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Call For Papers

   

BROADNETS 2008 is an international conference focusing on broadband communications, networks, and systems and covers the entire gamut of next generation networks, communications systems, applications and services. The conference welcomes papers in three tracks, covering topics (including, but not limited to):

WIRELESS Track
MIMO and OFDM techniques
Modulation and coding schemes
MAC protocols
Mobility management
Radio resource management
Packet scheduling algorithms
Routing protocols
Network architecture and topology design
Hybrid networks
Wireless traffic management
Cross-layer design and optimization
Wireless QoS
Multihop and relay networks
Mobile ad hoc networks
Wireless sensor and mesh networks

OPTICAL Track
WDM transmission technologies and systems
Optical cross-connects and optical packet and burst switches
Optical packet, burst and circuit switching networks
Optical access networks - FTTx networks and systems
Hybrid packet / circuit nodes and architectures
Radio over fiber based networks
FTTx networks and systems
Optical grids in access and core
SAN extensions
Multilayer optical networks (incl. Ethernet, IP, G-MPLS, ... technologies)
Cross-layer design (incl. application layer dependence)
Reliable optical networking
Optical networking for green-ICT
Traffic grooming and processing
Modelling and design of optical networks and systems
Network operations and management
Passive Optical Networks
Techno-economic aspects of optical networks
Demonstrations and field-trials.

INTERNET Track
Routing
Scheduling
Congestion control
Traffic engineering
Network modeling
Network measurement
Network management
Network QoS
Network security
Overlay networks
Peer-to-peer networks
Content distribution networks
Web technologies
Media technologies (VoIP, IPTV, video streaming)
Location-based services
"Clean-slate" Internet architectures, algorithms, protocols, and services

Important Dates:

Paper submission: March 30, 2008 (Extended Deadline, HARD DEADLINE)
Acceptance notification: May 22, 2008
Paper registration for authors: June 24, 2008 [Extended Deadline]
Camera-ready submission: June 27, 2008 [Extended Deadline]

For instructions on paper submission, follow the link to Author Kit (http://www.broadnets.org/2008/authorkit.html) link.