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ITC 2014 : International Teletraffic Congress (ITC-26)


Conference Series : International Teletraffic Congress
When Sep 9, 2014 - Sep 11, 2014
Where Karlskrona, Sweden
Abstract Registration Due Mar 1, 2014
Submission Deadline Mar 8, 2014
Notification Due May 8, 2014
Final Version Due Jun 8, 2014
Categories    communications   networking   modeling   sustainability

Call For Papers

Call for Papers
26th International Teletraffic Congress
September 09-11, 2014, Karlskrona, Sweden
"Teletraffic Contributions Towards a Sustainable World"

After years of traffic growth, network over-provisioning policies have shown their limitations. Thus, traffic modeling and analysis have regained an important role to the provisioning of performance models, evaluation methods, monitoring and management approaches that allow for efficient dimensioning of network resources for various network technologies and communication requirements. In fact, such tools are of utmost importance for increased sustainability of communication solutions, which in turn improve the sustainability of environment, society and businesses. The motto of ITC 26 has been chosen with these challenges in mind. Since 1955, ITC has successfully been integrating researchers and practitioners in striving for understanding and mastering network performance issues in an ever-changing landscape of communication technology and services that trigger new demands to accommodate.

ITC 26 is bound to provide significant technological and methodological contributions to create a positive momentum in sustainable service delivery. Specific teletraffic-related topics in network technologies and applications of interest include, but are not limited to:

Network technologies and applications
Future networks design
Green ICT
Network virtualization
Cloud networking
Software-Defined Networking (SDN)
Network Functions Virtualization (NFV)
Data center networks
Carrier networks
Optical networks
Cellular networks
Fixed Mobile Convergence (FMC)
Wireless ad-hoc and mesh networks
Delay-tolerant networks
Sensor networks
Internet of Things (IoT)
Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
Application layer networks and overlays
P2P and distributed lookup
Content Delivery Networks (CDN)
Information-Centric Networking (ICN)
IPTV, WebTV, HTTP-based streaming
Distributed, grid, and cloud computing
Web-services and SOA
Social networks and crowd sourcing
Tele-medicine, -education, -metry

Network planning, QoS, performance and sustainability
Network design methods
Energy efficiency
Capacity planning methods and tools
Planning for multi-carrier networks
Cross-layer design and optimization
Performance of wireless/wired networks
QoE, QoS, SLA, and GoS
Resource allocation and management
Optimization techniques
Game-theoretic models
Random graph models
Scheduling algorithms
Queuing and traffic models
Performance and reliability tradeoffs
Robustness and reliability issues
Simulation methods and tools
Network coding
Pricing and billing
Business models for service deployment

Traffic measurement, management, and security-related issues
Network tomography
Big data traffic modeling and management
Traffic engineering
Dynamic bandwidth management
Intelligent adaptive routing
Location and mobility management
Multi-domain issues
Overload and congestion control
Admission control
Traffic and performance monitoring
Protection, switching, and restoration
Anomaly detection
Detection of DoS attacks
Attack mitigation methods
Worm and virus propagation
Epidemiological models
Privacy and trust

Important dates
Paper registration: March 01, 2014
Full paper due: March 08, 2014
Acceptance notification: May 08, 2014
Camera-ready paper due: June 08, 2014
Workshops and tutorials: See separate calls

Submission site:
Papers must contain original work, must not be under review at other journals/conferences, and may comprise of max. 9 pages in 2-column IEEE conference style with minimal font size of 10 pt.

Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology, 371 79 Karlskrona, Sweden. Contact:
Conference Co-Chairs: Åke Arvidsson (Ericsson AB, Sweden) & Ulf Körner (Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden)
TPC Co-Chairs: Hiroshi Saito (NTT, Japan) & Markus Fiedler (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Keynote Co-Chair: Kurt Tutschku (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Tutorial Co-Chairs: Ron Addie (Univ. of Southern Queensland, Australia) & Krys Pawlikowski (Univ. of Canterbury, New Zealand)
Workshop Co-Chairs: Franco Davoli (University of Genua, Italy) & Phuoc Tran-Gia (University of Würzburg, Germany)
Publicity Co-Chairs: Florin Ciucu (University of Warwick, UK) & Minghua Chen (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Publication Co-Chair: Dragos Ilie (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
Web / EDAS Co-Chair: Patrik Arlos (Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
International Advisory Council: Chair: Prosper Chemouil (Orange Labs, France); Vice-Chair: Phuoc Tran-Gia (University of Würzburg, Germany)

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