IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications
14-16 November 2018 – Guadalajara, Mexico

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TOPICS

We invite authors to submit original, unpublished research papers focused on (but not limited to) the following topics of interest:

NETWORKING
– Networking for Cloud Computing
– Mobile Cloud Computing and Mobile Edge Computing
– Communications for Smart grid
– Peer-to-Peer networking
– Social Networks
– Network Functions Virtualization
– Software Define Network
– Big Data Management
– Content-oriented Infrastructures
– Smart Cities and Urban Computing Networking
– Vehicular Networks
– Delay-Tolerant Networking
– Communications for IoT and enabling infrastructures (Fog/edge)
– Next Generation Networks

COMMUNICATION SERVICES
– Emergency Communications
– Broadcast services (Digital TV, HDTV, IPTV, etc.)
– Multimedia Services and Applications
– Service Security and Privacy
– Services for disaster situations and humanitarian services
– Location-based Information Systems
– Communications for Intelligent Transport Systems
– Social Networks
– E-Health, E-Governance, E-Transportation, E-Agriculture, etc.

OPTICAL NETWORKS
– Elastic networks
– Access networks
– Optical communications
– Optical & wireless convergence
– Photonics

COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS AND SIGNAL PROCESSING
– Communication Theory
– Power Line Communications
– Radio Communications
– Satellite & Space Communications
– Signal Processing & Communications Electronics
– Data storage
– Transmission, access and optical system
– Cross-layer design

WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS AND NETWORKING
– Internet of Things and applications (Smart Cities, Agriculture, eHealth, Industry 4.0, etc.)
– 5G Communications and Networking
– Device-to-Device / Machine-to-Machine Communications
– Smart Grids
– Non Orthogonal Multiple Access
– mmWave and VLC communications
– Cognitive networks
– Cross-layer design
– Ad Hoc, sensor, mesh and access networks
– Radio, Satellite and space communications
– Software Defined Networking and Network functions virtualization
– Cloud and Fog Computing and Networking

SUSTAINABLE COMMUNICATIONS AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY
– Green wireless and fixed-line communications
– Energy-efficient protocols and networks
– Green Data Centers and Cloud Networking
– Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Networks
– Smart Grid communications
– Trials and experiences of operators

COMMUNICATION QOS, RELIABILITY AND PERFORMANCE MODELING
– Communications systems integration and modeling
– Performance evaluation and Design
– Reliability of systems and networks
– Traffic engineering and traffic theory
– Traffic characterization and measurements
– Quality of Experience and Quality of Service

ENABLING TECHNOLOGIES
– Network management
– Switching and Routing
– Internet protocols
– Communications protocols
– Communications and information security


IMPORTANT DEADLINES
  • Submission of full papers: August 21st, 2018 August 28st, 2018 (HARD DEADLINE)
  • Submission of tutorial proposals: July 31st, 2018 August 21st, 2018 (EXTENDED)
  • Notification of acceptance: September 30th, 2018
  • Submission of camera-ready papers: October 15th, 2018

PAPER SUBMISSION

Papers must be written in English, unpublished and not submitted elsewhere. Full papers must be formatted as the standard IEEE double-column conference template and submitted exclusively in PDF on JEMS (https://jems.sbc.org.br) at the IEEE LATINCOM 2018 page. Maximum 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE LATINCOM 2018 Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore® as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

Further guidelines for paper preparation and submission are given in the Submission Guidelines tab at the right of this page.


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JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUES

Authors of the best papers presented at the conference will be invited to submit extended versions of their manuscripts to the following journals:


CALL FOR TUTORIAL PROPOSALS

Proposals are invited for half-/full-day tutorials on topics of interest of the conference. Proposals must be submitted by e-mail to the Tutorial Chair, Dr. Luis Rizo, lrizo@iteso.mx, including title, abstract, full contact information, introduction to the subject, preferred length, past history, biography of the lecturer, and the detailed outline.