Call for Papers (CFP)


Original contributions from researchers describing their original, unpublished, research contribution which is not currently under review by another conference or journal and addressing state-of-the-art research are invited to share their work in all areas of Smart and Innovative trends for Next Generation Computing and its Applications but not limited to the conference tracks.

All orally presented papers at NGCT-2017, will be submitted to Communications in Computer and Information Science (CCIS) with Series ISSN No: 1865-0929

Springer CCIS Series is a satellite version of LNCS , which is indexed with world’s leading Abstracting & Indexing (A&I) databases including DBLP, Google Scholar, EI-Compendex, Mathematical Reviews, SCImago and Scopus.

CCIS series H-Index is 19.

Extended version of selected papers will be published in :

  1. "Cluster Computing", Indexed in Web of Science (SCIE - Science Citation Index Expanded) with impact factor 2.040, Scopus and UGC Listed.
  2. "Intelligent Decision Technologies" International Journal indexed in Web of Science(ESCI) and UGC Listed.  
  3. "International Journal of Information Technology & Web Engineering"Indexed in Web of Science (ESCI), Scopus and UGC Listed.




Conference Subthemes and Tracks

Track 1: Smart and Innovative Trends in Computational Intelligence and Data Science


  • Neural networks and its applications
  • Evolutionary algorithms and its applications
  • Fuzzy sets and its applications
  • Deep Learning and its applications
  • Data mining with soft computing
  • Big Data Analytics
  • Classification
  • Clustering
  • Regression
  • Association
  • Feature learning and feature engineering
  • Machine learning algorithms
  • Multimedia data mining
  • Text mining
  • Link and graph mining
  • Social media mining
  • Collaborative filtering
  • Crowd sourcing
  • Personalization
  • Security, privacy and social impact of data mining
  • Data mining applications

Track 2: Smart and Innovative Trends in Communication Protocols and Standards


  • Physical layer and MAC layer design for cellular and other wireless networks
  • Dynamic scheduling, power control, interference management, and QoS management in wireless networks
  • Resource Management and Control in 5G RAN
  • Service-oriented user-plane design concepts
  • Topology, deployment, and optimization of wireless networks, including heterogeneous, ultra dense, and mesh networks, device to device (D2D) communication, relays and wireless backhaul
  • Dynamic radio access and backhaul topologies based on moving and unplanned small cells
  • mmWave access, backhaul and self-backhauling
  • Application of SDN, NFV, and cloud computing to 5G (and legacy) RAN and core network architectures and implementations, such as network slicing
  • C-RAN and flexible fronthaul / backhaul
  • R&D and standardization activities towards 5G and IMT-2020
  • Green and energy efficient wireless networks
  • Massive and FD-MIMO communications, hybrid and coordinated beamforming technology
  • New control signaling for heterogeneous networks
  • Next-Generation Wi-Fi (IEEE 802.11ax/ay)
  • LTE/Wi-Fi/Wi-Gig interworking and aggregation
  • 5G operation and coexistence in unlicensed and shared spectrum bands
  • Massive MTC (mMTC), Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), and long distance communications
  • Automotive/V2X and ultra-reliable communications
  • Next-generation non-RF communications systems
  • Spectrum regulation above 24GHz
  • Results from simulation, prototyping, and experiments

Track 3: Smart and Innovative Trends in Image Processing and Machine Vision


  • Computer vision/image processing theory / applications
  • Medical and Bio-medical Imaging
  • Robot vision systems for Manipulation and Navigation
  • Cognitive and Biologically-inspired Vision
  • Image Segmentation and Enhancement
  • Data Clustering and Texture Analysis
  • Applications, Architectures and Systems Integration
  • Image & Video Representation, Compression and Coding
  • Active Vision, Tracking and Motion Analysis
  • Object and Event Recognition
  • 2D, 3D Scene Analysis and Visualisation
  • Image Processing in Forensic Science
  • Image/Shape Representation and Recovery
  • Face and Gesture Recognition
  • Social media applications with images and videos
  • Machine learning and deep learning for images and videos

Track 4: Smart and Innovative Trends in Security and Privacy


  • Access and Usage Control
  • Authentication, Privacy and Security Models
  • Automotive Security
  • Biometric Technologies and Applications
  • Content Protection and Digital Rights Management
  • Cryptographic Algorithms
  • Data and Software Security
  • Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
  • Database Security
  • Identity and Trust Management
  • Information Hiding and Anonymity
  • Intrusion Detection and Response
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues
  • Malware Detection
  • Mobile Systems Security
  • Phishing
  • Privacy Metrics and Control
  • Privacy, Security and Trust in Social Media
  • Privacy-Enhancing Models and Technologies
  • Risk and Reputation Management
  • Security and Privacy in Cloud and Pervasive Computing
  • Security and Trust in Pervasive Information Systems
  • Security Architecture and Design Analysis
  • Security Awareness and Education
  • Security Frameworks, Architectures and Protocols
  • Security Testing
  • Software Security Assurance
  • Threat Awareness
  • Vulnerability Analysis and Countermeasures
  • Web Applications and Servicesy

Track 5: Smart and Innovative Trends in Language Technology for Indian and Other Languages


  • Phonology 
  • Morphology 
  • Syntax 
  • Semantics 
  • Discourse 
  • POS Tagging 
  • Parsing 
  • Word Sense Disambiguation 
  • Machine Translation/Statistical Machine Translation
  • Pragmatics 
  • Computational or Quantitative Psycholinguistics 
  • Statistical Methods 
  • Knowledge-based Methods 
  • Annotation and Annotated Corpora 
  • Lexical Resources 
  • Ontology 
  • Sentiment Analysis 
  • Machine Learning in NLP 
  • NLP-based Recommendation Systems 
  • Performance Evaluation of NLP Systems 
  • Information Retrieval 
  • Information Extraction 
  • Automatic Text Summarization 
  • Question Answering 
  • Dialog Systems 
  • Speech Corpora 
  • Speech Recognition 
  • Speech Synthesis 
  • NLP for Language Documentation and Preservation 
  • NLP for Educational Purposes 
  • NLP for Digital Humanities


Special Track : Smart and Innovative Trends for Digital India


  • Internet of Things (IOT) and Next Generation Networking and Wireless Systems for Digital India
  • Smart Cities
  • Smart Grid, Smart Healthcare
  • Remote Sensing and Surveillance for Digital India
  • E-Learning, E-Governance, E-Commerce, E-Agriculture for Digital India
  • Green Communication, Geographical Information Systems for Digital India
  • Security, Forensic and Privacy for Digital India