NICS 2018
November 23 – 24, 2018, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Call For Papers

The 5th NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS)
Technically Co-Sponsored by IEEE
Hosted by Ton Duc Thang University (TDT)

The NICS 2018 is an International Conference on Information and Computer Science, technical sponsored by IEEE and co-organized by Ton Duc Thang University and the National Foundation for Science and Technology Development (NAFOSTED) of Vietnam. It aims to build a durable, innovative and conducive forum for international researchers to present and discuss recent advancements and future directions in the field of information and computer science. NICS 2018 will be held at Ho Chi Minh city during November 23-24, 2018 and hosted by Ton Duc Thang University, Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam.

Objectives and Topics

The conference program will run for two days with the regular tracks, tutorials and special sessions. For the tracks and special sessions, we invite you to contribute your original work on topics in the following, but not limited to, areas:

Foundations of Computer Science
  • Theory of computation
  • Algorithms and data structures
  • Programming language theory
  • Applied computer science
  • Computer security and cryptography
  • Computational science
  • Concurrent, parallel and distributed systems
Computational Intelligence
  • Language and speech processing
  • Soft computing
  • Computer vision
  • Bioinformatics
  • Knowledge discovery
  • Data mining
  • Machine learning & Deep learning
  • Computational biology
  • Agent-based systems
  • Semantic web
  • Information extraction and retrieval
Software Engineering
  • Software development methods
  • Software system modeling
  • Component-based, model-driven, grid-based, automated software engineering
  • Open source software development
  • Software process, testing and verification
  • Embedded system testing and verification
  • Multi-core programming
  • Real-time systems
  • Web services
  • Human-computer interface and interaction
Communication and Networking
  • Wireless Communications
  • Signal Processing for Communications
  • Network architecture
  • Network protocols and security
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • Grid computing
  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile and ubiquitous computing
  • Quantum communications
  • Network Security

Special Sessions

Paper Submission and Publication

The authors are invited to submit their full papers by June 25, 2018. The submissions will be peer-reviewed for originality and scientific quality. The proceedings of NICS 2018 will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases.

Important dates
  • Manuscript submission: August 25, 2018
  • Notification of acceptance: September 25, 2018 September 28th, 2018
  • Camera-ready submission: October 10, 2018
  • Conference dates: November 23-24, 2018

Submission guideline

Authors are invited to submit papers of up to 6 pages, written in English, in PDF format and compliant with the IEEE standard ( For the convenience of the author, we have prepared a sample template (also supports Vietnamese). You can download and use it here.
The proceedings of NICS 2018 will be submitted for inclusion into IEEE Xplore as well as other Abstracting and Indexing (A&I) databases. All papers must be original contributions and not previously published, nor currently under consideration, for publication elsewhere. Papers should be submitted through the EDAS conference submission system at:

The 5th IEEE - NAFOSTED Conference on Information and Computer Science (NICS) 2018