Internet of Things, Networking, and Embedded Systems (INES)

Topics include, but not limited to the following:

  • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Architectures for IoT (IPv4, IPv6, 6LoWPAN, RPL. 6TONon-IP, 6lo,..)
    • End to End / Machine to Machine (M2M) protocols for IoT
    • Web of Things and Semantic technologies for devices and services
    • Experiences with Open Platforms and hardware within IoT
    • Crowd-sourcing and opportunistic IoT
    • User-oriented, context-aware IoT services
    • Routing and Control Protocols for the IoT
    • Mobility, Localization, and Management Aspects of the IoT
    • Indexing, naming, and addressing the Internet of Things
    • Information-Centric IoT Networking
    • new Smart-*: Home, factories, cities, grid, agriculture, environment, harbors, logistic, etc
    • IoT standards and Social issues
    • RFID systems, technologies, and protocols
    • Integrated RFID-Wireless Sensor Networks
  • Data Center Networks
    • Data Center Network Management, Reliability, Optimization
    • Distributed Data Center Architectures and Services, IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
    • Virtual Ethernet Switching, Data Center Bridging
    • Energy-Efficient Datacenters and Networks
  • Wireless and  Mobile Networks
    • Novel paradigms, architectures and operation models
    • Body Area sensor networks
    • Multihop Wireless mesh and community networks
    • Pervasive and wearable computing
    • Vehicular ad hoc networks
    • Self-organization and autonomic networking
    • MAC protocols for ad-hoc and sensor networks
    • Standardization activities for ad-hoc and sensor networks
    • Wireless sensor and actuator networks
    • New  applications of ad-hoc and sensor networks
    • Energy saving and power control protocols
    • Scheduling and resource management algorithms
    • Location and context aware techniques and services
    • Deployment and coverage analysis of sensor networks
    • Fault-tolerance and traffic reliability issues
    • Performance evaluation and modeling
    • Experimental prototypes and testbeds
    • Simulation methodologies and tools  
    • Integrated simulation and measurement based evaluation  
  • Virtualized Network Functions (VNFs) and Software-Defined Networks (SDN)
    •  SDN architectures, application programming interfaces, protocols, and programming languages
    • Design of SDN-based forwarding elements (switch/router, optical, wireless, gateways, etc.)
    • NFV Infrastructure architectures including Hardware acceleration technologies
    • Applications enabled by NFV and SDN networks.
    • Commercial and economic models and implications for NFV and SDN ecosystems
    • Control plane architectures and network operating systems in NFV and SDN infrastructures
  • Optical Networks
    • Next generation optical network architecture design and performance evaluation
      Optical network infrastructures for cloud computing
    • Optical access networks (PONs, AONs, and other FTTx architectures)
    • Fiber-wireless broadband access networks
    • Free-space optical communications and networks
  • Embedded Systems
    • Embedded Multicore/Many-core Interconnection Networks
    • Embedded Multicore/Many-core Testing
    • Embedded Architecture
    • Methodologies and tools for design-space exploration
    • Power-aware design and computing
    • Testing, debugging, profiling and performance analysis  
    • Middleware and virtual machines in Embedded Systems
    • Multithreading in Embedded Systems design and development
    • Multimedia management in Embedded Systems
    • OS & RTOS for Embedded Systems, Safety-critical Embedded Systems
    • Compilation strategies, code transformation and parallelization for Embedded Systems 

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