The 26th Wireless and Optical Communication
Conference (WOCC 2017)
April 7-8 2017,
New Jersey Institute of Technology,
Newark, New Jersey, U.S.A.

The 26th Annual Wireless and Optical Communications Conference (WOCC 2017) will provide a unique opportunity to explore the leading areas of wireless and optical communications technologies, future network, big data and Internet of Things (IoT).

Original technical papers are solicited on the topics including, but not limited to, the following:

Wireless Symposium

  • PHY/MAC technologies for 5G
  • mmwave technologies for 5G
  • MIMO technologies (massive MIMO, full dimension MIMO etc)
  • Cross-layer design and radio resource management
  • Multi-cell cooperation and interference management
  • Mobile Ad-hoc and wireless sensor networks
  • Small cell and heterogeneous networks
  • Cognitive radios and networks
  • Green communications and networking
  • Vehicular communication networks
  • Wireless body area networks
  • Emerging mobile applications and services
  • Cloud radio access networks
  • Wireless network modeling and performance analysis
  • Wireless technologies for IoT

Networks Symposium

  • Future internet and next-generation network architectures
  • Networking technologies for IoT
  • Access systems and networks
  • Network virtualization and services
  • Hybrid wireless-optical networks
  • Network security, privacy, survivability, and network resilience strategies
  • Provisioning, monitoring, and management of IP services
  • Overlay networks and P2P networking
  • Social networking and computing
  • Routing issues and technologies
  • Network steganography and steganalysis
  • Cloud computing
  • Software-defined networking
  • Data center networks
  • Information-centric networks

Optical Symposium

  • Fibers and fiber devices/amplifiers/lasers
  • Advanced optical components and modules
  • Waveguide and optoelectronic devices
  • Advanced optical modulation and detection schemes
  • High-speed optical transmissions
  • Optical network applications and services
  • Optical access networks and fixed-mobile convergence
  • Optical interconnection
  • Nano-photonics and micro/nano optics
  • microwave photonics
  • Optical fiber sensors and networks
  • Quantum and nonlinear optics
  • Visible light communications

Big Data and IoT Symposium

  • Big data models and algorithms
  • Big data visualization and representation
  • Semantic/context aware multimedia representation and processing
  • Big data, IoT, and multimedia search and mining
  • Big data, IoT, and multimedia service architectures
  • Big data, IoT, and multimedia security and privacy
  • Real-time coding, streaming of large volume interactive multimedia
  • Cloud-based big data, IoT, and multimedia computing and communications
  • Big data analytics in social media and IoT
  • Big data applications in healthcare, finance, business, education, etc.
  • Sensor and sensing technologies for IoT
  • Scalable data management for big data and IoT

There will also be a parallel poster session soliciting the poster submissions.

Important Dates
- Full Paper Submission: January 15, 2017
- Acceptance Notification: February 15, 2017
- Paper submission website: