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

CTRQ 2009

July 20-25, 2009 - Colmar, France

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Submission (full paper) Feb 20 February 27, 2009
Notification March 25 March 28, 2009
Registration April 15, 2009
Camera ready April 20, 2009

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal

Publisher: IEEE Computer Society Conference Publishing Services
Posted: IEEE Digital Library
Indexing process

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


  • Reliability modeling
  • Reliability stress analysis
  • Dependency-related reliability
  • Reliability prediction technologies
  • Reliability-aware topology control
  • Reliability in highly dynamic networks and distributed 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

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