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[PVS] [Submission deadline extended: January 30] CFP Med-Hoc-Net2008: 7th IFIP Mediterranean Ad Hoc Networking Workshop




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                            CALL FOR PAPERS
        The 7th IFIP MEDITERRANEAN AD HOC NETWORKING Workshop
                          (Med-Hoc-Net 2008)

               June 23-27 2008, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
                     http://medhocnet08.uib.es

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Ad hoc networks have attracted the attention of the research
community in the last several years. Now that some of the
fundamental issues and challenges of ad hoc networking have
been clearly assessed, the focus is partially shifting to new
issues, which include application scenarios (road safety, disaster
recovery, sensors and actuators, etc.), autonomous organization
and operation, optimization and control, service creation and
support, middleware. Moreover, wireless MESH networking is
emerging as an "ad hoc spin-off" aimed at extending and integrating
the multi-hop paradigm with more traditional networking, which poses
new and exciting technical challenges.


Med-Hoc-Net 2008 is the major annual international workshop aiming
to serve as a platform for researchers and visionaries from academia,
research labs, and industry from all over the world. Sharing ideas,
views, results, and experiences in the field of wireless multi-hop
networking is what Med-Hoc-Net 2008 intends to be about. Anything
from theoretical and experimental achievements, to innovative ad hoc
systems, prototyping efforts, and case studies is of interest to the
Med-Hoc-Net community.


The papers solicited in Med-Hoc-Net 2008 cover a variety of topics
related to ad hoc and MESH networks, including but not limited to:

- Novel multi-hop wireless network architectures
- Routing algorithms and protocols
- MAC protocols, scheduling, power control and radio resource
     sharing
- Transport layer protocols for multi-hop networks
- Middleware for ad hoc networks
- Application driven architectures and protocols
- Sensor network applications and protocols
- Vehicular networks
- Integration of ad hoc networks with wireless access networks
- Implementations, testbeds, and prototypes
- Technology related issues (IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth, ZigBee,
     IEEE 802.16, IEEE 802.20, etc.)
- Self organization and network reconfiguration
- Optimization models and algorithms
- Resource and service discovery
- Call admission and traffic shaping policies for ad-hoc networks
- Use of advanced antenna technologies (MIMO, beam forming, etc.)
- QoS support
- Security and privacy

The members of program committee will referee all papers, and
accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings by
Springer Science-Business Media (SSBM) in LNCS or IFIP Series.
Submitted manuscripts must be formatted according to the SSBM IFIP
Series formats (URL: http://springer.com/series/6102).
Authors should submit a paper in English of up to 12 pages,
carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling.
Submitted papers should address original work not published or
under revision elsewhere. All submissions will be refereed by
experts in the field based on originality, significance, quality,
and clarity. Papers should be submitted in PDF format according to
the timetable below.


IMPORTANT DATES
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*** New deadline for full paper electronic submission: January 30, 2008 ***
*** Tutorial proposal submission: February 15, 2008 ***
       Paper notification of acceptance/rejection: February 29, 2008
       Camera ready submission of full papers: March 20, 2008
       Tutorial date: June 23 and/or June 24, 2008



Contact: Ramon PUIGJANER
Universitat de les Illes Balears
E-mail: medhocnet08@uib.es
Check our Web page at http://medhocnet08.uib.es for the latest
information concerning the conference


GENERAL CHAIR
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R. Puigjaner, Universitat de les Illes Balears, ES

PROGRAM CHAIR
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P. Cuenca, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, ES

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE CHAIR
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B. Serra, Universitat de les Illes Balears, ES

PUBLICITY CHAIR
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C. Guerrero, Universitat de les Illes Balears, ES

STEERING COMMITTEE
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I. F. Akyildiz, Georgia Institue of Technology, US
K. Al Agha, Université Paris-Sud, FR
M. Gerla, UCLA, US
F. Kamoun, ENSI, TN
G. Pau, UCLA, US
G. Pujolle, Université Paris 6, FR

PROGRAMME COMMITTEE
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O. Altintas, Toyota IT Center, JP
O. B. Akan, Middle East Tech. University, TR
A. Azcorra, Universidad Carlos III, ES
B. K. Bhargaya, Purdue University, US
C. Blondia, University of Antwerp, BE
A. Boukerche, University of Ottawa, CA
J. C. Cano, Universitat Politècnica València, ES
R. Cardell-Oliver, University of Western Australia, AU
M. Cesana, Politecnico di Milano, IT
T. Chahed, INT. Evry, FR
S. Chandran, MIMOS, MY
C. Chaudet, ENST, FR
M. Conti, CNR, IT
F. de Rango, Universita di Calabria, IT
C. Douligeris, University of Piraeus, GR
B. Dudourthial, UTC, FR
E. Ekici, Ohio State University, US
A. Farago, University of Texas, Dallas, US
L. Fratta, Politecnico Milano, IT
S. Galmés, Universitat de les Illes Balears, ES
J. García-Vidal, Universitat Poliècnica Catalunya, ES
A. Garrido, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, ES
I. Guerin-Lassous, INRIA, FR
G. Haring, Universität Wien, AT
S. Heemstra de Groot, Delft University of Technology, NL
H. Hellbrück, Universität Lübeck, DE
O. Koné, Université Paul Sabatier-IRIT, FR
H. Liu, University of Ottawa, CA
M. López, UAM-I, MX
M. Lenardi, Hitachi Europe, Sophia Antipolis Lab., FR
P. Lorenz, Université d'Haute Alsace, FR
M. Lott, Siemens AG, DE
P. Manzoni, Universitat Politècnica València, ES
C. Mascolo, University College London, UK
D. Meddour, France Telecom, FR
P. Minet, INRIA, FR
A. Murphy, Universita di Lugano, IT
S. Nikoletseas, CTI/University of Patras, GR
L. Orozco-Barbosa, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, ES
M. Pérez, Universidad Miguel Hernández, ES
E. Rosti, Universita di Milano, IT
P. Ruiz, Universidad de Murcia, ES
P. Santi, CNR, IT
B. Serra, Universitat Illes Balears, ES
D. Symplot-Ryl, Université de Lille, FR
V. Syrotiuk, Arizona State University, US
D. Turgut, University of Central Florida, US
J. Villalón, Universidad de Castilla La Mancha, ES
L. Villaseñor, CICESE, MX
T. Watteyne, France Telecom, FR
S. Weber, Trinity College Dublin, IE
J. Wozniak, Technical University of Gdansk, PL
H. Yomo, Aalborg University, DK