2019 Edition

2019 STINT Workshop

The 2019 edition of the Space-Terrestrial Internetworking workshop (STINT) focuses on efforts discussing:

  • Solution of general, theoretical problems seeking to expand the knowledge and understanding in the fundamentals of space-terrestrial networking.
  • Solution of specific, practical problems such as products, procedures or services for space-terrestrial networking.

Location and Dates

STINT will be held at the 2019 IEEE International Conference on Space Mission Challenges for Information Technology (SMC-IT), in Pasadena, CA, USA, from July 30 to August 1, 2019. Important dates as follows:

  • Paper submission: June 10, 2019 (hard deadline)
  • Paper notification: June 21, 2019
  • Camera ready: July 10, 2019
  • Workshop: July 30 to August 1, 2019

Scope and Overview

Full research papers are solicited for the protocols, applications, and operational concepts required to make these internetworks both technically feasible and operationally deployable. Specifically, STINT welcomes researchers and practitioners in the following areas.

  • Modeling and dynamics of mobile space-based for optical\RF networks
  • Autonomous configuration and control of network nodes
  • Protocols, applications, and concepts for network management
  • Adaptive networking technologies (e.g., SDN, ICN)
  • Delay- and disruption-tolerant networking
  • Store-and-forward routing, congestion modeling, and topological synchronization
  • Deep Space Networks and the solar system Internet
  • End-to-end security services across an internetworking overlay
  • Commercial/scientific/government mission concepts enabled by internetworks
  • Optical network availability, resilience and survivability
  • Optical network using photonic integrated circuits
  • Optical time and frequency transfer

Format and Submission Instructions

STINT follows the guidelines for paper and poster submissions for the IEEE SMC-IT conference. Specifically,

  • Full papers (up to 8 pages) will be considered.
  • Papers and posters must be written in English and prepared in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Papers and posters must be formatted according to the standard IEEE two-column format with single-spaced, ten-point font text, as given in the LaTex templates and MSWord templates.
  • All figures, tables, references etc. are included in the page limit.
  • All fonts must be embedded into the PDF file.
  • All papers must be submitted online via EasyChair (link).
  • The authors/presenters abide by the podium and publish requirement (i.e., papers not presented at the conference will not be published in IEEE Xplore).

All accepted papers at SMC-IT 2019 will be published in the IEEE conference proceedings, to be available at the conference and indexed in the IEEE Xplore data base. Note that IEEE has a Podium and Publish policy for conferences, which means that no manuscript will be published in IEEE Xplore without first being presented at the conference. Selected papers presented will be invited to appear in a special issue of a reputable journal in the field.