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            PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT AND CALL FOR PAPERS

                       NetSciCom 2010
       Second IEEE International Workshop on Network Science
                 For Communication Networks

             March 19, 2010 - San Diego, CA, USA
                http://netscicom2010.asu.edu/

              In conjunction with IEEE Infocom 2010
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SCOPE:

Network Science is a newly emerging discipline with applications in a
variety of domains, such as, Communication Networks, Power Grid
Networks, Transportation Networks, Social Networks, Biological Networks
and Economics. Designing complex communication networks of the future
needs a deep understanding of the interplay between the physical, the
communication, and the social networks involved. An understanding of
such interdependency can only be achieved by closer interaction between
Network Scientists, Communication Network Designers, and Social and
Behavioral Scientists. The goal of this workshop is to a provide a forum
where this diverse group of researchers can meet and exchange ideas that
will lead to deeper insights into the design of robust, efficient and
complex communication networks of the future.

TOPICS OF INTEREST:

The topics of this workshop lie at the intersection of Network Science
and Communication Network Design - including Topology Design and
Analysis, Traffic Modeling, Traffic Routing, Social Media Analysis:
blogs and friendship networks, Bio-inspired networks, Internet scale
measurement and analysis of online communities, Social network analysis
with mobile phone data, Interdependency between power grid,
communication and transportation networks.

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PAPER SUBMISSION:

Papers should contain original material, i.e., that has not been
previously published or currently submitted elsewhere. Manuscripts
must be limited to 6 pages in IEEE 8.5x11 conference format, and
formatted in strict accordance with the IEEE Communications Society
author guidelines. All submissions will be handled
electronically. Accepted papers will be published on IEEExplore right after
the conference. Camera ready versions are processed through the IEEE
Conference eXpress website. Papers will be included in Infocom 2011
proceedings.

For paper formatting instructions, please check
http://www.ieee-infocom.org/paper-layout.html

Prospective authors should submit their papers though EDAS.
The submission link is here Submit Paper

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IMPORTANT DATES:

Workshop date: March 19, 2010

Submission deadline: January 5, 2010

Notification of acceptance: February 5, 2010

Camera-ready version submission deadline: February 25, 2010

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PROGRAM CO-CHAIRS/WORKSHOP ORGANIZERS:

Arun Sen, Arizona State U.
Andrea Richa, Arizona State U.
Katia Obraczka, UC Santa Cruz

PROGRAM COMMITTEE (PARTIAL LIST):

J. Altmann, Seoul National University, Korea
M. Boguna, University of Barcelona, Spain
R. Bonneau, AFOSR
W. Debany, AFRL
J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, UCSC
A. Jukan, Braunschweig, Germany
G. Konjevod, ASU
H. T. Kung, Harvard Univ.
M. Latapy, CNRS, France
C. Magnien, CNRS, France
M. Medard, MIT
C. Qiao, University of Buffalo (SUNY)
K. Ramchandran, U.C. Berkeley
Y. Shavitt, Tel Aviv University, Israel
C. Scheideler, T.U. Munich
A. Spyropoulos, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
P. Varaiya, U.C. Berkeley
J. Walrand, U.C. Berkeley
G. Xue, ASU
J. Zhang, ASU

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Pavel Ghosh

Doctoral Student
Computer Science and Engineering Department
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ, 85287

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