International Conference on Autonomic and Autonomous Systems

International Conference on Networking and Services

Joint ICNS 2005 and ICAS 2005

October 23-28, 2005 - Papeete, Tahiti, French Polynesia

Call for Papers


The joint International Conference on Autonomic/Autonomous Systems International Conference on Networking and Services is organized and technically co-sponsored by IEEE and by the International Academy, Research and Industry Association (IARIA). ICAS 2005 and ICNS 2005 are organized by and for academic, research and industrial partners.

We solicit both academic, research , and industrial contributions. ICAS 2005 and ICNS 2005 will offer tutorials and plenary sessions.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

Theory and Practice of Autonomous Systems
Design and Deployment of Context-awareness Networks, Services and Applications
Design and Management of Self-behavioral Networks and Services
Monitoring, Control, and Management of Autonomous Self-aware and Context-aware Systems
Satellite systems
Nomadic code
Robot systems
Mobile networks

Application-aware networking Modeling techniques, tools, methodologies, languages
Model-driven architectures (MDA)Virtualization
On-demand utilities
Utility computing
Service-oriented architectures (SOA)Adaptive enterprise

Computation Theory
Control Theory
Algorithms and data structures
Algorithmic applications


Communication theory
Communications security
Signal processing in communications
Multimedia and multicast communications
Wireless communications (satellite, WLL, 4G, Ad Hoc, sensor networks)
Storage area networks [SAN]
Access and home networks
High-speed networks
Optical networks
Peer-to-peer and overlay networking
Mobile networking and systems
MPLS-VPN, IPSec-VPN networks
Network, control and service architectures 
On-demand networks, utility computing architectures
Network management, monitoring and control
Networks policy-based management
Management of autonomic networks and systems
Quality of service, service level agreement [QoS/SLA], Service performance
Classes of services and QoS
Reliability, availability, serviceability [RAS]
Traffic engineering, metering, monitoring
Voice over IP services

GRID theory, frameworks, methodologies, architecture, ontology
GRID middleware, networking, computing
Data, Context, Decisional, Programmable GRID
GRID services and applications
Virtualization, modeling, and metadata in GRID
Resource management, scheduling, and scalability in GRID
GRID monitoring, control, and management
Traffic and load balancing in GRID
Performance, security, QoS/SLA in GRID systems
GRID for standards, development, evolution

NGN and converged services
NGN frameworks, architectures, and concepts
NGN technologies and mechanisms
NGN capabilities and operations
NGN concepts for active, ad hoc, mobile, and wireless networks
Services and service differentiation over NGN
Managing converged services in NGN
Methodologies, development support, and tools for NGN and converging services
NGN interworking, non-NGN interoperability, migration
Regulatory services in NGN and standard activities


QoS in multi-provider and multi-technology networks
Service classes and multi-provider service class discovery
Service level agreement and service assurance in multi-provider environments
Architectures, frameworks, mechanisms for admission control and measurement
Management, monitoring, and measurements in multi-provider networks
End-to-end QoS/SLA advanced network services in multi-provider networks
End-to-end QoS/SLA for multimedia applications and services in multi-provider networks
Security issues in multi-service provider networks
Business models for multi-providers under QoS/SLA constraints
Standards and for activities


These topics can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, standards, implementations, running experiments and applications.


Only .pdf or .doc files will be accepted for paper submission. All received papers will be acknowledged.

Tutorials and workshops

Tutorials and workshops provide overviews of current high interest topics. Proposals for half of full day tutorials are due by June 10, 2005.

Workshop proposals

We welcome workshop proposals on issues complementary to the topics of this conference. Your requests should be forwarded to .


Full paper submission May 15, 2005
Authors Notification: June 10, 2005
Camera ready, full papers due: June 30, 2005

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