Ramana Kompella kompella at
Thu Aug 5 18:05:23 UTC 2010

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					COMSNETS 2011
			January 4-8, 2011, Bangalore, India
			(In Co-operation with ACM SIGMOBILE)
			(Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE COMSOC)

The Third International Conference on COMmunication Systems and
NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India, from 4 January
2011 to 8 January 2011. COMSNETS is a premier international conference
dedicated to addressing advances in Networking and Communications
Systems, and Telecommunications services. The goal of the conference
is to create a world-class gathering of researchers from academia and
industry, practitioners, business leaders, intellectual property
experts, and venture capitalists, providing a forum for discussing
cutting edge research, and directions for new innovative business and

The conference will include a highly selective technical program
consisting of parallel tracks of submitted papers, a small set of
invited papers on important and timely topics from well-known leaders
in the field, and poster sessions of work in progress. Focused
workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to
allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and
government leaders will be invited to share their perspectives, thus
complementing the technical program. 

Papers describing original research work and practical
experiences/experimental results are solicited on topics including,
but not limited to: 

Topics of Interest
* Internet Architecture and Protocols 
* Network-based Applications
* Video Distribution (IPTV, Mobile Video, Video on Demand)
* Network Operations and Management
* Broadband and Cellular Networks (3G/4G, WiMAX/LTE)
* Mesh, Sensor and PAN Networks
* Communication Software (Cognitive Radios, DSA, SDR) 
* Wireless Operating Systems and Mobile Platforms 
* Peer-to-peer Networking
* Cognitive Radio and White Space Networking
* Optical Networks
* Network Security & Cyber Security Technologies
* Cloud and Utility computing 
* Storage Area Networks 
* Next Generation Web Architectures 
* Vehicular Networking 
* Energy-Efficient Networking
* Network Science and Emergent Behavior in Socio-Technical Networks
* Social Networking Analysis, Middleware and Applications
* Networking Technologies for Smart Energy Grids
* Disruption/Delay Tolerant Networking

Conference Highlights
Conference Inaugural Speaker: Prof. Pravin Varaiya, U. C. Berkeley, USA	 

Keynote Speakers: 
* Prof. Don Towsley, U. Mass Amherst, USA
* Dr. Pravin Bhagwat, AirTight Networks, India
* Dr. Jean Bolot, Sprint, USA

* WISARD (4, 5 Jan)
* NetHealth (4 Jan)
* IAMCOM (5 Jan)
* Mobile India 2011 (7 Jan)

Technical Paper and Poster Sessions
Ph.D Forum
Panel Discussions
Demos & Exhibits

Important Deadlines
Paper submission: September 13, 2010 at 11:59 pm EDT (Sept 14, 9:29 am IST)
Notification of Acceptance: November 8, 2010 
Camera-Ready Submission: December 8, 2010

Detailed conference information and paper submission guidelines will
soon be available on the conference web site.  Please see for detailed information from time to
time. The conference email address is: comsnets2011 at

General Co-Chairs
David  B. Johnson, Rice University, USA
Anurag  Kumar,  IISc Bangalore, India

Technical Program Co-Chairs
Jon  Crowcroft, U. of Cambridge, UK
D. Manjunath, IIT Bombay, India
Archan Misra, Telcordia Tech., USA

Steering Committee Co-Chairs
Uday Desai, IIT Hyderabad, India
Giridhar Mandyam, Qualcomm, USA
Sanjoy Paul, Infosys, India
Rajeev Shorey, NIIT University, India
G. Venkatesh, SASKEN, India

Panel Co-Chairs
Aditya Akella, U. of Wisconsin, USA
Venkat Padmanabhan, MSR, India

Ph.D Forum Chair
Bhaskaran Raman, IIT Bombay, India

Publications Chair
Varsha Apte, IIT Bombay, India

Demos and Exhibits Co-Chairs
Aaditeshwar Seth, IIT Delhi, India
Ajay Bakre, Netapps, India

Sponsorship Chair
Sudipta Maitra, Delhi, india

Workshop Chairs
Sharad Jaiswal, Alcatel-Lucent, India
Ravindran Kaliappa, CUNY, USA 
Neelesh Mehta, IISc Bangalore, India

Mobile India 2011 Co-Chairs
Gulzar Azad,  Google, India
Gene Landy, Ruperto-Israel & Weiner, USA
Rajaraghavan Setlur, SASKEN, India
Sridhar Varadharajan, SASKEN, India

Publicity Co-Chair
Augustin Chaintreau, TTL, France 
Kameswari Chebrolu, IIT Bombay, India
Song Chong, KAIST, Korea
Ramana Kompella, Purdue Univ, USA
Nishanth Sastry, U. of Cambridge, UK

Web Co-Chairs
Santhana Krishnan, IIT Bombay, India
Vinay Veerappa, SASKEN, India

International Advisory Committee
K. K. Ramakrishnan, AT&T, USA
Victor Bahl, Microsoft Research, USA
Sunghyun Choi, Seoul National U., Korea
Sajal Das, U. Texas at Arlington, USA
B. N. Jain, IIT Delhi, India
Anurag Kumar, IISc, Bangalore, India
L. M. Patnaik, IISc, Bangalore, India
Krithi Ramamritham, IIT Bombay, India
Parmesh Ramanathan, U. Wisconsin, USA 
Krishan Sabnani, Alcatel-Lucent, USA 
Kang Shin, U. Michigan, USA
Nitin Vaidya, U.  Illinois, USA

University Partners:
IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IISc Bangalore, IIT Hyderabad, NIIT University, IIIT

Mobile Monday Bangalore, Sasken, IBM Research, Alcatel Lucent

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