CALL FOR PAPERS

                    4th International Conference on
                    Machine Learning for Networking
                           --- MLN'2021 ---

                Virtual conference, December 1-3, 2021


MLN 2021 is the fourth  edition  of  the  International  Conference  on  Machine
Learning for Networking. The goal of the conference is to provide  a  forum  for
scientists, engineers and researchers  to  discuss  and  exchange  novel  ideas,
results, experiences and work-in-process on all aspects of Machine Learning  and
Networking.  Each  year,  MLN  attendees  will  appreciate  and   benefit   from
multidisciplinary exchanges on these hot topics. MLN 2021 will be held virtually
from December 1st to December 3rd, 2021.

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished papers, which are  not  under
review in any other conference or journal, to

The accepted papers will be published as  post-proceedings  in  Springer's  LNCS
(pending). Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series is indexed by the ISI
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science (CPCI-S), included in ISI Web of
Science, EI Engineering Index (Compendex  and  Inspec  databases),  ACM  Digital
Library, dblp, Google Scholar, Scopus, etc.

The topics of this conference include, but are not limited to:

* Deep and Reinforcement learning
* Pattern recognition and classification for networks
* Machine learning for network slicing optimization
* Machine learning for 5G system
* Machine learning for user behavior prediction
* New innovative machine learning methods
* Optimization of machine learning methods
* Performance analysis of machine learning algorithms
* Experimental evaluations of machine learning
* Data mining in heterogeneous networks
* Machine learning for multimedia
* Machine learning for Internet of Things
* Machine learning for security and protection
* Distributed and decentralized machine learning algorithms
* Intelligent cloud-support communications
* Intelligent resource allocation
* Intelligent energy-aware/green communications
* Intelligent software defined networks
* Intelligent cooperative networks
* Intelligent positioning and navigation systems
* Intelligent wireless communications
* Intelligent wireless sensor networks
* Intelligent underwater sensor networks

Position papers are also welcome and should be clearly marked as such.

Important dates

Paper submission: October 24, 2021
Notification of acceptance: November 04, 2021
Final manuscripts due: November 12, 2021
Conference: December 1-3, 2021


Submissions must not be published or submitted to a journal and/or  conference /
workshop with proceedings. All submissions should be anonymous (i.e., no  author
names/affiliations and obvious citations). Submissions are to  be  made  to  the
submission web site:


The accepted papers will be published as  post-proceedings  in  Springer's  LNCS

Only pdf files are accepted. Submissions not meeting the above  guidelines  will
be rejected without other consideration. The camera-ready  version  of  accepted
papers will have to follow  the  Springer  guidelines  for  publication  in  the
Lecture Notes in Computer Science series.

Authors of accepted papers must present their papers At least one author of each
accepted paper is required to register and present the paper. 

Best paper award

All papers are eligible for the best paper award. The award will be announced at
the conference.