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                 CALL FOR PAPERS – CNSM 2018
   14th International Conference on Network and Service Management

               5-9 November 2018, Rome, Italy



The 14th  International Conference on  Network and Service Management
(CNSM) is  inviting  authors  to  submit  original  contributions in
the network  and  service  management  research  area.  CNSM 2018 is
a selective single-track  conference, covering  all  aspects  of the
management of networks and services, pervasive systems, enterprises,
and  cloud  computing  environments. The  core  track is accompanied
by a series of workshops and poster sessions.

Papers  accepted  and  presented at CNSM 2018 will be published open
access  on  the  conference  Web site (with IFIP copyright). Authors
of  selected  papers  accepted  for  publication  in  the CNSM  2018
proceedings  will  be invited to submit an extended version of their
paper to the IEEE  Transactions  on  Network  and Service Management

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

Network Management
 - Software-defined networks
 - Virtual networks
 - Overlay networks
 - Wireless networks and cellular networks
 - Wireless sensor networks
 - Internet of Things networks
 - Information-centric networks
 - Enterprise networks and campus networks
 - Data center networks
 - Optical networks
 - IP networks
 - Home networks
 - Access networks
 - SCADA networks and distributed control systems
 - Smart Cities and Smart Grids

Management Paradigms
 - Centralized management
 - Distributed management
 - Hierarchical management
 - Federated management
 - Autonomic and cognitive management
 - Policy-based management
 - Pro-active management
 - Energy-aware management
 - Quality of experience-centric management

Service Management
 - Cloud computing services
 - Content delivery services
 - Multimedia services
 - Internet connectivity and Internet access
 - Internet of Things services
 - Security services
 - Context-aware services
 - Information technology services

Business Management
 - Economic aspects
 - Multi-stakeholder aspects
 - Service level agreements
 - Lifecycle aspects
 - Process and workflow aspects
 - Legal perspective
 - Regulatory perspective
 - Privacy aspects

Functional Areas
 - Deployment management
 - Fault management
 - Configuration management
 - Accounting management
 - Performance management
 - Security management

Management Technologies
 - Network function virtualization
 - Software-defined networking
 - Orchestration
 - Cloud computing and cloud storage
 - Communication protocols
 - Middleware
 - Data models, information models semantic models
 - Operations support systems and business support systems
 - Information visualization

 - Mathematical optimization
 - Control theory
 - Probability theory, stochastic processes, and queuing theory
 - Machine learning
 - Evolutionary algorithms
 - Economic theory and game theory
 - Mathematical logic and automated reasoning
 - Data mining and (big) data analysis
 - Monitoring and measurements
 - Computer simulation experiments
 - Prototype implementation and testbed experimentation
 - Field trials


Authors  are  invited  to  submit  original  contributions that have
not been published  or  submitted  for publication elsewhere. Papers
should  be prepared using the IEEE 2-column conference style and are
limited to 8 pages excluding references (full  papers)  or  4  pages
excluding  references (short  papers). They  have  to  be  submitted
electronically  in PDF  format  through  EDAS. Papers exceeding page
limits, multiple  submissions, and  self-plagiarized  papers will be
rejected  without  further  review. All  other  papers  will sustain
a  thorough  single-blind  review process, followed  by  a  rebuttal

Paper Submission       :  June 12, 2018
Acceptance Notification:  August 27, 2018
Camera Ready due       :  October 7, 2018
Conference             :  5-9 November, 2018


General Chair

    Stefano Salsano (University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy)

Technical Program Co-Chairs

    Roberto Riggio (CREATE-NET, Italy)
    Toufik Ahmed (University of Bordeaux, France)
    Taghrid Samak (Google, USA)

Steering Committee

    Raouf Boutaba (University of Waterloo, Canada)
    Marcus Brunner (Swisscom, Switzerland)
    Prosper Chemouil (Orange Labs, France)
    James Hong (POSTECH, Korea)
    Deep Medhi (University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA)
    Aiko Pras (University of Twente, The Netherlands)
    Doug Zuckerman (Applied Communication Sciences, USA)
Dr. Abbas BRADAI
Associate professor / Maître de conférences
XILM - University of Poitiers

Bât SP2MI, 11 Bd Marie et Pierre
Curie, 86962 Chasseneuil Cedex,France
phone : +33 5 49 49 66 23
fax   : +33 5 49 49 65 70
email : abbas.bra...@xlim.fr<mailto:abbas.bra...@xlim.fr>
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