Twenty Second National Conference on Communications : NCC 2016

Organized by: Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, IIT Guwahati & Joint Telematics Group of IITs and IISc. IIT Guwahati | 4-6 March 2016 | Guwahati, Assam




Conference Information

Call for Papers Program Schedule Planery Talks / Invited Talks / Tutorials Industry Sessions Oral/Poster Guidelines

Important Dates

 Final Submission Deadline :
 8 November 2015
 Last date for proposal for pre-conference tutorial and workshop :  1 November 2015
 Acceptance notification : 5 January 2016
 Last date for Camera ready paper submission :10th February 2016
Deadline for Author/Paper registration :28th February 2016


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Network Adaptability to Combat Disaster Disruptions and Cascading Failures


Prof. Biswanath Mukherjee
University of California, Davis

Abstract:

To combat the rising risk of terrorist threats (e.g., Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) attacks) and natural disasters (e.g., hurricanes, earthquakes, tornados, flooding, etc.) against our national/global interests and economic wellbeing - events which could lead to a domino effect of catastrophic failures of telecommunications, power, transportation, financial, and other critical infrastructures - novel methods are needed to provide protection in our information and communication networks. Topics such as the following will be discussed in this talk: normal preparedness, enhanced preparedness, degraded service under resource crunch, content connectivity (vs. network connectivity) due to the increasing deployment of cloud services, correlated cascading failures in interdependent networks, etc.
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