ICIN 2018 CALL FOR PAPERS

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ICIN 2018 will be held 20-22 February 2018 at Orange Gardens premises near Paris, France. The ICIN conference, established in 1989 and praised for the richness of its social networking, is also recognized for its continuous adaptation to emerging technical trends.

2018 will be the year of coordinated 5G deployment across all EU Member states, targeting early network introduction, and moving towards commercial large scale introduction by the end of 2020 at the latest.

As the main theme for ICIN 2018, “5G Network Architecture and Solutions: are we ready?” will explore the maturity and gaps remaining for end-to-end and large scale 5G technologies deployment. The conference will foster presentation of novel approaches and technical solutions, as well as experimental validation and proof of concepts. In addition to this edition theme, ICIN 2018 will keep a wide range of topics of interest within the fields of Cloud, Internet, and Networks as listed below.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 5G Control and Management Architecture
  • XaaS Architectures and Models
  • Network solutions for IoT and Vertical Industries
  • CDN and ICN Control and Architecture
  • Autonomic, Cognitive and Intent-based Networking and Management
  • Network Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Reasoning
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Fog, Edge and Multi-Access Computing
  • Multi-domain, Federated and Hierarchical Orchestration
  • 5G Functional Decomposition and Infrastructure Slicing
  • Service Function Chaining
  • Virtual Network Embedding and Function Placement
  • Traffic Engineering and Performance Management for ultra-low latency
  • Advanced real-time communications
  • Performance, QoS/QoE and Scalability Analysis
  • Resource Dimensioning and Optimization
  • Security, Trust and Privacy
  • Big and Fast Data Management
  • Measurement, Monitoring and Telemetry
  • Protocols for Programmable Networks and Software-Defined Infrastructure
  • Open source and Open standards

Paper Submission

Submissions should be original, unpublished work, not currently under review by other conferences or journals. Papers submitted to ICIN 2018 will be assessed based on originality, technical soundness, clarity and interest to a wide audience. Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done electronically through EDAS: http://edas.info/N23491.

All submissions must be written in English, with minimum of 10-point font and must use standard IEEE two-column conference templates that can be downloaded from: http://tinyurl.com/3wax5q

Papers can be of two types: Full papers or Short papers, up to 8 pages and 5 pages respectively, including tables, figures and references. Full papers accepted as short papers will be required to be reduced to 5-pages length. Demo papers of maximum length of 3 pages are also solicited.

A set of best papers will be selected for fast-track publication as extended version in Journal Annals of Telecommunications. At least one author is required to register, at the full rate, to present accepted papers at the conference and for the paper to appear in the proceedings. The technical program of ICIN 2018 will be completed by Tutorials and Workshops.

ICIN 2018 Call FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

The ICIN Organizing Committee invites proposals for Workshops to be held in collocation with the 21st Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks (ICIN 2018) that will take place in 20-22 February 2018 in Paris.

ICIN is recognized as one of the world’s leading conferences in the fields of cloud, Internet and networks and has a track record of attracting the best experts from all sectors of the ICT industry and academia, with high quality presentations and discussions.

The workshops should focus on original and timely topics that are relevant to the ICIN community. It should provide a vibrant forum aiming at fostering lively discussions and technical exchanges among participants. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • 5G Networks
  • Internet of Things
  • Software Defined Networking
  • Network Function Virtualization
  • Content delivery networks/Information-centric networking
  • Autonomic, Cognitive and Intent-based Networking and Management
  • Network Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning and Reasoning
  • Networking for Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Fog, Edge and Multi-Access Computing
  • Multi-domain, Federated and Hierarchical Orchestration
  • Traffic Engineering and Performance Management
  • Measurement, Monitoring and Telemetry
  • Real-time communications
  • Big and Fast Data Management

Important Dates:

  • Workshop Proposals deadline: July 15, 2017
  • Workshop Acceptance Notification: August 1, 2017
  • Workshop day: one day in 20-22 February 2018

Guidelines for Workshop Proposals

Proposals for ICIN 2018 Workshops should include the following elements:

  1. Workshop Name
  2. Names, affiliations and short biographies of the organizers
  3. Tentative list of the technical program committee members
  4. A brief description (up to 1 page) of workshop’s topic and technical issues that will be addressed, the workshop’s topics of interest, importance and timeliness of the topic, and intended audience
  5. The planned format of the workshop (e.g., keynotes, technical and poster sessions)
  6. Publicity and Advertising Plan
  7. Tentative Important dates (submission deadline, acceptance notification, camera ready papers)

Proposals should be submitted by email to the Workshop Co-Chairs:

  • Jérémie Leguay (Huawei, France), jeremie.leguay@huawei.com
  • Mohamed Faten Zhani (Ecole de technologie supérieure, Canada), mfzhani@etsmtl.ca