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Call for Papers

The series on Network and Service Management publishes articles on the latest developments in this well-established and thriving discipline. Published articles are expected to highlight recent research achievements in this field and provide insight into theoretical and practical issues related to the evolution of network and service management from different perspectives. The series provides a forum for the publication of both academic and industrial activities, addressing the state of the art, theory and practice in network and service management. Both original research and review papers are welcome.

Authors are invited to submit manuscripts in all topics within the scope of this Series including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Management technologies and platforms
  • Resource management algorithms and heuristics
  • Measurement of network and service quality, performance, and reliability
  • Network and service telemetry and intelligence
  • Resilience of networks and services
  • Service provisioning and management
  • Testing, fault identification, and root cause isolation
  • Management of emerging new network technologies
  • Network and service management case studies

Submission Guidelines

Manuscripts must be submitted through the magazine’s submissions website, Manuscript Central. You will need to register and then proceed to the author center. On the manuscript details page, please select Network and Service Management Series from the drop-down menu. Manuscripts should be tutorial in nature and should not be under review for any other conference or journal. They should be written in a style comprehensible and accessible to readers outside the specialty of the article. Mathematical equations should not be used. For detailed submission guidelines please refer to the magazine website for the list of Manuscript Submission Guidelines that must be followed by all submissions to the IEEE Communications Magazine

Papers can be submitted anytime during the year. They will receive a review process, and, if accepted, they will be published in the first slot available for this Series.

Series Editors

George Pavlou
University College London, London

Juergen Schoenwaelder
Jacobs University Bremen, Germany