Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

The journal publishes papers about Network Protocols, Communication systems, Algorithms for communications and any type of protocol and algorithm for Computer Networks.

Network protocols and algorithms are needed to communicate any device in a computer network.

Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal. The scope of the journal includes, but is not limited to, the following topic areas:

  • Synchronization Protocols and Algorithms
  • Security Protocols and Algorithms
  • QoS Protocols and Algorithms
  • Ad-Hoc and Sensor Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Content Delivery Networks Protocols and Algorithms
  • P2P Protocols and Algorithms
  • Cluster-Based Protocols and Algorithms
  • Real-Time Protocols and Algorithms
  • Wireless Protocols and Algorithms
  • MAC Protocols and Algorithms for Wired Networks
  • Mobile wireless internet protocols and algorithms
  • Delay Tolerant protocols and algorithms
  • Mesh network protocols and algorithms
  • Protocols and algorithms for Voice over IP delivery
  • Cognitive Radio Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Monitoring and management protocols and algorithms
  • Optical networking protocols and algorithms
  • Scalable Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Protocols and algorithms for Green Computing and Resource Allocation
  • Power Efficient and Energy Saving Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Routing Protocols and Algorithms
  • Tree-based Protocols and Algorithms
  • Distributed/Decentralized Algorithms for Networks
  • Fault tolerant Protocols and Algorithms
  • Protocols and algorithms for Mobile and Dynamic Networks
  • Cross-Layer Collaborative Protocols and Algorithms
  • Formal methods and cryptographic algorithms for communication
  • Multimedia Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Network Protocols and Algorithms for Context-Aware and Semantic Networks
  • Localized Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Transport Layer Protocols
  • Smartgrid Protocols and Algorithms
  • Network Protocols Simulation Techniques
  • Protocols and Algorithms for Mobile and Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

The topics suggested by the journal can be discussed in term of concepts, state of the art, standards, implementations, running experiments and applications. Proposals and deployments are also welcome.

 

 

Section Policies

Distributed/Decentralized Algorithms for Networks

Editors
  • Guangjie Han
  • Bin Wang
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Ad-Hoc and Sensor Network Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Ad-Hoc and Sensor network protocols and algorithms.

Editors
  • Raquel Lacuesta
  • Eduardo Nakamura
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Content Delivery Networks Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Content Delivery Network protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Giancarlo Fortino
  • David Lizcano
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Synchronization Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Syncronization Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Fernando Boronat
  • El-Sayed El-Alfy
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

QoS Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to QoS Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Fidel Liberal
  • Teerapat Sanguankotchakorn
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Security Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Security Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Shiguo Lian
  • Mehran Misaghi
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

P2P Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to P2P Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Piotr Cholda
  • Steven Gordon
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Cluster-Based Protocols and algorithms

This section is dedicated to Cluster Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Mohammed Feham
  • João Manuel Tavares
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Routing Protocols and algorithms

This section is dedicated to Routing Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Jun He
  • Zoubir MAMMERI
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Fault Tolerant Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Fault Tolerant Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Bernard Cousin
  • Shengli Yuan
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Real-Time Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Real-Time Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Jan Jurjens
  • David Rincón
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Wireless Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Wireless Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Elsa Macias-Lopez
  • Alvaro Suárez
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

MAC Protocols and Algorithms for Wired Networks

This section is dedicated to MAC Protocols and Algorithms for Wired Networks.

Editors
  • Maode Ma
  • Francisco Sanchez
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Tree-Based Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Tree-Based Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Dumitru Dan Burdescu
  • A.V.Senthil Kumar
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Protocols and Algorithms for Voice over IP delivery

This section is dedicated to VoIP Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • Sheng-Wei Chen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Monitoring and Management Protocols and Algorithms

This section is dedicated to Monitoring and Management Protocols and Algorithms.

Editors
  • José de Souza
  • Jianguo Ding
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Mobile wireless internet protocols and algorithms

Editors
  • Habib Ammari
  • Susan Cheng
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Delay Tolerant protocols and algorithms

Editors
  • Abdelmajid Khelil
  • Joel Rodrigues
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Mesh network protocols and algorithms

Editors
  • Daniel Camara
  • Fangyang Shen
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Cognitive Radio Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Wei Wang
  • Xinheng Wang
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Optical networking protocols and algorithms

Editors
  • Khaled Elsayed
  • Wei Wei
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Scalable Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Jingli Li
  • David Liu
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Protocols and algorithms for Mobile and Dynamic Networks

Editors
  • Serge Chaumette
  • Xavier Fernando
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Power Efficient and Energy Saving Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Siamak Azodolmolky
  • Doina Bein
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Cross-Layer Collaborative Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Lei Shu
  • Wendong Xiao
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Formal methods and cryptographic algorithms for communication

Editors
  • Shafiullah Khan
  • Yongyuth Permpoontanalarp
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Multimedia Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Jonathan Loo
  • Pascal Lorenz
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Network Protocols and Algorithms for Context-Aware and Semantic Networks

Editors
  • Qiang Duan
  • John Strassner
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Localized Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Marc Gilg
  • Qin XIN
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Transport Layer Protocols

Editors
  • Sofiane Hamrioui
  • Kamaljit Lakhtaria
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Smart Grid Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Javier Aguiar
  • Dhananjay Singh
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Network Protocols Simulation Techniques

Editors
  • Mario Montagud Climent
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Artificial Intelligence Algorithms Applied to Network Protocols

Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Cloud Computing Network Protocols and Algorithms

Editors
  • Juan Diaz
  • H Khokhar
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed

Protocols and Algorithms for Mobile and Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks

Editors
  • kayhan ghafoor
  • Houbing Song
Checked Open Submissions Checked Indexed Checked Peer Reviewed
 

Peer Review Process

The journal uses single-blind system: the reviewers' identities remain anonymous to authors, while the reviewers can see authors' identities. Two reviewers from outside and one editor from the journal typically involve in reviewing a submission.

 

Publication Frequency

Quarterly, published in March, June and, October and December.

 

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

 

Archiving

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Recruitment of Reviewer

If you are interested in be a reviewer of this journal, please find recruitment information at: www.macrothink.org/recruitment.htm and send your application to: npa@macrothink.org

 

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