Third Asian Himalayas International Conference on Internet AH-ICI2012
The Next Generation of Mobile, Wireless and Optical Communications Networks
Mobility, Home-consumer Communications and Health Networking, Electronic Commerce -Mobile Payment, Broadband access -Satellites

23th, 24th and 25th of November, 2012
Institute of Engineering IOE, Kathmandu, Nepal



Call for Papers and Information for Contributors

Contributions are invited on all topics concerning wireless and optical communications networks and components. We are soliciting original papers describing the state-of-the-art research and development in the areas of Wireless and Optical Communication and Networks, including, but not limited to the following topics:

  • Mobile Communications and Mobility
  • Wireless Communications and Networking
  • Optical Communications and Networking
  • Information and Communications Technologies
  • Simulation, Modeling and Analysis and Performance Evaluations
  • Network management and Services
  • Health Care and Home Networking
  • E- and M- Commerce
  • Satellite Communications Systems
  • Optical Passive and Active Components and Devices
  • Internet and IP Telephony and IPV6
  • Architectures, Devices and Security and Privacy
  • Nano-photonics and Bio-photonics
  • Ultra Wide Band UWB and RFID
  • Physical and Link Layers and Lower layers of Protocols
  • Higher Layers of Protocols, Application
  • WLAN and Mobile WIMAX, 3G and 4G Systems
  • Mobile Ad-Hoc and Sensor Mesh Networks
  • Quality of Service and Traffic Management and Characterization
  • MIMO and Beam Forming and OFDM
Optical Networking Technologies
  • Optical network planning, design and modelling
  • Optical access/metro networks
  • IP over optical networks
  • Network protection/restoration
  • Generalised multi-protocol label switching (GMPLS)
  • Planning and design tools for optical networks
  • QoS issues in optical networks
  • Routing and wavelength assignment
  • Multiple access technique and fairness control in optical LANs and MANs
Optical Switching and Network Elements
  • Photonic switching system architectures
  • Optical cross-connects and add-drop multiplexers
  • Optical IP routers
  • Photonic packet switching
  • Network signalling and monitoring techniques
  • Optical signal processing
  • Wavelength conversion techniques
Optical Transmission Technologies
  • WDM Ultra-long haul transmission systems
  • OTDM transmission systems
  • Soliton transmission systems
  • Transmission system experiments
  • Radio over fibre-optics
  • Optical interconnections
  • Optical interfaces and terminals
Optical Passive Components
  • Fiber-Bragg-grating-based devices
  • Fiber-grating dispersion compensators
  • Optical circulators and isolators
  • Optical waveguide-based devices
  • Fiber and waveguide filters
  • Microstructured waveguides and devices
  • Arrayed waveguide devices
  • Optical splitting and directional couplers
Optical Active Components and Modules
  • Optical modulators and switches
  • Semiconductor optical amplifiers
  • Semiconductor lasers and detectors
  • Fibre amplifiers and lasers
  • Raman and Brillouin amplifiers
  • Automatic gain control of optical amplifiers
  • Optical MEMS
  • Photonic integrated circuits/modules
  • Optical tunable filters
  • Optical logics and memories

Mobile and Wireless Communications topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:
1. Management
Resource and Information Management
Pricing and Billing Issues

2. Architecture
Convergence of Fixed and Mobile
Hybrid Communications System

3. Devices
Low-Power End-Devices and Wireless Communications

4. Security
Security in Mobile and Wireless Networks

5. QoS
Adaptive Quality of Service Provisioning
End-to-end Quality of Service

6. Mobility Support
Handoff Algorithms
IP and Mobility
Mobility and Connection Management in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks
Policy-based Mobility Management

7. Applications
Personal Communications
Location and Context Management
Smart Media
Mobile Code
Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks Applications

8. Access
Wireless IP
Wireless Multimedia Services
Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
Multiple Access Technology
Broadband Wireless Access

9. Networking
Wireless Personal Area Networks
Wireless Local Area Networks
Mobility and Nomadic Computing
Analysis and Simulation of Mobile Network Protocols
Home Networking
Mobile Ad-hoc Networks and the Internet
Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking Routing
Satellite Networks

10. INTERNET
Access and Broadband Technologies
Agent Technologies, Distributed Games
Hypertext and Hypermedia
Multimedia on the Web
Audio/Video/Voice Coding for Internet Service
Internet Security, Multicast
Virtual Private Networks
Web Navigation Strategies, Quality of Service
Scalability Aspects, Traffic Characterization

11. Information and Communications Technologies
IP Telephony and IPV6
Satellite Communications Systems for Mobile Planet
Security and Privacy
Multimedia Applications, QoS and Traffic Management
Sensor Mesh and Ad Hoc Networks
WLAN, Mobile WIMAX, 3G and 4G Systems
Multiple Antenna Systems- MIMO and Beam Forming and OFDM
Performance Analysis of Wireless Networks
Ultra-wideband (UWB) Communications Systems and RFID
Modeling and Analysis and Performance Evaluation of Networks
Control Theory and Practical Implementation of Communications Networks
Design of Algorithms and Decision Making of Large Distributed Communications Networks
Power Line Communications Applications and Development
State of the Art and Practice of M- and E-commerce and Web-based Information Systems
Peer-to-Peer Systems, Grids and Large-scale Distributed Systems
Applications of Wearable Systems in Consumers, Industrial, Medical, Educational, Military Environment
Use of Wearable Computers as Components to Support Collaborative Works