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The Eighth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence


October 9 - 13, 2016 - Venice, Italy

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  • Colocated with other events part of NexTech 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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August 2, 2016

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August 30, 2016

ISSN: 2326-9383
ISBN: 978-1-61208-509-8

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.

conference contact:

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

Special sessions:

SGCM: Smart Grid-centered systems
Chair and Coordinator: Eric MSP Veith, Freiberg University of Mining and Technology - Freiberg, Germany

BIBA: Big Data and Business Analytics
Chair and Coordinator: Prof. Dr. Samuel Fosso Wamba, Toulouse Business School, France

BDA-CS: Big Data Analytics in Critical Systems
Chairs and Coordinators:
Dr. William Hurst, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
Dr. Behnam Bazli, Staffordshire University, UK

ONARP: Optical Networks Accessing, Routing, and Positioning
Chairs and Coordinators:
Prof. Dr. Jen-Fa Huang, National Cheng Kung University (NCKU), Taiwan
Prof. Dr. Wen-Piao Lin, Chang Gung University, Taoyuan, Taiwan

Main tracks:

Computing trends

Computational science; Cloud computing; Cluster, Grid, and P2P computing; Big Data Processing; Machine to Machine computing; High Performance Computing; Mobile computing; Knowledge Management; Social Computing; Sentiment analytics; Bio-inspired computation; Natural language processing; Computational social systems

Mobility and Ubiquity

Mobile Cloud; Cloud-based mobile services and applications; Mobile Internet services; Mobility-oriented protocols /Mobile IP, etc./; Wearable and/or mobile technologies; Self-discovery and localizing entities; Seamless handover; Ubiquitous computing; Pervasive and embedded systems; Ubiquitous sustainability; Sensing location; Citizen activity patterns; Smart environments in the workplaces; Ubiquitous cities; Internet of Things architectures; Autonomous and autonomic systems; Self-manageable systems

Intelligent services

Service-oriented smart cities; Cognitive and collaborative radio; Autonomic and dependable communications; Ambient systems; Identity and location in mobile environments; Smart homes; Brain-like networking and computing; Resource discovery; Service discovery; Content discovery; Flaws/anomaly discovery; Semantics and Adaptation; Content-aware networks; Network-aware applications; Semantic Web; Adaptive systems; Adaptive applications; Self-adaptiveness; Ontology-based adaptation; Semantic profile; Semantic service orchestration; Multi-technology semantic integration (sensors, ehealth, geosensing, etc.)

Applications and services

Smart communication; Citizen-oriented services; Peer-to-Peer applications and services; Web services; Mobile applications; Entertainment and games; Home automation; Surveillance, Home monitoring; Medical and health applications; e-commerce, m-commerce; Location-based services; Real-time and multimedia applications; Real-time services over IP; Business intelligence; Web-based analytics; e-Commerce services; Disaster management

Technology and networking trends

Advanced communications systems; Clouds-based systems; Scalable data centers; New configurable protocols stacks and real-time mechanisms; Massive uncoordinated access protocols; Applications and services for next-generation architectures; Scalability and manageability of network architectures; Opportunistic and cooperative communications; Optical networks; Wireless networks; Mobile networks; Ad-Hoc, Sensor, Vehicle networks; Access, Residential, Last mile networks; Home, Body and Personal area Networks; Self-organizing networks; Storage area networks; Peer-to-Peer and overlay networks; Network measurements and testbeds; Transmission technologies (e.g., Ultra Wideband); Wireless access technologies / WLANs, WiMAX, satellite, 5G, etc./; Multi-hop wireless networks /sensor, ad hoc, mesh, etc.; Open spectrum solutions

Vision and image related trends

Visual computation; Image processing; Remote sensing; Human computer interaction; Computer vision; Robotics vision; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Video analysis; Medical diagnosis; Visual brain models; Augmented reality; Virtual reality; Visual atmosphere models; Visual city interactive maps; Image mining; Multimedia and visualization; Media storage, indexing, and retrieval; Visualizing multi-dimensional data, textual data, multimedia data; Visualization infrastructures, services and applications for specific domains

Networking and service differentiation

Network design and planning; Network management and control; Traffic engineering; Traffic control, Flow control; Congestion and admission control; QoS support and Performance; Routing, Switching, QoS routing; Mobility management; Multicast; Service reliability, availability, robustness; Network coding; Visualization of network behavior; Semantic routing; Network flow processing; Cross-layer design and optimization; High-speed networking; Context-aware mobile networking; Bio-inspired networks

Intelligent network elements and programmability

Network processors; Content addressable memories; Multi-core processors; Context-aware reconfigurable devices; Portable and wearable devices; Mobile multimedia devices; Programmable and real-time network traffic measurements; Adaptive scheduling; Network and application load balancing; High-performance capabilities-based networks; Software techniques to improve virtualized I/O performance

Quality and optimization

Quality of service; Quality of performance; Quality of experience; Quality of data; Quality of modeling; Quality-oriented routing; Quality of context /degradation, trust, uncertainty, consistency; Quality of experience; Power optimization in data centers; Delay and fault tolerant networks; Video conferencing and telepresence systems; Resource optimization; Context-aware optimization

Security, Trust, Privacy

Trust and credential negotiations; Privacy; Intrusion prevention and containment; Security in virtualization approach; Architectural support for security; Security, privacy, and dependability; Security in cooperative networks; Anticipative control and management; Data protection strategies; Collaborative Internet attack containment; Micro-kernels and robustness; Surveillance; Biometrics; Electronic Data Interchange (EDI); Cyber Security; Cryptography; Secure protocols

Energy and electronics

E-waste; Energy-efficiency methods on sustainable ICT; Energy-efficiency in data centers; Energy efficiency in cloud computing; Green Computing; Smart Grids; Energy in Sensing and Sensor Networks; Energy-aware digital circuits; Energy optimization in analog circuits and signal processing techniques; Energy saving in assembly and packaging


User-centric services and applications; User-oriented analytics; Frequently changing user profile; User mobility and ubiquity; Scalable and resource intensive multi-user distributed applications; User identity and multi-service access technologies; End-user perception; End-user based networking and service orchestration; End-user activity recognition with multiple goals; e-Learning; Web-based learning; Gamming; Emerging computation business models; Social networks; e-Society; Interaction accessibility and usability

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