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                                Call for Papers
 LCN 2018 - The 43rd Annual IEEE Conference on Local Computer Networks (LCN)

Paper registration: April 2, 2018

October 1-4, 2018

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 42
years, major developments from high-speed networks to the global Internet
to specialized sensor networks have been reported at this conference.
Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
* Personal and wearable networks
* Wireless ad hoc & sensor networks
* Information-centric networking
* Embedded networks
* Opportunistic networking
* Delay-tolerant networks
* Cognitive radio networks
* Vehicular networks
* Smart Grid communications
* 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
* Big Data Networking
* Cloud computing and networking
* Software Defined Networking and Network Function Virtualization
* 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 traffic characterization and measurements
* Network management, reliability and QoS
* Performance evaluation of networks
* Testbeds for network experiments
* Network coding
* Optical and high-speed access networks
* E-Health networking

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unpublished work, not currently under review by another conference,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, 10 pt 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 (Full:
https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=24449&track=893059305, Short:
https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=24449&track=89306) and submitted in
PDF format.
Detailed submission instructions are available at the conference website.

Direct your questions to the Program Chairs
* Soumaya Cherkaoui<Soumaya.Cherkaoui@usherbrooke.ca>

* Karl Andersson <karl.andersson@ltu.se>

## Demonstrations

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
(https://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=24453&track=89310 ).

## Important dates

* Paper registration:           April 2, 2018
* Paper submission:           April 16, 2018
* Notification of acceptance:   July 2, 2018
* Final paper:                  Aug. 6, 2018
* Demonstration proposal:       July 5, 2018

## Organizing Committee

### General Chair

Kemal Akkaya, Florida International University, USA

### Program Chair
Soumaya Cherkaoui, Université Sherbrooke, Canada

### Program Co-Chair
Karl Andersson, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

### Publications Chair
Fadi Al-Turjman, Middle East Technical University, Turkey

### Workshops Chair
Hwee-Pink Tan, Singapore Management University, Singapore

### Demonstrations Chair
Kyong Jin Shim, Singapore Management University, Singapore

### Local Arrangements Chair

Katrin Reitsma Motorola Solutions, USA

### Finance Chair
Frank Huebner, IEEE Computer Society Volunteer, USA

### Corporate Relations Chair
Suleyman Uludag Univ. of Michigan Flint, USA

### Government & Student Grants Chair

Adel Ben Mnaouer, Canadian University of Dubai, UAE

### Publicity Chair

Eyuphan Bulut Virginia Commonwealth Univ., USA

### Webmaster
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

* Salil Kanhere, Univ. of New South Wales, Australia
* Gary Kessler, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA

* Burkhard Stiller, University of Zürich + ETH, Switzerland

* Tim Strayer, BBN, USA

* Jens Töelle, Univ. of Bonn, Germany
* Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA

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