[ecoop-info] CFP - 18th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2017)

Bein, Doina dbein at Exchange.FULLERTON.EDU
Tue Jun 14 06:35:07 CEST 2016

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*** Call for Papers ***

18th International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking (ICDCN 2017)

4-7 January 2017, Hyderabad, India


*** Submission Deadline: July 22nd, 2016 ***

ICDCN (International Conference on Distributed Computing and Networking) is a premier
international conference dedicated to addressing advances in Distributed Computing and
Communication Networks, which over the years, has become a leading forum for
disseminating the latest research results in these fields. The 18th edition of this
conference will be organized in Hyderabad, hosted by Institute for Development and
Research in Banking Technology (Established by RBI).

ICDCN 2017 will comprise a highly selective technical program consisting of refereed
submitted papers, panel discussions and focused workshops on emerging topics of
Distributed Computing and Networking. ICDCN 2017 will be held in Hyderabad, India during
January 4-7, 2017. Conference papers will be published in the ACM Digital Library.
Selected papers will be invited for fast-track publication in high-quality journals.

Papers describing original research work and practical experiences/experimental results
are solicited on topics that tentatively include, but are not limited to:

Distributed Computing Track Topics:
* Distributed algorithms: design, analysis, and complexity
* Distributed operating systems
* Distributed database systems
* Distributed multimedia systems
* Embedded distributed systems, sensors and mobile robots
* Formal methods for distributed systems
* Experimental evaluation of distributed systems
* Fault-tolerance, reliability, and availability of distributed systems
* Security, privacy, cryptography in distributed systems
* Self-organization, self-stabilization, & autonomic computing
* Multiprocessor and multi-core architectures
* High performance computing, cloud computing and Big Data processing

Networking Track Topics:
* Ad-hoc, sensor, PAN and mesh networks
* Internetworking protocols & Internet applications
* Cellular networks (4G/LTE)
* Network function virtualization and Mobile edge computing
* Data center and cloud networking
* Software-defined and cognitive networks
* Mobile and pervasive computing and networking
* Next generation & converged network architectures
* Overlay & P2P networks and services
* Network security & privacy
* Energy-efficient networking & Smart Grid
* Pricing and network economics

ICDCN 2017 will be soliciting submissions as either regular or short (concise
contribution) papers. At least one author of each accepted paper must register
for the conference and present the paper.

Note: If you have any preliminary questions about the conference, or have a
desire to get involved, please email the General Chair:
                R. K. Shyamasundar (rkss at cse.iitb.ac.in<mailto:rkss at cse.iitb.ac.in>).

*** Important Dates:
Paper submission deadline:  July 22, 2016
Notifications: September 16, 2016
Camera-Ready:October 14, 2016
Conference Dates: January 4-7, 2017

*** Paper Submission Instructions
ICDCN 2017 solicits high quality original manuscripts not submitted or being
considered elsewhere.

Regular papers should not exceed 10 pages, and concise papers (marked with "Concise"
in the title) should not exceed 4 pages, double column including figures, tables and
references in standard ACM format. Additional details may be included in a clearly-marked
appendix, not exceeding one page, that will be read at the discretion of the program

Some papers not accepted as regular papers may be accepted as "Concise papers" with 4 ACM
pages in the proceedings while full papers will be allowed 10 ACM pages.

All submissions must be made electronically in printable pdf form via the EasyChair
submission management system. Specific instructions for the paper submissions are
available at the conference web site.

Warning: It is ACM policy not to allow double submissions, where the same paper is
submitted to more than one conference/journal concurrently. Any double submissions
detected will be immediately rejected from all conferences/journals involved.

*** Organizers

* Conference Patron
A.S. Ramasastri, Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad

* General Chair
R.K. Shyamasundar, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India

* Program Chairs
Distributed Computing Track:
    Sébastien Tixeuil, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris 6, France
Networking Track:
    Paolo Bellavista, University of Bologna, Italy
    Koushik kar, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA

* Organizing Chair
G.R. Gangadharan, Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology, Hyderabad

* Publicity Co-Chairs
Doina Bein, California State University, Fulletron, CA, (USA)
Stefano Chessa, University of Pisa, Italy
Nirmala Roy, University of Maryland Baltimore County, USA
Yukiko Yamauchi, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

* Workshop Co-Chairs
Dilip Krishnaswamy, IBM Research, India
Sathya Peri, IIT Hyderabad

* Steering Committee
Sajal K. Das, Missouri University of Science and Technology, USA
Sukumar Ghosh, University of Iowa, USA

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