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7th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China

August 8–10, 2012 | Kunming, People's Republic of China

Call for Papers

7th International ICST Conference on Communications and Networking in China (ChinaCom2012)

August 8-10, 2012, Kunming, China

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Communications and networking technologies are developing rapidly in recent years. New topics and ideas are flourishing, such as Cloud Computing, Green Radio, Internet of Things, Heterogeneous Networking, and so on. The aim of CHINACOM is to bring together Chinese and international researchers and practitioners under one roof to exchange ideas and disseminate scientific results from cutting edge and emerging research areas in communications and networking. Following the great success of the past CHINACOM2006-2011, CHINACOM2012 will be held in Kunming, China in August 2012.

Prospective authors are welcome to submit original technical papers for publication in the conference proceedings and for presentation at the following symposia (topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following lists):

Frontiers on Communications and Networking


  1. Yonghui Li, University of Sydney,
  2. Xinbin Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University,
  3. Kai-Kit Wong, University College London,
  4. Zhengang Pan, Hong Kong Applied Science and Technology Research Institute Corp.

  • Cooperative communication and networking

  • Cross-layer optimization and physical layer based network issues
  • Physical layer security
  • Localization and positioning
  • Cognitive ratio and software defined radio
  • Cloud base station technologies
  • Gigabit wireless systems
  • Smart grid communications and network protocols
  • Satellite communications and networks
  • Green Communications and networks
  • Machine to machine communications
  • Internet of things

Optical Communications and Networking


  1. Jie Zhang, Beijing Uni. of Post & Telecommun,
  2. Xiaoping Zheng, Tsinghua University,
  3. Zhangyuan Chen, Peking University,
  4. Xiaofei Cheng, Institute of Infocomm Research,
  5. Ming Huang, University of Yunnan.

  • Optical switches architecture and performance

  • Routing and wavelength assignment
  • ASON/GMPLS control plane
  • Optical network protection and restoration
  • Passive optical networks (A/B/G/EPONs)
  • Optical grid
  • DWDM and CWDM transceivers and transponders
  • Fixed and reconfigurable OADMs
  • OE and passive devices’ applications
  • Optical systems design and simulation
  • Optical network test beds and field trials
  • Hybrid wireless-optical metro/access networks

Wireless Communications and Networking


  1. Xianbin Wang, The University of Western Ontario,
  2. Xin Su, Tsinghua University,
  3. Luca Venturino, University of Cassino,
  4. Heung-Gyoon Ryu, Seoul National University,
  5. Zaichen Zhang, Southeast University,
  6. Dongfeng Zhao, University of Yunnan.

  • Antenna, propagation and channel modeling

  • Channel modeling and estimation
  • Modulation and coding, and diversity techniques
  • Equalization, detection and estimation
  • Multiple antenna and multicarrier technologies
  • Multiple access techniques
  • Wireless air interference and link control
  • Multimedia communications and QoS
  • Radio resource management and interference control
  • Network architecture and planning
  • Green radio
  • Wireless ad hoc and mesh networks
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Vehicular wireless networks
  • Bluetooth technologies and applications
  • Body-area networks
  • Heterogeneous networks and systems
  • Ultra-wideband communications (UWB)
  • Radio frequency identification (RFID)
  • LTE, LTE-Advanced and 4G
  • WLAN/WPAN and mobile internet
  • Wi-Fi and WiMAX

Advances in Internet


  1. Keping Long, University of Science and Technology of Beijing,
  2. Alberto Toleto Lopez, Telefonica Labs,
  3. Weiyi Zhang, AT&T Labs Research,
  4. Liyong Bao, University of Yunnan.

  • Next-generation Internet Architectures

  • Network Intelligence
  • Network Protocols, Applications & Services
  • Next-generation Access Networking
  • Switching & Routing
  • Network Management
  • Communications QoS and Reliability
  • Network Security and Privacy
  • Survivability for Next-Generation Internet
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Computing

Information and Coding Theory


  1. Jinhong Yuan, University of New South Wales,
  2. Ali Tajer, Princeton University,
  3. Guoqiang Mao, University of Sydney,
  4. Baoming Bai, Xidian University,
  5. Jianhua Chen, University of Yunnan.

  • Coding theory and practice Communication theory

  • Compression
  • Cryptography and data security
  • Detection and estimation
  • Information theory and statistics
  • Network communication theory
  • Multiple terminal information theory
  • Quantum information theory
  • Sequences and complexity
  • Shannon theory
  • Joint source and channel coding
  • Modulation and coding

Network and Information Security


  1. Xueqi Cheng, Institute of Computing Technology, CAS,
  2. Aiqun Hu, Southeast University,
  3. Qiang Ye, University of Prince Edward Island,
  4. Farah Kandah, North Dakota State University,
  5. Shide He, University of Yunnan.

  • Security in Cloud and Grid Systems

  • Network security situation analysis and prediction technologies
  • Network risk analysis and evaluation technologies
  • Trusted Computing
  • Multilevel security system and technologies
  • Denial-of-service attacks and countermeasures
  • Wireless and pervasive/ubiquitous computing security
  • Security for critical infrastructures
  • Intrusion and anomaly detection and prevention
  • Automated tools for source code analysis
  • Malicious code analysis, anti-virus, anti-spyware
  • Privacy-preserving (and compromising) systems

Signal Processing for Communications


  1. Yik-Chung Wu, University of Hong Kong,
  2. Xiaojing Huang, CISRO,
  3. Yufeng Zhang, University of Yunnan.

  • Adaptive Signal Processing

  • Multi-rate Signal Processing
  • Synchronization
  • Precoder/Decoder Design
  • Beamforming and DOA Estimation
  • Signal Processing Techniques for Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Radar Signal Processing
  • Distributed Algorithms for Communication Systems
  • Signal Representation, Coding and Compression
  • Cyclostationary Signal Processing
  • Statistical Signal Processing
  • Spectral Analysis and Estimation
  • System Level Optimization

Multimedia Communications


  1. Li Zhuo, Beijing University of Technology,
  2. Kyungtae Kim, NEC Laboratories America,
  3. Liang Zhou, Technische Universitaet Muenchen,
  4. Dongming Zhou, University of Yunnan,
  5. Qinghui Zhang, University of Yunnan.

  • Multimedia streaming

  • Mobile multimedia
  • Multimedia content distribution
  • Wireless multimedia
  • Interactive media
  • Content-aware multimedia communications
  • Peer-to-peer multimedia streaming
  • Multimedia protocols
  • Multimedia services
  • Multimedia QoS guarantee

Publication: All accepted and presented papers will be included in the ChinaCom2012 Conference Proceedings, made available in IEEE Xplore, and then submitted for Engineering Index (EI Compendex). Papers accepted and presented in ChinaCom2006-2011 have been indexed by EI entirely. Selected best and outstanding papers will be considered for publication in special issues of JCST, MONET and SCN after further extension.

Important Dates:

  • Paper submission: Apr. 20, 2012
  • Author notification: May 31, 2012
  • Camera Ready: June 22, 2012
  • Tutorial Proposal: January 20, 2012
  • Workshop Proposal: December 31, 2011
  • Conference date: Aug. 8-10, 2012