IEEE Latin-American Conference on Communications
6–8 November 2024 // Medellín, Colombia

Call for papers

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Submit a Paper

The LATINCOM 2024 Organizing Committee is inviting submissions of original, unpublished, high-quality research papers focused on (but not limited to) the following topics of interest:

Mobile and Wireless Networking

  • Cellular systems, 4G/5G/B5G/6G
  • Cognitive radio networks
  • Device-to-device/machine-to-machine communications
  • Green wireless networks
  • Large-scale LEO satellite networking
  • Opportunistic wireless networks
  • Pervasive and wearable computing and networking
  • Reconfigurable wireless networks
  • Software-defined wireless networks
  • Underwater wireless networks
  • Vehicular networks
  • UAV
  • Wireless network virtualization
  • Wireless multimedia networks
  • WLAN, WPAN, and other home/personal networking technologies
  • Wireless networking techniques based on AI


Communication Services, Software and Multimedia Applications

  • Cooperative networking for streaming media content
  • E-health, E-governance, E-agriculture, etc.
  • High quality service provisioning for multimedia applications
  • Location-based services
  • ML techniques for video delivery and service
  • ML techniques for multimedia content analysis
  • Multimedia cloud, streaming, multicast and broadcast services
  • Multimedia fog/edge computing and communication
  • QoE and QoS
  • Quality-oriented routing algorithms
  • Real time communication services
  • Service orchestration and management
  • Service security and privacy
  • Triple and quadruple play services


Communication QoS, Reliability and Performance Modeling

  • Networks and communication systems modeling and performance evaluation
  • Reliability of systems and networks
  • Traffic measurement, modeling, visualization, and engineering
  • Security and trust in network design
  • Integration aspects in IoT and Big Data systems
  • Design of cloud, edge and other distributed computing networks
  • QoS and network efficiency


Optical Networks

  • AI, ML and data analytics for optical systems and networks
  • Elastic, flexible rate and flexi-grid optical networks
  • Free-space optical networks
  • Optical network control and management
  • Optical network survivability and availability
  • Optical and wireless convergence
  • Routing and spectrum assignment for optical networks
  • Software defined optical networks
  • Ultraviolet communications and networks
  • Underwater optical communications
  • Virtualization and slicing in optical networks
  • Visible light communications


Communications Theory & Signal Processing

  • Communication theory of ad-hoc and sensor networks
  • Communication theory of distributed and edge computing
  • Communication theory of networks and cross-layer design
  • Multi-antenna, multi-user and multi-node systems
  • Radio communications
  • Satellite & space communications
  • Signal processing for all aspects of communications and networking
  • Theoretical aspects of blockchain and ML in networks


Next-generation Networking and Internet

  • 5G/B5G/6G architecture
  • Blockchain in next generation communications and networks
  • Content-centric networking
  • Centralized-RAN and Cloud-RAN architectures
  • Future Internet and next-generation networking architectures
  • High speed architectures for next generation routers/switches
  • Management of service-oriented control plane in 5G/B5G
  • Network functions virtualization
  • Next-generation access networks
  • Next-generation IP multimedia subsystem
  • Next-generation network management and control
  • Parallel architectures for next generation routers/switches
  • Software-defined networking


AI, Big Data and ML for Networking

  • AI and ML for network slicing, virtualization, and network management
  • Big data for all aspects of communications and networking
  • Cloud and network data analytics, modeling and visualization
  • Cooperative learning for software-defined and virtualized networks
  • Data analytics for QoS and traffic classification
  • Data analytics for faults and root-cause analysis
  • Data-driven network management
  • ML based distributed training and learning over-the-air
  • Operational analytics and intelligence
  • Predictive analytics and real-time analytics


Selected Areas in Communications

  • Blockchain in communications and networks
  • Cloud, fog and edge computing
  • Internet-of-Things and Internet-of-everything
  • New Space applications
  • Smart cities and urban computing
  • Smart grid communications
  • Social networks, crowdsourcing, and crowdsensing
  • Tactile Internet
  • Carbon-aware networking

Submission Format

Paper must be written in English, unpublished and not being considered in other conferences or journals. Full papers must be formatted as the standard IEEE double-column conference template and submitted in PDF via JEMS Submission System available at . Maximum 6 pages are allowed for each paper, including all illustrations and references. Manuscript templates are available here:

Important Dates

  • Paper submission deadline: 22 July 2024
  • Notification of acceptance: 6 September 2024
  • Camera-ready papers: 7 October 2024
  • Authors registration deadline: 29 September 2024

Publication Information

Accepted and presented papers will be published in the IEEE LATINCOM 2024 Conference Proceedings and submitted to IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.