IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium
25-29 April 2022 // Budapest, Hungary
Network and Service Management in the Era of Cloudification, Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence

Call For Dissertation Digest Papers

IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium
25-29 April 2022 // Budapest, Hungary
Management in the Age of Softwarization and Artificial Intelligence

IEEE/IFIP NOMS 2022 Dissertation Digest – Call for Papers

The 18th IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2022)
will be held between 25-29 April 2022 in Budapest, Hungary. Held in even-
numbered years since 1988, NOMS 2022 does follow the tradition of NOMS and IM
as the primary IEEE Communications Society's forum for the technical exchange
on management of networks, services, and communication technology focusing on
research, development, integration, provisioning, and user communities.

Submission Instructions

The NOMS 2022 Dissertation Digest focuses on Ph.D. dissertations finished
recently, especially within the December 1, 2020 to November 30, 2021 time
frame. Suitable content and topics fall into the exact same range as for the
main symposium’s list of topics, cf.
This digest can be considered an extended abstract of the thesis and must be
limited to six pages, while the digest’s structure is very close to a regular
In addition, this digest needs to add in the text and in the reference
section a reference to a Web link for the full Ph.D. thesis. Furthermore, the
list of journal, conference, and workshop papers, published as part of the
Ph.D. work, has to be included in the digest paper’s reference section, too.
Note that the authors of a digest will be only the (former) student and
his/her su-pervisor(s). The dissertation digest co-chairs may request
evidence of the defense or approval of the thesis for each submission before
it can be accepted finally.

Only PDF submissions will be considered for review and they shall be uploaded
to the JEMS system at

Paper Formatting Instructions

Prepare the dissertation digest paper with the maximal length of 6 pages
(including all references, figures, and table) – in the English language only
– following the IEEE double-column format using the published IEEE Conference
Proceeding templates, being available at

Authors of accepted submissions are required to present their digest within
Dissertation Digest sessions of NOMS 2022, if the dissertation digest paper
shall be included in the proceedings. Due to IEEE/IFIP technical co-
sponsorship of NOMS, your final paper is planned to be included in IEEE
Xplore for archival value after the conference.

Important Dates

• Submission: December 6, 2021 (hard deadline)
• Notification of Acceptance: January 15, 2022
• Camera-ready Version: January 31, 2022

NOMS 2022 Dissertation Digest Co-chairs and Further Information

Alberto Egon Schaeffer Filho, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul,
UFRGS, Brazil,
Burkhard Stiller, University of Zürich UZH, Switzerland
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