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The IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management publishes (online only) peer-reviewed archival-quality papers that advance the state-of-the-art and practical applications of network and service management. Theoretical research contributions (presenting new concepts and techniques) and applied contributions (reporting on experiences and experiments with actual systems) are encouraged.

These transactions focus on the key technical issues related to:

  • Management Models
  • Architectures and Frameworks
  • Service Provisioning
  • Reliability and Quality Assurance
  • Management Functions
  • Enabling Technologies
  • Information and Communication Models
  • Policies
  • Applications and Case Studies
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Standards

Published papers can be accessed through IEEE Xplore.

A searchable index for all IEEE TNSM papers (published and early access) is available here.

A TNSM journal paper should contain significant contributions in the field of Network and Service Management, including e.g. performance evaluations, scalability analysis, optimizations. You can learn about the established tradition of this journal and past publications via this website.

More information for the preparation of manuscripts are available in the Author Guidelines.

All manuscripts and any supplementary material should be submitted through the IEEE ManuscriptCentral service.

We look forward to your submissions!

The special issues with an open call for papers are available on the CFP page, regular paper submissions are welcome anytime!