Authors are invited to submit work on issues related to, but not limited by, the following list of topics:

· Traffic modeling and classification
· QoS requirements, mapping and negotiation
· Policing, scheduling and metering
· Signaling, session management
· Traffic engineering, service dimensioning
· End-system QoS support
· Policy-based QoS management
· QoS in wireless networks
· Technologies for self-aware networking
· QoS in sensor networks
· QoS in metropolitan optical networks
· QoS in optical packet switching networks
· QoS in peer-to-peer networks Active networking for QoS

Papers and Submissions

Paper submission is managed by the EDAS system. If you do not have an EDAS account, please create one first. To submit a paper to QofIS'04, please first register your paper with the EDAS system. Please indicate the appropriate "Topics Keywords" drawn from the CFP when registering your paper. Upon successful registration, you will receive instructions for uploading your paper to the system.

Papers are solicited in full length of no more than 10 single-spaced pages (in English). All papers will be subject to a full review process. Submissions should follow the author guidelines specified at Information for LNCS Authors and must include: title, authors, affiliations, 100-word abstract, and a list of maximum five keywords. The author responsible for correspondence should be identified, including mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and e-mail address. An electronic, PDF-based submission of papers is mandatory.

The conference proceedings will be published as hard-copy and electronically by Springer Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, which will be available during the event. Following the workshop, authors of selected papers will be invited to submit an updated and extended version of their papers for a possible publication in a special issue of the Computer Communication journal edited by Elsevier.

Best Ph.D. student paper award

Papers that are candidate for the best PhD student paper award should be clearly identified by being marked as such when submitting the paper in the EDAS system. To be eligible for the award, the PhD student should be the principal author and presenter of the submitted paper. The selection will be based on both the quality of the written paper and its presentation at the workshop