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The Fourth International Conference on Systems and Networks Communications

ICSNC 2009

September 20-25, 2009 - Porto, Portugal


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Note: deadlines readjusted for Catholic and Orthodox Easter
Submission (full paper) April 20, 2009 April 30, 2009
Notification May 25, 2009 June 3 , 2009
Registration June 17, 2009
Camera ready June 17, 2009

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services
Posted: IEEE Digital Library
Indexing process

All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.

Tracks:

  • WINET: Wireless networks
    3G/4G integration; Wireless protocols, architectural and design concepts; Design and implementation of mobile information systems; Wireless communications and mechanisms; Antenna and RF subsystems; Coding & modulation & equalization; Channel modeling and characterization; Equalization/Synchronization; Wireless technologies; Wireless applications & services; IP Multimedia subsystems (IMS); Wireless and mobility; Wireless-wireline convergence; Radio communications systems; Specialized wireless networks; Management of wireless networks; Position on standards & fora on wireless networks; Business models on wireless networks; Communications regulations, Spectrum management; Software-Defined Radio (SDR) [ architectures, hardware, software, signal processing and smart antennas, etc.]
  • HSNET: High speed networks
    Technologies, protocols, and applications for high speed networks; Voice over high speed networks; Services and interconnections of high speed networks; Technologies for High speed optical networks; Optical burst switching; End-to-end applications; Optical control plan; Advanced optical technology architectures; Design of high speed systems and networks; Methodologies and development tools for high speed networks; Management and control of high speed networks; Performance in high speed networks; Security aspects in high speed networks; QoS/SLA in high speed networks; Diagnosing high speed networks; High speed networks and NGN
  • SENET: Sensor networks
    Architectures and protocols for wired and wireless sensor networks; Design of sensor networks; Instrumentation and models for deployment of sensors networks; Power in sensor networks; Ad hoc and wireless sensor networks; Management and control of sensor networks; Performance in sensor networks; Security and reliability aspects in sensor networks; Information assurance in sensor networks; QoS/SLA in sensor networks; Applications, case studies and prototypes with sensor networks
  • MHNET: Mobile and Ad hoc networks
    Mobile technology and fundamentals; Analytical and validation models for mobility; Architecture and routing protocols for mobile networks; Architectures, frameworks, fundamentals on ad hoc networks; Energy efficient design, cross-layer design, scalability; MAC protocols for ad-hoc and sensor networks (801.11, Bluetooth, etc.); Data, information, and signal processing in mobile networks; Complexity analysis of mobile algorithms and protocols; Software platforms and development tools supporting mobility; QoS/SLA, access control and security in mobile and ad hoc networks; Location and mobility management; Location and service discovery in ad hoc networks; Planning, provisioning, and deployment mobility features; Directional and smart antennas for mobile and ad-hoc networks; Performance and security in ad hoc and mobile networks; Self-organization, synchronization and stability in ad hoc networks; Self-management in ad hoc and mobile networks; Ad hoc and mobile networks and autonomic computing; Mobile ad hoc platforms, systems and tools; Applications over ad hoc networks; Standards evolution on mobility and ad hoc networks
  • VENET: Vehicular networks
    Communication technologies in vehicular networks; Frameworks and architectures for vehicular networks; Interoperability with Internet and other networks; Vehicle-infrastructure communications; Vehicle-to-vehicle communications; Emerging inter/intra-vehicle and infrastructure-to-vehicle wireless technologies; Cross-layer design and optimization for vehicular networks; Middleware and service architectures for vehicular networks; Propagation issues Vehicular sensors and data collection and process; On-drive diagnostics and repair technologies and systems; Protocol features /MAC, QoS, routing, multicast, addressing, identity/; Mobility and hand-off ; Properties /security, privacy, performance, robustness, real-time, etc./; Control and management in vehicular networks; Driver-oriented support systems /assistance, active&passive safety, etc./; Case studies and fields trials on vehicular networks; Applications across vehicular networks /content distribution, alerting, etc./; Standardization /802.11p, DSRC, etc./ and standard platforms /JasPar, AUTOSTAR, etc./
  • RFID: Radio-frequency identification systems
    Fundamentals for RFID systems; Communications in RFID systems; Next generation RFID Technologies; RFID middleware design and architecture; Antenna design for RFID; System design and deployment; Circuits and architecture; RFID ans sensor networks; Bridging RFID networks in heterogeneous networks; Collision, proximity, speed; Security, privacy, trust; Monitoring and control of RFID systems; Localization and tracking; Inventory tracking; Testing and verification; Planing and executing RFID systems; RFID pilot projects; Use cases in deploying and operating /finance, manufacture, agriculture, transportation, etc./; Tools for supporting the design and deployment of RFID systems
  • SESYS: Security systems
    Security analysis methodologies; Middleware and distributed systems security; Cryptography, certificates, information hiding, access control; Protection, risk, vulnerabilities, attacks, authorization/authentication; Access control, wireless access control, broadband access control; Biometrics, smart cards, identification and trust methodologies; Certification, accreditation anonymity, and audit; Security management, emergency contingency planning, identify theft, life safety; Wireless and mobile security; Fast security associations; Electronic surveillance and e-commerce protocols; Security and trust in web-services-based applications; Peer-to-peer security, denial of services; Information survivability, insider threat protection, integrity; Intellectual property rights, privacy, legal and regulatory issues; Criminal exploitation of technology; Commercial and industrial security; Viruses, hackers, worms, spam, and other malicious code
  • MCSYS: Multimedia communications systems
    Technologies, protocols, and mechanisms for multimedia communications; Multimedia compression mechanisms and information representation; Multimedia encoding and compression, MPEG-1 to MPEG-4, Wavelet and fractal; Multimedia frameworks, communications, and middleware; Next generation multimedia communications; Mobile multimedia communications; Methodologies and development tools for multimedia communications systems; Wireless mobile multimedia communications; Ad hoc multimedia networks; IP-based Multimedia Subsystems (IMS); QoS/SLA in mobile multimedia services and applications; Mechanisms for interactive multimedia applications; Designing and implementing interactive applications; Multimedia authoring, publishing, and right securing; Security and performance for multimedia communications; Management, QoS, and security aspects in streaming over wireless ad hoc networks; Management and control of multimedia systems; Standards protocols for multimedia communications
  • POSYS: Policy-based systems
    Policy for automation control; Trusting policy control commands; Policy-driven autonomic organizations; Policy-based control scalability; Policy sensors for feedback control; Policy conflict detection and conflict resolution; Context-aware policy-driven adaptive frameworks; Policy integrity, trust and negotiations; Policy-based software applications; Policing pervasive computing environments; Policing on-demand systems and services
  • PESYS: Pervasive education system
    Learning and teaching systems; E-learning methods and e-learning scenarios; Tools and architectures for mobile/ubiquitous e-learning; Cooperative learning and working; Mobile technology and education; Distance learning and education; Computers and arts; Education in developing regions; Reflection in learning software and hardware; Social impact metrics on distance learning; Methodologies and processes for education; Curriculum projects and experiences; Intelligent support; Multimedia environment for teaching; E-market place for higher education; Embedded systems education; Wearable computers and education
 
 

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