[MMB] Call for Papers - QShine 2004 - 18-20/10/2004 Dallas, Texas, USA

Prof Mirela Sechi Moretti Annoni Notare mirela at barddal.br
Sun Mar 14 22:53:09 MET 2004


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                              Call for Papers

QShine 2004 - First International Conference on Quality of Service in
Heterogeneous Wired/Wireless Networks
18-20/10/2004 Dallas, Texas, USA    http://qshine.org/

Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE COMSOC TCCC, IEEE Dallas Chapter, and ACM.
(*Approval pending on ACM)

Scope
Recent technological developments in broadband high-speed networks,
peer-to-peer networks,
wireless and mobile networks, and grid computing have led to newer
challenging problems,
such as providing QoS support to the emerging high-speed internet and
multimedia applications
across both wired and wireless networks.

This conference will focus on all aspects of QoS support for heterogeneous
wired and wireless networks.
Papers addressing cross-layer design on QoS support for both wired and
wireless networks are strongly encouraged.
It will serve as a forum for researchers from both academia and industry for
presenting recent research results
in QoS issues for both wired and wireless networks.

The conference features prominent invited speakers as well as papers by top
researchers in the field.
Please join us in Dallas for QShine 2004!

Authors are encouraged to submit both theoretical and practical results of
significance.
The scope of the conference includes, but is not limited to:
QoS in wireless local area networks
QoS in sensor networks and wireless ad-hoc networks
QoS support and mobility management in wireless Internet
QoS in wireless and mobile multimedia
QoS provisioning in mobile IP and IPv6
Scheduling policies for wireless networks
QoS in current and emerging cellular and satellite networks
Differentiated service in wireless multimedia networks
QoS in broadband high-speed networks
QoS in optical networks
QoS support for Internet applications
QoS across heterogeneous link technologies
Middleware support for QoS provision
Policy-based QoS differentiation
Interactive broadband television, gaming, and video distribution
Variable and adaptive QoS
QoS modeling and measurement
QoS routing, resource management, and admission control
QoS pricing and billing
QoS architectures, protocols, and systems
QoS in web systems and storage systems
QoS specification, metrics, and analysis
QoS in peer-to-peer networks, grid and application-layer overlay networks
Security aspects of QoS systems

Publication
Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings.
Papers of particular merit will be proposed for publication in ACM / Kluwer
Wireless Networks (WINET).

Submission Guidelines
Papers should not exceed 20 pages, must be unpublished and must not be
submitted for publication elsewhere.
All submissions should be sent electronically in Postscript or Adobe PDF
format.
Electronic submission instructions will be available at submission
instructions.

Important Dates
Submission Deadline: May 28th, 2004
Notification of Acceptance: July 26th, 2004
Camera-ready Manuscripts due: August 20th, 2004
Conference Dates: October 18-20, 2004

Technical Program Committee
Co-Chairs Jorge Cobb (Univ. of Texas at Dallas) and Shigang Chen (Univ. of
Florida)
Sudhir AggarwalFlorida State University
Giuseppe BianchiUniversity of Roma Tor Vergata, Italy
Gregor V. BochmanUniversity of Ottawa, Canada
Luciano BononiUniversity of Bologna, Italy
Andrew CampellColumbia
Guohong CaoPenn State University
Xiuzhen ChengGeorge Washington University
Sunghun ChoiNational Seoul University
S. K. DasUT Arlington
Ehab ElmallahUniversity of Alberta, Canada
Alois FerschaUniversity of Linz, Austria
Mohsen GuizaniWestern Michigan University
Zhu HanUniversity of Maryland at College Park
Hossam HassaneinQueens Univ CA
Jennifer HouUIUC
Bo LiHKUST Hong Kong
Baochun LiUniversity of Toronto
Wei LiUniversity of Toledo
Yibei LingTelcordia
Jiangchuan LiuChinese University of Hong Kong
Mingyan LiuUniversity Michigan at Ann Arbor
Songwu LuUCLA
King-Shan LuiHong Kong Univ
Jelena MisicUniversity of Manitoba, Canada
Klara NahrstedtUUIC
Sotiris NikoletseasComputer Technology Institute, Greece
M. NotareBarddal Univ. Brazil
Stephan OlariuOld Dominion University
Mohamed Ould-Khaoua University of Glasgow, UK
Kihong ParkPurdue
Chunming QiaoSUNY at Buffalo
Sherman ShenUniversity of Waterloo, Canada
Violet SyrotiukArizona State University
Terry ToddMcMaster Univ., Canada
Dapeng WuUniversity of Florida
Hongyi WuUniversity of Louisiana at Lafayette
Jie WuFlorida Atlantic University
Geoffrey XieNaval Post Graduate School
Qian ZhangMicrosoft Research Asia
Albert ZomayaUniversity of Sydney, Australia

Organizing Committee

General Chair:
Azzedine Boukerche - Canada Research Chair in Mobile Computing and
Networking, University of Ottawa, Canada

Vice Chair:
Michael Fang - University of Florida, USA

 Technical Program Co-Chairs
Jorge Cobb - University of Texas at Dallas, USA
Shigang Chen - University of Florida, USA

Steering Committee Chair:
Imrich Chlamtac - University of Texas at Dallas, USA

Publicity Co-Chairs:
Mirela Sechi M. Annoni Notare - Barddal University, Brazil
Thomas Hou - Virginia Tech, USA

Local Chair & Finance ChairHua Zhu
University of Texas at Dallas, USA
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