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The Ninth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service

CTRQ 2016

February 21 - 25, 2016 - Lisbon, Portugal

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  • Colocated with other events part of NexComm 2016
  • Posters will be presented during the conference
  • A Work in Progress track is available for preliminary work
  • A Research Ideas track is available for ideas in early stages
  • A Doctoral Forum track is available for discussing and publishing early PhD thesis research
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October 5 October 29, 2015


Dec. 1 December 2, 2015


December 15, 2015

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January 11, 2016

ISSN: 2308-4022
ISBN: 978-1-61208-455-8

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

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


Communication theory

Fundamentals in communication theory; Communications switching and routing; Communications modeling; Communications security; Autonomic communications; Performance in communications; Computer communications; Distributed communications; Wired and wireless communications; Signal processing in communications; Multimedia and multicast communications; High-speed communications; Delay-tolerant communications; Fault-tolerant networks; Reliable and safe communications; Iterative coding and decoding techniques


Reliability modeling; Reliability stress analysis; Dependency-related reliability; Reliability prediction technologies; Reliability-aware topology control; Reliability in highly dynamic networks and distributed systems; Reliability of storage systems; Reliability in sensitive networks (ehealth, financial, etc.); Service versus network reliability; Reliability and human-related risks; Software reliability; Software-based safety kernels; Reliability testing; Maintenance tools for system reliability; QoS-driven reliability;

Quality of Service

QoS Design and architectures for networks and distributed systems; QoS modeling, adaptation and monitoring; QoS policy assessment; QoS metrics and measurement; QoS-based routing; QoS-aware applications and services; Provisioning and monitoring QoS constraints; QoS-based admission control; QoS negotiation and mediation; User-profile QoS-aware mechanisms; QoS-network device mechanisms (scheduling, queue management, traffic engineering, etc.); QoS and opportunistic scheduling; QoS-aware resource management; QoS in WLAN, WPAN, WMAN and WiMAX (IEEE 802.11/15/16/20); QoS in wireless sensor and ad hoc networks; QoS support in wireless networks for MAC protocols; QoS and survivability in mobile environments;


Quality of Experience (QoE); QoS/QoE relationship; QoS/QoE mapping; QoS/QoE management; QoS/QoE issues in wireless networks; Quality of Handoff; Quality of Diagnosis; Quality of Context;

Reliability and Quality of Service for Future Mobile Networks

Mobile network expansion solutions; Quality in 5G radio-access networks; 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); Mobility management, energy efficiency, power cost reduction; Network function virtualization (NFV) of small cells; Self-organizing network functionalities for virtualized small cells; Reliability of open source software in future mobile networks; Accuracy in Indoor/outdoor positioning; Reliability on massive connectivity handling


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