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Call For Papers

The Fifth International Conference on Communication Systems and Networks: COMSNETS 2013
Bangalore, India
7-10 January 2013

COMSNETS is a premier international conference dedicated to addressing advances in networking, communications systems, and telecommunications services. The goal of the conference is to create a world-class gathering of researchers from academia and industry, practitioners, business leaders, intellectual property experts, and venture capitalists, providing a forum for discussing cutting-edge research, and directions for new innovative business and technology.

The conference will include a highly selective technical program of papers accepted from the open call, a small set of invited papers on important and timely topics from well-known leaders in the field, and poster sessions of work in progress. Focused workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and government leaders will be invited to share their perspectives, thus complementing the technical program.

COMSNETS 2013 solicits paper submissions describing original research work and practical experiences on topics including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Application of information theory to networks
  • Broadband and cellular networks
  • Cloud computing
  • Cognitive radio and white-space networking
  • Cooperative communication
  • Cross-layer optimization of wireless systems
  • Economics of networks and systems
  • Energy-efficient communication and networking
  • Enterprise, datacenter, and storage-area networks
  • Internet architecture and protocols
  • Internet science and emergent behavior
  • Mobility and location management
  • Network coding
  • Network management and operations
  • Network security and privacy
  • Networked applications
  • Online social networks
  • Optical networks
  • Overlay communications and content distribution
  • Sensor and ad-hoc networks and cyber-physical systems
  • Systems and networks for smarter energy and sustainability
  • Traffic analysis and engineering
  • Vehicular communications
  • Video distribution
  • Wireless communication theory, systems, and networks

Important Dates

Abstract and Paper Submission: 21 September 2012
Author notification: 8 November 2012
Camera-ready submission: 2 December 2012   11 December 2012 (EXTENDED)
Conference Dates: 7-10 January 2013

Technical Program Co-Chairs

Prashant Shenoy University of Massachusetts, Amherst, USA
Sergey Gorinsky Institute IMDEA Networks, Madrid, Spain
Srikrishna Bhashyam IIT Madras, India