Principles, Systems and Applications of IP Telecommunications

Services and Security for Next Generation Networks

July 7,8 2009
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

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Call for Papers

We invite authors to submit papers in the following and related areas:

VoIP, NGN and IMS Security

  • Intrusion and anomaly detection and protection for VoIP, NGN and IMS systems
  • Denial of Service detection and prevention
  • Security models of voice, video and text over IP services
  • Detection, mitigation and prevention of SPIT, SPIM, Vishing
  • Fraud detection and prevention
  • Threat and vulnerability analyses of VoIP, NGN and IMS systems
  • Content security and protection of media flows
  • Security of VoIP supporting systems such as AAA and ENUM
  • End-to-end security schemes
  • Inter-provider trust and verification schemes
  • Emerging security aspects in standards

Convergent Services

  • Collaboration including interactive television, networked music performance and multiplayer games
  • IP based (Mobile) TV services
  • Feature integration and interference
  • Presence and event notification
  • Service creation environments and languages
  • Service architectures (e.g. Parlay, SIP Servlets, IMS)

Management and Resilience

  • Management of VoIP infrastructure and services
  • P2P overlays for future telecommunication systems
  • Resilience architectures (including P2P schemes)
  • Traffic monitoring and measurement of VoIP, NGN and IMS traffic
  • Monitoring and testing tools for VoIP, NGN and IMS infrastructures
  • VoIP and IMS system performance, reliability and scalability
  • Load balancing for VoIP, NGN and IMS systems
  • High availability solutions for VoIP, NGN and IMS systems
  • Overload control schemes for VoIP

Billing and Regulatory aspects

  • Billing, AAA
  • Emergency services (individual to authority, authority to individuals and to authority)
  • Regulatory aspects of IP-based telecommunication systems (NGN, IMS) and future evolutions to P2P
  • Lawful intercept for VoIP, NGN and IMS systems (with open questions for P2P-based systems)

Author Information

IPTComm solicits full papers up to 12 pages in length, in two-column ACM conference format. All submissions must describe original research, not published nor currently under review for another conference or journal. The program committee will referee all papers, and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Papers will also be published in the ACM Digital Library. Submit your papers via the EDAS system here. To submit a paper via the EDAS system, first create a user account for yourself and then submit your paper.

Important Dates

Paper submission: Midnight March 28, 2009 Samoa Standard Time
Notification of acceptance: May 15th, 2009
Final submission: June 10th, 2009
Conference dates: July 7th and 8th, 2009
Conference Location: Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Conference Co-Chairs

Mustaque Ahamad (Georgia Tech)
Dorgham Sisalem (Tekelec)

TPC Co-chairs

Eric Chen (NTT)
Charles Consel (INRIA)

Demonstration and Industry Talks Co-Chairs

Carol Davids (Illinois Institute of Technology)
Ali Fessi (Technical University of Munich)

Local Organization Chair

Michael T. Hunter (Georgia Tech)

Publicity Chair

Gregory W. Bond (AT&T Labs Research)

TPC Members

Gregory W. Bond - AT&T
Gonzalo Camarillo - Ericsson
George Carle - Technical University of Munich
Eric Chen - NTT
Charles Consel - Inria
Tasos Dagiuklas - TEI of Mesolonghi Nafpaktos
Carol Davids - Illinois Institute of Technology
Rosario Garroppo - University of Pisa
Jon Giffin - Georgia Tech
Thomas Magedanz - Fraunhofer Fokus
Vijay K. Gurbani - Alcatel-Lucent
Luigi Logrippo - Universite d'Ottawa
Evan H. Magill - University of Stirling
Saverio Niccolini - NEC Laboratories Europe
Stefano Salsano - University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Günter Schäfer - Technical University of Ilmenau
Henning Schulzrinne - Columbia University
Jan Seedorf - NEC Laboratories Europe
Dorgham Sisalem - Tekelec
Radu State - University of Luxembourg
Ari Takanen - Codenomicon
Simon Tsang - Telcordia
Xiaotao Wu - Avaya
Haiyong Xie - Akamai Technologies
Pamela Zave - AT&T