Network Protocols and Algorithms

Network Protocols and Algorithms is an online international journal, peer-reviewed and published by Macrothink Institute. It publishes papers focused on network protocols, communication systems, algorithms for communications and any type of protocol and algorithm to communicate network devices in a computer network.

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Authors are invited to submit complete unpublished and original works, which are not under review in any other journal. The scope of the journal include, but are 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
  • Cloud Computing Network Protocols and Algorithms
  • Artificial Intelligence algorithms applied to Network Protocols
  • Protocols and algorithms for IPTV delivery

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.

Network Protocols and Algorithms has linked its papers to references by DOI (Digital Object Identifier) numbers.

The Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractice Statements of the journal are provided here

The publisher and journal have a zero-tolerance plagiarism policy. We check the plagiarism issue using two methods: a plagiarism prevention tool (iThenticate) and a reviewer check. All submissions will be checked by iThenticate before being sent to reviewers.

The Journal follows the Quality Management System of Macrothink Institute, which can be found here

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Journal Impact Factor:

Scientific Citation Indexing (SCI) for year 2016: 1.75

Global Impact Factor for year 2015: 0.564

Universal Impact Factor for year 2013: 0.2916. The list is posted here

Scientific Journal Impact Factor 2013 (Last year published): 3.543


Number of citations, h-index and i10-index at Google Scholar

Network Protocols and Algorithms is added and indexed in the following databases:

  • dblp computer science bibliography
  • Directory of Research Journals Indexing
  • Gale
  • Genamics JournalSeek
  • Index Copernicus
  • io-port Database
  • NewJour - Electronic Journals and Newsletters
  • Open J-Gate
  • Ovid LinkSolver
  • ProQuest
  • Public Knowledge Project metadata harvester
  • Sherpa/Romeo
  • Socolar

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Vol 10, No 4 (2018)

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