IEEE EDGE 2021 - Call for Papers

Call for Papers

As we approach Shannon Limit and Moore’s Law is dying, both Computer Science and Electronic Engineers are facing the performance bottleneck. Edge computing as the convergence of communications and computing may break through bottleneck. Hence, the 2021 IEEE International Conference on Edge Computing (IEEE EDGE 2021) aims to become a prime international forum for both researchers and industry practitioners to exchange the latest fundamental advances in state of the art and practice of Edge computing, identify emerging research topics, and define the future of Edge computing in the field of Computer Science and Electronic Engineers.

Themed “Compute First Networking”, IEEE EDGE 2021 will feature a comprehensive high-quality technical program including track, tutorial and demonstration. IEEE EDGE 2021 will also include an attractive industry program aimed at practitioners, with keynotes and panels from prominent research, industry leaders, and technological exhibits. IEEE EDGE 2021 invites original papers addressing all aspects related to edge computing theory, technology and applications. Technical topics of interest include but are not limited to the following:

  • Compute First Networking
  • Edge Computing Architecture
  • Information Theory in Edge Computing
  • Cognitive Radio in Edge Computing
  • Signal Processing in Edge Computing
  • Edge Access Networks & Systems
  • Service & Software in Edge Computing
  • Platform & System in Edge Computing
  • CPU/GPU and Hardware in Edge Computing
  • AI Enabled Edge Computing
  • Blockchain & Zero Trust in Edge Computing
  • Edge Centric Convergency of IoT & Cloud Computing
  • Collaborative Edge & Cloud Computing
  • QoS & QoE of Edge Computing Services
  • Edge Computing for Vehicular System & Network
  • Edge Computing for Ad-hoc & Sensor Networks
  • Edge Computing for Optical Networks & Systems
  • Edge Computing for 5G/6G Network & Systems
  • Edge Computing for Satellite & Space Systems & Communications
  • Edge Computing for Underwater and Maritime Systems and Communications
  • Edge Computing for Smart Grid Systems and Communications
  • Edge Computing for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Systems and Communications
  • Edge Computing for Industrial Internet and Systems
  • Edge Computing for Other Services and Applications

Manuscript Guidelines and Submission Information

Please download the paper template in WORD or LaTeX.
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Language: English
Paper size and format: US Letter; Two-column format in the IEEE style
Page limit: Up to eight pages for peer review for regular papers; Up to three pages for a "work in progress" paper
Abstract Length: 1500 characters for a regular paper, and 500 characters for "work in progress" papers
Number of Keywords: between five to eight keywords for each paper
File format: Limit the size of a single PDF file to be 6MB

Note: Authors of the accepted regular papers will have available up to 10 pages for the final version of papers.

Anonymous Submissions: All conferences implement a double-blind reviewing process. Author names and affiliations should not appear in the paper. The authors should make a reasonable effort not to reveal their identities of institutional affiliations in the text, figures, photos, links, or other data that is contained in the paper. Authors' prior work should be preferably referred to in the third person; if this is not feasible, the references should be blinded. Submissions that violate these requirements will be rejected without review. The list of authors cannot be changed after the acceptance decision is made unless approved by the Program Chairs.

All submitted manuscripts will be peer-reviewed by the program committee. Accepted papers with confirmed registration and committed presentation will appear in the conference proceedings published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. Each conference/congress will publicly announce the winners of its Best Paper Award, and Best Student Paper Award. The authors of selected papers will be encouraged to submit extended and enhanced versions of their papers to the IEEE Transactions on Services Computing (TSC) and other suitable journals.

Submitted Regular and Workshop Papers will be limited to 6-8 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages and REQUIRED to be formatted using the IEEE Proceedings template. Submitted Work-In-Progress Papers will be limited to 3 (IEEE Proceedings style) pages. Unformatted papers and papers beyond the page limit may not be reviewed.

Submission Link

Please submit your EDGE paper at

UPDATED: Important Dates

Paper submission due: September 15 October 1, 2021
Final notification to authors: October 15, November 1, 2021
Camera ready manuscripts due: October 31 November 15, 2021

Review Policy

IEEE Policy and professional ethics require that referees treat the contents of papers under review as privileged information not to be disclosed to others before publication. It is expected that no one with access to a paper under review will make any inappropriate use of the special knowledge, which that access provides. Contents of abstracts submitted to conference program committees should be regarded as privileged as well, and handled in the same manner. The Conference Publications Chair shall ensure that referees adhere to this practice.

Organizers of IEEE conferences are expected to provide an appropriate forum for the oral presentation and discussion of all accepted papers. An author, in offering a paper for presentation at an IEEE conference, or accepting an invitation to present a paper, is expected to be present at the meeting to deliver the paper. In the event that circumstances unknown at the time of submission of a paper preclude its presentation by an author, the program chair should be informed on time, and appropriate substitute arrangements should be made. In some cases it may help reduce no-shows for the Conference to require advance registration together with the submission of the final manuscript.

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About the Technical Committee on Services Computing

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Contact Information

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