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CFP : IEEE NOMS 2010 ("Towards Management of Future Networks and Services") - Osaka, Japan, 19-23 April 2010

12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2010)
		Osaka, Japan, 19-23 April 2010

		"Towards Management of Future Networks and Services"

		CALL FOR PAPERS - Extended deadline to 13 September 2009 (firm deadline)

The 12th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2010) will be held 19-23 April 2010 at the Osaka International Convention Center, Osaka, Japan. Held in even-numbered years since 1988, NOMS 2010 will follow the 22 years tradition of NOMS and IM as the primary IEEE Communications Society forum for technical exchange on network and service management focusing on research, development, integration, standards, service provisioning, and user communities. NOMS 2010 will present up-to-date approaches and technical solutions for novel management paradigms to deal with the new management issues in future infrastructures such as Web 2.0 or beyond service environments, cloud computing platforms, large-scale datacenters, and the Future Internet, as well targeting the conventional issues in large and complex services, systems, and networks.

NOMS 2010 will offer four types of sessions: technical, application, poster, and panel sessions. Technical sessions will present high-quality papers on the latest research results in the network operations and management area. Application sessions will include papers focusing on the experience in IT and telecommunications industries, such as service providers, OSS vendors, and equipment manufacturers. The scope here includes customer requirements, management system implementations, and business practices. Poster sessions provide an insight into work-in-progress. Panel sessions will focus on business implications, market trends, and emerging applications with panelists who are the technology and business leaders.

Please note: Papers accepted for NOMS 2010 will be included in the conference Proceedings, IEEE Xplore, and EI Index, with the exception that IEEE reserves the right to exclude any paper from distribution after the conference (e.g., removal from IEEE Xplore) if the paper is not presented at the conference. Papers that are removed from IEEE Xplore will not be available through the EI Index.

Authors are invited to submit papers that fall into or are related to the topic areas that are listed below. In addition, we invite submissions of proposals for technical panels, tutorials, workshops, and application session papers.

Network Management and Operational Experience
- Ad-hoc networks
- Wireless & mobile networks
- IP/MPLS networks
- LANs
- Optical networks
- Sensor networks
- Overlay networks
- P2P networks
- Broadband access networks
- Future Internet

Functional Areas
- Fault management
- Configuration management
- Accounting management
- Performance management
- Security management
- SLA management
- Event management
- Energy management

- Protocols
- Middleware
- Mobile agents
- Data, information, and semantic modeling

Service Management
- Multimedia service management
- Data service management
- Hosting
- Data centers
- Grids & cloud computing
- Virtualization
- Home networking

Management Approaches
- Centralized management
- Distributed management
- Autonomic and self-management
- Policy-based management

Methodologies for Network Operations and Management
- Control theory
- Optimization theory
- Economic theory
- Machine learning
- Probability, stochastic processes, queueing theory
- Design and simulation
- Experimental approaches
- Data mining
- Visualization
For submission procedures, visit http://www.ieee-noms.org/2010/

Important Dates
- Technical Paper Registration & Submission: 13 September 2009 (firm deadline)
- Notification of Acceptance: 8 November 2009
- Final Camera Ready Papers Due: 15 January 2010

General Co-Chairs
- Nobuo Fujii, NTT-AT, Japan (nobuo.fujii@ntt-at.co.jp )
- James Hong, POSTECH, Korea (jwkhong@postech.ac.kr)
TPC Co-Chairs
- Yoshiaki Kiriha, NICT, Japan (kiriha@nict.go.jp)
- Lisandro Granville, UFRGS, Brazil (granville@inf.ufrgs.br)
- Deep Medhi, University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA (dmedhi@umkc.edu)

Please address all inquiries to info@noms2010.org