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General Conference - Focusing on Emerging Technologies


Chen-Nee Chuah, University of California at Davis, USA, chuah@ece.ucdavis.edu  
Stefano Galli, Telcordia Technologies, USA, sgalli@research.telcordia.com  
Lutz Lampe, University of British Columbia, Canada, lampe@ece.ubc.ca
Haniph Latchman, University of Florida, USA, latchman@list.ufl.edu

IEEE GLOBECOM 2006 will feature 15 technical symposia. The General Conference will only accept papers on topics not covered by these symposia. The focus of the General Conference is on Emerging Technologies. Prospective authors are invited to submit original contributions on all aspects of emerging technologies in communications, including, but not limited to the following topics of interest.

Topics of Interest

Power-line Communications

    • Channel Measurements and Modeling
    • Signal Processing
    • Standards and Regulations
    • Multiple-Access Techniques
    • Electromagnetic Compatibility
    • Modem and LSI Design
    • Information and Communication Theory
    • Networks and Protocols
    • Modulation and Coding Techniques
    • System Architectures
    • OFDM and Spread Spectrum Techniques
    • Applications and Services
    • Detection and Iterative Processing Techniques
    • Experimental Systems and Field Trials
    • Security
    • Co-existence and interoperability

Autonomic Communication/Networking Principles

    • Theoretical Foundations for Network Autonomics
    • Tools and Techniques for Designing, Analyzing and Building Autonomic Networks and Systems
    • Network Monitoring and Measurements for Self-Aware Networks and Systems
    • Adaptive Security and Safety Mechanisms for Self-protection and Self-healing
    • Advanced Information Processing Techniques for Autonomic Networking and Self-organization (in particular statistical and optimization techniques, policy-based techniques, context-awareness and in-network context processing )
    • Languages and Environments for Development and Secure Programming of Autonomic Communications Systems
    • Applications and Example Scenarios
    • Human Interaction with Autonomic Networks and Systems

Control Theory for Communications and Networking

    • Advanced Algorithms for Communications and Networking Inspired by Control Theory, Machine Learning, Knowledge-based and Goal-driven Role-based Mechanisms
    • Models Suitable for Communications and Networking, Inspired by Models for Automation and Control

Integrated Components and Systems for Communications

    • Hardware/Software Co-design of Embedded Systems
    • Control vs. Data Flow
    • Reactive Real-Time Systems
    • Specification, Syntehsis, and Validation Methods of Integrated Systems

Technical Program Committee - click here for more information

Ali Almutairi, Kuwait University
Pouyan Amirshahi, Hughes Network Systems
Despina Anastasiadou, INA – South Eastern Europe Telecommunications & Informatics Research Institute
Theodore Antonakopoulos,
of Patras
Mauro Biagi, University of Rome ''La Sapienza''
Stefano Bregni, Politecnico di Milano
Gerd Bumiller, iAd GmbH
Francisco Cañete, Universidad de Malaga
Hsiao-Hwa Chen,
National Sun Yat-Sen University
Yan Chen, Northwestern University
Gene Cheung, HP Labs
Giulio Colavolpe,
University of Parma
Fred Daneshgaran, California State University Los Angeles
Timothy Davidson, McMaster University

Klaus Dostert,
University of Karlsruhe
Dave Famolari, Telcordia Technologies
Robert Fischer, University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Wolfgang Gerstacker, University of Erlangen-Nuernberg
Denis Gillet, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (EPFL)
Fabrizio Granelli,
University of Trento
Markus Hofmann, Bell Labs/Lucent Technologies
Halid Hrasnica, Eurescom
Gianluca Iannaccone, Intel Research,
Abbas Jamalipou, University of Sydney
William Kaiser, University of California,
Los Angeles

Lee, Kang-won, IBM
Ryan Kastner,
University of California
Santa Barbara

Srinivas Katar, Intellon Company
Timo Korhonen,
Helsinki University of Technology
Minkyu Lee, Samsung Corporation
Ralf Lehnert,
Dresden University of  Technology
Kin Leung,
Imperial College
Jing Li, Lehigh University
Tongtong Li,
Michigan State University
Angel Lozano, Bell Labs (Lucent Technologies)

Xiaoli Ma, Georgia Institute of Technology
Ranjan Mallik, Indian Institute of Technology -
Athina Markopoulou, University of California, Irvine
Janise McNair, University of Florida
Marina Mondin, Politecnico di Torino
Raquel Morera, Telcordia Technologies, Inc.
Ross Murch, HKUST
José Marcos Nogueira, Federal
University of Minas Gerais
Geir Oien, NTNU
Andzrej Ordys,
University of Strathclyde
Algirdas Pakstas,
London Metropolitan University - North Campus
Nikolaos Papandreou, University of  Patras
Giovanni Pau, University of California Los Angeles
H. Vincent Poor, Princeton University
Yi Qian, University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez
Riccardo Raheli, University of Parma
Marco Roccetti, University of Bologna

Robert Schober, University of British Columbia
Da-shan Shiu,
National Taiwan University
Harry Skianis, National Centre for Scientific Research 'Demokritos'
Ashwin Sridharan, Sprint ATL  

Symposium Website - click here for more information



Early Registration:
30 October

Hotel Reservation Deadline:
3 November