The Twentieth International Conference on Networks

ICN 2021

April 18, 2021 to April 22, 2021 - Porto, Portugal

Deadlines

Submission

Feb 08, 2021

Notification

Mar 03, 2021

Registration

Mar 13, 2021

Camera ready

Mar 16, 2021

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

Publication

Published by IARIA XPS Press

Archived in the free access ThinkMind Digital Library

Prints available at Curran Associates, Inc.

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

Indexing Procedure

Affiliated Journals

ICN 2021 - The Twentieth International Conference on Networks

April 18, 2021 - April 22, 2021

ICN 2021
Onsite and Online Options: In order to accommodate a large number of situations, we are offering the option for either physical presence or virtual participation (pdf slides or pre-recorded videos).

ISSN: 2308-4413
ISBN: 978-1-61208-837-2

ICN 2021 is colocated with the following events as part of NexComm 2021 Congress:

  • ICDT 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Digital Telecommunications
  • SPACOMM 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Satellite and Space Communications
  • ICN 2021, The Twentieth International Conference on Networks
  • ICONS 2021, The Sixteenth International Conference on Systems
  • MMEDIA 2021, The Thirteenth International Conference on Advances in Multimedia
  • PESARO 2021, The Eleventh International Conference on Performance, Safety and Robustness in Complex Systems and Applications
  • CTRQ 2021, The Fourteenth International Conference on Communication Theory, Reliability, and Quality of Service
  • ALLDATA 2021, The Seventh International Conference on Big Data, Small Data, Linked Data and Open Data
  • SOFTENG 2021, The Seventh International Conference on Advances and Trends in Software Engineering

ICN 2021 Steering Committee

 

Eugen Borcoci
University Politehnica of Bucharest
Romania


 

Pascal Lorenz
University of Haute Alsace
France


 

Nicola Ciulli
Nextworks
Italy


 

Shintaro Mori
Fukuoka University
Japan


 

Special tracks:

SOFTNETWORKING: Advances in Software Defined Networking and Network Functions Virtualization
Chairs and Coordinators:
Eugen Borcoci, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania eugen.borcoci@elcom.pub.ro
Carlo Vitucci, Ericsson, Sweden carlo.vitucci@ericsson.com
Nicola Ciulli, Nextworks, Italy n.ciulli@nextworks.it

ICN 2021 conference tracks:

Communication
Communication theory; Communications switching and routing; Communications modeling; Communications security; Computer communications; Distributed communications; Signal processing in communications; Multimedia and multicast communications; Wireless communications (satellite, WLL, 4G/5G/6G, IoT and sensor networks); Vehicular communications

New Internet technologies
SDN, SDX, NFV; 5G/6G and advanced mobile Internet; O-RAN;  Internet of X (everything, things, people, etc.); Internet, Virtualization and Cloud; Internet and Big Data;  Sensing and sensor networks;  Energy-aware networks; Content-oriented networking; Cellular cognitive networks; Future routing mechanisms

Networking
Next generation networks [NGN] principles; 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; Vehicular Networks; GRID networks, Cloud and Visualization;  Broadband networks; Small cell networks; Sensing and sensor networks

Slicing and 5/6/7G technologies
Network slicing models; 5G Network slicing Architecture; 5G/6G Networks slicing; End to End (E2E) network slicing; Automated networks slicing; Network Slice as a Service(NSaaS); Service slicing; IoT service slicing; Slicing-as-a-Service (SlaaS); Slicing and orchestration; Latency-sensitive 5G services; Differentiated slice-based 5G services; 5G E2E (End to End), 6G Cellular data networks; Indoor 5G Open Radio Access Network (O-RAN);  5G mmWave; 7G and 8G network and High speed internet. Network slicing market. Networks slicing ROI (Return on Investment); 6-7-8G and ROI.

Computation and networking
Cloud computing; Fog computing; Edge computing; Multi-Access Edge Computing (MEC); Internet computing; Mobile computing; Ubiquitous computing; Real-time computing; Big data-based computing;  Services computing and opportunistic computing; High Performance Computing (HPC); Fast data processing;  Fast switching and routing protocols; Parallelization of algorithms and applications; Energy-efficient High Performance Computing

Networking metrics
Quality of service, service level agreement [QoS/SLA]; Reliability, availability, serviceabiliy [RAS]; Traffic engineering, metering, monitoring; Voice over IP services; Performance evaluation, tools, simulation; Network, control and service architectures; Network signalling, pricing and billing; Network middleware; Telecommunication networks architectures; On-demand networks, utility computing architectures; Applications and case studies

Next generation networks (NGN) and network management
NGN protocol design and evaluation NGN Standard Activities [ITU, TMF, 3/4/5GPP, IETF, etc.]; NGN Device Instrumentation; Network Management, scheduling and policy; NGN policy-based control; Networks policy-based management; Management of autonomic networks and systems; Delay tolerant networks; Mobility management

Cognitive radio
Fundamentals; Cognitive radio and emerging technologies; Cognitive Radio for 5G;  Cognitive and Intelligent Internet-of-Things (IoT) for 5G; Energy-aware, smart sensing and capacity-aware in advanced technologies; Mechanisms and protocols; Processing and devices; Measurement and management; 5G Cognitive operations; Applications


Deadlines:

Submission

Feb 08, 2021

Notification

Mar 03, 2021

Registration

Mar 13, 2021

Camera ready

Mar 16, 2021

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

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