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
Mobile Planet
Game Theory and its Application
Wireless Communications and Networking
Cognitive Green Radio Communications
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
Bio-Engineering
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
Peer-to-peer and Machine-to-Machine communications
Quality of Service and Traffic Management and Characterization
MIMO and Beam Forming and OFDM
Dynamic Spectrum Access Networks
Military Application of Communications and Information Security
Intelligent Transportation Systems
Internet Applications
Application of Information and Communications Technologies
Cloud Computing
Smart Grid Communications, high/low power transmission
Design of Smart Cities and social networking
Optical Fiber Sensing Technologies
New concepts of optical fiber sensing
Fiber grating sensors
Fiber-optic interferometric sensors
Distributed sensors
Tapered fiber sensor
Micro-structured fiber-optic sensors
Fiber-optic physical and mechanical sensors
Fiber-optic chemical and medical sensors
Multiplexing and networks of optical fiber sensors

Optical Networking
Network planning
Design and modeling, access/metro networks
IP over WDM networks, protection/restoration
GMPLS
QoS issues
Routing and wavelength assignment
Multiple access techniques
Fairness control in optical LANs and MANs

Optical Switching and Network Elements
Photonic switching systems
Optical cross-connects and add-drop multiplexers
Optical IP routers
Photonic packet switching
Monitoring techniques
Optical signal processing
Wavelength conversion
Optical interfaces and terminals
Optical interconnections
Optical fiber and cables

Optical Transmission
WDM transmission systems
Transmission subsystems
Transmission impairments mitigation
Ultrahigh bit rate transmission systems
Nonlinear systems
Optical regeneration
Radio over fiber
Short-haul and optical backplane subsystems
Optical electronic signal processing for subsystem impairment mitigation
Optical Channel Monitoring
Advanced Modulation Formats and Error Correction
Optical Wireless

Optical Active Components and Modules
Optical modulators and switches
Semiconductor optical amplifiers
Semiconductor lasers and detectors
Fiber amplifiers and lasers
Raman and Brillouin amplifiers
Optical MEMS
Photonic integrated circuits/modules
VCSELs

Optical Passive Components
Fiber-based devices
Dispersion compensators
Optical tunable filters
Optical circulators and isolators
Optical waveguide-based devices
Fiber and waveguide filters
Microstructured waveguides and devices
Arrayed waveguide devices
Optical splitting and directional couplers
Photonic crystal fibers

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 IP V6
    Satellite Communications Systems for Mobile Planet
    Security and Privacy
    Multimedia Applications, QoS and Traffic Management
    Sensor Mesh and Ad Hoc Networks
    WLAN, Mobile WIMAX, Femtocells, 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