ICDCN 2025 - Call for Papers

The International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN) is a premier international conference dedicated to addressing advances in Distributed Computing and Communication Networks. The 26th edition of ICDCN will be held at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH), India, from January 4th to 7th, 2025. The highly selective technical program will consist of refereed papers, workshops, tutorials, posters, demos, and a doctoral symposium.


Papers describing original research work and practical experiences/experimental results are solicited on topics that include, but are not limited to, the following.

  *   Distributed Computing Topics of Interest
     *   Biological Distributed Algorithms and Systems
     *   Cloud Computing and Big Data Processing
     *   Concurrency, Synchronization, and Persistence
     *   Distributed Algorithms: Design, Analysis, and Complexity
     *   Distributed Computing Aspects of Blockchains
     *   Distributed Graph Algorithms
     *   Distributed Embedded Systems
     *   Distributed Operating Systems, Storage and Database Systems
     *   Distributed Quantum Computing
     *   Edge Computing and Mobile Offloading
     *   Fault-tolerance, Reliability, and Availability of Distributed Systems
     *   Formal Methods for Distributed Systems
     *   High performance Computing and Grid Computing
     *   Machine Learning in Distributed Computing and Networking
     *   Pervasive and Mobile Computing
     *   Scalable Distributed Systems
     *   Secure Multi-Party Computation
     *   Security, Privacy and Game Theory in Distributed Computing and Networking
     *   Self-organization, Self-stabilization, and Autonomic Computing
     *   Social Networks
  *   Networks Topics of Interest
     *   AI in Communication and Computer Networks
     *   Backscatter and Ultra-low Power Networks
     *   Challenging Network Environments
     *   Cognitive Networking
     *   D2D, Sensor, PAN and Mesh Networks
     *   Mobile Wireless Networks (5G/6G)
     *   Digital Continuum
     *   Edge and Fog Networking
     *   Emerging Topics in Networks
     *   Energy-efficient Networking
     *   Information-centric and Content-based Networking
     *   Intent-based Networking and Zero-configuration Networks
     *   Interdisciplinary Approaches in Networking
     *   Internet of Things and Cyber-Physical Systems
     *   Internetworking Protocols & Internet Applications
     *   Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networking
     *   Networking and Computing for Sustainability, Society, and Development
     *   Next-generation Networks and Services
     *   Pervasive Networking and Sensing
     *   Pricing and Network Economics
     *   Public Safety Computing Systems
     *   Quantum Network Protocols
     *   Security, Privacy, Trust, and Game Theory in Networking
     *   AI for Network Security
     *   Social Networks
     *   UAV Networks and Mobile Robots
Vehicular Networks, Smart Grids and Smart City Applications

The proceedings of ICDCN 2025 along with all the satellite events (posters, demo, workshops, etc.) will be published by The ACM International Conference Proceeding Series (ICPS), which is indexed by ACM, DBLP, Scopus, and other indexing bodies. The proceedings will be available through the ACM digital library.

Special Issue
Extended versions of selected papers will be invited for fast-track publications in the Theoretical Computer Science (TCS) Journal or in Elsevier’s Pervasive and Mobile Computing (PMC) Journal.

Best Paper Award

The conference will assign a Best Paper Award.

Important Dates

(All the deadlines are in AoE)

  *   Paper submission:  July 25, 2024
  *   Notifications: September 27, 2024
  *   Camera-ready Papers Deadline: October 30, 2024

Submission Instructions
  *   All submissions must use the official LaTeX ACM article template acmart.cls, version of 1.80 or greater, using the following documentclass instruction: \documentclass[sigconf,authordraft]{acmart}.
  *   Regular Papers should not exceed 10 pages double-column including figures, tables, and references in standard ACM format. Regular papers may include a clearly marked Appendix with all the additional details required to validate the results (including technical proofs and experimental results that did not fit into the first 10 pages).
  *   Short Papers must not exceed 5 pages double-column including figures, tables, and references in standard ACM format.

At least one author of each accepted paper must register for the conference and present the paper. All papers must be submitted through the EasyChair portal.

Double-Blind Reviewing

The conference will employ a lightweight double-blind reviewing process. Submissions should not reveal the identity of the authors in any way. In particular, authors’ names, affiliations, and email addresses should not appear anywhere in the submission. Nothing should be done in the name of anonymity that weakens the submission or makes the job of reviewing the paper more difficult. In particular, important references should not be omitted or anonymized. Use the third person to refer to the author's previous work, e.g., replace "as we have shown before" with "as shown before in [X]."

In addition, authors should feel free to disseminate their ideas or draft versions of their paper as they normally would. For example, authors may post drafts of their papers on the web, submit them to arXiv, and give talks on their research ideas. Authors with further questions on double-blind reviewing are encouraged to contact the PC Co-Chairs by email at [log in to unmask]

Conflict of Interest

Indications of conflicts of interest will be required in the submission form. A conflict of interest is limited to the following:
  *   A family member or close friend.
  *   A Ph.D. advisor or advisee (no time limit), or a postdoctoral or undergraduate mentor or mentee within the past five years.
  *   A person with the same affiliation.
  *   A person involved in an alleged incident of harassment. (It is not required that the incident be reported.)
Frequent collaborators, or collaborators who have jointly published papers within the last two years.

If you feel that you have a valid reason for a conflict of interest not listed above, contact the PC Co-Chairs.

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