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FEDERICA PAGANELLI <[log in to unmask]>
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                                   CALL FOR PAPERS 

                                      ICIN 2024 
         27th Conference on Innovation in Clouds, Internet and Networks

     “Intelligent network service management across the compute continuum”

                         March 11 - 14, 2024 – Paris, France



Paper Submission: October 8, 2023 
Paper Acceptance Notification: December 14, 2023
Camera-Ready Papers: December 21, 2023


About ICIN

Since 1989, the ICIN conferences have been bringing  together leading Internet and 
telecom experts from industry, academia and government from across the globe. ICIN 
is a  single-track  conference  that is  both intimate  and global.  It focuses on 
leading edge investigations into Internet technologies, from basic networking  and 
cloud services  to novel architectures.  ICIN uses a rigorous  peer-review process  
and has  become an established  industry forum for  discussing emerging  trends in 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT). It offers an agora for one-on-one  
discussions, and  cross-fertilization  between  participants, and  leading network 
visionaries,  with the goal  of promoting dialogue and ideation  about current and 
future trends  in networking research and development.  ICIN conferences are  well 
known for the identification of research challenges  and industry trends and their 
discussions on the impact  of cutting-edge technologies on future  intelligent and 
distributed networking, and related computing services. ICIN has an enviable track 
record for identifying key technologies and services – and  analyzing their impact 
on  business models –  before they become  widely recognized  in the industry  and 
government  communication sectors.  The interdisciplinary approach  and the cross-
fertilization of ideas are  the main ingredients that made ICIN a recognized event 
in the telecommunications, cloud networking and Internet communities.

ICIN 2024 will be held in Paris, France on March 11-14, 2024. 

For the 2024 edition,  ICIN will host  an international forum where industry, aca-
demia,  and standard development organizations  will convene to discuss  about the 
emergence and developments of  “Intelligent network service management  across the 
compute continuum”. The network and computer arena has  recently expanded not only 
in number and in type of players, but also in technologies, domains, terminals and 
services.  This expansion seeks for intelligent and efficient control,  orchestra-
tion,  and management platforms  able to support  all the challenging requirements 
such as dynamicity, diversity, efficiency, sovereignty,  sustainability, security, 
reliability and openness in a timely manner, limited operator interventions. Solu-
tions such as AI-based or digital twin may contribute to the solution.   

The increasing pervasiveness  of data sources  heightened by  current massive  IoT 
deployments and by the evolution of highly distributed and heterogeneous computing 
environments shaping the “edge-to-cloud” continuum,  as well as the trends towards 
highly disaggregated network services fostered  by the microservice and serverless 
models, are only some of the many drivers  of an unprecedented level of challenges 
in network service provisioning. They must be addressed by leveraging intelligence 
at all levels,  including network control and management, resource and service or-
chestration, dataplane computing & communication capabilities,  assisted/augmented 
user-network interaction, sustainable and environment-friendly deployment.

The conference will  foster discussion  about new ideas  and approaches for AI/ML-
assisted service orchestration,  as well as  enabling technologies  and mechanisms 
to respond to emerging pervasive data-driven networking  and processing, immersive 
connectivity, security and sustainability. This vision will enable  the conference 
to promote approaches and techniques beyond the current state of the art,  such as 
advances  of networks with data, control and management plane flexibility and pro-
grammability that  foster reliability,  optimality and efficiency for applications 
and services to address future society and business needs.

Prospective authors are invited to submit contributions presenting novel technical 
research, business studies in impact, or mechanisms and new technologies,  as well 
as broader position and visionary papers.  Contributions discussing lessons learnt 
and best practices, describing practical deployment and implementation experiences 
as well as demonstrating innovative use-cases are also encouraged.
Authors of selected papers accepted f or publication at ICIN 2024  will be invited 
to submit an  extended version of their paper  to IEEE Transactions on Network and 
Service Management (TNSM).

Areas of interest and topics include, but are not limited to:

- Intelligent network service management
	* Intelligent end-to-end service configuration
	* Intelligence and cooperation models across network segments
	* Intelligent resilience and robustness schemes
	* Cross-network intelligence and services trustworthiness enablers
	* Intelligent and flexible networks and services for high adaptability
	* Support of intelligent network service management by digital twins
	* Distributed intelligence in B5G/6G networks

- Compute continuum and intelligent softwarized networks evolution: 
    * Intelligent edge for vertical industries
    * Digital twins challenges
    * Automotive and vehicular networking, vehicular cloud services
    * Industrial networks and intelligent automation
    * Tactile Internet and precision networking
    * Functional decomposition and orchestration, service chaining
    * Protocols for ultra-low latency and ultra-high reliability
    * Fog, edge and multi-access computing and networking
    * Security, trust and privacy

- Enablers and services for intelligent wireless and mobile networks: 
    * Network and service architecture, protocols, application-network layer inter-
    * Scalability and multi-tenancy in beyond 5G and emerging networks
    * Green networking and efficient resource usage and service delivery 
    * Security, trust & privacy management in large systems and smart environments

- Network automation and orchestration architectures and protocols
    * Zero-touch network and service management and orchestration
    * Artificial intelligence for networks and networks for artificial intelligence
    * Orchestration of mobile and ephemeral resources, automated infrastructure 
    * Network data analytics, anomaly detection, and feature extraction
    * Autonomic and cognitive networking
    * Automated data, control, and management planes
    * Intent-based network management
    * Self-driving networks 
    * Network programmability   
    * Federated learning based applications
    * Automated QoS/QoE management
    * Orchestration of distributed cloud and network resources 
    * Security, societal, and legal aspects of network automation

- Technologies for innovation in clouds, Internet and networks
    * SDN, NFV, service function chaining,  function placement & network embedding
    * Cloud-native design applied to network planes
    * Serverless computing and FaaS
    * Application-aware networking
    * Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies in networking and network 
    * Advanced multimedia and real-time communications, QoE/QoS Assurance
    * Lightweight virtualization technologies, software and hardware acceleration
    * Energy-efficient software-defined infrastructures
    * Measurement, monitoring and telemetry
    * Time-sensitive and deterministic networking
    * Open-source projects and open standards

Submission Guidelines
ICIN 2024 solicits original, unpublished work, not currently under review by other 
conferences or journals.
Papers submitted ,to ICIN 2024 will be assessed based on originality, technical 
soundness, clarity and interest to a wide audience. 

Only  PDF Files  will be accepted  for review process.  All submissions  should be 
written in English following Two-Column IEEE Conference Format,  with a maximum of 
eight (8) pages (Full Papers) or (5) pages (Short Papers) including text, figures, 
and references. 

Papers should be submitted through EDAS at:

At least one author is required  to register at full rate  for the accepted papers 
to be presented at the conference and to appear in the conference proceedings.

Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs
Carmen Mas Machuca, Bundeswehr University Munich, Germany
Panagiotis Papadimitriou, University of Macedonia, Greece

General Co-Chairs
Prosper Chemouil, CNAM, France
Barbara Martini, Universitas Mercatorum, Italy



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