By Umar Kalim, Hassan Jameel, Ali Sajjad, Sungyoung Lee (auth.), Pascal Lorenz, Petre Dini (eds.)
The overseas convention on Networking (ICN 2005) was once the fourth conf- ence in its sequence geared toward stimulating technical alternate within the rising and significant ?eld of networking. On behalf of the foreign Advisory C- mittee, it really is our nice excitement to welcome you to the court cases of the 2005 occasion. Networking faces dramatic adjustments as a result of customer-centric view, the venue of the subsequent iteration networks paradigm, the frenzy from ubiquitous n- working,andthenewservicemodels.Despitelegacyproblems,whichresearchers and are nonetheless getting to know and enhancing the cutting-edge, the ho- zon has published new demanding situations that a number of the authors tackled via their submissions. InfactICN2005wasverywellperceivedbytheinternationalnetworkingc- munity. a complete of 651 papers from greater than 60 international locations have been submitted, from which 238 have been permitted. every one paper was once reviewed through numerous participants of the Technical software Committee. This 12 months, the Advisory Committee revalidated numerous accredited papers after the stories have been integrated. We perceived a signi?cant development within the variety of submissions and the standard of the submissions. TheICN2005programcoveredavarietyofresearchtopicsthatareofcurrent interest,startingwithGridnetworks,multicasting,TCPoptimizations,QoSand safeguard, emergency prone, and community resiliency. this system Committee chosen additionally 3 tutorials and invited audio system that addressed the newest - seek effects from the overseas industries and academia, and experiences on ?ndings from cellular, satellite tv for pc, and private communications with regards to third- and 4th-generation examine initiatives and standardization.