Internetworked Systems Lab


Baltic Congress on Future Internet Communications (BCFIC Riga 2011)

Special session on "Space/Earth Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking"

Riga, Latvia

February 16-18, 2011

"Space/Earth Delay/Disruption Tolerant Networking" special session, held in conjunction with the Baltic Conference on Future Internet Communications, on February 2011 at Riga, Latvia (BCFIC Riga 2011),  seeks novel ideas in the form of preliminary or work-in-progress results as well as mature research papers for Delay-/Disruption  Tolerant Networks. Work-in-progress papers are appropriate indeed for  the session. Such papers could be further developed with more mature  results and submitted to the relevant special session of the Journal  of Internet Engineering, which is scheduled for April 2011. Topics include but are not limited to:

* DTN Routing

* Reliability mechanisms

* Congestion and Storage Congestion Control

* Resource Sharing in DTN environments

* Network Coding techniques for DTNs

* Application Development

* Network management

* Error and Flow Control

* Privacy and Security of Information in DTNs

* Naming/Addressing and interoperability issues with the Internet architecture

* Experiences and Measurements from DTN testbeds

* Performance Evaluation and Metrics for DTN Research

* Performance and Design Tradeoffs for DTN Algorithms and Protocols

* DTN Architectures:

   - Satellite Communications

   - Deep-space Communications

   - Underwater Communications

   - Connectivity in Developing Countries

   - Communication in Public and Private Transport Vehicles

It should also be noted that:

- A selection of the best papers will be invited for special issues in 
the Journal of Internet Engineering and Elsevier Adhoc Networks Journal.

- BCFIC Riga 2011 proceedings will be published in IEEE Xplore 
(approved) and indexed in the correspondent databases (e.g. EI-index 
and others).

- BCFIC Riga 2011 is Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE Latvia (approved).

Paper-submission Deadline: December 20, 2010

Acceptance Notification: January 5, 2011

Camera Ready: January 12, 2011

Session Organizers:

- Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Professor, Department of Electrical 
Engineering, Democritus University of Thrace, Greece

- Efthymios Koutsogiannis, PhD Candidate

- Sotirios Diamantopoulos, PhD Candidate

Latest update: 16/11/2010

Progress Report on ESA/ESOC DTN Testbed at the
CCSDS Fall 2009 Meeting, ESA - ESTEC,
Noordwijk, The Netherlands

Speaker: Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Democritus University of Thrace
Presentation (28/10/2009)

ERCIM Working Group eMobility Member
The ERCIM eMobility Working Group aims to develop strategic basic research agenda and project proposals in the area of eMobility. To complement the activities of the eMobility European Technology Platform (ETP), the working group focuses on more (theoretical) basic research issues. The goal are long-term research projects with a more academic background, without having any commercial constrains. A strong focus lies on research addressing social, environmental problems and disruptive technologies. The main topics of the working groups research are

-Middleware & Security
-Network Architectures & Technologies

Furthermore, the eMobility Working Group aims to disseminate research results on the field of mobile technologies and to organize workshops and conferences in that area.

Keynote at the
Sixth International Workshop on Wireless Local Networks (WLN) 2006 Tampa, Florida, USA

Speaker: Prof. Vassilis Tsaoussidis, Democritus University of Thrace
Abstract, Presentation 

The ComNet Group organized the 3rd International Conference on
Wired/Wireless Internet Communications


Editorial/Reviewing Activities:


IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, by IEEE

Computer Networks, by Elsevier

The Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, by Wiley 

The Journal of Mobile Multimedia, Rinton Press, Princeton

International Journal of Parallel, Emergent and Distributed Systems, Taylor & Francis


WWIC 2006, Bern, Switzerland, May 9-12, 2006

12th European Wireless Conference, Athens, Greece, April 2-5 2006

Energy Efficient Wireless Communications and Networks (EWCN 2003), Phoenix, Arizona, April 2003


IEEE INFOCOM 2003 San Francisco, March 2003

Globecom'03 Symposium on Next Generation Networks and Internet (Dec. 1-5, 2003, San Francisco)

IEEE ISCC 2003 Antalya, Turkey , July 2003

IEEE VTC Fall 2003 Lake Buena Vista, Florida 

MWN-2003 (International Workshop on Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing in conjunction with ICDCS 2003 Rhode Island

IEEE WLN 2002 Tampa, Florida, November 2002

IEEE ICCCN 2002 Miami, Florida, October 2002

Internet Computing 2002 Las Vegas, June 2002

WWIC 2002 Las Vegas, June 2002

IEEE ISCC 2002 Taormina, Italy

Past Committees:

ICCCN 2001, ISCC 2001, MWCN 2001, WLN 2001, IC 2000, ICC 2000, 

Guest Editorial:

Computer Communications,
Special Issue on "Protocl Engineering on Wired/Wireless Networks ,Last Quarter 2003 

The Journal of Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing,
Special Issue on "Reliable Transport Protocols for Mobile Computing", February 2002.

The Journal of Supercomputing,
Special issue on "Design and Evaluation of Transport Services", vol 20, no 2, September 2001