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The First International Conferences on Access Networks, Services and Technologies


September 20-25, 2010 - Valencia, Spain

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Due to several requests, the submission deadline is set to May 4, 2010
Submission (full paper) April 20 May 4 , 2010
Notification May 25, 2010 May 31, 2010
Registration June 17, 2010
Camera ready June 17,2010
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All tracks/topics are open to both research and industry contributions.


NEXTACCESS: Next generation access technologies

Interactivity, unlimited access and full-scale media support; Energy-aware and efficiency-oriented technologies; Sustainable access network business (standard DSL vs. fiber vs. wireless access); 3G/4G wireless technologies; Multiservice access (DSL, fiber, WiMAX, POTS); FTTH; Ethernet P2P vs. xPON; FTTx with VDSL2, or Ethernet, or DOCSIS 3.0; Radio extension, 802.xx (Wi-Fi, WiMax, etc.); LTE, LTE-advanced; IMT-advanced networks; Mesh and relay networks (IEEE 802.11s, IEEE802.16j, etc.); Quality of experience (QoE)

FEMTO: Femtocells-based access

Femtocells architectures; Femtocells requirements ands specifications; Femtocells protocols; Femtocells services and applications; Traffic and QoS in Femtocells; Performance analysis in Femtocells; Femtocells control and management; Interoperability of Femtocells devices; Femtocells operation optimization; Femtocells specific solutions for mobility; OFDMA Femtocells: interference avoidance; Macrocell-Femto cell interference issues and mitigation; Macrocell-Femto cell handover strategies; WiMAX Fentocells; Standardization of Femtocells

BROADBAND: Broadband wireless Internet access

New architectures, technologies, protocols for broadband wireless access; QoS in mobile and broadband wireless access networks; Broadcast and multicast support; Physical and data link layer issues; Medium access control, SLA and QoS; Radio resource management and call admission control; Space-time coding for broadband wireless Internet; Modulation, coding and antennas (MIMO); Spectrum management; Scalability and reliability issues; Wireless mesh networks; Capacity planning and traffic engineering; Security and privacy issues; Interoperability aspects (fixed/mobile LANs/MANs, WANs); Experiences/lessons from recent deployments

OPTICAL: Optical access networks

Optical access network architecture design; Optical access network components and systems; New PON developments and testbeds; WDM and OFDM PON technologies; MAC and bandwidth allocation; RoF network architecture and MAC; RoF components and systems; Signal processing for new modulation formats; Optical spectral management; Multimode fiber technology and applications; Performance monitoring and diagnosis; Deployment and economic analysis

MOBILE WIRELESS: Mobile wireless access

Mobile Broadband Wireless Access; Wireless/Mobile Access Protocols; Wireless/Mobile Web Access; Ubiquitous and mobile access; Mobile/vehicular environment access; Multi-Homing and Vertical Handoff; Localization and tracking; Context-aware services and applications; Context-aware protocols and protocol architectures; Interactive applications; Mobile and Wireless Entertainment; Mobile Info-services; Wireless ad hoc and sensor networks

DYNAMIC: Dynamic and cognitive access

Dynamic spectrum access; Architectures and platforms for dynamic spectrum access networks; Spectrum sensing, measurement and models; Efficient and broadband spectrum sensing; Interference metrics and measurements; New spectrum protocols and models; Cognitive radio (cross-layer optimization); Multiple access schemes for cognitive radio networks; Radio resource management and dynamic spectrum access networks; Dynamic spectrum auction and economics; Business model, pricing, and regulations for dynamic spectrum

HOWAN: Hybrid optical and wireless access networks

Multi-hop wireless mesh networks; Passive optical networks; Node architecture and design of hybrid optical and wireless networks; Emerging wireless/optical applications QoS management for hybrid access networks; PON and WDM-PON network experiments; Radio over Fiber (RoF); FTTx network architecture and applications; Routing and multicast over hybrid optical and wireless networks; Service resilience and availability of hybrid optical and wireless networks; Applications and evolutions of hybrid access networks; Network design, control, and performance in HOWANs; Capacity analysis, flow and congestion control in HOWANs; Optimization of hybrid optical and wireless networks; Evolution of HOWAN access networks Broadband wireless access in HOWANs; Security and privacy in HOWANs; New services and applications; Test-bed and prototype implementation; Standardization issues

COPPER: Copper Access

Ubiquity via phone lines; Speed reaching 100 Mbps; DSL broadband access; Dynamic and joint optimization of resources (frequency, amplitude, space, and time); Attenuation and crosstalk bottlenecks; Management and control for the multi-user twisted pair networks

GIGATERA: Giga/Tera Access

Multi-antenna technologies (MIMO, Beamforming, Antenna Selection, etc); RF/Antenna propagation (RF beamforming, Tera-Hz signal generation, Propagation); Interoperability aspects (fixed/mobile LANs/MANs, WANs); Signal processing for millimeter and Tera-Hz wireless systems; NLOS avoidance techniques; Cooperative networks, repeaters and relaying; Error correction, equalization; Space division multiple access; Coexistence and interoperability; OFDM versus single-carrier systems; MIMO in mm-wave and Tera-Hz systems; OFDMA processing; Spread spectrum techniques; High-efficiency medium access control (MAC) protocol; Neighbor discovery in directional wireless networks

CONTROL: Access Control

Foundations for access control; Models for access control; Mechanisms for access control; Policy-driven and role-driven access control; Delegation and identity management; Privacy-drive control; Access control for advanced applications (cloud, autonomic, sensor, social networks, etc.); Standards for accesses control

NEUTRAL: Neutral Access Networks

Open access networks; Network neutrality; Operator-neutral residential access technologies; Operator-neutral nomadic access technologies; Operator-neutral mobile access technologies; Operator-neutral CPEs; Internet access regulation; NANs design and management; Multi-gateway traffic management; QoS management in shared infrastructures; Routing and multicast in NANs; Broadband business models for NANs; Broadband pricing models for NANs; Broadband market analysis for NANs; IP traffic models for NANs; Edge routers for NANs; Identity management in NANs; NANS and Digital divide; NANs and Digital inclusion; Inclusive services and applications; NAN testbeds and case studies

LEGAL: Legal aspects on network and service access

Network neutrality principle; Security and privacy rights; Institutional implications; Accessibility and social affordability; User responsibility


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