IEEE Computer Society

2013 IEEE 2nd International Workshop on Network Science
Call for Papers (pdf)

Date and Location
29 April - 1 May, 2013, Thayer Hotel, West Point, NY USA

Sponsored by the IEEE Task Force on Network Science
In Cooperation with
NSC West Point

Hotel Reservations may be made at the workshop hotel on line with code "IEEE" at
or by phone number at +1 800-247-5047 or +1 845-446-4731. the group rate is $169/night excluding taxes (which are 13.13%).

Registration and Fees
Fees and Registration Link here

View the 2013 program here.
Speakers will be announced as invitations are accepted.

Scope of the Workshop
Models of networks and their characteristics are essential in the study of numerous fields, and are themselves subject of research employing approaches from different disciplines. Despite disparate methods, commonalities arise in often non-obvious ways, making the exchange under a shared Network Science framework desirable. In continuation of the previous West Point Network Science Workshops, IEEE NSW will therefore bring together researchers and professionals from academia, industry, and government interested or involved in Network Science for information and communication technologies (ICT). The workshop will be organized into three tracks according to the primary domains:

Information Delivery and Sharing
Networks and Infrastructure
Innovations in Social, Cognitive, and Biologically-Inspired Aspects of Complex Networks

Full research papers, work-in-progress reports, R&D projects results, surveying works and industrial experiences describing significant advances are invited from areas including but not limited to the following:

Biologically-Inspired Systems and Networks
Command and Control Systems
Communication Networks
Complex Networks
Dependency and Interdependency Models
Economic and Financial Networks and Systems
Epidemiology in ICT Networks
Hybrid Physical-Information Networks
Information Epidemics
Network Theory
Physical Infrastructure Networks
Robust, Distributed Network Transport Services
Social-Computational Systems
Visualisation of Networks

Publication of Papers Conference proceedings that meet IEEE quality review standards may be eligible for inclusion in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library.

Instructions for Paper Submission
Submissions may be as Full Papers of up to 8 pages, Short (Poster) Papers of up to 4 pages, or Position Papers of up to 8 pages. While papers in all three categories will be published in the Conference Proceedings, only Full and Short papers may be included in IEEE Xplore after passing a thorough, blind peer review by at least three reviewers. Position Papers and Presentations will be posted at the Workshop Web Site with permission. Papers must be in English, and include bibliographies and well-marked appendices within the page length limits stated. Papers must be anonymized with no author names, affiliations, acknowledgements, or obvious references to prior work, and must not contain obvious references to authors in titles or bibliographies. Submitted papers (in PDF or PostScript format) will follow the IEEE template, and start with a title, a short abstract, and a list of keywords.  At least one author of each accepted paper is required to register with the Workshop and present the paper. The IEEE template is available at

Submission Web Site

Program Committee
Helen Armstrong, Curtin University of Technology
Baek-Young Choi, University of Missouri, Kansas City
Jack Cole, US Army Research Laboratory
Herve Debar, Telecom SudParis
Erol Gelenbe, Imperial College London
Kevin Huggins, United States Military Academy
John James, United States Military Academy
Roger Johnsen, Norwegian Defence Signals Academy
Douglas Kelly, US Army Research Laboratory
Erlend Larsen, Norwegian Defence Research Establishment
Javier Lopez, University of Malaga
Lisa Marvel, US Army Research Laboratory
Ronaldo Menezes, Florida Institute of Technology
Mauricio Papa, University of Tulsa
Richard Raines, Air Force Institute of Technology
Ilya Safro, School of Computing at Clemson University
Roberto Setola, Universita Campus BioMedico
Stephen Wolthusen, Royal Holloway University of London
Wei Yu, Towson University

Tutorials are invited with Proposals following the same dates as for Paper Submission, Notification, and Completion.

Exhibit space is available, and exhibitors are invited.

Supporters are sought, and will be acknowledged on the Workshop Web Site, in the Conference Proceedings, and at the Workshop with opportunities for displays and speaking.

Steering Committee IEEE Task Force on Network Science Executive Committee

General Chair Jack Cole (U.S. Army Research Laboratory, USA), [email protected]

Program Co-Chairs
Stephen D. Wolthusen (Gjovik University College, Norway and Royal Holloway, U. of London, UK)
Helen Armstrong (Curtin University, Australia)

Poster, Tutorial Chair
Kevin Huggins (United States Military Academy, USA)

Invited Speaker Chair John James (United States Military Academy, USA)

Local Arrangements Chair Tish Torgerson (United States Military Academy, USA)

Previous Workshop 2011

Important Dates
Submission of Papers: January 21, 2013 Closed
Notification to Authors: February 15, 2013 Passed
Camera-ready Papers: March 18, 2013
Registration Early Deadline: April 15, 2013
Workshop: April 29 - May 1, 2013

Updated 2013-04-24