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CALL FOR PAPERS (Paper submissions deadline is extended to April 5, 2011 - firm deadline, our hearts are with those suffering from earthquakes and other world events)

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The IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM) 2011 will be held in Houston, Texas, USA, during 5 – 9 December 2011.  Theme “Energizing Global Communications,” the conference will feature 12 Specific Symposia, Tutorials, Workshops, and the Industrial Forum and Exhibition. Prospective authors are invited to submit original technical papers for oral or poster presentations at IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 and publication in the Conference Proceedings.

To be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Conference Proceedings and IEEE Xplore®, an author of an accepted paper is required to register for the conference at the full or limited (member or non-member) rate and the paper must be presented at the conference. Non-refundable registration fees must be paid prior to uploading the final IEEE formatted, publication-ready version of the paper. For authors with multiple accepted papers, one full registration is valid for up to 3 papers. Accepted papers will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Conference Proceedings. Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE GLOBECOM 2011 Conference Proceedings and in IEEE Xplore®.

Paper Submission: During the initial paper submission process via EDAS, the authors are required to make sure the pdf file and EDAS registration page of a paper have the same list of authors and the paper title, that is, please add all authors in EDAS during the submission process. Failure to comply with this rule, your paper may be withdrawn from the review process. On the other hand, the author list of an accepted paper can NOT be changed in the final manuscript.

All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of five (5) printed pages (10-point font) including figures without incurring additional page charges (maximum 1 additional page with overlength page charge if accepted). Note that the maximum number of pages for a paper is 6; 5 pages plus 1 additional page allowed with a charge for the one additional page of USD100 if accepted. Papers exceeding 6 pages will not be accepted at EDAS, nor reviewed at all.

Standard IEEE conference templates for LaTeX formats are found at here: http://www.ieee.org/conferences_events/conferences/publishing/templates.html
You can also use the sample template for Microsoft Word: A4, US letter.

Only PDF files will be accepted for the review process and all submissions must be done through EDAS. Please contact Prof. Xi Zhang at xizhang@ece.tamu.edu, the Technical Program Chair, if you have any questions about submitting your manuscripts.

Authors are invited to submit original technical papers for presentation at symposia and publication in the Conference proceedings from the following list:

Ad Hoc and Sensor Networking Symposium (click for CFP)

    Jiming Chen, Zhejiang University, China
    Damla Turgut, University of Central Florida, USA
    Sidi-Mohammed Senouci, Orange Labs, France
    Jalel Ben Othman, Versailles University, France
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Cognitive Radio Networks Symposium (click for CFP)
    Qing Zhao, University of California Davis, USA
    F. Richard Yu, Carleton University, Canada
    Alexander M. Wyglinski, Worcester Polytechnic Institue, USA
    Natasha Devroye, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
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Communication Software, Services, and Multimedia Applications Symposium (click for CFP)
    Hsiao-Chun Wu, Louisiana State University, USA
    Xianbin Wang, University of Western Ontario, Canada
    Pascal Lorenz, University of Haute Alsace, France
    Marcus Brunner, NEC Lab Europe, Germany
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Communication Theory Symposium (click for CFP)
    Zhi (Gerry) Tian, Michigan Tech University, USA
    Ali Ghrayeb, Concordia University, Canada
    Riccardo Raheli, University of Parma, Italy
    Qinqing Zhang, Johns Hopkins University, USA
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Communications & System Security Symposium (click for CFP)
    Yi Qian, University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA
    Xinwen Fu, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
    Kui (Quinn) Ren, Illinois Institute of Techonogly, USA
    Dijiang Huang, Arizona State University, USA
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Communications QoS, Reliability, and Modeling Symposium (click for CFP)
    Yu Cheng, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA
    Stefano Giordano, University of Pisa, Italy
    Tetsuya Yokotani, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Japan
Contact E-mail:
    cheng@iit. edu
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Next Generation Networking Symposium (click for CFP)
    Yuanyuan Yang, SUNY at Stony Brook, USA
    Anwar Walid, Bell Laboratories, USA
    Zhenghao Zhang, Florida State University, USA
    Qun Li, College of William and Mary, USA
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Optical Networks and Systems Symposium (click for CFP)
    Maode Ma, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
    Mounir Hamdi, Hong Kong University of Sci. and Tech., Hong Kong
    Vinod Vokkarane, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA
    Jong-Dug Shin, Soongsil University, Korea
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Signal Processing for Communications Symposium (click for CFP)
    Yunxin (Jeff) Li, NICTA, Australia
    Hung Nguyen, The Aerospace Corporation, USA
    Nallanathan Arumugam, King's College London, UK
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Wireless Communications Symposium (click for CFP)
     Daji Qiao, Iowa State University, USA
     Tony Quek, Institute for Infocomm Research, Singapore
     Wei Song, University of New Brunswick, Canada
     Xinbing Wang, Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
     Vincent Wong, University of British Columbia, Canada
     Matti Latva-Aho, University of Oulu, Finland
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Wireless Networking Symposium (click for CFP)
    Shiwen Mao, Auburn University, USA
    Chonggang Wang, InterDigital Communications, USA
    Sunghyun Choi, Seoul National University, Korea
    Jian Tang, Syracuse University, USA
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Selected Areas in Communications Symposium

• Green Communication Systems and Network Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Jaafar M.H. Elmirghani, University of Leeds, UK
  Contact E-mail: j.m.h.elmirghani@leeds.ac.uk
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=9795&track=12357

• Power Line Communications Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Ralf Lehnert, Dresden University of Tech., Germany
  Contact E-mail: ralf.lehnert@tu-dresden.de
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=9797&track=12361

• Satellite & Space Communications Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Igor Bisio, University of Genoa, Italy
  Contact E-mail: igor@dist.unige.it
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=10237&track=13697

• Data Storage Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Alexandros Dimakis, University of Southern California, USA
  Contact E-mail: dimakis@usc.edu
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=9799&track=12365

• Access Network Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Xavier Fernando, Ryerson Commun. Research Lab, Canada
  Contact E-mail: fernando@ee.ryerson.ca
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=9801&track=12369

• Social Networks Track (click for CFP)
  Chair: Neeli Prasad, Aalborg University, Denmark
  Contact E-mail: np@es.aau.dk
  Paper Submission: http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=9803&track=12373

Proposals are invited for half-day Tutorials on communications and networking topics. Please see the proposal template on the conference website. The Tutorial proposals should be submitted to EDAS (http://edas.info/N10129) for review.

These forums are designed to deliver broad interest programming focused on telecommunication industry’s current practiced technology, major technology implementations, complex IT business systems, regulatory impact assessments, economic models, and engineering methods used by industry practitioners. Two-page proposals addressing industry applications of communications and networking technologies are invited. For more information, please see the Industry Forum (Proposal Submission) Guidelines.  The proposals should be submitted to EDAS (http://edas.info/N10149 ) for review. 
Proposals are invited for Workshops on the latest technical and business issues on communications and networking topics. The Workshops proposals should follow the template given on the conference website and be submitted to EDAS(http://edas.info/newPaper.php?c=10127) for review.

Paper Submission: 20 March 2011,  April 5, 2011 (firm deadline, our hearts are with those suffering from earthquakes and other world events)
Tutorial Proposal: 14 January 2011 ,  28 January 2011
Workshops Proposal:  14 January 2011 ,  28 January 2011
Industry Forum Proposal:  15 March 2011,  15 April 2011  15 May 2011
Paper Acceptance:  6 July 2011
Camera-Ready: 1 August 2011