JULY 9-11
Zhang Jia Jie, Hunan, China

Call for Papers

The 2009 IEEE International Conference on Networking, Architecture, and Storage (NAS 2009) is to be held on July 9-11, 2009 in Zhang Jia Jie, China. It will serve as an international forum to bring together researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to discuss cutting edge research on networking (wired and wireless), high-performance computer architecture, and parallel and distributed data storage technologies. NAS 2009 will expose participants to the most recent developments in these interdisciplinary areas. NAS has been successfully hold in Chongqing in 2008 (NAS'08), Guilin in 2007(NAS'07), and Shenyang in 2006(NAS'06).

Zhang Jia Jie, located in the northwest of Hunan province, covers a total area of 9,563 square kilometers with 76% mountainous area. This famous tourist city has the China's first national forest park, and the World Natural Heritage site Wulingyuan Scenic Area. Zhang Jia Jie has been accredited the title of the World Geological Park and honored as Number One Miraculous Mountain in the world and Original Manuscript of Chinese Landscape Painting.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

  • Ad hoc mobile networks
  • Mobility models and systems
  • Network applications and services
  • Network architectures and management
  • Optical networks
  • Peer-to-peer systems
  • Resource allocation and management
  • Routing protocols,
  • Security, trust, and privacy
  • Self-organizing networks
  • Sensor networks
  • Virtual & overlay networks
  • Web services
  • Network protocols
  • Processor architectures
  • Cache and memory systems
  • Parallel computer architectures
  • Evaluation of storage architectures
  • Parallel I/O architectures
  • Storage management software
  • Power-efficient architectures and techniques
  • High-availability architectures
  • High-performance I/O systems
  • Reconfigurable architectures
  • Interconnect and network interface architectures
  • Innovative hardware/software trade-offs
  • Impact of compilers on architecture
  • Performance evaluation
  • Storage manageability, reliability, availability, and security
  • Storage performance and scalability
  • File systems, object-based storage, block-level storage
  • Storage networking
  • Energy aware storage
  • Solid state drive (SSD)

NAS 2009 invites authors to submit original and unpublished work. The following is the format requirements.

All papers submitted to this conference will be peer-reviewed and accepted on the basis of their scientific merit and relevance to the conference topics. The conference proceedings will be published by IEEE CS Press and also be included in the IEEE digital library. All accepted papers will be indexed through EI, CompendexISI Thomson's Scientific and Technical Proceedings, and ISTP/ISI Proceedings.

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Important Dates

Full paper submission February 9, 2009 (2359 PST)
Acceptance notification April 10, 2009
Camera ready due May 8, 2009
Conference July 9-11, 2009