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Call for Papers

DCNET is sponsored by INSTICC – Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication


Data communication networks are among the most important and influential global infrastructures that humanity has created and an always growing number of physical objects are being connected to the Internet at an unprecedented rate, posing new challenges every day.The purpose of DCNET 2019 is to bring together researchers, engineers and practitioners to present and discuss ideas, challenges and potential solutions on established or emerging topics related to research and practice in the areas of computing, communications, and informatics. DCNET encompasses a diversity of topics, covering almost every aspect related to data communication: from network architecture and protocols to network management, monitoring and control, performance analysis, sensor nets, services over networks, LANs and WANS, IoT, vehicular communication, emerging communication technologies, Data Center networks, up to higher education in the data communication field.


  • Big Data Communication and Analytics
  • Mobile Cloud
  • Modeling & Simulation of Communication Networks and Systems
  • Network Applications (Web, Multimedia Streaming, Gaming, Etc.)
  • Network Architectures
  • Network Monitoring and Control
  • Network Protocols
  • Network Security
  • Next-Generation Communication Networks
  • Quality of Service (QoS) and Quality of Experience (QoE)
  • Routing and Flow Control in LANs, WANs and PANs
  • Cloud and Systems Management
  • Sensor Nets and Embedded Systems
  • Social Computing and Networks
  • Software-Defined Networking
  • Traffic Measurement, Analysis, Modeling and Visualization
  • Internet of Things
  • Machine-to-Machine Communications
  • Vanet and Automotive
  • Intelligent Transport Systems
  • 5G-enabled Applications
  • Tactile Internet
  • Cloud Computing and Networking
  • 5G Communication
  • Data Center Networking
  • Data as a Service
  • Data Network Management
  • Data Sharing and Infrastructures
  • Information-Centric Networking
  • Internet Technologies
  • Mobile & Ubiquitous Communication Networks


Jalel Ben-OthmanUniversity of Paris 13, France
Adlen KsentiniEurecom, France
Soon Xin NgUniversity of Southampton, United Kingdom
Sebastiano BattiatoUniversity of Catania, Italy


Authors should submit a paper in English, carefully checked for correct grammar and spelling, addressing one or several of the conference areas or topics. Each paper should clearly indicate the nature of its technical/scientific contribution, and the problems, domains or environments to which it is applicable. To facilitate the double-blind paper evaluation method, authors are kindly requested to produce and provide the paper WITHOUT any reference to any of the authors, including the authors’ personal details, the acknowledgments section of the paper and any other reference that may disclose the authors’ identity.

Only original papers should be submitted. Authors are advised to read INSTICC's ethical norms regarding plagiarism and self-plagiarism thoroughly before submitting and must make sure that their submissions do not substantially overlap work which has been published elsewhere or simultaneously submitted to a journal or another conference with proceedings. Papers that contain any form of plagiarism will be rejected without reviews.

Authors can submit their work in the form of a Regular Paper, representing completed and validated research, or as a Position Paper, portraying a short report of work in progress or an arguable opinion about an issue discussing ideas, facts, situations, methods, procedures or results of scientific research focused on one of the conference topic areas. All papers must be submitted through the online submission platform PRIMORIS and should follow the instructions and templates that can be found under Guidelines and Templates. After the paper submission has been successfully completed, authors will receive an automatic confirmation e-mail.


All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings, under an ISBN reference, on paper and on digital support.
SCITEPRESS is a member of CrossRef (http://www.crossref.org/) and every paper on our digital library is given a DOI (Digital Object Identifier).
The proceedings will be submitted for indexation by Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (CPCI/ISI), DBLP, EI (Elsevier Engineering Village Index), Scopus, Semantic Scholar, Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic.


Conference Date: 26 - 28 July, 2019

Paper Submission: March 21, 2019 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 2, 2019 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
May 16, 2019 (expired)

Paper Submission: April 23, 2019 (expired)
Authors Notification:
May 23, 2019 (expired)
Camera Ready and Registration:
June 5, 2019 (expired)

Workshop Proposal: March 18, 2019 (expired)

Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal: March 18, 2019 (expired)

Tutorial Proposal: June 12, 2019 (expired)

Demo Proposal: June 12, 2019 (expired)

Panel Proposal: June 12, 2019 (expired)


DCNET Secretariat
Address: Avenida de S. Francisco Xavier, Lote 7 Cv. C
             2900-616 Setubal - Portugal
Tel.: +351 265 520 185
Fax: +351 265 520 186
e-mail: dcnet.secretariat@insticc.org
Web: http://www.dcnet.icete.org/


The conference will be held at the Vienna House Diplomat Prague, Prague, Czech Republic.

The Vienna House Diplomat Prague is located in the diplomatic district, close to the historic centre. Where better to meet and enjoy the good life than where diplomacy prevails? The hotel is one of the most popular conference venues and the views over the rooftops alone make a visit worthwhile. From the wellness area the Castle seem within one's grasp.


Christian CallegariRaSS National Laboratory - CNIT, Italy


Gianni Antichi, Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom
Baber Aslam, National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Pakistan
Pablo Belzarena, UdelaR, Uruguay
Valentín Carela-Español, Auvik Networks Inc., Spain
Paolo Castagno, University of Torino, Italy
Zesheng Chen, Purdue University Fort Wayne, United States
Luca Deri, Ntop, Italy
Pawel Foremski, Institute of Theoretical and Applied Informatics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland
Hiroaki Fukuda, Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan
Francesco Gringoli, University of Brescia, Italy
Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
Eliane Martins, Universidade Estadual De Campinas, Brazil
Matteo Sereno, University of Torino, Italy
Giovanni Stea, University of Pisa, Italy
Tatsuya Suda, University Netgroup Inc., United States
Christos Xenakis, University of Piraeus, Greece