IEEE Communications Letters

(The H4-Index of IEEE Communications Letters is 53. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Blockchained On-Device Federated Learning450
A Simple Design of IRS-NOMA Transmission321
Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Assisted Multiple Access With User Pairing: NOMA or OMA?251
STAR-RISs: Simultaneous Transmitting and Reflecting Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces181
Performance Analysis of Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Communication Systems159
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface (RIS) Assisted Wireless Coverage Extension: RIS Orientation and Location Optimization157
MCNet: An Efficient CNN Architecture for Robust Automatic Modulation Classification154
Sum Rate Maximization for IRS-Assisted Uplink NOMA151
Unveiling the Importance of SIC in NOMA Systems—Part 1: State of the Art and Recent Findings141
Channel Estimation for RIS Assisted Wireless Communications—Part II: An Improved Solution Based on Double-Structured Sparsity127
UWB NLOS/LOS Classification Using Deep Learning Method124
Unsupervised Learning for Passive Beamforming112
Joint Power Control and Passive Beamforming in IRS-Assisted Spectrum Sharing109
Coverage Characterization of STAR-RIS Networks: NOMA and OMA109
CNN-Based Automatic Modulation Classification for Beyond 5G Communications104
Active RIS Versus Passive RIS: Which is Superior With the Same Power Budget?96
Sum Rate Optimization for Two Way Communications With Intelligent Reflecting Surface93
Deep Learning-Based Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio: A CNN-LSTM Approach92
Channel Estimation for RIS Assisted Wireless Communications—Part I: Fundamentals, Solutions, and Future Opportunities90
Multi-Branch Deep Residual Learning for Clustering and Beamforming in User-Centric Network90
Energy-Efficient Resource Management in UAV-Assisted Mobile Edge Computing89
Is Backscatter Link Stronger than Direct Link in Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Assisted System?86
Mixed Dual-Hop FSO-RF Communication Systems Through Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface84
Energy-Efficient UAV Relaying Communications to Serve Ground Nodes80
Robust and Secure Communications in Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted NOMA Networks76
Integration of Energy, Computation and Communication in 6G Cellular Internet of Things75
Ergodic Capacity of Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Assisted Communication Systems With Phase Errors75
Active Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface: Fully-Connected or Sub-Connected?75
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces in 6G: Reflective, Transmissive, or Both?74
The LSTM-Based Advantage Actor-Critic Learning for Resource Management in Network Slicing With User Mobility74
Coverage Probability and Ergodic Capacity of Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Enhanced Communication Systems73
Hybrid RIS-Empowered Reflection and Decode-and-Forward Relaying for Coverage Extension72
Physical Layer Security Enhancement Exploiting Intelligent Reflecting Surface68
Robust Design for Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces Assisted MISO Systems67
On the Performance Analysis of RIS-Empowered Communications Over Nakagami-m Fading67
Automatic Modulation Classification Based on Constellation Density Using Deep Learning66
Practical Modeling and Beamforming for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Wideband Systems64
Intelligent Reflecting Surface Enhanced Millimeter-Wave NOMA Systems63
Backscatter-Enabled NOMA for Future 6G Systems: A New Optimization Framework Under Imperfect SIC62
Rank Minimization-Based Toeplitz Reconstruction for DoA Estimation Using Coprime Array61
TDOA Localization With Unknown Signal Propagation Speed and Sensor Position Errors60
Sparse Bayesian Learning of Delay-Doppler Channel for OTFS System59
Bit Error Rate for NOMA Network59
NOMA Empowered Integrated Sensing and Communication57
Channel Estimation for STAR-RIS-Aided Wireless Communication57
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces-Aided Physical Layer Security Enhancement in D2D Underlay Communications56
Towards Ubiquitous Positioning by Leveraging Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface56
Deep Learning-Based Denoise Network for CSI Feedback in FDD Massive MIMO Systems55
Active Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces-Aided Wireless Communication System55
Millimeter Wave and Sub-THz Indoor Radio Propagation Channel Measurements, Models, and Comparisons in an Office Environment55
Simultaneous Transmission and Reflection Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Assisted Secrecy MISO Networks54
Channel Estimation for Extremely Large-Scale Massive MIMO: Far-Field, Near-Field, or Hybrid-Field?53
Enhanced Secure Wireless Information and Power Transfer via Intelligent Reflecting Surface53
Fine-Grained Modulation Classification Using Multi-Scale Radio Transformer With Dual-Channel Representation53
Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Aided Indoor Visible Light Communication Systems53