Co-located with SMARTNET’06 – WAC’06 – IWAN’06

In Autonomic Networking 2006


IFIP TC6 Conference, sponsored by WG6.2 (Network and Internetwork Architectures), WG6.6 (Management of Networks and Distributed Systems), WG6.7 (Smart Networks)


France Télécom – Paris - France – Sept. 27-29, 2006






R. Kung (France Télécom, FR)

H. Zimmermann (Ginkgo-Networks, FR)




D. Gaïti (University of Troyes, FR)

G. Pujolle (UPMC, FR)




R. Boutaba (University of Waterloo, CA)

P. Chemouil (FT, FR)

I. Chlamtac (University of Trento, IT)

R. Popescu Zeletin (Fokus, DE)

F. Sestini (European Commission, EC)

J. Strassner (Motorola Research Labs, USA)


PROGRAM COMMITTEE –tools for autonomic networking (SMARTNET)


O. Martikainen (University of OULU and ETLA, FI) - chairman


PROGRAM COMMITTEE –autonomic management and services (INTELLCOMM)


E. Al Shaer (DePaul University, USA) – chairman


O. Cherkaoui (UQAM, CA)

P. Chemouil (FTR&D, France)

A. Chung (DePaul University, USA)

W. Donnely (Waterford, IR)

O. Duarte (Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro, BR)

J. Hellerstein (IBM, USA)

B. Jabbari (George Mason University, USA)

H. Jamjoom (IBM, USA)

A. Karmouch (University of Ottawa, CA)

A. Keller (IBM, USA)

L. Khan (University of  Texas Dallas, USA)

G. Leduc (University of Liège, BE)

H. Li (Intel, USA)

A. Pras (University of Twente, NL)

R. State (LORIA - INRIA Lorraine, FR)

J. Strassner (Motorola Research Labs, USA)

D. Verma (IBM, USA)

J. Vicente (Intel, USA)

PROGRAM COMMITTEE –active networks (IWAN)


K. Calvert (University of Kentucky, USA) – co-chairs

G. Leduc (University of Liege, BE) – co-chairs

PROGRAM COMMITTEE – autonomic communications (WAC)


S. Dobson (UCD, IR) – chairman




M. Salaun (FT, FR) – chairman




”Autonomic Networking” will be the first international conference on all the aspects of autonomic networking (architecture, services, tools, security, communications, ...). This conference groups four past events: SMARTNET focussed on tools for the autonomy; INTELLCOMM on autonomic management and services, IWAN on active networks and WAC on autonomic communications. Suggested topics for papers include, but are not limited to, the following:


Tools for the autonomic networking: see the CFP SMARTNET


Autonomic management and services


Intelligent control, routing and management

Automated configuration management

Self healing networks

proactive security and resilience

Bio inspired security and networking systems

Management of nomadicity


traffic engineering

Sensor networks and ad hoc networks

Traffic and transportation control: logistics systems

Value added services and multimedia services

Autonomic Management and/or Services Architectures and Life-cycle
Self-management and context-aware Management

Overlay Network Management
Service-aware Overlays
Quality of Context Management
Experiences from Testbeds and Trials


Active Networks: see the CFP IWAN


Autonomic communications: see the CFP WAC




Submissions should be original and limited to 20 double spaced 12 point pages in length. Authors are requested to submit their manuscripts electronically through the EDAS web site.

The proceedings of the conference will be published in the Digital Library of IFIP TC6 (free access) and the best papers will be published in the IFIP TC6 Journal also available free of charge in the Digital Library of IFIP TC6.



Important deadlines


May 21, 2006  Papers due

June 23, 2006  Authors notified of acceptance

July 3, 2006 Final papers due


Further information


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