5G for Ultra-Reliable Low latency Communications

  in Special Issue   Posted on August 17, 2017

Information for the Special Issue

Submission Deadline: Fri 25 Aug 2017
Journal Impact Factor : 8.808
Journal Name : IEEE Network
Journal Publisher:
Website for the Special Issue: http://www.comsoc.org/netmag/cfp/5g-ultra-reliable-low-latency-communications
Journal & Submission Website: http://www.comsoc.org/netmag

Special Issue Call for Papers:


Manuscript Submission: August 25, 2017
First Revisions/Reject Notification: October 15, 2017
Notification of Acceptance: December 15, 2017
Final Manuscript Due: January 15, 2018
Publication: March 2018

We solicit papers in a variety of topics related to 5G for URLLC. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

Waveforms and multiple access techniques for URLLC
Software Defined Air Interface for URLLC
Protocol stack restructure and procedures for URLLC
Security, encryption, coding trade off with URLL requirements
Ultra fast signal processing technologies and architectures
Diversity, coding and redundancy techniques for URLLC
Interference mitigation and management techniques for URLLC
Mobility and handoff control with zero interruption gab
Coverage improvement techniques for URLLC
Spectrum aspects of URLLC – carrier frequency and spectrum requirements
Network slicing and network functions virtualization – with focus on URLLC
Mobile edge computing – with focus on URLLC
Service and QoE provisioning techniques – with focus on URLLC
Use case applications and requirements for URLLC.
Testbeds and experimentations of URLLC
Simulation tools, methodologies, and performance evaluations of URLLC

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