[Ndn-interest] Deadline extended: ACM ICN 2018 (Boston, MA, Sept. 21-23, 2018)

Jussi Kangasharju jussi.kangasharju at cs.helsinki.fi
Mon May 7 04:13:25 PDT 2018

Due to requests for extension, the TPC chairs have decided to extend the deadline (abstract/paper) to Sunday May 13th (strict deadline). Please take careful note of the submission policies and formatting instructions at https://conferences.sigcomm.org/acm-icn/2018/submissions.php.

Best regards,
Jussi and Jay (TPC co-chairs)

On 30 April 2018 at 17:36:08, Lan Wang (lanwang) (lanwang at memphis.edu) wrote:
> Registration deadline is tomorrow.
> ACM Conference on Information-Centric Networking 2018
> Call for Papers
> The 5th ACM conference on Information Centric Networking (ICN 2018) will be held in Boston,  
> MA, USA, Friday through Sunday, September 21-23, 2018. We are inviting submissions  
> that describe significant research contributions to ICN as broadly defined. The fundamental  
> concept in Information Centric Networking (ICN) is to provide the ability to access  
> named information as a principal service offered by the network, evolving the Internet  
> from today’s host based packet delivery towards directly retrieving information objects  
> and invoking services by name in a secure, resilient, scalable, and efficient way. These  
> architectural design efforts aim to address the challenges that arise from the increasing  
> demands from accessing cloud resources, from accelerated growth of mobile devices  
> and edge computing, from wide deployment of Internet-of-things (IoT), and from the  
> need to secure the global Internet. Papers pertaining to these and/or related fields  
> are specifically encouraged.
> ACM ICN 2018 will be a single track conference focusing on current ICN research topics,  
> featuring paper presentations, posters, and demonstrations.
> Topics of Interest
> • Use of ICN for both legacy problems and novel use cases, including but not limited to:  
> • Name-based access to fog/edge computing resources as well as to cloud services
> • Device and content mobility
> • IoT and CPS (e.g., industrial IoT, smart city, smart homes, vehicular communications)  
> • Network layer, mobility and architecture:
> • Comparison of architectures, ICN styles and semantics
> • Interdependency of namespace design, routing, and resource control
> • ICN support for ad hoc and direct peer-to-peer communication
> • ICN for high-speed networking
> • Security:
> • Privacy, both generally and especially its interaction with caching
> • Trust management and access control
> • IoT and CPS-specific security considerations
> • Application layer, Evaluations and Testbeds:
> • ICN and application-layer messaging and stream processing frameworks (e.g., Kafka,  
> Flink, QUIC)
> • APIs for transport, other higher-level abstractions, and their assessment
> • Experience from implementation, testbeds, and tools
> • Critical analysis of previous research in ICN, including reproducibility studies  
> • Methodology and metrics
> • Translational Research:
> • Deployments of ICN
> • ICN for distributed computation, cloud-based services, edge computing, database  
> queries, big data manipulation as well as ICN-mediated sensor/actuator control loops  
> • ICN and in-network computation (e.g., NFN and related approaches)
> • ICN and SDN interactions
> • ICN-inspired applications and systems
> • Operations:
> • Business and Economic models and their effects on deployability
> • Management of ICN networks and systems
> • Caching and its interaction with I/O performance
> • Scalability analysis
> • Traffic Engineering
> • Implementation challenges and experiences
> • Line speed caching
> • Routing scalability
> • Congestion control
> • Zero configuration ICN
> Submission Details
> Full-papers can be up to 10 pages in length (excluding references), following the ACM  
> SIGCOMM format, and should convey results of mature research. Short-papers can be up  
> to 6 pages in length (excluding references): This format is suitable for less mature  
> workshop-oriented work not ready for a full submission and for thought-provoking position  
> papers. Submissions exceeding the 6 pages length will be considered as full-papers.  
> Papers with doctoral students as first authors are particularly encouraged. Note that  
> in order to ensure adequate citation of related work, extra pages of references are allowed  
> (and encouraged).
> Submissions will be reviewed (single-blind review process) and evaluated on the basis  
> of originality, importance of contribution, soundness, evaluation, quality of presentation  
> and appropriate comparison to related work. The program committee as a whole will make  
> final decisions about which submissions to accept for presentation at the conference.  
> A “best paper award” will be attributed from the program committee to one among the accepted  
> papers in each of the Full paper and Short paper categories. The program committee may  
> invite authors of non-accepted papers to present their work with a poster accompanied  
> by a 2-page extended abstract. Please note that ACM ICN 2018 also has a specific call for  
> posters, demos, tutorials, and panel sessions.
> To submit abstracts and papers to the ICN 2018 conference, first carefully read the submission  
> policies, the conflicts of interest, and the formatting requirements specified on  
> https://conferences.sigcomm.org/acm-icn/2018/submissions.php.
> Submissions can be made through HotCRP: please go to the ICN 2018 Submission Site at https://icn18.hotcrp.com/.  
> Submission Instructions
> • Register your paper by May 1, 2018 on the paper submission site. Submit your paper by  
> May 8, 2018. Be sure to finalize your paper on the paper submission site to make it available  
> for review.
> • A separate call for posters and demos will be published at a later time.
> This is a hard deadline, and no extensions will be given.
> We use different submission sites for full papers and poster/demo abstracts.
> If your paper is accepted, we will provide further information for the camera-ready  
> version.
> If you have any questions about submitting papers to ICN 2018, or encounter problems  
> with the paper submission site, contact the TPC chairs (https://conferences.sigcomm.org/acm-icn/2018/prog-committee.php)  
> well before the deadline.
> Important Dates
> · May 1, 2018 Paper Registration Deadline (Long and Short) (HARD DEADLINE)
> · May 8, 2018 Paper Submission Deadline (Long and Short) (HARD DEADLINE)
> · July 18, 2018 Acceptance Notification
> · August 21, 2018 Camera Ready Due
> · September 21-23, 2018 Conference
> Lan
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> Lan Wang
> Professor & Chair
> Department of Computer Science
> University of Memphis
> Memphis, TN 38152
> Phone: 901-678-1643
> URL: http://www.cs.memphis.edu/~lanwang
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