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The Fourth International Conference on Advances
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AP2PS 2012

September 23-28, 2012 - Barcelona, Spain

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  • Colocated with other events part of NexTech 2012
  • 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

due to several requests, the submission deadline is moved to: May 24

Submission (full paper) May 7 May 26, 2012
Notification June 25, 2012
Registration July 9, 2012
Camera ready July 17, 2012

ISBN: 978-1-61208-238-7

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMindTM Digital Library
Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to a IARIA Journal
Articles will be submitted to appropriate indexes.

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


Architectures and protocols

  • Search protocols
  • Publish and subscribe systems
  • Overlay based multicast
  • Multilayer systems
  • Locality awareness
  • Gossip-based and epidemic protocols
  • Integration with network operators and service providers
  • Autonomic computing and networking
  • Semantic P2P
  • Opportunistic networking


  • Content delivery networks
  • Cloud computing
  • Public resource computing
  • Aggregate computing
  • Web services
  • Computational, service, and storage Grids
  • Voice and video streaming and IPTV
  • Collaborative platforms and social networks
  • Network management
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Scientific computing and workflow management systems
  • Green computing

Prototypes and simulations

  • Implementations
  • Comparative performance analysis
  • Dependability, resilience and availability
  • Scalability
  • Stability
  • Benchmarking and optimization
  • Quality of experience

Security, trust and reputation

  • Privacy & Anonymity
  • Trust and reputation management
  • Free-riding prevention
  • Authentication and identity management
  • Fairness and Incentive models
  • Virtual economies
  • Digital rights management
  • Content filtering

 P2P and wireless convergence

  • P2P in cellular networks
  • P2P in wireless networks
  • P2P in ad hoc networks
  • Integrated approaches
  • Energy efficiency

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