, etc.); 5G radio-access networks (RAN); D2D communications in cellular networks; Aggregation techniques and interaction with unlicensed wireless technologies; Communications over mmWave spectrum; End-to-end network architecture and infrastructure; Interworking between heterogeneous networks and technologies; Automated management, orchestration and operation of network functions; Software defined networking (SDN) and 5G; Mobility management, energy efficiency, power cost reduction in 5G networks; Network function virtualization (NFV) of small cells; Self-organizing network functionalities for virtualized small cells; The role of open source software in 5G; Indoor/outdoor positioning; Massive connectivity handling; Technoeconomics of future mobile networks; New telecommunications business models

Ad Hoc, autonomic and sensor networks
Autonomic home networking; Sensor, mesh, and Ad hoc networks; Programmable networks; Active networks; Self-organization and network reconfiguration; Partial and intermittent resources and services; Unicast and multicast routing; Radio resource sharing in wireless networks; Energy-efficient communications; Vehicular Ad hoc networks; Underwater sensor networks; Emerging sensor technologies; Intelligent video surveilance; Multi-sensor surveillance;

Wireless technologies
3G, 4G, 5G  Mobile communications services; Evolution from 2G To 2.5G, 3G and beyond; Wireless multimedia and networks and systems; Cellular and Ad hoc networks; Mobile broadband technologies; Mobile software (agents); Wireless access (WPAN, WLAN, WLL); Wireless communications antennas and propagation and transmission technologies; Vertical, horizontal and diagonalhandover; Broadband wireless technology (HSDPA, HSUPA, LTE, Wimax, Wiran); Cross-layer modeling and design; Heterogeneity and diversity; Ultra-wideband communications (UWB); Wireless hacking;

Management, operation and control networks

Monitoring telecommunicaitons systems; Network management contingency challenges; Real-time traffic and QoS; Performance and QoS, traffic engineering (MPLS, Diffserv, Intserv, Etc.); Telecommunications management and control of heterogeneous networks; Mobility control and mobility engineering; Mobile video surveillance; Mobility and QoS management; Communications networks security; Information security; IPR and network security;

Core technologies and access technologies and networks

Wireless-fiber convergence; Metro/Access networks; Broadband access networks and services; Next Generation Networks and technologies; Future Internet; Inteligent & Smart networks; Grid, Cluster and Internet computing; Designing and management of optical networks; Performance of optical networks; Future technologies in optical communications; PLC (Homeplug, OPERA, UPA, CEPCA, IEEE, HD-PLC Alliance);

Future applications and services
Service-oriented architectures; E-Learning and mobile learning on telecommunications; SOHO (Small Offices/Home Offices; Emerging telecommunications software tools; Object and component technologies in telecommunication software; Platforms for Web Services-based applications and services; Web Services communications, applications, and performance; Applications in telemedicine; Security and trust in future services applications;

Optical Technologies
Optical internetworking architectures; Novel architectures for optical routers and switches; Optical packet / burst switching; Optical multi-wavelength label switching; Optical network performance modeling; Optical network control and management; Measurement, monitoring and supervision techniques; Security and privacy in optical networks; Optical access networks designs and protocols; High speed optical LANs and gigabit Ethernet;  Energy efficiency in optical networks; Inter-working between optical and wireless networks; Optical Grids, optical networking for cloud computing; Optical integrated circuits and novel transmission methods; Standards for optical internetworking; Optical networks for future Internet design; Multi-domain routing protocols for IP over optical networks; Control and management protocols for IP over optical networks; Next-generation IP networking and Optical Internet; Development prospect for Optical Internet; Optical transmission systems and technologie!
 s; Opti
cal access systems and technologies; Optical devices

Cognitive radio
Cognitive radio technologies and opportunistic spectrum utilization; Spectrum sensing technologies; Dynamic spectrum access; Information theory and performance limits of dynamic spectrum access; Distributed algorithms for spectrum detection and cooperative spectrum sensing; Inter- and Intra- standards interoperability; Cross-layer algorithms based on spectrum sensing techniques; Advanced signal processing techniques for cognitive radio; Physical-layer design of software radio and cognitive radio transceivers; Interference and coexistence analysis; Radio resource allocation; Decision making; Game theory; Cognitive radio with reinforcement learning; SWR and CR management; Cognitive radio sensing in the large and feature detection; Spectrum and performance management in cognitive radio networks; Cognitive radio applications; Future Internet with cognitive technologies; Flexible and opportunistic wireless access; Multimedia communications through cognitive networks; Regulatory p!
 olicies on spectrum sharing for fut
ure broadband networks; Cognitive radio standards; Cognitive radio architecture for equipments; Enabling SDR technology for cognitive radio; Hardware reconfigurability; Testbbeds

Teletraffic modeling and management
Traffic and performance measurements; Traffic characterization and modeling; Trends and patterns; Scaling phenomena; Packet and flow level models; Traffic control and QosS; Queuing theory and queuing networks; Performance evaluation; Scheduling and admission control; Reservation and priority mechanisms; Overload control; Broadcast and multicast traffic control; Analytical and numerical analysis; Network design and optimization of wired and wireless networks; Mobility and resource management; Traffic monitoring and management; Traffic engineering in multi-technology networks; Internet traffic engineering; Traffic grooming; Simulation methodology for communications networks; Simulation models and tools;

E-Learning and telecommunications
Architecture of learning technology systems; Advanced uses of multimedia and hypermedia; Integrated learning and educational environments; National and international projects on e-learning and telecommunications; Remote and wireless teaching technologies; Navigational aspects for learning; e-Learning industry and universities programs; Anytime/anywhere e-learning and wearable network devices; Tutoring e-learning applications and services; Cost models for e-learning on telecommunications; Satellite technologies for e-learning; Teaching e-learning methodologies and technologies; Adaptive e-learning and intelligent applications/tools; Agent technology; Training e-learning teachers; Practical uses of authoring tools; Application of metadata and virtual reality; Collaborative learning/groupware; Intelligent tutoring systems; Internet based systems; Application of instructional design theories; Evaluation of learning technology systems; Standards related activities;

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AICT 2016 Committee: http://www.iaria.org/conferences2016/ComAICT16.html

AICT General Chair
Jaime Lloret Mauri, Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain

AICT Advisory Committee
Tulin Atmaca, Telecom SudParis, France
Eugen Borcoci, University Politehncia Bucharest, Romania
Michael D. Logothetis, University of Patras, Greece
Go Hasegawa, Osaka University, Japan
Michael Massoth, University of Applied Sciences - Darmstadt, Germany
Mariusz Glabowski, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
Dragana Krstic, Faculty of Electronic Engineering, University of Nis, Serbia
Ruediger Gad, University of Applied Sciences Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Mohammed Al-Olofi, Duisburg-Essen University, Germany
Kevin Daimi, University of Detroit Mercy, USA

AICT Special Area Chairs

4G and 5G Wireless Networks
Naceur Malouch, Sorbonne UniversitÚs, UPMC Univ Paris 06, France

AICT Industry/Research Chairs
Andres Arjona, Nokia, Japan
Michael Atighetchi, Raytheon BBN Technologies-Cambridge, USA
Kazuya Tsukamoto, Kyushu Institute of Technology-Fukuoka, Japan
Guillaume Valadon, French Network and Information Security Agency, France
Sergei Semenov, Broadcom, Finland
Abheek Saha, Hughes Systique Corporation, USA
John Vardakas, Iquadrat Barcelona, Spain
Sladjana Zoric, Deutsche Telekom AG, Bonn, Germany
Hussein Kdouh, IETR, France
Yasunori Iwanami, Nagoya Institute of Technology, Japan
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