Call for Papers

HotICN 2020 provides scientists and engineers a platform for sharing their advances in the theory, techniques and applications of Information-Centric Networking (ICN). The conference is hosted by University of Science and technology of China (USTC). It focuses on Information-Centric Networking and its fusion with space-ground integrated network, artificial intelligence & testbed, and blockchain. Papers with original contributions to these areas are solicited for submissions. High quality papers will be invited to submit their extended versions to one or more journal special issues. Topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

Track One: Information Centric Networking(ICN)

    ICN architecture and fundamentals

    ICN mobility

    Security and privacy issues in ICN

    ICN in IPv6

    ICN in IoT

    ICN in Cloud/Fog

    ICN in 5G Mobile Internet

    ICN in Vehicle Network

    ICN Performance and Evaluation

    ICN-Inspired Applications and System

    ICN Analysis and Theory

Track Two: Space-Ground Integrated Network(SGIN)

    Heterogeneous wireless network architectures and infrastructure for supporting SGI-ICN

    Resource allocation and energy efficiency for SGI-ICN

    Security, privacy and trust issues in SGI-ICN

    Delay tolerant networking for SGI-ICN

Track Three: Network Intelligence and Testbed for ICN

    Data mining, statistical modeling, and machine learning for network management

    Resource allocation for information centric networks using machine learning

    Deep learning and reinforcement learning in network control & management

    Predictive and self-aware networking maintenance

    Instrumentation and measurement of ICN

    Testbed design, implementation and deployment

    Large-scale testbed for future network

    Tools and services for testbed users and operators

    Experiments on federated testbeds

Track Four: BlockChain

    Blockchain technologies and system

    Security, privacy and trust schemes for blockchain

    Smart contracts and distributed ledger applications

    Networking technologies in Blockchain

    Blockchain-inspired applications and system