IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference
25-28 May 2020 // Virtual Conference
Beyond Connectivity: What Comes After 5G

Call for Papers

RAFNET aims to bring together researchers working on selected areas of future internet architectures along with various implications, applications, such as smart cities, smart communities, smart automotive driving, etc. The authors are expected to share their new ideas, latest findings and results in the following topics but not limited to:


  • Information-Centric Networking (ICN) in the Internet of Things

  • Networking Layer and Forwarding Strategies in ICN

  • Interest/Data Forwarding in Content-Centric Networks

  • Interest/Data Forwarding in Named Data Networks

  • ICN Application Layer operations and Models for Testing/Evaluation

  • Analysis of Content-Centric Networking in current network paradigms

  • Analysis of Named Data Networking in current network paradigms

  • Congestion Control Protocols in ICN for both Ad-hoc and wired networks

  • Business perspective of applying ICN in Real-World Environment

  • Future Internet in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

  • Future Internet in Big Data

  • Transport layer issues in Future Internet architectures

  • Multimedia Applications and Feasibility with Future Internet architectures

  • Future Internet in Smart Cities


Important Notice: All the Accepted Papers will also be Featured in IEEE Newsletters such as IEEE Software Defined Networks (Link), and IEEE Future Directions (Link). The authors of accepted papers will be invited to write about the effect of their research on the Internet & Software-Defined Networking policies and Future Directions in 800-1000 words. The articles have to be in the scope of these newsletters.