IEEE Networking Letters publishes short papers in a rapid publication cycle on original research results derived from theoretical or experimental exploration of the area of communication/computer networking, covering various information transport networks over various physical layer technologies, both wireline and wireless, or hybrids of these. The journal focuses on the network layers above the physical layer. Topics of interest include network architecture and design, protocols, network software, network hardware, network operation and management, measurements, and network security.
IEEE Networking Letters topics include, but are not limited to, the following:
Network protocols: Design, specification and verification, implementation, operation and performance evaluation of protocols in all network layers (data link, network, transport, and application).
Network context: core, data center, edge, storage, and access networks; networks-on-chip and system interconnection networks; mobile, cellular, sensor, ad-hoc and vehicular networks; internetworking and Internet of things; virtual, overlay, and online social networks; and using wireline, wireless, or hybrid transmission technologies.
Network themes: architecture and (cross-layer) design, planning and control, applications and services, software and hardware, operations and management, security and privacy, survivability and reliability, virtualization and network programmability, measurement and modeling, pricing and economics.
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