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The First International Conference on Evolving Internet
Dates Aug 25, 2009 (iCal) - Aug 31, 2009
Location: Cap Esterel, France
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Important dates
Submissions: Mar 20, 2009
Notification: Apr 25, 2009
Camera ready due: May 15, 2009
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Originally designed in the spirit of interchange between scientists, Internet reached a status where large-scale technical limitations impose rethinking its fundamentals. This refers to design aspects (flexibility, scalability, etc.), technical aspects (networking, routing, traffic, address limitation, etc), as well as economics (new business models, cost sharing, ownership, etc.). Evolving Internet poses architectural, design, and deployment challenges in terms of performance prediction, monitoring and control, admission control, extendibility, stability, resilience, delay-tolerance, and interworking with the existing infrastructures or with specialized networks. 

The inaugural conference INTERNET 2009 deals with challenges raised by evolving Internet making use of the progress in different advanced mechanisms and theoretical foundations. The gap analysis aims at mechanisms and features concerning the Internet itself, as well as special applications for software defined radio networks, wireless networks, sensor networks, or Internet data streaming and mining.

While many attempts are done and scientific events are scheduled to deal with rethinking the Internet architecture, communication protocols, and its flexibility, the current series of events starting with INTERNET 2009 is targeting network calculi and supporting mechanisms for these challenging issues.

We solicit both academic, research, and industrial contributions on topics regarding new views on Internet protocols, Internet extendibility, new architectures and tradeoffs. INTERNET 2009 will offer tutorials, plenary sessions, and panel sessions. The INTERNET 2009 Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society and posted on Xplore IEEE system. A best paper award will be granted by the IARIA's award selection committee.

The topics suggested by the conference can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, standards, implementations, running experiments and applications. Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers with new ideas, which are not under review in any other conference or journal in the following, but not limited topic areas:

Advanced Internet mechanisms

Access: call admission control vs. QoE vs. structural QoS / capability-based access control vs. role-based access control vs. attribute-based access control
Routing and pricing models: BGP, pricing peering agreements using microeconomics, topological routing vs. table-based routing vs. network coding, power-efficient routing
Optimization in P2P/CDN networks: peer placement for streaming P2P, analysis of P2P networks
Traffic engineering: estimating traffic matrices, constrained routing, exponentially bounded burstness
Behavioral traffic recognition: identifying applications from traffic behavior
Traffic analysis: methods for analysis and visualization of multidimensional measurements, characterizing protocols
Software defined radio networks: low power signal processing methods, applications of machine learning 
Cognitive radio: medium access, spatiotemporality, complexity, spectrum sharing and leasing, channel selection, multi-stage pricing, cyclostationary signatures, frame synchronization 
Streaming video: learning from video, techniques for in-network modulation
Location: statistical location, partial measurements, delay estimation

Graph theory/topology/routing Internet support

Information theory: distributed network coding, Shannon's entropy, Nash equilibrium
Optimization: LP, NLP, NeuroP, quadratic, convex programming, compressed sensing
Graph theory: random graphs, spectra graph theory, percolations and phase transitions, methods from statistical physics, geometric random graphs
Algebraic techniques: tensor analysis, matrix decomposition
Processing: signal processing techniques, equalization, point-process, source coding vs. network coding, recoverability
Statistical machine learning: probabilistic graphical models, classification, clustering, regression, classification, neural networks, support vector machines, decision forests.
Game Theory/Microeconomic theory: social choice theory, equilibria, arbitrage and incentive oriented distributed mechanism design, cooperative games, and games on graphs
Stochastic network calculus
Fractal behavior and stability mechanisms
Kolmogorov complexity for performance evaluation
Complexity theory

Internet performance

Performance degradation and anomaly detection mechanisms
User-oriented performance metrics
Network and service provider-oriented performance metrics
Hybrid (chip and network) performance calculi
Intrusive and non-intrusive performance measurement mechanisms 
Mechanisms for performance degradation-tolerant applications 
Mechanisms for application performance and network performance 
Performance enhancement mechanisms
Performance and traffic entropy algorithms
Performance prediction algorithms

Internet AQM/QoS

Buffer sizing, majorization, QoS routing, finite buffer queue vs. infinite buffer queue and performance
Control theoretic framework for modeling of TCP and AQM schemes
Discrete mathematics to model buffer occupancy at queues of a network (given workloads)
Game theoretic modeling of AQMs (mathematics to model selfish traffic)
Fairness models (proportional fairness, max-min fairness, low state global fairness)
Optimization framework for congestion control, fairness and utility maximization
Modeling and simulation of large network scenarios using queuing theory

Internet monitoring and control

Visualization mechanisms 
Sub-network/device isolation mechanisms
Control feedback mechanisms (limited feedback, delay and disruption tolerance, optimal and adaptive feedback) 
Optimal control
Adaptive behavior control
Network resiliency
Self-adaptable and tunable performance 
Mechanisms for anticipative measurements and control

Internet and wireless

Capacity of wireless networks
Potential based routing
Algebraic techniques to mine patterns from wireless networks 
QoS/QoE translation 
Wireless ad hoc / mesh networks: MAC protocols, routing, congestion control, P2P CDNs on wireless meshes

Internet and data streaming/mining algorithms

Mathematics for clustering massive data streams 
Randomized algorithms etc and impossibility results
Dimension reduction in metric spaces
Tensor and multidimensional algebraic techniques
Non linear dimension reduction
Optimal collector positioning
Data fusion and correlation algorithms

Internet and sensor-oriented networks/algorithms

Optimal sensor placement
Inference models for sensing
Congestion control
Resource allocation
Mathematics to model different diffusion processes and applications to routing
Algorithms for data fusion
Algorithms for computing dormant/active sending periods
Energy-driven adaptive communication protocols

Internet challenges

Future Internet architecture and design 
Next generation Internet infrastructure
Internet cross-layer design and optimization
Internet security enforcement and validation
Future cross-Internet computing 
Configurable Internet protocols
Internet-scale overlay content hosting 
Internet citizen-centric services
End-user customizable Internet 
Mobile Internet
Internet imaging
Internet coding
Internet resilience
Internet QoS/QoE   
Context-aware, ambient, and adaptive Internet 
Virtualization and Internet
Privacy Enhancing Technologies - PETs


The INTERNET 2009 Proceedings will be published by IEEE Computer Society Press and on-line via IEEE XPlore Digital Library. IEEE will index the papers with major indexes. Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit extended versions to one of the IARIA Journals.

Important deadlines:

Submission (full paper)	March 20, 2009
Notification	April 25, 2009
Registration	May 10, 2009
Camera ready	May 15, 2009
Only .pdf or .doc files will be accepted for paper submission. All received papers will be acknowledged via an automated system.

Final author manuscripts will be 8.5" x 11" (two columns IEEE format), not exceeding 6 pages; max 4 extra pages allowed at additional cost. The formatting instructions can be found on the Instructions page. Helpful information for paper formatting can be found on the here. 

Once you receive the notification of paper acceptance, you will be provided by the IEEE CS Press an online author kit with all the steps an author needs to follow to submit the final version. The author kits URL will be included in the letter of acceptance.

Poster Forum

Posters on work-in-progress are welcome. Please submit the contributions following the instructions for the regular submissions using the "Submit a Paper" button and selecting the track/workshop preference as "POSTER : Poster Forum".  Contributors are invited to submit up to four-page papers, following the conference deadlines, describing early research and novel skeleton ideas in the areas of the conference topics.

Technical marketing/business/positioning presentations

The conference initiates a series of business, technical marketing, and positioning presentations on the same topics. Speakers must submit a 10-12 slide deck presentations with substantial notes accompanying the slides, in the .ppt format (.pdf-ed). The slide deck will be published in the conference's CD collection, together with the regular papers. Please send your presentations to


Tutorials provide overviews of current high interest topics. They should be about three hours long. One page with the title, tutorial summary, and a short bio are expected. Please send your proposals to

Panel proposals:

The organizers encourage scientists and industry leaders to organize dedicated panels dealing with controversial and challenging topics and paradigms. Panel moderators are asked to identify their guests and manage that their appropriate talk supports timely reach our deadlines. Moderators must specifically submit an official proposal, indicating their background, panelist names, their affiliation, the topic of the panel, as well as short biographies.

For more information,

Workshop proposals

We welcome workshop proposals on issues complementary to the topics of this conference. Your requests should be forwarded to

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Facts about "INTERNET 2009"
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Camera ready dueMay 15, 2009 +
End dateAugust 31, 2009 +
Event typeConference +
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Has location cityCap Esterel +
Has location countryCategory:France +
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NotificationApril 25, 2009 +
Start dateAugust 25, 2009 +
Submission deadlineMarch 20, 2009 +
TitleThe First International Conference on Evolving Internet +