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IEEE ComSoc Best Readings

Best Readings is a collection of books, articles, and papers on a featured topic.

Backhaul and Fronthaul: Communications, Networking, and Signal Processing
This Best Readings list is expected to provide several archival papers and special issues on the backhaul/fronthaul and related networking, communication, and signal processing issues that are currently available.

Broadband Access (Updated)
The subject of broadband access covers a surprisingly wide range of technologies, and spans several decades of intensive research by groups from all over the world.  

Cloud Communications and Networking
Cloud computing is an innovative technology that relies on sharing of resources similar to a utility over the Internet.

Cognitive Radio
This Best Readings is on Cognitive Radio (CR) Communications and Networking.

Communications and Information Systems Security
This Best Readings is on Communications and Information Systems Security (CIS).

Communications in Wireless Networked Control
This collection of Best Readings focuses on performance analysis and communications-control co-design of WNCSs.

Device-to-Device Communications (Updated)
Device-to-device (D2D) communication has been foreseen as a key complimentary emerging technology within the 5G mobile communication paradigm, providing potential use cases such as peer-to-peer communication (e.g. for public safety, vehicle-to-everything (V2X), etc.), cellular offloading, device-based relaying, joint reception/transmission, content sharing, proximity detection, and other proximity-related services.

This Best Readings is on e-Health.

Full Duplex Wireless Communications
In this Best Readings, we introduce several archival papers and special issues on the topic of SIC and FD wireless communications that are available on IEEE Xplore.

Green Communications (Updated)
This Best Readings is on Green Communications.

Integrated Sensing and Communication (ISAC)
This collection of Best Readings provides a panorama of ISAC, including recent advances and applications in information theory, signal processing, mobile computing, aerospace and electronic systems, and vehicular technology/intelligent transportation systems.

Internet of Things
The Internet of Things started as the basis of providing identification and connectivity to any entity that could be relevant into a process, action or provide relevant data that could be used by other entities.

Machine Learning in Communications (Updated)
This collection of Best Readings focuses on ML in the physical and medium access control (MAC) layer of communication networks.

Massive MIMO
While massive MIMO is still in its early stages of development, it is such a radical departure for current technologies that it stands to revolutionize the way that future cellular networks are designed, standardized, and implemented.

Molecular Communication (New)
This Best Readings is on the interdisciplinary field of molecular communication. It targets interested readers in communications engineering, the natural sciences, and medicine.

Multi-Tier Cellular
This Best Readings is on Multi-Tier Cellular.

Nanoscale Communication Networks
Nanoscale communication networks are more precisely distinguished from today’s macroscale communication systems by the IEEE 1906.1 standard as communication systems having essential elements with at least one dimension on the order of hundreds of nanometers and that utilize a unique physical principal of operation.

Network Localization and Navigation
This Best Readings covers different aspects of NLN, including fundamental theory, cooperative algorithms, operation strategies, and network experimentation. The selected articles aim to provide researchers and practitioners with a comprehensive view on all the aforementioned aspects that are essential for the design and operation of efficient NLN.

Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access
In this Best Readings, we first present textbooks that provide comprehensive guides to current and emerging NOMA techniques. Then, we introduce several review articles to highlight the corresponding NOMA opportunities, solutions, and future research directions. Subsequently, we list the special issues related to NOMA and the latest standardization activities. Lastly, we offer many selected technical papers addressing the aforementioned challenges.

Optical Wireless Communications
This Best Readings section presents papers on optical wireless communications that cover several fronts, including information theoretic aspects, communication theoretic aspects, and implementation aspects.

Orthogonal Time Frequency Space (OTFS) and Delay Doppler Signal Processing
This collection of Best Readings aims to provide an outlook of OTFS techniques, including fundamentals, recent advances, and relevant applications.

Physical-Layer Security: Foundations, Intelligent Designs and Implementations (Updated)
In this Best Readings, we highlight overview articles, archival technical papers, as well as special issues on physical-layer security that are representative of physical-layer security today. 

Polar Coding
In this Best Readings, we summarize several papers on the theoretical foundations of polarization theory, the construction and decoding of practical polar codes, as well as some generalized polar codes, which can help to overcome limitations of classical Arıkan polar codes.

Power Line Communications
The topic of PLCs is difficult as it lies at the intersection of several fields: circuit analysis, transmission line theory, electromagnetic theory, signal processing, and communications and information theory.

Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces
This Best Readings of the IEEE Communications Society is aimed at gathering the latest and most promising research advances on the modeling, analysis, design, and implementation of RIS-empowered wireless networks.

Satellite Mega Constellations
Our main objective of this Best Readings collection is to suggest a comprehensive list of references that can aid a wide spectrum of researchers, from novices to experts in the field, with a focus on mega constellation satellite communications and networking.

Smart Grid Communications
This Best Readings is a concise list of must-read books and articles that reveal the role and the potential of communication networks and systems in the smart grid.

Terahertz Communications
These selected Best Readings provide a current look at the state of the art in the field of Terahertz Communications.

UAV Assisted Wireless Networks
In this Best Readings, we introduce several books, archival papers and special issues on the topic of UAV assisted communication and sensing applications over cellular networks.