The Twelfth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence


October 25, 2020 to October 29, 2020 - Nice, France



Jul 20, 2020


Aug 18, 2020


Aug 30, 2020

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EMERGING 2020 - The Twelfth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence

October 25, 2020 - October 29, 2020


ISSN: 2326-9383
ISBN: 978-1-61208-815-0

EMERGING 2020 is colocated with the following events as part of NexTech 2020 Congress:

  • UBICOMM 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Mobile Ubiquitous Computing, Systems, Services and Technologies
  • ADVCOMP 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advanced Engineering Computing and Applications in Sciences
  • SEMAPRO 2020, The Fourteenth International Conference on Advances in Semantic Processing
  • AMBIENT 2020, The Tenth International Conference on Ambient Computing, Applications, Services and Technologies
  • EMERGING 2020, The Twelfth International Conference on Emerging Networks and Systems Intelligence
  • DATA ANALYTICS 2020, The Ninth International Conference on Data Analytics
  • GLOBAL HEALTH 2020, The Ninth International Conference on Global Health Challenges
  • CYBER 2020, The Fifth International Conference on Cyber-Technologies and Cyber-Systems

EMERGING 2020 General Chair


Jaime Lloret Mauri
Polytechnic University of Valencia




EMERGING 2020 Steering Committee


Euthimios (Thimios) Panagos
Perspecta Labs


Raj Jain
Washington University in St. Louis


Dimitris Kanellopoulos
University of Patras


Theodor D. Popescu
National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics Bucharest


Jason Zurawski
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory / Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)


Robert Bestak
Czech Technical University in Prague
Czech Republic


Linda R. Elliott
Army Research Laboratory


Emilio Insfran
Universitat Politècnica de València


EMERGING 2020 conference tracks:

Research and applications trends

Information and data science; Deep/Machine learning; Machine Learning Centric Cloud; Interpretable Machine Learning; Deep learning and Internet of Things; Deep learning and Big data; Knowledge discovery and machine learning;  Affective computing and social networks; Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven systems; Predicting emergency events; Biomimetics
5G and 6G technologies; Slicing, virtualization, and SDN/NFV; 5G crowdsourcing data transmission; Satellite-aerial-terrestrial networks; Cognitive networks;  Blockchain-based applications; Cyber-systems resiliency; Human-centered cybersecurity; Web, Mobility, and Internet of Things (IoT) apps; Smart mobile Web; Smart wearables; 3D Visualization; Immersive virtual environments; Organ-on-Chip technology; Surgeon-robots; Personalized health devices; Assisted-living applications; Industry 4.0; Drones; Electrical vehicles; Smart&nano materials; Smart energy management; IoT-based farming

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; Gaming; Emerging computation business models; Social networks; e-Society; Interaction accessibility and usability



Jul 20, 2020


Aug 18, 2020


Aug 30, 2020

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Sep 11, 2020

Deadlines differ for special tracks. Please consult the conference home page for special tracks Call for Papers (if any).

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