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IEEE COMMAG Seeks New Editor-in-Chief

The IEEE Communication Society (ComSoc) invites nominations for the position of Editor-in-Chief for the IEEE Communications Magazine (ComMag) for a two–year term starting on 1 January  2024.

This award-winning magazine brings you the latest international coverage of current issues and advances in key areas of wireless, optical and wired communications. Written in tutorial applications-driven style by the industry's leading experts, IEEE Communications Magazine delivers practical, current information on hot topics, implementations, and best industry practices. This monthly magazine becomes your single most important source of state-of-the-science communications information.

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  • Award-winner authors (IEEE Medal of HonorIEEE Alexander Graham Bell Medal, ComSoc Career Awards: Edwin Howard Armstrong Achievement /  Distinguished Industry Leader Award...): Andrew ViterbiVint CerfYann LeCunSiavash AlamoutiRobert KahnG. David Forney Jr.John M. CioffiAndrea Goldsmith...
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IEEE Communications Magazine May 2023 Cover

IEEE Communications Magazine May 2023

Integrating Sensing into Communications in Multi-Functional Networks
Internet of Things
Military Communications and Networks

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