International Conference on Ultra Modern Technology
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About the Conference

ICUMT is an annual international conference wich is techically co-sponsored by the Russia IEEE Section and the IEEE Communications Society providing an open forum for researchers, engineers, network planners and service providers in telecommunications targeted on newly emerging systems, standards, services, and applications. ICUMT is positioned as a premier international annual conference for the presentation of original and fundamental research and engineering results. The aim of ICUMT is to bring together Russian and international players in telecommunications.

Topics of interest

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Next Generation Wireless Systems and Services
    - 3GPP Long-Term Evolution (LTE) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
    - Femto Cells
    - IMS and IMS-based services
    - Mobility, handoff protocols and management
  • Wireless Access Technologies and related systems and protocols
    - Next generation 802.11 and 802.15 including mesh, PAN, BAN, etc.
    - 802.16 and WiMAX
    - Ultra-wideband communications (UWB)
  • Low-layer Wireless trechnologies
    - Cognitive Radio Networks and Systems
    - Spectrum sensing and spectrum management
    - Dynamic spectrum access
    - Cooperation and Game-Theoretical Protocols for Cognitive Radios
    - Software defined radio
    - Cross-Layer Protocol Design
    - Regulations and standards
    - Cooperative communications and networking
    - Multi-Carrier Systems & Solutions
    - MIMO and multi-antenna communications
    - Multi-carrier access schemes such as OFDMA, MC-CDMA, DFTS-OFDM, IFDMA, OFDM-IDMA
  • Information and coding theory
    - Cryptography
    - Coding for noisy channels and erasure channels
    - Source coding and data compression
    - Joint source-channel coding
    - Network coding and coding for multi-terminal systems
    - Cooperation, competition and cognition in wireless networks
  • Digital Broadcasting Technologies and Services
    - System architectures
    - Security in broadcast and multicast communications
    - Internet broadcasting
    - Mobile broadcasting and mobile TV
    - Emerging standards, e.g., DVB-S2, DVB-RCS, DVB-H, DVB-T, MediaFLO services and applications
  • Pervasive computing and smart environment
    - RFID and Sensor Network Technologies
    - Architecture and platforms
    - Distributed and pervasive services
    - Personal and body networks, wearable computing
    - Semantic analysis
    - Business models
    - Digital Home Network Technologies
  • Future Internet Technologies (including mobile p2p, VANETs, c2c, c2i, v2v etc.)
  • General IP-based wired and wireless networking issues (including routing, e2e QoS, performance evaluation, transport layer optimization etc.)
  • Location techniques and location-based services
  • Broadband Satellite and HAPS (High Altitude Platform Station) Technologies
  • Information Security Technologies
  • Web Technologies
  • Multimedia & Internet Systems, Services and Standards
  • Mobile Internet, Internet Telephony (VoIP, MoIP) and IPTV
  • Network Management, Operation and Maintenance
  • Optical Networking Technologies and Applications
  • Open Programmable Networks and Active Networks
  • Communication Network Topology and Planning
  • Systems & Software Engineering Aspects
  • GRID, Distributed Computing Technologies and Services
  • IT Services Technologies
  • e-Commerce, Mobile Commerce, e-Government, e-Learning and e-Health
    - Bio-inspired/Bio-oriented Networks
    - Body-area networks
    - Wireless telemedicine and E-health services

Paper submission

The authors are encouraged to submit full papers describing original, previously unpublished, complete research, not currently under review by another conference or journal, addressing state-of-the-art research and development in all areas of computer networking and data communications. All papers will be reviewed and accepted papers will appear in the conference proceedings, published in IEEE Explore (approved). Papers must be submitted electronically in the EDAS. The maximum size of papers should be 5000 words including tables and figures. The cover page must contain an abstract of about 150 words, 3-5 keywords, name and affiliation of author(s) as well as the corresponding author's e-mail and postal address. Authors of selected outstanding papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers for consideration of publication in a special issue.

Important dates

Paper submission June 15, 2009
Notification of acceptance July 15, 2009
Camera ready version August 15, 2009

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