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

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

Networks Symposium

  • Future Internet and Next-Generation Network Architectures
  • Internet of Things
  • 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 Networks
  • 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 Symposium

  • Big data models and algorithms
  • Big data and multimedia search and mining
  • Big data visualization and representation
  • Semantic/context aware multimedia representation and processing
  • Multimodal and soft/hard data fusion
  • Big data and multimedia service architectures
  • Interactive platforms for data access and understanding
  • Cloud based big data and multimedia computing and communications
  • Big data analytics in social media
  • Big data and the Internet of Things
  • Bioinformatics
  • Big data applications in healthcare, finance, business, education etc.
  • Big data security and privacy
  • Business opportunities and models for big data

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

Important Dates
- Full Paper Submission: December 31, 2016
- Acceptance Notification: February 15, 2017
- Paper submission website: