IEEE/IFIP International Workshop on Analytics for Network and Service Management

AnNet 2016

April 25, 2016 in Istanbul, Turkey

IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium
                   Istanbul Turkey 25-29 APRIL 2016


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

Click here to downlaod the Call for Papers in a PDF form.

Data Analytics

• Analysis, modeling and visualization
• Operational analytics and intelligence
• Event and log analytics
• Big data analytics
• Network traffic analysis
• Anomaly detection and prediction
• Monitoring and measurements for management
• Predictive analytics
• Real-time analytics
• Harnessing social data for management

Machine Learning Techniques

• Supervised learning
• Unsupervised learning
• Semi-supervised learning
• Clustering and data mining
• Reinforcement learning
• Multi-agent based learning
• Deep learning
• Bayesian methods
• Ensemble methods
• Cognitive computing
• Mining spatiotemporal and time series data

Network Management Paradigms

• Autonomous and autonomic networks
• Bio-inspired networks
• Self* Management
• Cognitive defined networks
• Software defined networks
• Network function virtualization
• Security management
• Fault management
• Performance management
• Resource management

Application Domains

• Computer Networks
• Mobile ad-hoc networks
• Wireless sensor networks
• Clouds and data centers
• Virtualized infrastructures
• Internet of Things
• Computing and network services
• IT service management
• Storage resource management


Paper submissions must present original, unpublished research or experiences.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 (including title, abstract, all figures, tables, and references) for regular papers, and 4 pages for short papers describing work in progress. Submissions must be in IEEE 2-column style. Self-plagiarized papers will be rejected without further review.

Authors should submit their papers via JEMS: ( ).


Papers accepted for AnNet 2016 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 at the workshop.


Paper Submission Deadline: January 15, 2016

Acceptance Notification: February 16, 2016

Camera-Ready Papers: February 29, 2016

Workshop Date: April 25, 2016