[e2e] IEEE LCN 2006 Call for Papers

Matthias Frank matthew at cs.uni-bonn.de
Wed Feb 8 02:43:30 PST 2006

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                           LCN 2006
               The 31st Annual IEEE Conference on
                 Local Computer Networks (LCN)

             Sponsored by the IEEE Computer Society
              with support from the University of
             South Florida College of Engineering.

                       Tampa, Florida
                     November 14-17, 2006

                       CALL FOR PAPERS

The IEEE LCN conference is the premier conference on the leading edge of
practical computer networking. LCN is a highly interactive conference that
enables an effective interchange of results and ideas among researchers, 
and product developers. During 31 years of this conference, major 
from high-speed local networks to the global Internet to specialized sensor
networks have been reported at this conference. We encourage you to submit
original papers describing research results or practical solutions in 
edge topics. Paper topics include, but are not limited to:

Ad hoc networks                   Adaptive applications
Ambient networks                  Congestion control
Embedded networks                 Location-dependent services
High-speed access networks        Mobility management
Home and SOHO networks            Multimedia communication
Local area networks               Network management
Optical networks                  Network reliability and security
Overlay networks                  Network traffic characterization
Peer-to-peer networks             Performance evaluation
Personal and wearable networks    Performance measurement and tuning
Sensor networks                   Quality-of-Service
Storage area networks             Traffic shaping and control
Wireless networks                 Ubiquitous networking

Authors are invited to submit full or short papers for presentation at the
conference. Full papers (no more than 8 camera-ready pages, 10 pt font 
format) should present novel perspectives within the general scope of the
conference. Short papers are an opportunity to present preliminary or 
results and are limited to 2 camera-ready pages in length. Short papers 
will be
presented in a poster format and are published in the proceedings. All 
must include title, complete contact information for all authors, 
abstract, and
keywords on the cover page. The corresponding author must be clearly 

Papers must be submitted electronically in PDF. All submission 
instructions will
be posted on the the conference website.  Please direct your questions 
to the
program co-chairs, Ken Christensen <christen at csee.usf.edu> and Matthias 
<matthew at cs.bonn.edu>.

Paper submission deadline:     May 12, 2006
Notification of acceptance:    July 31, 2006
Camera-ready paper due:        August 25, 2006
Author registration by:        August 25, 2006

A number of workshops will be co-located with the conference. Workshop 
will be published in the main proceedings. Information on workshops, 
deadlines and all other details will be posted on the conference web site.

General Chair:
- Hossam Hassanein, Queens University
Program Chair:
- Ken Christensen, University of South Florida
Program Co-Chair:
- Matthias Frank, University of Bonn
Finance Chair:
- Frank Huebner, AT&T Labs
Local Arrangements Chair:
- Miguel Labrador, University of South Florida
Workshops Chair:
- Mohamed Younis, University of Maryland, BC
Publication Chair:
- Ehab Elmallah, University of Alberta
Publicity Chair:
- Chun Tung Chou, University of New South Wales
Corporate Relations Chair:
- Tom Pfeifer, TSSG, Waterford IT, Ireland
International Advisor:
- Burkhard Stiller, University of Zurich and ETH Zurich
- Gary Kessler, Champlain College

Standing Committee:
- Joe Bumblis, BAE Systems
- Gary Kessler, Champlain College
- Peter Martini, University of Bonn
- Howard Salwen, Audeon Networks
- Tim Strayer, BBN

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