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CALL FOR PAPERS
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The 28th Annual Conference of the IEEE Communications Society
April 19-25, 2009, Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL

The IEEE INFOCOM 2009 conference seeks papers describing significant research contributions to thefield of computer and data communication networks. We invite submissions on network architecture, design, implementation, operations, analysis, measurement, performance, and simulation. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Ad hoc mobile networks
Addressing & location
   management
Broadband access
   technologies
Capacity planning
Cellular & broadband 
   wireless nets
Congestion control
Content distribution
Cross layer design and
   optimization
Cyber-physical computing
   and networking
Denial of service
Delay/disruption tolerant
   networks
Future Internet design
Implementation &
   experimental testbeds
Middleware support for
   networking

Mobility models &
   systems
Multicast & anycast
Multimedia protocols &
   networking
Network applications &
   services
Network architectures
Network control
Network management
Network simulation &
   emulation
Novel network
   architectures
Optical networks
Peer-to-peer networks
Performance evaluation
Power control &
   management
Pricing & billing
Resource allocation &
   management

Routing protocols
Scheduling & buffer
   management;
Security, trust, & privacy
Self-organizing networks
Sensor nets & embedded
   systems
Service overlays
Switches & switching
Topology characterization
   & inference
Traffic measurement and
   analysis
Traffic engineering, &
   control
Virtual & overlay networks
Web services &
   performance
Wireless mesh networks and protocols

Important Dates:

 

  • Paper registration: August 22, 2008
  • Full paper due: August 29, 2008
  • Notification of acceptance: December 22, 2008
Organizing Committee:

General Co-Chairs:
  J. Roberto Boisson de Marca (PUC-RJ, Brazil)
  Jim Kurose (UMASS, USA)

Financial Co-Chairs:
  Célio Albuquerque (UFF, Brazil)
  Bruce Worthman (IEEE COMSOC)

Local Arrangements Co-Chairs:
  Rosa Leão: (UFRJ, Brazil)
  Lisandro Granville (UFRGS, Brazil)

Publicity Chair:
  Jussara Almeida (UFMG, Brazil)

Infrastructure Co-Chairs:
  José Rezende (UFRJ, Brazil)
  Michael Stanton (RNP, Brazil)

Technical Program Co-Chairs:
  Edmundo de Souza e Silva (UFRJ, Brazil)
  Thomas Hou (Virginia Tech, USA)
  Don Towsley (UMASS, USA)

Technical Program Vice-Chair for
Information Systems (EDAS):

  Daniel Figueiredo (UFRJ, Brazil)

Publication Co-Chairs:
  Artur Ziviani (LNCC, Brazil)
   Qun Li (College William & Mary, US)(

Tutorial and Panels Co-Chairs:
  Nelson Fonseca (UNICAMP, Brazil)
  José A. Suruagy Monteiro (UNIFACS, Brazil)