Welcome Message by General Chairs
Welcome to the 2018 IEEE/IFIP Network Operations and Management Symposium (NOMS 2018) 23-27 April 2018 in Taipei, Taiwan. NOMS has been held in every even-numbered year since 1988. This is the 30th anniversary of NOMS. We warmly welcome you all to participate and celebrate the long and successful tradition of NOMS in Taipei.
We are proud to continue our tradition with a number of exciting programs at NOMS 2018. We are sure you will enjoy our exciting program including keynotes, panels, technical sessions, demo sessions, dissertation session, mini-conference sessions, poster sessions, tutorials, and workshops. These events provide rich opportunities for participants to learn, share, exchange, and identify the current and future directions and developments of network operations and management key issues.
It’s been an exciting in recent years for the NOMS community. A lot of new and challenging research and developments have been on-going worldwide, including 5G networks, software defined infrastructures, open source networking, IoT, etc. We have set the main theme to “Cognitive Management in a Cyber World” for this year to emphasize the strong demands for proactive and intelligent management of the more and more complex network and service environments.
It has been an honor serving as the NOMS 2018 General Chairs. We would like to thank our volunteers, sponsors and partners for their dedication and support. We are very grateful to all of you for your continual support. To everyone who has traveled to Taiwan, welcome to Taipei, a capital city renowned for its cultural and entertainment attractions. We encourage you all to enjoy and explore this fine city.
Yuan-Kuang Tu, Honorary General Chair
James Won-Ki Hong, General Co-Chair
Yu-Chee Tseng, General Co-Chair