Call for Papers


Topics of Interest

Authors are invited to submit papers that fall into or are related to one or multiple topic areas listed below:

Data analytics

  • Analysis, modeling and visualization
  • Operational analytics and intelligence
  • Event, log and big data analytics
  • Network traffic analysis
  • Anomaly detection and prediction
  • Crowd sensing
  • Monitoring and measurements for management
  • Predictive and real-time analytics
  • Harnessing social data for management
  • Clustering and data mining
  • Mining spatiotemporal and time series data

Machine learning techniques

  • Machine learning
  • Federated learning
  • Generative AI
  • Explainable AI
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Multi-agent based learning
  • Cognitive computing

Network management paradigms

  • Autonomous and autonomic networks
  • Fog/edge computing
  • In-network processing
  • Bio-inspired networks and self-management
  • Cognitive and software defined networks
  • Network function virtualization
  • Security, fault, performance, and resource management
  • Programmable data plane

Application domains

  • Computer networks
  • 5G advanced and 6G
  • Mobile ad-hoc and wireless sensor networks
  • Clouds and data centers
  • Virtualized infrastructures
  • Internet of Things
  • Computing and network services
  • IT service management, storage resource managemen

Submission instruction

Paper submissions must present original, unpublished research or experiences. Only original papers that have not been published or submitted for publication elsewhere can be submitted. Each submission must be written in English, accompanied by a 75 to 200 words abstract that clearly outlines the scope and contributions of the paper. There is a length limitation of 6 pages excluding references for regular papers, and 4 pages excluding references for short papers (work in progress). Submissions must be in IEEE 2-column style. Self-plagiarised papers will be rejected without further review. Authors should submit their papers via the JEMS system. Submission link:


Papers accepted for AnNet 2024 will be included in the conference proceedings, IEEE Xplore, IFIP database and EI Index. IFIP and IEEE reserve the right to remove any paper from the IFIP database and IEEE Xplore if the paper is not presented by one of its authors at the workshop. Awards will be presented to the best paper at the workshop.

Important Dates

  • Paper Submission: February 2, 2024 (extended)
  • Acceptance Notification: March 1, 2024
  • Camera-Ready Papers: March 15, 2024