By Ehsan Hamadani, Veselin Rakocevic (auth.), Fernando Boavida, Edmundo Monteiro, Saverio Mascolo, Yevgeni Koucheryavy (eds.)
WWIC 2007 was once equipped by way of the collage of Coimbra, Portugal, and it used to be the 5th occasion of a chain of foreign meetings on Wired/Wireless web Communications, addressing examine themes corresponding to the layout and review of protocols, the dynamics of the combination, the functionality trade-offs, the necessity for brand spanking new functionality metrics, and cross-layer interactions. past occasions have been held in Berne (Switzerland) in 2006, Xanthi (Greece) in 2005, Frankfurt (Germany) in 2004, and Las Vegas (USA) in 2002. As in 2005 and 2006, WWIC used to be chosen because the reputable convention by means of rate motion 290 (Wi-QoST–Traffic and QoS administration in instant Multimedia Networks). WWIC 2007 introduced jointly lively and knowledgeable contributors of the networking neighborhood, from either academia and undefined, therefore contributing to medical, strategic, and functional advances within the huge and fast-evolving box of wired/wireless web communications. The WWIC 2007 demand papers attracted 257 submissions from 36 various international locations in Asia, Australia, Europe, North the USA, and South the USA. those have been topic to thorough assessment paintings through this system Committee participants and extra reviewers. the choice strategy used to be finalized in a Technical software Committee assembly held in Malaga, Spain, on February 15, 2007.