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CFP: International Workshop on The Internet of the Future" (Eunice'09), Barcelona, Spain, September 7 - 9, 2009




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PRELIMINARY CALL-FOR-PAPERS
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15th Eunice International Workshop
"The Internet of the Future"
September 7 - 9, 2009, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
http://nets.upf.edu/eunice09
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Ten years ago, the 5th edition of the Eunice workshop took place in
Barcelona with the motto "Broadband for all". This year, with the
broadband promise already fulfilled in the city, the international
workshop comes back to Barcelona in its 15th edition focused on "The
Internet of the future".

The Internet is shaping the twenty-first century information society. It
has deeply transformed the way we learn, work and interact. All kinds of
institutions, from universities to businesses, have been shaken by the
wave of digital innovation. Leisure and social networks also have their
place in the virtual world, and the younger generations cannot imagine a
time when they could not be in permanent contact with friends around the
globe, interchanging messages and multimedia content. The challenge of
classifying, ranking and interpreting the massive amounts of information
that are being generated is breathtaking. Furthermore, the Internet is
moving beyond the computer to reach the mobile phones, smart gadgets and
sensor networks. The pervasiveness of the Internet had fundamentally
changed existing business models, and the business models themselves are
driving the evolution of the Internet. In this scenario of relentless
change, our aim is to foresee and design the networks and applications
of the future.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to:

Future Internet Architectures and Mobility:
  - Evolution of current IP-based architectures
  - Disruptive proposals for Internet upcoming architectures
  - Next Generation Networks Security and Management
  - IP Mobility issues

Web-based applications and contents:
  - New applications and services for social communities
  - Search and mining advances in the future Internet
  - Network vs. contents: neutrality issues
  - Location-based services

Multimedia Services:
  - Massive multimedia and video content deployment
  - Image and video processing
  - Networked video gaming
  - Skinning user interfaces

Traffic Engineering for Internet:
  - Performance evaluation
  - Traffic measurements and modeling
  - Network Modeling and Simulation
  - Testbeds and Experimental Research.

Pervasive Wireless Networks and Protocols
  - QoS and radio resource management.
  - MIMO and smart antennas.
  - Novel MAC and routing protocols for cognitive, adaptive and
reconfigurable networks.
  - Cross-Layer design.

Fixed and Optical Networks:
  - Optical end-to-end transport
  - New Switching and routing paradigms
  - Self-configuring optical networks
  - Next Generation Access networks

Future Internet Regulatory and business issues:
  - Business models for web 2.0 technologies
  - Impact of Internet upon society and SMEs
  - Network Neutrality
  - NGA: the future of regulation

Venue: The international workshop will take place in the burgeoning 22@
innovation district in Barcelona. Its centric location, combined with
the high density of universities, research institutes and
technology-oriented companies, makes this the ideal spot for the event.
The neighborhood has nice promenades and beaches to relax after
technical sessions and it is also one of the main clubbing areas in the
city.

Address: Roc Boronat 138. 08018 Barcelona.

Papers accepted for oral presentation will be included in the workshop
proceedings. The recommended length is 8 pages and papers longer than 10
pages will not be considered for review. Camera ready versions must
comply with the LNCS Authors Instructions that can be found at:
http://www.springer.de/comp/lncs/authors.html

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Tentative time line:
30th of March: Full paper submission
30th of April: Accept notifications
Late May: Camera-ready
September 7-9: Eunice International Workshop
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Chairs:
Miquel Oliver (Universitat Pompeu Fabra)
Sebastia Sallent (Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya)

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TPC Members ("C" means already confirmed)

C   * Finn Arve Aagesen, U. of Trondheim, Norway
C   * Sebastian Abeck, U. Karlsruhe, Germany
    * Arturo Azcorra, U. Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
    * Rolv Braek, U. of Trondheim, Norway
    * Carlos Delgado Kloos, U. Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
    * Jörg Eberspächer, Technical U. of Munich, Germany
    * Olivier Festor, INRIA Nancy, France
    * Maurice Gagnaire, TELECOM ParisTech, France
C   * Annie Gravey, TELECOM Bretagne, France
C   * Edit Halász, Budapest U. of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    * Jarmo Harju, Tampere U. of Technology, Finland
    * Tamas Henk, Budapest U. of Technology and Economics, Hungary
C   * Yvon Kermarrec, TELECOM Bretagne, France
    * Martin Köhn, U. of Stuttgart, Germany
    * Paul Kühn, U. of Stuttgart, Germany
C   * Xavier Lagrange, TELECOM Bretagne, France
C   * David Larrabeiti-López, U. Carlos III of Madrid, Spain
    * Ralf Lehnert, TU Dresden, Germany
    * Maryline Maknavicius-Laurent, TELECOM SudParis, France
C   * Maurizio Munafò, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
    * Elie Najm, TELECOM ParisTech, France
C   * Aiko Pras, U. Twente, NL
    * David Ros, TELECOM Bretagne, France
    * Gwendal Simon, TELECOM Bretagne, France
    * Marten van Sinderen, U. Twente, NL
C   * Burkhard Stiller, U. of Zurich, Switzerland
    * Robert Szabo, Budapest U. of Technology and Economics, Hungary
    * Samir Tohmé, U. de Versailles St Quentin, France
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Confirmed keynote speaker: Angel Lozano

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         15th Eunice International Workshop
            "The Internet of the Future"
   September 7 - 9, 2009, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain
            http://nets.upf.edu/eunice09
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