[hpc-announce] CFP - CNSM 2019 - 15th International Conference on Network and Service Management

Mohamed-Faten.Zhani at etsmtl.ca Mohamed-Faten.Zhani at etsmtl.ca
Sat Apr 20 10:51:57 CDT 2019

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                 CALL FOR PAPERS – CNSM 2019
  15th International Conference on Network and Service Management

             21-25 October 2019, Halifax, Canada

           Paper Submission Deadline: 15 May 2019



The 15th International Conference on  Network and Service Management
(CNSM) is  inviting  authors  to  submit  original  contributions in
the network  and  service  management  research  area.  CNSM 2019 is
a selective single-track  conference, covering  all  aspects  of the
management of networks and services, pervasive systems, enterprises,
and  cloud computing environments. CNSM 2019 will focus on the theme
"Embracing the New Wave of AI". The core track  is accompanied  by a
series of workshops and poster sessions.

Papers  accepted  and  presented at CNSM 2019 will be published open
access  on  the  conference  Web site (with IFIP copyright). Authors
of  selected  papers  accepted  for  publication  in  the CNSM  2019
proceedings  will  be invited to submit an extended version of their
paper to the IEEE  Transactions  on  Network and Service Management.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Network Management
 - Software-defined networks
 - Virtual networks
 - Overlay networks
 - Wireless networks and cellular networks
 - Sensor networks
 - Internet of Things networks
 - Information-centric networks
 - Enterprise networks and campus networks
 - Data center networks
 - Optical networks
 - IP networks
 - Home networks
 - Access networks
 - SCADA networks and distributed control systems
 - Smart cities and smart grids

Management Paradigms
 - Centralized management
 - Distributed management
 - Hierarchical management
 - Federated management
 - Autonomic and cognitive management
 - Policy-based management
 - Pro-active management
 - Energy-aware management
 - Quality of experience-centric management

Service Management
 - Cloud computing services
 - Content delivery services
 - Multimedia services
 - Internet connectivity and Internet access
 - Internet of Things services
 - Security services
 - Context-aware services
 - Information technology services

Business Management
 - Economic aspects
 - Multi-stakeholder aspects
 - Service level agreements
 - Lifecycle aspects
 - Process and workflow aspects
 - Legal perspective
 - Regulatory perspective
 - Privacy aspects

Functional Areas
 - Deployment management
 - Fault management
 - Configuration management
 - Accounting management
 - Performance management
 - Security management

Management Technologies
 - Network function virtualization
 - Software-defined networking
 - Orchestration
 - Cloud computing and cloud storage
 - Communication protocols
 - Middleware
 - Data models, information models semantic models
 - Operations support systems and business support systems
 - Information visualization

 - Mathematical optimization
 - Control theory
 - Probability theory, stochastic processes, and queuing theory
 - Machine learning, artificial intelligence
 - Evolutionary algorithms
 - Economic theory and game theory
 - Mathematical logic and automated reasoning
 - Data mining and (big) data analysis
 - Monitoring and measurements
 - Computer simulation experiments
 - Prototype implementation and testbed experimentation
 - Field trials


Authors  are  invited  to  submit  original  contributions that have
not been published  or  submitted  for publication elsewhere. Papers
should  be prepared using the IEEE 2-column conference style and are
limited to 8 pages excluding references (full  papers)  or  4  pages
excluding  references (short  papers). They  have  to  be  submitted
electronically  in PDF  format  through  EDAS. Papers exceeding page
limits, multiple  submissions, and  self-plagiarized  papers will be
rejected  without  further  review. All  other  papers  will sustain
a  thorough  single-blind  review process, followed  by  a  rebuttal


Paper Submission       :  May 15, 2019
Acceptance Notification:  August 5, 2019
Camera Ready due       :  August 30, 2019
Conference             :  October 21-25, 2019


General Chair

    Hanan Lutfiyya, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Yixin Diao, PebblePost, USA

Technical Program Co-Chairs

    Nur Zincir-Heywood, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Remi Badonnel, Telecom Nancy, France

Steering Committee

    Raouf Boutaba, University of Waterloo, Canada
    Marcus Brunner, Swisscom, Switzerland
    Prosper Chemouil, Orange Labs, France
    James Hong, POSTECH, Korea
    Deep Medhi, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA
    Aiko Pras, University of Twente, The Netherlands
    Doug Zuckerman, Applied Communication Sciences, USA

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