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:

Optical Communications and Networks topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:
Optical Networking Technologies

Optical Switching and Network Elements Optical Transmission Technologies Optical Passive Components Optical Active Components and Modules

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

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


Last updated: 25 Jan 06