10th International Conference on Network and Service Management
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - November 17-21, 2014

Call for Papers

The International Conference on Network and Service Management (CNSM) is the premier annual conference in the general area of network and services management. CNSM has become a premier venue for the presentation of novel results and experience reports in all aspects of management of networks, pervasive systems, enterprises, and cloud computing environments. CNSM 2014 will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The conference is organized around a single track of paper presentations where fundamental research results are discussed. This core track is accompanied by a series of workshops, tutorials and poster sessions where focused discussions and progress reports are presented. CNSM invites academic, government, and industry researchers to submit papers to be presented at the conference.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

General Management Issues

  • Monitoring, correlation, and diagnosis
  • Performance management, fault management, and reconfiguration
  • Resource allocation and optimization
  • IT services, business impact analysis, and business process management
  • Configuration and accounting
  • Security, trust, and privacy
  • Energy management and optimization
  • QoS management


Management Techniques and New Paradigms

  • Self-Management
  • Economic models for management
  • Policy-based and declarative models of management
  • Virtualization
  • Control theory and optimization
  • Content centric networking
  • Stochastic models and machine learning in management

Management and Adaptation in

  • Cyber-Physical Systems and Smart Cities
  • Sensor networks, opportunistic and mobile ad-hoc networks
  • Pervasive systems including Body Area Networks, Vehicular, and Home Networks
  • Cloud computing
  • Enterprise systems and federations
  • SOA and Web services
  • Multimedia and data services
  • Data centers
  • Social networks, cloud-based applications


Network Management

  • IP operations and management
  • Broadband access networks
  • Overlay and virtual networks
  • Wireless and mobile networks
  • Hybrid and next-generation networks
  • Data Center Networks


Authors are invited to submit original contributions (written in English) in PDF format. Only original papers not published or submitted for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Papers can be of two types: full (up to 9 pages including references) or short (up to 4 pages including references) papers. Submissions should be in IEEE 2-column US-Letter style. Papers exceeding these limits, multiple submissions, and self-plagiarized papers will be rejected without further review. We welcome your contributions and look forward to your participation at CNSM 2014.

Important dates

Paper Registration: April 15th, 2014 May 18th, 2014 (Closed)
Paper Submission: April 15th, 2014 May 18th, 2014 (Closed)
Acceptance Notification: September 1st, 2014  
Camera Ready: October 1st, 2014  

Please visit the EDAS conference management system to register and submit your paper.

The IEEE paper template can be downloaded from the link given below.


Papers accepted and presented at CNSM 2014 will be included in IEEE Xplore, and IFIP Digital libraries, as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

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