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Feature Topics

Paper Topic Tentative Publication Date Manuscript Submission Due Date
Experimentation in Large-Scale Wireless Community Testbeds
Digital Twins Meet Artificial Intelligence in 6G Closed
Internet of Sounds Closed
Techno-Economic Analysis of Telecommunications Systems Closed
Integrated Non Terrestrial and Terrestrial (NTN/TN) Quantum Networks Closed
Near-Field MIMO Technologies Towards 6G Closed
eXtended Reality Closed
Integrated Sensing and Communications Closed
Social-aware Communication Networks and Systems and Innovative Social Network Applications and Services Fourth Quarter 2023 Closed
Optical Wireless in Space, 6G, and X-haul Networks Fourth Quarter 2023 Closed
Serverless Mobile Computing: From Theory to Practice Closed
Emerging Communications Technologies for Smart Cities and Smart Villages: Devices, Circuits, and Systems Perspective Third Quarter 2023 Closed
MIMO Evolutions: Capacity, Coverage, Reliability, AI-Enabled, and More Third Quarter 2023 Closed
Affective Computing and Communications Research, Technologies, Management, and Applications Closed
Future Trends in Fog/Edge Computing and Networking Closed
The Interplay of Digital Twin and 6G Wireless Networks Closed
Networks for Blockchain-Enabled Applications July 2023 Closed
Semantic Communications: Transmission Beyond Shannon Closed
Data Sets for Machine Learning in Wireless Communications and Networks Closed
Metaverse Closed
The Evolution of Telecom Business, Economy, Policies and Regulations Closed
Security of Communication Protocols in Industrial Control Systems (ICSs) Closed
E-work and Remote Collaboration: Current Technologies and Future Directions (Merged with Open Call) Closed
Machine Learning-Enabled Zero Touch Networks Closed
Web3 Closed
Integrating Sensing into Communications in Multi-functional Networks Closed
Essential Technology in Mobile Communications and Networks (Merged with the Mobile Communications and Networks Series) Closed
Channel Modeling and Signal Processing for Terahertz Communications Closed
Federated Learning for Cognitive Network Management (Merged with the Network Softwarization and Management Series) Closed
Traffic Management in Next-Generation Networks (Merged with the upcoming new Series on Next-Generation Internet) Closed
Techno-Economic Analysis of Telecommunications Systems Closed
Aerial Communications Closed
Low Earth Orbit Satellites to Enable Access Equality Closed
Wireless Energy Transfer in Future Networks Closed
Antenna Systems for 5G and Beyond Closed
Digital Divide: Closing the Gap Closed
Location Awareness for 5G and Beyond Closed
Networks for Cyber-Physical Systems and Industry 4.0 Closed
Networking Technologies to Combat the COVID-19 Pandemic Closed
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Design and Implementation Closed
5G for Verticals: from Theory to Practice and Beyond Closed
Nano-Networking for Nano-, Micro-, and Macro-Scale Applications Closed
Transport Layer Innovations for Future Networks Closed
Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure Systems Closed
Communication Technologies for Robotics and Autonomous Systems Closed
Communication Technologies for Efficient Edge Learning Closed
THz Communications – A Catalyst for the Wireless Future Closed
Trans-Industry Time Synchronization for a Smart Society Closed
5G Security: Can 5G Be Verifiably Secure? Closed
The Evolution of Telecom Business, Economy and Policies Closed
Telecommunication and Network Engineering Education Closed
Secure Wireless Communications for Vehicle-to-Everything Closed
Modern Railways: Communications Systems and Technologies Closed
High-Speed Copper and Coaxial Broadband Closed
Future Internet: Architectures and Protocols Closed
The Quest for Information Centric Networking Closed
Applications of Artificial Intelligence in Wireless Communications Closed
Crowd Management Closed
Multi-Sensory Human Bond Communication Closed
Information-Centric Networking Security Closed
Channel Models and Measurements for 5G Closed
Fog Services and Enabling Technologies Closed

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