2021 4th International Conference on Hot Information-Centric Networking (HotICN 2021) will be held in Purple Mountain Laboratories, Nanjing, China on November 25-27, 2021.

The HotICN aims to gather experts and scholars from home and abroad in this field to discuss the architecture, key technologies, innovative ideas, future development trends and industry prospects of information centric networks and its related fields such as blockchain, knowledge graph, etc. The conference committee invites submissions of applied or theoretical research as well as of application-oriented papers on all the topics of HotICN 2021. Accepted and presented papers of HotICN 2021 will be published in international conference proceedings.

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HotICN 2021 provides scientists and engineers a platform for sharing their advances in the theory, techniques and applications of Information-Centric Networking (ICN). The conference is hosted by Purple Mountain Laboratories, Nanjing, China. It focuses on Information-Centric Networking and its fusion with Blockchain, Cloud Network Integration & Testbed for Future Network. Papers with original contributions to these areas are solicited for submissions. Topics of the conference include, but are not limited to:

Track One: Information Centric Networking(ICN)
ICN architecture and fundamentals
ICN mobility
Security and privacy issues in ICN
ICN in IPv6
ICN in IoT
ICN in Cloud/Fog
ICN in 5G Mobile Internet
ICN in Vehicle Network
ICN Performance and Evaluation
ICN-Inspired Applications and System
ICN Analysis and Theory

Track Two: BlockChain
Blockchain technologies and system
Security, privacy and trust schemes for blockchain
Smart contracts and distributed ledger applications
Networking technologies in Blockchain
Blockchain-inspired applications and system

Track Three: Cloud Network Integration
The architecture design for cloud network integration
The protocol analysis and design for cloud network integration
Integrated Networking, Computing and Caching
Cloud Edge Collaboration

Track Four: Testbed for Future Network
Large-scale testbed for future network
Testbed design, implementation and deployment
Tools and services for testbed users and operators
Experiments on federated testbeds
Instrumentation and measurement of future netwo

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  • Conference Date

    Nov 25



    Nov 27


  • Aug 15 2021

    Abstract Submission Deadline

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Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications
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