Call For Papers



The goal of the HWNQoE-2018 (2018 International Workshop on Heterogeneous Wireless Networks and Quality-of-Experience) workshop is to bring the research community and industry practitioners together and foster a cross-disciplinary scientific forum. In addition to building a premier publication venue that features high quality research, HWNQoE-2018 provides unique opportunities for researchers from academia and industry to interact, share new results, and discuss emerging directions focused around the study of heterogeneous wireless networks and Quality-of-Experience.


Topics of Interest Include

  • Heterogeneous networks architecture and performance analysis
  • QoE-aware resource allocation, interference management and admission control
  • Energy-aware QoE control in resource-constrained wireless networks
  • QoE-aware cross-layer design and optimization
  • M2M/IoT network architecture and performance analysis
  • 5G network architecture/techniques, and performance analysis
  • QoE-aware green technologies for multimedia applications
  • Secure routing design and analysis in QoE-aware mobile networks
  • Multimedia traffic modeling and characterization in heterogeneous wireless networks
  • Resource-aware efficient multimedia video coding
  • 2D/3D Visual media over heterogeneous networks
  • Advanced image and video processing
  • User-centric performance and optimisation of advanced media services
  • Multimedia session signalling in wireless/mobile environments
  • Multimedia content management and distribution
  • Context-aware wireless multimedia applications
  • Software defined networking and network function virtualization
  • Subjective QoE testing of wireless social networking services
  • Real experiments and testbeds for QoE evaluation in mobile networks and vehicular networks
  • QoE evaluation for emerging applications and services
  • Network security, reliability and survivability
  • Mobile cloud computing and applications
  • Mobile and wireless applications: health, environmental protection

Important Dates

Submission Deadline: 15 March 2018
Authors Notification: 15 April 2018
Final Manuscript Due: 15 May 2018
Registration Due: 15 May 2018
Conference Date: 28-30 June 2018


Submission details

We solicit original and unpublished work not currently under review by any other journal/magazine/conference. All papers will be reviewed by the HWNQoE-2018 Program Committee for significance, originality, accuracy, and clarity. Each paper is limited to 6 pages (or 8 pages with over length charge), including figures and references (see the IEEE Proceedings Author Guidelines: here). For detailed submission instructions, please visit the workshop website: HWNQoE-2018
Once accepted, the paper will be included into the IEEE conference proceedings published by IEEE Computer Society Press (indexed by EI). If the paper is accepted, at least one of the authors must attend the workshop to present the work.


Contact Information

For further questions, please contact us through:
Workshop email address: 
or via
Wang Miao, University of Exeter, UK