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AdHocNets 2016 : 8th International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks


Conference Series : Ad Hoc Networks
When Sep 26, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016
Where Ottawa, Canada
Submission Deadline May 15, 2016
Notification Due May 31, 2016
Final Version Due Jun 30, 2016
Categories    ad hoc networks   mobile networks   sensor networks   nanonetworks

Call For Papers

8th International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks -
AdHocNets 2016
September 26-27, 2016
Ottawa, Canada


- The event is endorsed by the European Alliance for Innovation, a leading community-based organization devoted to the advancement of innovation in the field of ICT.
- All accepted papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library, one of the world's largest scientific libraries.
- Proceedings will be submitted for indexing by Google Scholar, ISI, EI Compendex, Scopus and many more.
- Selected papers may be invited to publish in the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications.



Ad hoc networks, which cover a variety of network paradigms for specific purposes, such as mobile ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, vehicular networks, underwater networks, airborne networks, underground networks, personal area networks, and home networks, promise a broad range of applications in civilian, commercial, and military areas. The aim of the annual International Conference on Ad Hoc Networks (AdHocNets) is to provide a forum that brings together researchers from academia, government laboratories, as well as practitioners from industry to meet and exchange ideas and recent research work on all aspects of ad hoc networks. Held annually since 2009, the eighth edition of the event, AdHocNets 2016, will be held in Ottawa, Canada, in September 2016. The conference will consist of keynote talks, technical sessions, and associated workshops. The technical sessions will present original and fundamental research advances while the workshops will focus on development and application issues in this hot field. The workshops will be dedicated to specific and more focused themes, especially to the recent developments and emerging applications in ad hoc networking.


The conference solicits original technical papers that were not previously published and are not currently under review for publication elsewhere. Papers should address technical challenges in any type of ad hoc network, such as, but not limited to, Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, Sensor Networks, Vehicular Networks, Personal Area Networks, Body Area Networks, Smart Grid Networks, Nanonetworks, or Home Networks. Possible topics of interest include:
- Network architectural and protocol design
- Spectrum related issues in ad hoc networks
- Metrics for ad hoc networks
- Cognitive ad hoc networks
- Cross-layer design
- MAC, routing, and transport protocols
- Resource allocation and management
- Network control and management
- Power control and management
- Topology control and management
- Quality of service provisioning
- Service discovery
- Ranging and node localization
- Time synchronization
- Data fusion
- Network scalability and capacity
- Reliability and fault tolerance
- Security and privacy
- Middleware for ad hoc networks
- Applications of ad hoc networks
- Performance modeling and analysis
- Tools to design, implement, and evaluate ad hoc network protocols
- Wireless Software-Defined Networking
- Network Function Virtualization for ad hoc networks


Accepted papers will be published in the AdHocNets 2016 Conference Proceedings and by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social-Informatics and Tele-communications Engineering (LNICST) series. Extended versions of selected best papers from the conference will be invited to be submitted for publication (fast review track) in the ICST Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications. The proceedings will be available both as paper-based copies and via Springerlink, Springer's digital library. In addition, the content of the proceedings will be submitted for inclusion in leading indexing services, including DBLP, Google Scholar, ISI Proceedings, EI, CrossRef and Zentralblatt Math, as well as ICST's own EU Digital Library (EUDL). Selected papers may be invited to publish in the EAI Endorsed Transactions on Mobile Communications and Applications.

Paper Submission and Deadlines

Please visit the conference website ( for detailed instructions on the paper submission process.
- Submission Deadline: April 28, 2016
- Notification Date: May 31, 2016
- Camera-Ready Deadline: June 30, 2016

Conference Organizing Committee

General Chair:
- Yifeng Zhou, Communications Research Centre, Canada
TPC Co-Chairs:
- Thomas Kunz, Carleton University, Canada
- Stephan Fischer, University of Lubeck, Germany
- Zhangdui Zhong, Beijing Jiaotong University, Beijing, China
Publicity & Social Media Co-Chairs:
- Mike Tanguay, National Defence, Canada
- Mouna Rekik, INRIA, France
- Changle Li, Xidian University, China
- Xiaohong Jiang, Future University of Hakodate, Japan
Publication Chair:
- Marc St-Hilaire, Carleton University, Canada
Workshops Co-Chairs:
- John Matyjas, U. S. Air Force Research Laboratory, USA
- Kamesh Namuduri, University of North Texas, USA
Web Co-Chairs:
- Tianhao Zhou, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
- Qianshu Wang, University of Waterloo, Canada
Local Chair:
- Jiali Shang, Canada Remote Sensing Application Development, Canada
Conference Manager:
- Jana Vlnkova, EAI
Steering Committee:
- Imrich Chlamtac, Create-Net, Italy
- Jun Zheng, Southeast University, China
- Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, USA


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