Call for Paper

THE FIRST International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India from 5 January 2009 to 10 January 2009. COMSNETS is a premier international conference dedicated to addressing emerging topics and challenges in Networking and Communications Systems. The goal of the conference is to create a world-class gathering of researchers from academia and industry, practitioners, business leaders, intellectual property experts and venture capitalists, providing a launch pad for new innovative business and technology.

The conference will include a highly selective technical program consisting of two parallel tracks of submitted papers, a small set of invited papers on important and timely topics from well-known leaders in the field, and poster sessions of early work. Focused workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and government leaders will be invited to share their perspectives, complementing the technical program.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Internet architecture and protocols
  • Network-based applications
  • Video Distribution (IPTV, Mobile video, Video on Demand)
  • Operations and management of large networks
  • Local and Metro Area Networks, including Wireless
  • Broadband and Cellular Networks (3G/4G, WiMAX/LTE, UWB)
  • Mesh and Sensor Networks
  • Software in wireless communications (cognitive radios, dynamic spectrum access, SDR)
  • Wireless operating systems and mobile platforms
  • Optical Networks
  • Network Security
  • Cloud and Utility computing
  • Storage area networks
  • Next generation Web architectures
  • Vehicular Networking

Conference Highlights

  • Technical paper and poster sessions
  • Panel Discussions
  • Co-located Workshops: WISARD, IAMCOM, RiMCET WIPCom, NGIntW
  • Panel Discussions
  • COMSNETS Business Track

Authors must register and submit their papers online using the Web submission system. See the COMSNETS
paper submission guidelines
for details.

The authors of accepted papers must guarantee that their paper will be presented at the conference. At least one author of each accepted paper must be registered for the conference for that paper to appear in the proceedings and be scheduled for presentation.

Important Deadlines (firm and will not change)

Paper registration

September 8, 2008 at 11:59pm PDT (US)

Paper submission

September 15, 2008 at 11:59pm PDT (US)

Notification of Acceptance

November 7, 2008

Camera-Ready Submission

December 8, 2008

For further information please contact the TPC Chairs at: [email protected]

Sponsoring Institutions (pending): Media Sponsors: DataQuest, Voice & Data, SmartTechie, University Sponsors: IISc Bangalore, IIT Delhi, IIT Mumbai.