BoD 2010 Call for Papers

The Call for Papers is also available as PDF (PDF, 184 KB), ASCII (TXT, 4 KB), and PowerPoint (PPT, 694 KB).

Topics of Interest

The workshop seeks original papers in the following areas that serve as basis for Bandwidth-on-Demand (BoD):

  • Scalable bandwidth allocation in optical, wireless, and Internet domains
  • Network management schemes for BoD
  • Fully decentralized and peer-to-peer-based bandwidth allocation
  • Economic and cost-effective bandwidth allocation
  • Energy-efficient bandwidth allocation
  • Incentive mechanisms and bandwidth allocation policies
  • Economic management of network resources
  • Bandwidth provisioning on demand
  • Provisioning of networks on demand
  • Market-based allocation mechanisms such as auctions
  • Secure and robust network provisioning
  • Economic studies in carrier and service provider networks
  • Market and business models
  • Cost and revenue models
  • Market liquidity aspects
  • Game theoretical bandwidth allocation models
  • Network allocation in test-bed infrastructures like GENI or PlanetLab
  • The economics of federation and policy design
  • Network provisioning in non-profit systems like neighborhood networks
  • Peer-to-peer Internet access sharing
  • Industrial developments of new network technologies like network virtualization
  • Bandwidth allocation in virtual and overlay networks
  • Bandwidth allocation in wireless mesh networks
  • Technical improvements in transport and data networks
  • Legislative and regulatory issues
  • Legal issues of bandwidth allocation

Paper Submissions

Papers must be written in English and will be subject to a full review process. Papers are solicited as full papers of no more than 8 pages or short papers (position statements or work-in-progress papers) of no more than 4 pages in IEEE two-column format. Papers exceeding these limits, multiple submissions, and self-plagiarized papers will be rejected without further review.

Submissions must be in PDF and will be handled using the JEMS system. Please refer to the submission instructions or contact bod10@lists.ifi.uzh.ch for additional information. Those papers accepted will be published in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Important Dates

  • Paper registration deadline: January 4, 2010 (extension to January 11)
  • Submission deadline: January 4, 2010 (extension to January 11)
  • Notification of acceptance: February 8, 2010
  • Final versions of papers due: February 19, 2010
  • Workshop date: April 23, 2010