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Call for Papers:

LCN 2016 - The 41st Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)


Paper registration: April 18th, 2016

The Address, Dubai Mall, Dubai, UAE

November 7-10, 2016

The IEEE LCN conference is the premier conference on the leading edge of
theoretical and practical aspects of computer networking. LCN is a highly
interactive conference that enables an effective interchange of results and
ideas among researchers, users, and product developers. For the past 40
years, major developments from high-speed local networks to the global
Internet to specialized sensor networks have been reported at this

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

- Personal and wearable networks

- Wireless ad hoc, sensor, and RFID networks

- Information-centric networking

- Embedded networks

- Opportunistic networking

- Delay-tolerant networks

- Cognitive radio networks

- Vehicular networks

- Underwater sensor networks

- Cyber-physical systems

- Social networks

- Mobile and ubiquitous networking

- Green networking

- Overlay and peer-to-peer networks

- Local-area and metropolitan-area networks

- Storage-area networks

- Routing and transport protocols

- Software Defined Networking

- Internet of Things

- Link technologies

- Adaptive networking applications

- Authentication, authorization, accounting

- Security and privacy

- Cross-layer optimization

- Mobility and Location-dependent services

- Multimedia and real-time communication

- Machine-to-Machine communications for smart environments

- Smart cities

- Network management, reliability, and QoS

- Network traffic characterization and measurements

- Performance evaluation of networks

- Testbeds for network experiments

- Network coding

- Optical and high-speed access networks

Authors are invited to submit papers describing original, previously
unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference,
workshop, or a journal. Full papers (up to 8 camera-ready pages, 10pt font
in IEEE format) should present novel perspectives within the general scope
of the conference. Short papers are an opportunity to present preliminary
or interim results and are limited to 4 camera-ready pages. Short papers
will be presented in a poster session. Both full and short papers are
published in the proceedings and IEEE Xplore. All papers must include
title, complete contact information for all authors, abstract, and keywords
on the cover page. IEEE reserves the right to remove papers from IEEE
Xplore that are not presented at the conference.

Paper submission:

Papers must be registered on EDAS and submitted in PDF format. Detailed
submission instructions are available at the conference website.

Direct your questions to the Program Chairs:

Jens Toelle <[log in to unmask]> and

Kemal Akkaya <[log in to unmask]>


Proposals are solicited for research demonstrations. A proposal (no more
than 3 pages) should describe the scope, significance and required
equipment. Proposals should be submitted via EDAS to the LCN Demo Track.

Important dates

Paper registration:            April 18 2016

Paper submission:              April 25, 2016

Notification of acceptance:    July 25, 2016

Final paper:                   August 15, 2016

Demonstration proposal:        August 5, 2016

Organizing Committee

General Chair

Salil Kanhere, The University of New South Wales, Australia

General Co-Chair

Rachid Benlamri, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE

Program Chair

Jens Tölle, Fraunhofer-FKIE, Germany

Program Co-Chair

Kemal Akkaya, Florida International University, USA

Publications Chair

Karl Andersson, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

Workshops Chair

Olivier Mehani, Data61 CSIRO, Australia

Local Arrangements Chair

Adel Ben Mnaouer, Canadian University of Dubai

Local Arrangements Co-Chair

Emad Eddine Mohamed, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE

Finance Chair

Frank Huebner, USA

Registration Chair

Katrin Reitsma, Motorola Solutions, USA

Corporate Relations Chair

Arafat Dweik, Khalifa University, UAE

Demonstrations Chair

Matthias Hollick, Technische Universität Darmstadt, Germany

Publicity Co-Chairs

Soumaya Cherkaoui, Universite de  Sherbrooke, Canada

Hwee Pink Tan, Singapore Management University, Singapore

Student Grants Chair

Fadi Al-Turjman, Middle East Technical University, Cyprus


Gary Kessler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA

Steering Committee

Nils Aschenbruck, University of Osnabrück, Germany

Joe Bumblis, IEEE TCCC Executive Committee, USA

Ken Christensen, University of South Florida, USA

Ehab Elmallah, University of Alberta, Canada

Matthias Frank, University of Bonn, Germany

Anura Jayasumana, Colorado State University, USA

Gary Kessler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA

Burkhard Stiller, University of Zurich + ETH, Switzerland

Tim Strayer, BBN, USA

Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA

Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA.

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