13th IFIP Wireless and Mobile Networking Conference

IFIP WMNC 2021 will provide a discussion forum for researchers, practitioners, and students interested in novel developments in mobile and wireless networks, services, and applications and mobile computing.

IFIP WMNC combines PWC (Personal Wireless Communications conference), MWCN (Mobile and Wireless Communication Networks conference), and WSAN (Wireless Sensors and Actor Networks conference) into one event. It is Technically Sponsored by IFIP.

Accepted papers will be published in the IFIP Digital Library.

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version for a fast-track review in a Special Issue of Annals of Telecommunications.

Authors are invited to submit full papers (up to 8 pages, double column) according to the guidelines available on the conference website at Authors Guidelines. WMNC 2021 includes three tacks focusing on (but not limited to) the following topics:

Track 1: Wireless and Mobile Communications and Networks, Internet Wireless Access

  • Wireless and Mobile Communications and networks
  • 5G / 6G Networks
  • Wireless technologies design and evaluation
  • Handoff management
  • Location management
  • Resource management
  • Network and service management and control
  • Energy management and efficiency of protocols and devices
  • Cognitive radio networking
  • Device-to-device communications
  • Routing and scheduling in mobile and wireless networks
  • Transport layer issues in mobile and wireless networks
  • Network security solutions and protocols
  • Subscriber privacy
  • Authentication, Authorization, Accounting
  • Traffic and network modeling
  • Analysis and simulation in wireless/mobile networks
  • Virtualized and cloud-based wireless environment

Track 2: Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, Ad hoc and Opportunistic Networks, Vehicular Networks, Internet of Things

  • Wireless Sensor and Actuator Networks
  • Ad hoc and Opportunistic Networks
  • Low-Power Wide Area Networks
  • Vehicular Networks Cyber-Physical
  • Machine to Machine communications (M2M)
  • Communication Technologies for the IoT
  • Ad-Hoc networking
  • Delay tolerant networking
  • Cross layer design and optimization
  • In-network processing and aggregation of information
  • Energy efficient protocols and power management
  • Localization and tracking
  • Middleware for WSN and M2M
  • Self-organization and reconfiguration
  • Security for WSN and M2M
  • Multimedia communications in WSN
  • Vehicular networks
  • Robots as actor networks
  • Nano networks
  • Fog Networking

Track 3: Applications and Services over Wireless and Mobile Networks

  • Applications and Services over Wireless and Mobile Networks
  • Wireless multimedia networking
  • Mobile cloud computing and applications
  • Multicasting and broadcasting issues
  • Multimedia session signalling in wireless/mobile environments
  • Digital radio and TV broadcasting
  • Mobile computing
  • Protocols and platforms for convergence
  • QoS and QoE in wireless/mobile networks
  • Mobile and wireless applications: health, environmental protection, etc.
  • Wireless Internet applications
  • ITS (Intelligent transportation systems)
  • Infotainment
  • Pervasive systems
  • RFID
  • Location based services
  • Mobile services
  • Content management and distribution
  • Context-aware wireless multimedia applications
  • Context-aware services
  • Information centric networking
  • Social networking

WMNC 2021 technical program committee invites authors to submit manuscripts with original research results that have not been previously published or that are not currently under review by another conference or journal.

The following contributions are welcome:

  1. Research papers reporting on new trends and developments
  2. Application papers reporting on academia developments of technologies, products, services, systems and solutions
  3. Performance evaluation and experimentation papers
  4. Industry practice papers

Submissions will be judged based on originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and correctness. All submitted papers will be subject to peer reviews by Technical Program Committee members and other experts in the field. Papers presented at the symposium will be considered for a Best Paper Award.

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