COMSNETS 2021 : 13th International Conference on COMmunication Systems & NETworkS

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Conference Information

Submission Deadline Wednesday 07 Oct 2020 Proceedings indexed by :
Conference Dates Jan 5, 2021 - Jan 9, 2021
Conference Address Bengaluru, India
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Conference Call for Papers

Please consider contributing papers/posters to the COMSNETS 2021 ( conference and distribute the Call for Papers to your colleagues/students who might be interested. The submission deadline is 15th September 2020 at 11:59 pm AoE. THANK YOU!

Due to the uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, COMSNETS will allow authors of accepted papers to present and participate remotely if they wish to do so.

The 13th International Conference on COMmunication Systems and NETworkS (COMSNETS) will be held in Bangalore, India, from January 5 – 9, 2021. COMSNETS is a premier international conference dedicated to advances in Networking and Communications Systems. The conference is a yearly event for a world-class gathering of researchers from academia and industry, practitioners, and business leaders, providing a forum for discussing cutting edge research, and directions for new innovative business and technology.

The conference will include a highly selective technical program consisting of submitted papers, a small set of invited papers on important and timely topics from well-known leaders in the field, and a poster session of work in progress.

Focused workshops and panel discussions will be held on emerging topics to allow for a lively exchange of ideas. International business and government leaders will be invited to share their perspectives and will complement the technical program.

Topics of Interest

The topics of interest for the technical program include (but are not limited to) the following:

5G and wireless broadband networks

Technologies for 6-100 GHz spectrum

Visible light communications

Heterogeneous networks (HetNets)

Cognitive radio and white-space networking

Economics of networks

Energy-efficient communications

Cloud computing

Enterprise, data center, and storage-area networks

Internet architecture and protocols, Internet science and emergent behavior

Mobility and location management

Mobile Sensing

Traffic analysis and engineering

Internet of Things (IoT)

Caching & content delivery systems

Information/Content centric networks (ICN)

Network management and operations

Network security and privacy

Trusted computing

Network science

Online social networks

SDN/NFV and Network Programmability

Internet Measurement and Modeling

Systems and networks for smarter energy and sustainability

Vehicular communications

Smart Grid communications and networking

Machine Learning and AI in Networking

Big Data Analytics in Networking, including IoT Analytics

Blockchain and Distributed Ledger

Papers submitted to the main conference should be prepared in standard IEEE conference format and should contain no more than eight pages of technical content, plus one page of references. We will follow a single-blind review policy. Please check the conference website for more details.

The selected best papers from COMSNETS 2021 will be invited for submission of their significant extended version at a special issue in Elsevier Ad Hoc Networks Journal (2018 Impact factor: 3.490).

Conference Highlights

Keynote/Invited/Banquet Talks

Technical Paper and Poster Sessions

Graduate Research Forum

Panel Discussions

Demos and Exhibits

Mentoring Sessions


Co-located Workshops

Cyber Security & BlockChain




Keynote Speakers

Sunita Sarawagi, IIT Bombay, India

Jennifer Rexford, Princeton University, USA

Important Dates and Deadlines

Abstract submission: 15th September 2020, 11:59 pm AoE

Paper submission: 15th September 2020, 11:59 pm AoE

Notification of Acceptance: 31st October 2020

Camera-Ready Submission: 15th November 2020

Main Conference: 6th – 8th January 2021

Workshops: 5th & 9th January 2021

COMSNETS provides generous travel grants to International student applicants who have an accepted paper at the conference. Please see the home page for details.

Poster Session

The COMSNETS 2021 Poster Session is a forum to showcase preliminary/ongoing work in the area of computer networking and communications. Poster presenters will benefit from lively discussions and critical feedback on their work in progress. Accepted posters will be published in the conference proceedings.

Important Dates and Deadlines for Posters

Paper submission: 7th November 2020, 11:59 pm AoE

Notification of Acceptance: 28th November 2020

Camera-Ready Submission: 7th December 2020

Demos and Exhibits

COMSNETS invites demos from researchers, startups, and corporates showcasing cutting edge information technologies and their applications. All accepted demos will be considered for the Best Demo Award.

Important Dates and Deadlines for Demos

Paper submission: 1st November 2020

Notification of Acceptance: 1st December 2020

Camera-Ready Submission: 15th December 2020

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