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ICNC COG 2015 : ICNC 2015 COG -Cognitive Computing and Networking Symposium


When Feb 16, 2015 - Feb 19, 2015
Where Anaheim, CA, USA
Submission Deadline Jul 27, 2015
Notification Due Sep 20, 2015
Final Version Due Oct 20, 2015
Categories    cognitive radios   cognitive networking   cognitive computing   spectrum sensing

Call For Papers

Call for papers

Cognitive Computing and Networking Symposium (COG)
International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'2015)

Anaheim, California, USA, February 16-19, 2015

Submission deadline: July 27, 2014 (Extended deadline)
Paper Acceptance: Sept. 20, 2014
Camera-ready paper: Oct. 20, 2014

Cognitive computing and networking are among the fast emerging areas is modern computer communications. Dynamic spectrum access, cognitive radio, and cognitive networking are among the areas of focus under cognitive computing and networking. Fast growing wireless network traffic will soon result in an increased spectrum scarcity in certain popular bands of the wireless spectrum. On the other hand, large fractions of spectral bands are underutilized or tied under high regulations resulting in very low usage. Emerging solutions in cognitive radios and dynamic spectrum access work towards effective spectrum sharing between primary and secondary users. Measuring, sharing, billing, and opportunistically utilizing available spectrum are critical needs of future cognitive radios. Commercial cognitive radios are still a few years away. Meanwhile, applying cognition across the entire protocol stack is taking the cognitive networking in an alternate, yet important, direction. Models of protocol stacks that employ graphical models have been under active research. The current state of technology reveals the infancy of cognitive networking as evidenced by the recent prototype test beds. Policy decisions, standardization processes, industry agreements are important in realizing effective solutions for cognitive computing and networking. Therefore, cognitive communications and networking is one of the key areas of research activity in communication networking in the future decade. In addition to the civilian communications, tactical communications find cognitive radios useful for operation in net-centric warfare with an additional benefit, detection evasion in hostile environments. ICNC’15 also invites research articles on the area of tactical cognitive communications and networking.

ICNC’15 Cognitive Computing and Networking Symposium calls for papers in the topics including, but not limited to, the following:

Dynamic spectrum management
Dynamic spectrum access strategies
Network Architectures for Cognitive Radios and Cognitive Networking
Higher layer protocols and solutions for cognitive networks
Modeling and performance analysis of spectrum access in very crowded environments
Spectrum sharing techniques
Cross layer frame work for cognitive networks
Cognitive computing for dynamic spectrum access
Next generation cognitive networks
Observations from Testbeds and implementations
Graphical models for cognitive networking
Cognitive Network Protocol stack
Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
Architecture and platform for Cognitive radio networks
Pricing models in dynamic spectrum access
Spectrum sensing mechanisms and network protocol support
Regulations and policy strategies in developing regions
Standardization activities in cognitive communications
Spectrum measurement methods
Models for Spectrum measurement
Efficient and broadband spectrum sensing approaches
New applications of Dynamic Spectrum Access
Cloud-centric spectrum analysis approaches
Cloud-centric Base Stations and Access Points
Interference metrics, measurements, and performance analysis
Light weight cognitive Access Points
Prototypes for Cognitive Network devices
Opportunistic Pricing, billing, and payment mechanism for dynamic spectrum access
Dynamic Spectrum access etiquettes and coexistence models
Radio resource management in cognitive networks
Market trends for secondary spectrum usage in developed and developing regions
Coordination between Industries and government agencies for quick development of market for DSA equipments
New spectrum measurement, sharing, and opportunistic usage models
Developing and developed regions and their regulatory models for spectrum access
Industry participation, standardization, software regulation, and equipment certification activities
Medium Access Control Protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks and Cognitive Networks
Routing Protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks and Cognitive Networks
Transport Protocols for Cognitive Radio Networks and Cognitive Networks
TCP adaptations for Cognitive Radio Networks and Cognitive Networks
Cross-layer optimization for cognitive radio networks and Cognitive Networks
Information-theoretic aspects of cognitive radio networks and Cognitive Networks
QoS provisioning in Cognitive radio networks and Cognitive Networks
Privacy, Trust and security issues in Cognitive radio networks and Cognitive Networks
Large scale cognitive radio network experimental prototypes and results
Storage techniques for spectrum measurements
Muilti-channel Spectrum and traffic sampling techniques
Spatio-temporal models for dynamic spectrum access
Open source cognitive radios

Submission Guidelines
Please follow the author instructions at
Direct paper submission weblink of this symposium can be found at

Further, we are glad to inform you that ICNC 2015 has already listed about 40 top class IEEE/ACM fellows as invited speakers. You may take a look at the speakers here:

Dharma Agrawal (ACM/IEEE/AAAS/WIF Fellow), University of Cincinnati, USA
Ender Ayanoglu (IEEE Fellow), University of California, Irvine, USA
Victor Bahl (ACM/IEEE/AAAS Fellow), Microsoft, USA
Tracy Camp (ACM Fellow), Colorado School of Mines, USA
Ramesh Govindan (ACM/IEEE Fellow), University of Southern California, USA
Zhu Han (IEEE Fellow), University of Houston, USA
Russell Hsing (IEEE/BCS Fellow), National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Ramesh Jain (ACM/IEEE/IAPR/AAAI/SPIE Fellow), University of California, Irvine, USA
Michael I. Jordan (NAS member, NAE member, AAAS member,
IMS/ISBA/SIAM Fellow), UC Berkeley, USA
Ahmed E. Kamal (IEEE Fellow), Iowa State University, USA
Aggelos K. Katsaggelos (IEEE/SPIE Fellow), Northwestern University, USA
Edward Knightly (IEEE Fellow), Rice University, USA
B.V.K. Vijaya Kumar (IEEE/SPIE/OSA/IAPR Fellow), Carnegie Mellon University, USA
Monica Lam (ACM Fellow), Stanford University, USA
Vincent Lau (IEEE/HKIE Fellow), HKUST, China
Geert Leus (IEEE Fellow), Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Urbashi Mitra (IEEE Fellow), University of Southern California, USA
Katia Obraczka (IEEE Fellow), University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Larry Peterson (NAE member, ACM/IEEE Fellow), Princeton University, USA
Chunming Qiao (IEEE Fellow), SUNY Buffalo, USA
George Rouskas (IEEE Fellow), North Carolina State University, USA
Sumit Roy (IEEE Fellow), University of Washington, USA
Abdulmotaleb El Saddik (IEEE/CAE/EIC Fellow), University of Ottawa, Canada
Amir Said (IEEE Fellow), LG Electronics, USA
Anna Scaglione (IEEE Fellow), University of California, Davis, USA
Mihaela van der Schaar (IEEE Fellow), University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Ness B. Shroff (IEEE Fellow), The Ohio State University, USA
John R. Smith (IEEE Fellow), IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, USA
Ioannis Stavrakakis (IEEE Fellow), University of Athen, Greece
Danny H. K. Tsang (IEEE/HKIE Fellow), HKUST, China
Venugopal V. Veeravalli (IEEE Fellow), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Li-Chun Wang (IEEE Fellow), National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan
Yuanyuan Yang (IEEE Fellow), Stony Brook University, USA


ICNC 2015 COG Symposium Co-Chairs

R. Chandramouli, Stevens Institute of Technology, NJ, USA
B. S. Manoj, IIST Trivandrum, India

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