13th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 26 - Nov. 30, 2017

Technical Program Committee

  • Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota, USA
  • Cheng Zhang, Waseda University, Japan
  • Costas Courcoubetis, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Dominique Barth, University of Versailles-St Quentin, France
  • George Kesidis, Pennsylvania State University, USA
  • Heikki Hämmäinen, Aalto University, Finland
  • Johanne Cohen, LRI-CNRS, France
  • Jörn Altmann, Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Kyoko Yamori, Asahi University, Japan
  • Luis Guijarro, Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Manos Dramitinos, Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece
  • Maurizio Naldi, University of Rome, Italy
  • Noriaki Kamiyama, Fukuoka University, Japan
  • Patrick Loiseau, EURECOM, France
  • Peter Reichl, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Randall Berry, Northwestern University, USA
  • Vladimir Fux, Telecom Bretagne, France



Topics of interest ( but not limited to):

Management Paradigms

  • Centralized management
  • Distributed management
  • Hierarchical management
  • Federated management
  • Autonomic and cognitive management
  • Policy-based management
  • Pro-active management
  • Energy-aware management
  • Quality of experience-centric management


Management Technologies

  • Network function virtualization
  • Software-defined networking
  • Orchestration
  • Cloud computing and cloud storage
  • Communication protocols
  • Middleware
  • Data models, information models semantic models
  • Operations support systems and business support systems
  • Information visualization


Service Management

  • Cloud computing services
  • Content delivery services
  • Multimedia services
  • Internet connectivity and Internet access
  • Internet of Things services
  • Security services
  • Context-aware services
  • Information technology services


Functional Areas

  • Deployment management
  • Fault management
  • Configuration management
  • Accounting management
  • Performance management
  • Security management

Business Management

  • Economic aspects
  • Multi-stakeholder aspects
  • Service level agreements
  • Lifecycle aspects
  • Process and workflow aspects
  • Legal perspective
  • Regulatory perspective
  • Privacy aspects


Network Management

  • Sotware-defined networks
  • Virtual networks
  • Overlay networks
  • Wireless networks and cellular networks
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Internet of Things networks
  • Information-centric networks
  • Enterprise networks and campus networks
  • Data center networks
  • Optical networks
  • IP networks
  • Home networks
  • Access networks
  • SCADA networks and distributed control systems
  • Smart Cities and Smart Grids



  • Mathematical optimization
  • Control theory
  • Probability theory, stochastic processes, and queuing theory
  • Machine learning
  • Evolutionary algorithms
  • Economic theory and game theory
  • Mathematical logic and automated reasoning
  • Data mining and (big) data analysis
  • Monitoring and measurements
  • Computer simulation experiments
  • Prototype implementation and testbed experimentation
  • Field trials


Authors are invited to submit original contributions that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere. Papers should be prepared using the IEEE 2-column conference style and are limited to 8 pages excluding references (full papers) or 4 pages excluding references (short papers). They have to be submitted electronically in PDF format through EDAS. Papers exceeding page limits, multiple submissions, and self-plagiarized papers will be rejected without further review. All other papers will sustain a thorough single-blind review process, followed by a rebuttal phase.


Important dates

Paper Submission:
June 12th, 2017

Acceptance Notification:
August 27th, 2017

Camera Ready:
October 7th, 2017

Organization In-Cooperation With
Technical Co-Sponsors