ETM 2010 Call for Papers


3rd Workshop on Economic Traffic Management (ETM)

Co-located with 22nd International Teletraffic Congress (ITC 22)

September 6, 2010, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

--- Submission deadline was extended to April 28, 2010 - NOW closed ---

The workshop is technically sponsored by SmoothIT and Euro-NF.


Authors are encouraged to submit innovative research on a broad set of topics, which are focused on but not limited to :

  • Economic Traffic Management including Traffic Management and its related Economics, Supporting Models, Mechanisms, Technologies and their Evaluation
  • ETM Application Scenarios, such as that of Peer-to-Peer Applications, Overlay Networks, or Virtual Networks
  • Incentive Schemes and Mechanisms for Network Services
  • Application-layer Traffic Optimization (ALTO)
  • Accounting and Charging Mechanisms
  • Protocols as Economic Support Functionality
  • Economically-driven Network Architectures
  • Pricing Models for Commercial Services
  • Future Network and Services Business Models
  • Economic QoS and QoE Management
  • Economic Security Management
  • Energy-efficient Network Management
  • Economics of Self-organized and Peer-to-Peer Networks
  • Economics of Virtual and Overlay Networks
  • Economic Network Management for Cloud Computing
  • Economics of Network Applications and Services
  • Economically Efficient Bandwidth Allocation
  • Future Internet Socio-economic Aspects
  • Prediction Methods for QoS, QoE, and User Behavior
  • Applied Methods for the Evaluation of Economic Effects, such as Game Theory
  • Service Level Agreement Management
  • Legal and Regulative Aspects of Commercial Service Offerings


  • Submission: April 28, 2010 (Deadline Extended)
  • Notification: June 1, 2010
  • Camera-ready: July 1, 2010
  • Workshop: September 6, 2010


Submitted papers must not substantially overlap with papers that have been published or that are simultaneously submitted to a journal or a conference with proceedings. Papers should be at most 12 pages in Springer LNCS format:

Papers can be submitted until April 28, 2010. Paper submission is now open at

All accepted contributions will appear as full papers in the conference proceedings with oral presentations. Accepted papers in proceedings will appear in the Springer Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). The proceedings will be indexed in ACM digital library.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed. In case of an acceptance, the final and camera-ready version has to take into account comments of reviewers and needs to follow the template’s requirements. Submission implies that, if accepted, the author(s) agree to publish in the proceedings and to sign a standard Springer copyright release, and also that an author of the paper will present it at the workshop. Presentations are planned to include a 20 min talk maximum and a 10 min discussion.