8th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China

August 14–16, 2013 | Guilin, People's Republic of China

Call for papers

8th International Conference on Communications and Networking in China (ChinaCom2013)

August 14-16, 2013, Guilin, China

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Theme: Enrich our life with smarter and greener connections

To summon scholars and engineers in communications and networking technologies around the world, several hottest and cutting edge topics will be discussed in CHINACOM2013, such as cloud computing, green radio, Internet of things, heterogeneous networking, and so on. The conference will consist of technical symposia, panels, tutorials, and workshops. The technical sessions will present original and fundamental research advances while the tutorials and workshops will focus on developments, applications, and related business issues. Following the great success of the past CHINACOM2006-2012, CHINACOM2013 will be held in Guilin, the city with most astonishing beautiful landscape in mainland China.

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):

Symposiums:

Wireless Communications and Networking;

             Co-Chairs:                              
                          Chen-Wen Xing,     Beijing Institute of Technology, China                              
                          Lin Tian,                Institute of Computing Technology, CAS, China                              
                          Ai-Chun Pang,       National Taiwan University,Taiwan                               
                          Lei Wang,             Dalian University of Technology, China  
                          S. J. Yang,            Soochow University, Taiwan  
                          Zhe-Fu Shi,           University of Missouri,Kansas City,USA. 
  • Antennas, propagation and channel modeling
  • Modulation, 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
  • Wireless ad hoc and mesh networks
  • Vehicular 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

Optical Communications and Networking;

             Co-Chairs:    
                           Jie Zhang,               Beijing Uni. of Post & Telecommun, China  
                           Ming-Song Chen,     Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                           Ming Chen,             Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                           Xiao-Fei Cheng,       Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore  
                           Ming-Hua Chen,       Tsinghua University, China 
  • Optical network architecture, applications and services
  • High speed, high spectral efficiency optical communication systems
  • Optical switching technologies
  • Backbone and metro-core networks
  • Optical access network design and protocols
  • Optical network survivability
  • DWDM/CWDM transceivers and transponders
  • Optical devices for switching, filtering, and Interconnects
  • Optical communication performance monitoring
  • Energy efficiency in optical networks
  • Convergence of optical and wireless access networks
  • Optical wireless communications

Information and Coding Theory;

             Co-Chairs:  
                            Hai-Xia Zhang,  Shandong University, China  
                            Qi-Yue Yu ,      Harbin Institute of Technology, China  
                            Yan Ling,         Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet, Norway 
  • Coding theory and practice
  • Communication theory
  • Data compression
  • Signal detection and estimation
  • Information theory and statistics
  • Network communication theory
  • Multiple terminal information theory
  • Quantum information theory
  • Sequences and complexity
  • Channel capacity
  • Joint source and channel coding

Signal Processing for Communications;

             Co-Chairs:  
                            Fei-Fei Gao,          Tsinghua University, China  
                            Jun-Zheng Jiang,   Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                            Jen-Ming Wu,        National Tsinghua University, Taiwan 
  • Adaptive signal processing
  • Multi-rate signal processing
  • Array Signal Processing
  • Blind Signal Processing
  • Signal detection and synchronization
  • SIMO, MISO, MIMO precoder/decoder design
  • Smart antenna beamforming and DOA estimation
  • Radar signal processing
  • Distributed/centralized algorithms for communication systems
  • Statistical signal processing
  • Spectral analysis and estimation
  • System level optimization
  • Cross-layer optimization
  • Software defined and cognitive radio
  • Compressive sensing and compressive sampling
  • Space-time processing and decoding
  • Channel estimation, equalization and modeling
  • Localization and positioning techniques
  • Signal processing in LTE/LTE-A/IMT-A and other emerging systems
  • Signal processing for security and cryptography

Network and Information Security;

               Co-Chairs:  
                             Yong-Zhuang Wei,    Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                             Benjamin Aziz ,        University of Portsmouth, UK  
                             Yong Wang,             Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                             Gustavo Marfia,         University of Bologna, Italy  
                              Qian He,                 Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China 
  • Security in cloud and grid systems
  • Network security analysis and prediction technologies
  • Network risk analysis and evaluation technologies
  • Trusted computing
  • Cryptography and data security
  • 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
  • Security and privacy in network and service management

Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks;

              Co-Chairs:  
                             Jian-Hua He,   School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK  
                             Jin Ye,           Guangxi University, China  
                             Yi-Hua Zhu,    Zhejiang University of Technology, Hangzhou, China  
                             Lei Shu ,        Guangdong University of Petrochemical Technology, China 
  • Access Control
  • Ad Hoc networks of autonomous intelligent systems
  • Analytic methods and modeling for performance evaluation
  • Ad hoc network applications and architectures
  • Delay-tolerant networking
  • Distributed algorithms for ad hoc networks
  • Geometric graphs
  • Location discovery and management
  • Mobile ad hoc computing platforms, systems and test beds
  • Mobile social networking
  • Quality-of-service
  • Routing protocols (unicast, multicast, etc.)
  • Sensor networks
  • Self-configuration
  • Service discovery
  • Timing synchronization

Multimedia Communications & Smart Networking;

              Co-Chairs:  
                           Liang Zhou,                  Nanjing University of Post and Telecomm, China  
                           Periklis Chatzimisios,   Technological Educational Institution of Thessaloniki, Greece  
                           Hui-Bin Zhang,              Guilin University of Electronic Technology, China  
                           Zhang-Bing Zhou,          China university of geosciences, China 
  • Multimedia delivery and streaming over wired and wireless networks
  • Cross-layer optimization for multimedia service support
  • Multicast, broadcast and IPTV
  • Multimedia computing systems and human-machine interaction
  • Interactive media and immersive environments
  • Multimedia content analysis and search
  • Multimedia databases and digital libraries
  • Converged application/communication servers and services
  • Multimedia security and privacy
  • Multimedia analysis and social media
  • Multimedia QoS provisioning
  • Multimedia streaming over mobile social networks and service overlay networks
  • Service creation, delivery, management
  • Virtual home environment and network management
  • Charging, pricing, business models
  • Cooperative networking for streaming media content
  • Ubiquitous computing services and applications
  • Networked autonomous systems
  • Communications software or applications of autonomous behavior in vehicular communications
  • Web services and distributed software technology
  • Software for distributed systems and applications, including smart grid and cloud computing services
  • Peer-to-peer technologies for communication services
  • Context awareness and personalization
  • Wearable computing architecture,protocol or applicaiton based on wireless sensor networks and Ubiquitous Network
  • Smart networking for social networks and collaborative systems
  • Intelligent application software architecture for Internet of Things

Green Communications & Computing;

             Co-Chairs:  
                          Jin-Song Wu,         Bell Laboratories, Shanghai, China  
                          Xin Ao,                   South China University of Technology, China  
                          Guan-Ding Yu,        Zhejiang University, China  
                          Yong-Liang Guan,   Nanyang Technological University, Singapore 
  • Green computing models, simulations, designs, and paradigms
  • Energy-efficient networking and computing infrastructures
  • Energy-aware resource allocation and scheduling mechanisms
  • Green materials and devices design
  • Usage of renewable energy for green ICT operation
  • Cross-layer optimization of green networking infrastructures
  • End-to-end modeling and performance of green communication networks
  • Communication networks for smart grids
  • Energy efficient hardware, devices and designs
  • Life-cycle analysis of computing equipment
  • Energy harvesting, storage, and recycling
  • Climate and ecosystem monitoring
  • Energy-efficient data center and cloud technologies.
  • Cooperative theory and game theory for green communication networks
  • Green high-performance computing and applications
  • Realization of smart grids by the application of ICT
  • Integration of distributed energy resources

Publication: All accepted and presented papers will be included in the ChinaCom2013 Conference Proceedings, and will be submitted for inclusion in IEEE Xplore and EI Compendex.Papers accepted and presented in ChinaCom2006-2012 have been indexed by EI entirely. Selected best and outstanding papers will be considered for publication in special issues of MONET and SCN (SCI indexed) after further extension.

Important Dates:

•Submission deadline: April 27, 2013 May 30, 2013

•Author notification: June 6, 2013 July 4, 2013

•Camera ready: June 27, 2013, July 15, 2013 July 22, 2013

•Tutorial proposal: January 27, 2013

•Conference date: August 14-16, 2013