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Call for Doctoral Symposium
ICDCN 2022 will host a Doctoral Symposium to encourage Ph.D. students to present and discuss their research with peers in their fields. This symposium is best suited for students who already have a plan outlined for their dissertation in the broad areas of Distributed Computing and Computer Networking. The symposium will provide an opportunity for students to obtain helpful feedback on their research from academics and practitioners from leading universities and industries.
Ph.D. students working in the following areas can submit their research proposals for this symposium.
5G and Next Generation Networks and Services
Ad-hoc, Sensor, PAN and Mesh Networks
Backscatter and Ultra-low Power Networks
Blockchains in Distributed Computing and Networking
Cloud Computing and Big Data Processing
Distributed Algorithms: Design, Analysis, and Complexity
Distributed Embedded Systems
Distributed Operating Systems and Database Systems
Distributed Quantum Computing
Edge Computing and Mobile Offloading
Fault-tolerance, Reliability, and Availability of Distributed Systems
Internet of Things and Cyber Physical Systems
Internetworking Protocols & Internet Applications
Machine Learning in Distributed Computing and Networking
Mobile Crowdsensing and Social Networks
Network Function Virtualization and Software Defined Networking
Overlay and Peer-to-peer Networking and Services
Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Pricing and Network Economics
Scalable Distributed Systems
Security, Privacy and Game Theory in Distributed Computing and
Self-organization, Self-stabilization, and Autonomic Computing
UAV Networks and Mobile Robots
Vehicular Networks, Smart Grids and Smart City Applications
Those who are enrolled as a full-time student in a Ph.D. program at any university as on date of submission of the proposal are eligible. Ph.D. students with a well formulated problem and initial technical approach/results are particularly encouraged to apply as they would benefit from the feedback from the symposium. Although this forum is primarily targeted towards Ph.D. students, BS and MS students who have formulated a research project and obtained some good results will also be considered and hence are encouraged to apply.
Submissions to the Doctoral Symposium should must include the following:
Research paper (1-2 pages)
Curriculum Vitae (1 page)
A submitted paper must not exceed 2-pages, including references, in the standard ACM format available here. A research paper must include a clear problem statement of the research, technical approaches for the problem, the novelty of the problem and/or the approaches, and the results obtained so far. The student author should be clearly indicated, and the advisor(s) should be listed as co-authors. Curriculum Vitae must contain the participant's name, affiliation, advisor's name, theme of research, degrees obtained so far, current status in their degree, and expected graduation date. All papers must be submitted in a PDF format through EasyChair.
All submissions will be reviewed, and the primary student author of the proposals that are accepted will have the opportunity to give an oral presentation (10-20 minutes) at ICDCN. No-show without approval from chairs is not allowed, and will lead to the submission being withdrawn from the proceedings. The accepted submissions will be included in the ICDCN proceedings as a 2-page extended abstract.
ICDCN will waive the registration fee for all students who will give a talk in the doctoral symposium.
Submission Deadline: September 7, 2021
Acceptance Notification: October 5, 2021
Camera-Ready Submission: October 15, 2021
Event Date: TBD. (One day during January 4-7, 2022)
Nabendu Chaki, Calcutta University, India
Partha Sarathi Mandal, IIT Guwahati, India
Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou, University of New Mexico, USA
psm [at] iitg.ac.in (Partha Sarathi Mandal)
eirini [at] unm.edu (Eirini Eleni Tsiropoulou)
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Hari Prabhat Gupta (IIT (BHU) Varanasi)
Barun Gorain (Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai)
Kaushik Mondal (Indian Institute of Technology Ropar)
Debasish Pattanayak (Luiss Guido Carli, Rome, Italy)
Supantha Pandit (Dhirubhai Ambani Institute of Information and Communication Technology, India)
Ashok Singh Sairam (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
Sasthi C. Ghosh (Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata)
Arindam Karmakar (Tezpur University, India)
Indrajit Banerjee (Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, India)
Buddhadeb Sau (Jadavpur University)
Sushanta Karmakar (Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati)
Symeon Papavassiliou (National Technical University of Athens)
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