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*** Call for Papers ***


The 21th IEEE Symposium on Computers and Communications (ISCC 2016)


27-30 June 2016, University of Messina, Messina, Italy


*** Submission Deadline (extended): February 26, 2016 ***


ISCC 2016, in its 21st year, will provide an insight into the unique 

world stemming from the interaction between the fields of computers 

and communications. ISCC 2016 will provide an international technical 

forum for experts from industry and academia to exchange ideas and 

present results of on-going research in most state-of-the-art areas 

of computers and communications. This year, special focus will be on 

the challenging issues related to all the opportunities of computing, 

sensing and communication in the era of the integration of Internet of 

Things, Cloud Computing, and Big Data. You are invited to submit a 

full paper, a proposal for a panel/invited session, or a tutorial, 

related to the following indicative topics of interest.


Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:


* 5th Generation Networks

* Access Networks

* Advances in Internet Protocols

* Artificial Intelligent Systems applications in Computers and 


* Big Data, Data Mining and Database Applications

* Bio-inspired Computing in Communications

* Bioinformatics and Medical Informatics

* Cloud Computing (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS)

* Cognitive Radio Networking 

* Communications Services and Management

* Connected Vehicles

* Cyber Physical Systems and Internet of Things

* Digital Media Technologies

* Digital Satellite Communications Service

* Distributed and Mobile Middleware

* Distributed Systems Architecture and Management

* E-Commerce and E-Services

* Economic and Regulatory Issues

* Fault-Tolerance and Error Recovery 

* Fog Computing

* Green Networking and Smart Grid

* Grid and Cluster Computing 

* Human Language Technologies

* Image Processing and Visualization

* Internet of the Future

* Internet of Things and Smart Cities

* Internet Services and Applications

* Management of Telecommunications and Networks

* Mobile Cloud and Mobile Cloud Networking

* Modeling and Simulation

* Network Design, Optimisation and Management

* Network Reliability, Quality of Service and Quality of Experience

* Next Generation Networks Infrastructures and Management

* Optical Networking

* Overlay and Programmable Networks

* Peer-to-Peer Computing

* Real Time Communication Services

* Routing and Multicast

* Security, Cryptography and Privacy

* Sensor Networks and Mobile Sensing

* Services and Support for Smart Cities

* Social Networks, Crowdsourcing and Crowdsensing

* Software Defined Datacenters

* Software Defined Networks and Network Function Virtualization

* Software Defined Smart Objects

* Software Engineering

* Standards Evolution 

* Web Services and Service Oriented Architectures

* Wireless Body Area Network and Wireless Health

* Wireless, Cellular and Mobile Communications


Review manuscripts should describe original work and should be no more

than 8 pages in the IEEE double column proceedings format including 

tables, figures and references. Note that accepted papers up to 6 

pages will be published with no additional charge. Exceeding pages 

will be charged an additional fee. Extended versions of selected best 

papers will be recommended for publication in a Special Issue of a 

prestigious International Journal.


Papers must be submitted electronically, in PDF format, on-line via 

the EDAS system:


IEEE reserves the right to exclude a paper from distribution after the

conference (e.g. removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not 

presented at the conference.


Accepted papers will be included in IEEE-ISCC Proceedings, to be 

submitted for inclusion to IEEE Xplore. Please note that final paper 

acceptance is conditional upon proper formatting (IEEE Xplore 

compliant) and a satisfactory standard of English. At least one of the

authors will be required to register and attend the symposium to 

present the paper in order to include the paper in the conference 



Please note that final paper acceptance is conditional upon:

* One of the authors registers and one of the registered authors 

  presents the paper.

* Payment is made and online copyright transfer form is signed and 


* The paper follows given format and the PDF file is IEEE Xplore 


* The standard of English is satisfactory


In the last years, the IEEE-ISCC Proceedings published in IEEE Xplore

have been indexed by ISI, dblp and Scopus. This makes the IEEE ISCC 

one of the publication venues with very high visibility and impact in

both Computer and Communications areas.


If you have any questions, please contact the Technical Program 

committee at: [log in to unmask]



Important Dates:

* Paper Submission Deadline (extended): February 26, 2016

* Notification of paper acceptance:  March 25, 2016

* Submission of camera-ready papers due:  April 15, 2016



General Co-Chairs:

* Antonio Corradi, University of Bologna, Italy 

* Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida, USA 

* Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy 



Technical Program Co-Chairs:

* Antonio Celesti, University of Messina, Italy 

* Luca Foschini, University of Bologna, Italy 

* Burak Kantarci, Clarkson University, USA 



Local Arrangement Co-Chairs:

* Maurizio Giacobbe, University of Messina, Italy 

* Davide Mulfari, University of Messina, Italy 

* Alfonso Panarello, University of Messina, Italy 

* Antonio Puliafito, University of Messina, Italy 

* Massimo Villari, University of Messina, Italy 



Finance and Registration Co-Chairs:

* Reda Ammar, University of Connecticut, USA 

* Christos Douligeris, University of Piraeus, Greece 



Publication Co-Chairs:

* Periklis Chatzimisios, Technological Educational Institution of 

  Thessaloniki, Greece

* Tolga Soyata, University of Rochester, USA 



Keynote Speakers Co-Chairs:

* Kaushik Chowdhury, Northeastern University, USA 

* Rajiv Ranjan, Newcastle University, United Kingdom.  



Industrial Co-Chairs:

* Roberto di Bernardo, Engineering SPA, Italy  

* Carlos Roberto De Rolt, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina 

  and BRy, Brazil

* Prasad Saripalli, Edifecs, USA  



Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chairs:

* Maria Fazio, University of Messina, Italy

* Noura Limam, University of Waterloo, Canada

* Luiz Angelo Steffenel, Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, 




Publicity Co-Chairs:

* Habib M. Ammari, University of Michigan-Dearborn, USA

* Stefano Chessa, University of Pisa, Italy

* Alex Galis, University College London, United Kingdom

* Salil Kanhere, University of New South Wales, Australia

* Djamel Sadok, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Brazil

* Ahmet Sekercioglu, Monash University, Australia

* Qing Yang, Montana State University, USA


Steering Committee:

* Reda Ammar, University of Connecticut, USA

* Antonio Corradi, University of Bologna, Italy

* Mario Dantas, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil

* Christos Douligeris, University of Piraeus, Greece

* Adel S. Elmaghraby, University of Louisville, USA

* Hussein Mouftah, University of Ottawa, Canada

* Sartaj Sahni, University of Florida, USA

* Susana Sargento, Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of 

  Aveiro, Portugal

* Shie-Yuan Wang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

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