TNS 2011 (Rome, Italy) - 1st call extension: until 28 March 2011

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-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (1st call extension): 28
March 2011 --

Rome, Italy, 20- 22 July 2011
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part of the IADIS Multi Conference on Computer Science and Information
Systems (MCCSIS 2011)
Rome, Italy, 20 26 July 2011
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* Keynote Speaker:
Prof. Saman K. Halgamuge, University of Melbourne, Australia

* Conference background and goals
IADIS Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2011 conference covers
theory, design and application of computer and telecommunication
networks and systems. During recent
years there has been an impressive increase in the use of networked
applications and networks are now key resources in any information
system configuration. Wireless and
fixed-line networks complemented by a growing range of mobile devices
are having a significant impact on the way we run our lives and our

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a
book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS
Digital Library (accessible on-line).
The conference proceedings will be submitted for indexing to INSPEC,
EI Compendex, Thomson ISI, ISTP and other indexing services.

* Best Papers
Selected authors of best papers will be invited to submit extended
versions of their papers to selected journals
(i.e. IADIS International Journal on Computer Science and Information
Systems (IJCSIS - ISSN: 1646-3692) including journals from

* Types of submissions
Full papers, Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium.
All submissions are subject to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to Telecommunications, Networks and Systems are of
interest. These include, but are not limited to the following areas:
- Adoption and diffusion of networking technologies
- Business applications of telecommunications
- Cross-border network-based information systems
- Design and performance evaluation of new network application and
- Designing, deploying and using networked systems in specialized
sectors (i.e. Health, Education, Manufacturing)
- Effects of legislation and regulation on telecommunications
- Emerging networking trends
- Frameworks for wireless security
- Grid, Cluster and Internet Computing
- Internetworking Protocols
- Location- and context-aware distributed systems
- Management of telecommunications in organizations
- Mobile computing, mobile networks, and mobile agents
- Mobility and m-commerce issues
- Network management contingency issues
- Network Performance Analysis and Evaluation
- Network pricing issues and strategies
- Networking: architectures, services, routing, and applications
- Outsourcing of networking and data communication services
- Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Systems
- Policy-based network management systems
- Policy-based security systems
- Quality of Service issues associated with networked systems
- Security of interconnected systems
- Sensor, mesh, and ad hoc networks
- Standards and network interoperability issues
- Strategic use of networking technologies
- Success factors of networked systems
- Pervasive Computing Environments
- Telecommuting, remote access and Virtual Private Networks
- Use of distributed services over wireless networks
- Wireless and Mobile Networking and Computing

* Important Dates:
- Submission Deadline (1st call extension): 28 March 2011
- Notification to Authors (1st call extension): 29 April 2011
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration (1st call
extension): Until 25 May 2011
- Late Registration (1st call extension): After 25 May 2011
- Conference: Rome, Italy, 20 - 22 July 2011

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Rome, Italy.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
Web site: /

* Program Committee
Telecommunications, Networks and Systems 2011 Program Chair
Pedro Isa=EDas, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University),

MCCSIS 2011 General Conference Co-Chairs
Piet Kommers, University of Twente, The Netherlands
Pedro Isa=EDas, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University),

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to

* Registered participants in the Telecommunications, Networks and
Systems conference may attend the other conferences part of MCCSIS
2011 free of charge.

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