By Topic

Communications and Networks, Journal of

Issue 4 • Date Dec. 2006

Filter Results

Displaying Results 1 - 22 of 22
  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): c1
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (62 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • [Front inside cover]

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): c2
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (60 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • Broadband convergence Network (BcN)

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 363 - 368
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (253 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    The advent of multimedia applications with high bandwidth and quality of service requirements has initiated a new era in telecommunications technology. At the same time, rapid development of various wireless and wired networks including third generation cellular mobile networks (UMTS and cdma 2000), ADSL, Wi-Fi, WiMax, terrestrial and satellite DVB networks have emerged the next research topic tow... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Bridging solutions for a heterogeneous WiMAX-WiFi scenario

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 369 - 377
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1181 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    Recently, the metropolitan area network (MAN) has attracted much attention in telecommunication research and has emerged as one of the most important research topics in the community. Several standards representing the first step for developing metropolitan networks have been published; IEEE 802.16 (WiMAX) has taken a relevant role in reaching the goal of realizing a full-service network all over ... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Autonomous, scalable, and resilient overlay infrastructure

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 378 - 390
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (3338 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    Many distributed applications build overlays on top of the Internet. Several unsolved issues at the network layer can explain this trend to implement network services such as multicast, mobility, and security at the application layer. On one hand, overlays creating basic topologies are usually limited in flexibility and scalability. On the other hand, overlays creating complex topologies require s... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Enhancements of T-REFWA to mitigate link error-related degradations in hybrid wired/wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 391 - 400
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1330 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    With the on-going wireless access technologies, the Internet has become accessible anytime anywhere. In wireless networks, link errors significantly degrade the performance of the transmission control protocol (TCP). To cope with this issue, this paper improves the recently-proposed terrestrial REFWA (T-REFWA) scheme by adding a new error recovery mechanism to its original design. In the T-REFWA s... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • A multi-dimensional radio resource scheduling scheme for MIMO-OFDM wireless systems

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 401 - 409
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (831 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) and multiple input multiple output (MIMO) technologies provide additional dimensions of freedom with spectral and spatial resources for radio resource management. Multi-dimensional radio resource management has recently been identified to exploit the full dimensions of freedom for more flexible and efficient utilization of scarce radio spectrum whi... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Flow-aware link dimensioning for guaranteed-QoS services in broadband convergence networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 410 - 421
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1868 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    In this work,1 we propose an analytic framework for dimensioning the link capacity of broadband access networks which provide universal broadband access services to a diverse kind of customers such as patient and impatient customers. The proposed framework takes into account the flow-level quality of service (QoS) of a connection as well as the packet-level QoS, via which a simple and s... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • ARCA — An adaptive routing protocol for converged ad-hoc and cellular networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 422 - 431
    Cited by:  Papers (2)
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (991 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    This paper proposes an adaptive routing protocol called ARCA for converged ad-hoc and cellular network (CACN). Due to the limitation of both bandwidth and transmission range in a cell, a mobile host (MH) may not be able to make a call during busy time. CACN offers a flexible traffic diversion mechanism that allows a MH to use the bandwidth in another cell to ease the congestion problem and increas... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • An adaptive fast expansion, loading statistics with dynamic swapping algorithm to support real time services over CATV networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 432 - 441
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (820 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    As the community antenna television (CATV) networks becomes ubiquitous, instead of constructing an entirely new broadband network infrastructure, it has emerged as one of the rapid and economic technologies to interconnecting heterogeneous network to provide broadband access to subscribers. How to support ubiquitous real-time multimedia applications, especially in a heavy traffic environment, beco... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Optimal vertical handover control policies for cooperative wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 442 - 450
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (863 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    Inter-operability between heterogeneous radio access technologies (RATs), in the sense of seamless vertical handover (VHO) support with common radio resource management (CRRM) functionalities, has recently attracted a significant research attention and has become a prominent issue in standardization fora. In this paper, we formulate the problem of load balancing between cooperative RAT's as a math... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Satellite mobility pattern scheme for centrical and seamless handover management in LEO satellite networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 451 - 460
    Cited by:  Papers (1)
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (1603 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    Since low earth orbit (LEO) satellite constellations have important advantages over geosynchronous earth orbit (GEO) systems such as low propagation delay, low power requirements, and more efficient spectrum allocation due to frequency reuse between satellites and spotbeams, they are considered to be used to complement the existing terrestrial fixed and wireless networks in the evolving global mob... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Group key exchange over combined wired and wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 461 - 474
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (745 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    A group key exchange protocol is a cryptographic primitive that describes how a group of parties communicating over a public network can come up with a common secret key. Due to its significance both in network security and cryptography, the design of secure and efficient group key exchange protocols has attracted many researchers' attention over the years. However, despite all the efforts underta... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Next-generation converged networking in Korea: The concept and its R&D activities

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 475 - 479
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (2110 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    In Korea, we witness vivid evidences of changing trend in communication that insist the emergence of new networking architecture. To accommodate the changing trend and to hold current strong position in global IT industry, Korea have launched broadband convergence network (BcN) initiative. BcN vision for Korea is to be the first in the world to realize converged network infrastructure and ubiquito... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Review on the operation, administration, and maintenance (OAM) of BcN

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 480 - 484
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (584 KB) |  | HTML iconHTML  

    This paper briefly reviews ITU-T recommendations associated with multi protocol label switch (MPLS) and Ethernet operation, administration, and maintenance (OAM). The broadband convergence network (BcN) architecture with a centralized network controller is introduced. An aggregation structure employing Ethernet, MPLS, and time division multiplexing (TDM) signal is presented for the BcN. A physical... View full abstract»

    Full text access may be available. Click article title to sign in or learn about subscription options.
  • Reviewer list for 2006

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 485 - 487
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (220 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • Author index

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 1 - 4
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (199 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • Call for papers

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 1
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (66 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • Call for papers

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 1
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (48 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • [Advertisement]

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): 1
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (49 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • Journal of Communications and Networks (JCN)

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): c3
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (39 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE
  • [Back cover]

    Publication Year: 2006 , Page(s): c4
    Save to Project icon | Request Permissions | PDF file iconPDF (60 KB)  
    Freely Available from IEEE

Aims & Scope

The Journal of Communications and Networks is published six times per year, and is committed to publishing high-quality papers that advance the state-of-the-art and practical applications of communications and information networks.

Full Aims & Scope

Meet Our Editors

Editor-in-Chief
H. Vincent Poor
Princeton University