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Scope

Deploying efficient and effective infrastructures and solutions when limited resources are available is a challenging task and a key-enabler for the diffusion of ICT in developing countries. The aim of this conference is bringing together international researchers, students, public officers, policy makers and practitioners in ICT to discuss issues and trends, recent research, innovation advances and on-the-field experiences related to e-Governance, e-Infrastructure, and e-Business with a focus on developing countries.

AFRICOMM 2020 solicits high-quality papers reporting research results and/or experimental results on e-Infrastructures and e-Services for developing countries. Submissions will be judged on their originality, significance, clarity, relevance, and technical correctness.

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Topics

We welcome contributions from the following fields:

  • Design and analysis of protocols and architecture for developing countries
  • Universal Internet access technologies (Community Networks, TV White Spaces)
  • Cloud computing, NFV and SDN in the context of developing countries
  • Geo-distributed applications, consistency and latency challenges
  • Content delivery and management
  • Internet eXchanges and peering
  • Internet structure and analysis tools
  • Network-aware applications
  • Energy-aware ICT infrastructure
  • Innovative Blockchain applications for developing countries
  • Online social networking
  • IoT and Smart cities
  • Overlay networks (such as p2p, bittorent, etc) in developing countries
  • Affordable and relevant mobile technologies and solutions
  • Internet measurement, modeling, and visualization
  • Large scale network operation and performance monitoring
  • Privacy, security, and censorship issues on the Internet
  • Anomaly, intrusion and attack detection
  • Economic aspects of the Internet and network neutrality

Publication

All registered papers will be published by Springer and made available through SpringerLink Digital Library.

AFRICOMM proceedings are indexed in leading indexing services, including Ei Compendex, ISI Web of Science, Scopus, CrossRef, Google Scholar, DBLP, as well as EAI’s own EU Digital Library (EUDL).

Authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an extended version to:

All accepted authors are eligible to submit an extended version in a fast track of:

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Paper submission

Papers should be submitted through EAI ‘Confy+‘ system, and have to comply with the Springer format (see Author’s kit section).

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