IEEE Communications Letters

(The TQCC of IEEE Communications Letters is 8. 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
Coverage Characterization of STAR-RIS Networks: NOMA and OMA109
Joint Power Control and Passive Beamforming in IRS-Assisted Spectrum Sharing109
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
Ergodic Capacity of Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Assisted Communication Systems With Phase Errors75
Active Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface: Fully-Connected or Sub-Connected?75
Integration of Energy, Computation and Communication in 6G Cellular Internet of Things75
The LSTM-Based Advantage Actor-Critic Learning for Resource Management in Network Slicing With User Mobility74
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces in 6G: Reflective, Transmissive, or Both?74
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
Bit Error Rate for NOMA Network59
Sparse Bayesian Learning of Delay-Doppler Channel for OTFS System59
Channel Estimation for STAR-RIS-Aided Wireless Communication57
NOMA Empowered Integrated Sensing and 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
Optimizing Multi-UAV Deployment in 3-D Space to Minimize Task Completion Time in UAV-Enabled Mobile Edge Computing Systems52
Deep Learning for Joint Channel Estimation and Signal Detection in OFDM Systems52
A Model-Driven Deep Learning Method for Massive MIMO Detection52
Cooperative Spectrum Sensing Meets Machine Learning: Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach52
Exact Bit Error-Rate Analysis of Two-User NOMA Using QAM With Arbitrary Modulation Orders51
A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks—Part I: Background and Fundamentals51
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Assisted Coordinated Multipoint in Downlink NOMA Networks50
Indoor Localization With Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface49
Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces to Achieve the Full-Duplex Wireless Communication49
Outage Probability Analysis and Minimization in Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Assisted MISO Systems49
Stochastic Geometry-Based Analysis of LEO Satellite Communication Systems49
Unsupervised Learning-Based Joint Active and Passive Beamforming Design for Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces Aided Wireless Networks48
Channel Estimation for One-Bit Multiuser Massive MIMO Using Conditional GAN48
Channel Estimation in IRS-Enhanced mmWave System With Super-Resolution Network48
Sum Rate Maximization for Intelligent Reflecting Surface-Aided Visible Light Communications46
Performance Evaluation of UAV-Enabled Cellular Networks With Battery-Limited Drones46
Optimal Sensor Placement for Target Localization Using Hybrid RSS, AOA and TOA Measurements45
Unveiling the Importance of SIC in NOMA Systems—Part II: New Results and Future Directions45
An Efficient Deep Learning Model for Automatic Modulation Recognition Based on Parameter Estimation and Transformation45
Performance Analysis of FSO Communications Over F Turbulence Channels With Pointing Errors45
LOS/NLOS Identification for Indoor UWB Positioning Based on Morlet Wavelet Transform and Convolutional Neural Networks44
Federated Learning for Hybrid Beamforming in mm-Wave Massive MIMO44
Low Complexity Adaptation for Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Based MIMO Systems44
Uplink Performance of Cell-Free Massive MIMO Over Spatially Correlated Rician Fading Channels43
Spatial-Temporal Attention-Convolution Network for Citywide Cellular Traffic Prediction40
Peak-to-Average Power Ratio Reduction in Pilot-Embedded OTFS Modulation Through Iterative Clipping and Filtering39
Spatial-Temporal Aggregation Graph Convolution Network for Efficient Mobile Cellular Traffic Prediction39
Specific Emitter Identification With Limited Samples: A Model-Agnostic Meta-Learning Approach38
Joint Location, Bandwidth and Power Optimization for THz-Enabled UAV Communications38
Integrated Sensing and Communication-Enabled Predictive Beamforming With Deep Learning in Vehicular Networks38
Combining Deep Reinforcement Learning With Graph Neural Networks for Optimal VNF Placement38
Beamformig Design With Fast Convergence for IRS-Aided Full-Duplex Communication38
Angle-Dependent Phase Shifter Model for Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Does the Angle-Reciprocity Hold?37
Nearest Neighbor and Contact Distance Distribution for Binomial Point Process on Spherical Surfaces37
On Modeling Satellite-to-Ground Path-Loss in Urban Environments37
Communication-Efficient Multimodal Split Learning for mmWave Received Power Prediction37
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface for Mixed FSO-RF Systems With Co-Channel Interference37
Radio Resource Management Techniques for Multibeam Satellite Systems37
Transformed Nested Array Designed for DOA Estimation of Non-Circular Signals: Reduced Sum-Difference Co-Array Redundancy Perspective37
ULA Fitting for MIMO Radar36
Performance Analysis of THz Wireless Systems in the Presence of Antenna Misalignment and Phase Noise36
On the Application of BAC-NOMA to 6G umMTC36
Millimeter Wave and Terahertz Urban Microcell Propagation Measurements and Models36
Channel Estimation Based on Deep Learning in Vehicle-to-Everything Environments36
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Energy-Efficient Federated Learning in UAV-Enabled Wireless Powered Networks35
Underlaid Spectrum Sharing for Cell-Free Massive MIMO-NOMA35
An UWB Channel Impulse Response De-Noising Method for NLOS/LOS Classification Boosting35
Energy Efficiency Maximization in RIS-Aided Cell-Free Network With Limited Backhaul34
Radar Emitter Classification With Attention-Based Multi-RNNs34
Distributed Intelligence: A Verification for Multi-Agent DRL-Based Multibeam Satellite Resource Allocation34
Performance Limits of Fluid Antenna Systems34
Cascaded Channel Estimation for IRS-Assisted mmWave Multi-Antenna With Quantized Beamforming34
Neighbor Discovery and Selection in Millimeter Wave D2D Networks Using Stochastic MAB33
Low-Complexity Robust Beamforming Design for IRS-Aided MISO Systems With Imperfect Channels33
CoMP-Based Dynamic Handover for Vehicular VLC Networks33
ADMM Based Channel Estimation for RISs Aided Millimeter Wave Communications33
ST-Tran: Spatial-Temporal Transformer for Cellular Traffic Prediction33
Efficient Pairing-Free Certificateless Signature Scheme for Secure Communication in Resource-Constrained Devices32
Secrecy Outage Probability and Average Rate of RIS-Aided Communications Using Quantized Phases32
Noise Learning-Based Denoising Autoencoder32
Lightweight Convolutional Neural Networks for CSI Feedback in Massive MIMO32
Intelligent Reflecting Surface: Joint Optimal Training Sequence and Refection Pattern32
Gridless One-Bit Direction-of-Arrival Estimation Via Atomic Norm Denoising32
Adaptive UAV-Assisted Geographic Routing With Q-Learning in VANET31
Deep STFT-CNN for Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio31
Low Complexity Neural Network Structures for Self-Interference Cancellation in Full-Duplex Radio30
Federated Transfer Learning With Client Selection for Intrusion Detection in Mobile Edge Computing30
Resource Allocation Scheme for Guarantee of QoS in D2D Communications Using Deep Neural Network30
A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks—Part III: Predictive Beamforming Without State Models30
Outage Probability Analysis of STAR-RIS Assisted NOMA Network With Correlated Channels30
Ordinary Differential Equation-Based CNN for Channel Extrapolation Over RIS-Assisted Communication29
Secure Two-Way Communications via Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces29
Terahertz Wireless Communications: Co-Sharing for Terrestrial and Satellite Systems Above 100 GHz29
Joint Service Caching and Task Offloading in Multi-Access Edge Computing: A QoE-Based Utility Optimization Approach29
Power Efficiency, Overhead, and Complexity Tradeoff of IRS Codebook Design—Quadratic Phase-Shift Profile29
Impact of Multiple Shadows on Visible Light Communication Channel29
Automatic Modulation Recognition Based on Adaptive Attention Mechanism and ResNeXt WSL Model29
A Location Privacy Protection Algorithm Based on Double K-Anonymity in the Social Internet of Vehicles29
Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for 6G—Part III: Interplay With Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces29
Mix2FLD: Downlink Federated Learning After Uplink Federated Distillation With Two-Way Mixup28
Deep Multi-Stage CSI Acquisition for Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Aided MIMO Systems28
A Low-Cost NLOS Identification and Mitigation Method for UWB Ranging in Static and Dynamic Environments28
Cell-Free Massive MIMO-OFDM Transmission Over Frequency-Selective Fading Channels28
Node-Oriented Secure Data Transmission Algorithm Based on IoT System in Social Networks28
Capacity Enhancement of D2D Aided Coordinated Direct and Relay Transmission Using NOMA28
Generative Adversarial Network Assisted Power Allocation for Cooperative Cognitive Covert Communication System28
AMCRN: Few-Shot Learning for Automatic Modulation Classification28
Low-to-Zero-Overhead IRS Reconfiguration: Decoupling Illumination and Channel Estimation27
Linear Precoding and Stream Combining for Rate Splitting in Multiuser MIMO Systems27
Block Deep Neural Network-Based Signal Detector for Generalized Spatial Modulation27
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface-Assisted Uplink Sparse Code Multiple Access27
Learning-Aided UAV 3D Placement and Power Allocation for Sum-Capacity Enhancement Under Varying Altitudes27
DOA Estimation Based on ESPRIT Algorithm Method for Frequency Scanning LWA27
Signal Model and Method for Joint Angle and Range Estimation of Low-Elevation Target in Meter-Wave FDA-MIMO Radar27
Least Minimum Symbol Error Rate Based Post-Distortion for VLC Using Random Fourier Features27
A Reduced-Dimension MUSIC Algorithm for Monostatic FDA-MIMO Radar27
PRI Modulation Recognition Based on Squeeze-and-Excitation Networks27
Meta-Learning Based Dynamic Computation Task Offloading for Mobile Edge Computing Networks27
Robust Energy Efficiency Optimization Algorithm for Health Monitoring System With Wireless Body Area Networks27
Delay Minimization in Sliced Multi-Cell Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Systems27
Low-Complexity Doppler Compensation Algorithm for Underwater Acoustic OFDM Systems With Nonuniform Doppler Shifts27
NLOS Error Mitigation in Hybrid RSS-TOA-Based Localization Through Semi-Definite Relaxation26
Low Reliable and Low Latency Communications for Mission Critical Distributed Industrial Internet of Things26
A Model-Driven Deep Learning Algorithm for Joint Activity Detection and Channel Estimation26
A Data Preprocessing Method for Automatic Modulation Classification Based on CNN26
Analysis of Byzantine Attack Strategy for Cooperative Spectrum Sensing26
Beamforming Design in Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output Symbiotic Radio Backscatter Systems26
Near-Field Modeling and Performance Analysis for Multi-User Extremely Large-Scale MIMO Communication26
Lightwave Power Transfer for Federated Learning-Based Wireless Networks26
STAR-RIS-NOMA Networks: An Error Performance Perspective26
Energy-Efficient 3-D Deployment of Aerial Access Points in a UAV Communication System26
A Kernel Extreme Learning Machines Algorithm for Node Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks26
Physical Layer Security for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Assisted Two–Way Communications25
From Signal to Image: Capturing Fine-Grained Human Poses With Commodity Wi-Fi25
Wireless Federated Learning (WFL) for 6G Networks⁴Part I: Research Challenges and Future Trends25
Compressive Near-Field Localization for Multipath RIS-Aided Environments25
A Novel Tone Reservation Scheme Based on Deep Learning for PAPR Reduction in OFDM Systems25
Deep Learning-Based Joint Detection for OFDM-NOMA Scheme25
Secure Beamforming for Multiple Intelligent Reflecting Surfaces Aided mmWave Systems25
Controller Placement for Resilient Network State Synchronization in Multi-Controller SDN24
Rate-Splitting Multiple Access for 6G—Part I: Principles, Applications and Future Works24
Resisting Undesired Signal Through IRS-Based Backscatter Communication System24
RSS-Based Byzantine Fault-Tolerant Localization Algorithm Under NLOS Environment24
Dynamic Computation Offloading With Energy Harvesting Devices: A Graph-Based Deep Reinforcement Learning Approach24
Computation Bits Maximization in a Backscatter Assisted Wirelessly Powered MEC Network24
Min-Max Decoding-Error Probability-Based Resource Allocation for a URLLC System24
Energy-Saving UAV-Assisted Multiuser Communications With Massive MIMO Hybrid Beamforming24
Hybrid Beamforming for Millimeter Wave MIMO Integrated Sensing and Communications24
Constrained Reinforcement Learning for Resource Allocation in Network Slicing24
Data-Efficient Gaussian Process Regression for Accurate Visible Light Positioning23
Joint Transmit and Receive Beamforming Design for Integrated Sensing and Communication23
Radar Emitter Identification Based on Novel Time-Frequency Spectrum and Convolutional Neural Network23
Exploring Implicit Pilots for Precise Estimation of LEO Satellite Downlink Doppler Frequency23
DQN-Based Adaptive Modulation Scheme Over Wireless Communication Channels23
Energy-Efficient Data Offloading for Multi-Cell Satellite-Terrestrial Networks23
A Tutorial on Joint Radar and Communication Transmission for Vehicular Networks—Part II: State of the Art and Challenges Ahead23
A Joint User Scheduling and Trajectory Planning Data Collection Strategy for the UAV-Assisted WSN23
Fast Localization With Unknown Transmit Power and Path-Loss Exponent in WSNs Based on RSS Measurements23
Graph Neural Network-Based Channel Tracking for Massive MIMO Networks23
Performance Analysis of Plane Spiral OAM Mode-Group Based MIMO System23
Rate-Splitting Assisted Massive Machine-Type Communications in Cell-Free Massive MIMO23
Sequential TOA-Based Moving Target Localization in Multi-Agent Networks23
UAV Selection and Link Switching Policy for Hybrid Tethered UAV-Assisted Communication23
A Satellite Handover Strategy Based on MIMO Technology in LEO Satellite Networks23
Wireless Federated Learning (WFL) for 6G Networks—Part II: The Compute-Then-Transmit NOMA Paradigm22
Impact of Channel Aging on Zero-Forcing Precoding in Cell-Free Massive MIMO Systems22
A Joint CoMP C-NOMA for Enhanced Cellular System Performance22
Deep Learning-Based Time-Varying Channel Estimation for RIS Assisted Communication22
BER Analysis for Uplink NOMA in Asymmetric Channels22
Throughput Analysis of Energy Harvesting Enabled Incremental Relaying NOMA System22
Mobility-Aware Offloading and Resource Allocation in NOMA-MEC Systems via DC22
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Assisted Secret Key Generation in Quasi-Static Environments22
Routing With Intelligent Spectrum Assignment in Full-Duplex Cognitive Networks Under Varying Channel Conditions22
Specific Emitter Identification Based on Complex Fourier Neural Network22
Performance of Ambient Backscatter Systems Using Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface22
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Optimizing RIS-Assisted HD-FD Wireless Systems22
Adaptive Beamwidth Control for mmWave Beam Tracking22
DS-NLCsiNet: Exploiting Non-Local Neural Networks for Massive MIMO CSI Feedback22
Exact Analysis of RIS-Aided THz Wireless Systems Over α-μ Fading With Pointing Errors21
Improved DFT Algorithm for 2D DOA Estimation Based on 1D Nested Array Motion21
Clock Offset and Skew Estimation Using Hybrid One-Way Message Dissemination and Two-Way Timestamp Free Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks21
ACSE Networks and Autocorrelation Features for PRI Modulation Recognition21
Construction of Z-Complementary Code Sets With Non-Power-of-Two Lengths Based on Generalized Boolean Functions21
Low-Complexity Beamformer Design for Joint Radar and Communications Systems21
Z-Complementary Pairs With Flexible Lengths From Generalized Boolean Functions21
UAV-Assisted Networks Through a Tunable Dependent Model21
2D Fingerprinting-Based Localization for mmWave Cell-Free Massive MIMO Systems21
Outage-Constrained Energy Efficiency Maximization for RIS-Assisted WPCNs21
Experimental Evidence for Heavy Tailed Interference in the IoT21
Joint Trajectory Design and Resource Allocation for IRS-Assisted UAV Communications With Wireless Energy Harvesting21
Max-Min Optimal Beamforming for Cell-Free Massive MIMO21
A Deep Q-Network Based-Resource Allocation Scheme for Massive MIMO-NOMA21
EMF-Aware Cellular Networks in RIS-Assisted Environments21
Detection of Frequency-Hopping Signals With Deep Learning21
Completion Time Minimization in Wireless-Powered UAV-Assisted Data Collection System20
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surface Optimization for Uplink Sparse Code Multiple Access20
Discovering Attack Scenarios via Intrusion Alert Correlation Using Graph Convolutional Networks20
Superimposed Pilots are Beneficial for Mitigating Pilot Contamination in Cell-Free Massive MIMO20
Periodic Traffic Scheduling for IEEE 802.11ah Networks20
Power Allocation and Link Selection for Multicell Cooperative NOMA Hybrid VLC/RF Systems20
Secure Transmission in MIMO-NOMA Networks20
On the Performance of Uplink Rate-Splitting Multiple Access20
Joint EH Time and Transmit Power Optimization Based on DDPG for EH Communications20
From Point to Space: 3D Moving Human Pose Estimation Using Commodity WiFi20
Semidefinite Programming for Unified TDOA-Based Localization Under Unknown Propagation Speed20
A New Method of Posture Recognition Based on WiFi Signal20
Multiple UAV-Borne IRS-Aided Millimeter Wave Multicast Communications: A Joint Optimization Framework20
Implementation of Machine Learning in Quantum Key Distributions20
Power Minimization for Two-Cell IRS-Aided NOMA Systems With Joint Detection20
A Real-Time Data Collection Mechanism With Trajectory Privacy in Mobile Crowd-Sensing20
Modeling Uplink Coverage Performance in Hybrid Satellite-Terrestrial Networks19
Ergodic Rate Analysis and IRS Configuration for Multi-IRS Dual-Hop DF Relaying Systems19
Port Selection for Fluid Antenna Systems19
Effect of Channel Fading and Time-to-Trigger Duration on Handover Performance in UAV Networks19
Joint Optimization of Transmission Bandwidth Allocation and Data Compression for Mobile-Edge Computing Systems19