IEEE ComSoc CTN Special Issue on 5G
CTN Issue: October 2014
All ten of the July, 2014 top ten most popular (in terms of online views through IEEE Xplore) articles published in ComSoc periodicals are about 5G [Top10, 2014], so it seems covering 5G is a judicious choice for this month’s CTN.
The IEEE Communications Magazine had two special issues on 5G this year, entitled “5G Wireless Communication Systems: Prospects and Challenges” with Part 1 in February, 2014 and Part 2 in May, 2014. Each part included nine technical articles along with a guest editorial by the guest editors: John Thompson (University of Edinburgh), Xiaohu Ge (Huazhong University of Science and Technology), Hsiao-Chun Wu (Louisiana State University), Ralf Irmer (Vodafone), Hong Jiang (Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs), Gerhard Fettweis (Technical University of Dresden), and Siavash Alamouti (independent entrepreneur, formerly Vodafone). These eighteen articles give a comprehensive view of the exciting technologies envisioned for 5G, and their associated technical challenges.