Massive Machine Type Communications

  in Special Issue   Posted on December 24, 2016

Information for the Special Issue

Submission Deadline: Sat 15 Apr 2017
Journal Impact Factor : 7.230
Journal Name : IEEE Network
Journal Publisher:
Website for the Special Issue:
Journal & Submission Website:

Special Issue Call for Papers:

We solicit papers in a variety of topics presenting the current development and addressing the challenges in Massive MTC. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

MMTC network architecture and topology design
Large scale MMTC deployments: simulations, evaluations, testbeds and experimentations
MMTC standardization activities in 3GPP and IEEE
Energy efficient design and operation for MMTC
Traffic modeling for MMTC devices
MMTC protocols design and optimization for resource allocation
Reliability and Quality of Service for MMTC
Privacy concerns and security policies for MMTC
Spectrum sharing and management for MMTC
Integrating MMTC with LTE-A and in future 5G
MMTC applications and services
Energy harvesting for MMTC

Closed Special Issues