Call for Papers

The Internet Measurement Conference (IMC) is a highly selective venue for the presentation of measurement-based research in data communications.  The focus of IMC 2014 will be on papers that either (1) improve the practice of measurement or (2) illuminate some facet of an operational network.

IMC takes a broad view of what constitutes an operational network. This view includes (but is not limited to):

Types of contributions that the program committee would enjoy receiving submissions regarding include (but are not limited to):

Authors unsure whether their paper fits IMC are welcome to contact the program committee co-chairs at

Review process and criteria

All submissions that are longer than what is allowed for a short paper will be evaluated as full papers.

Authors should only submit original work that has not been published before and is not under submission to any other venue.  We will consider full paper submissions that extend previously published short, preliminary papers (including IMC short papers) following the model of the ACM SIGCOMM policy (

A few accepted papers may be forwarded for fast-track submission to IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.

Review summaries from prior years

Submitting authors may find it useful to refer to public review summaries of papers that appeared at past IMC conferences to get a sense of what reviewers look for in IMC submissions. These summaries can be found at the following links: IMC 2013, IMC 2012, and IMC 2011. To access the reviews for IMC 2013 and 2012 papers, click on the "review" link next to each paper. Reviews for IMC 2011 papers are appended at the end of each paper's PDF.

Submission guidelines

All submissions must satisfy the following requirements:

Submissions that do not comply with these requirements will be rejected without review. The sig-alternate-10pt.cls style file satisfies the formatting requirements. Compile your source with options that produce letter page size.

Submission site:

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Important dates

        Paper registration (with abstract):                   April 30, 2014 (revised to 5pm US Pacific Time)
        Paper submission:                                           May 7, 2014 (revised to 5pm US Pacific Time)
        Notification:                                                     July 25, 2014
        Camera-ready due:                                         September 5, 2014
        Conference:                                                    November 5-7, 2014 in Vancouver, BC, Canada


Printable PDF version of CFP