IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials

(The H4-Index of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials is 62. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Principles and Opportunities494
Satellite Communications in the New Space Era: A Survey and Future Challenges430
A Tutorial on 5G NR V2X Communications360
Federated Learning for Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey339
A Survey on Resource Allocation for 5G Heterogeneous Networks: Current Research, Future Trends, and Challenges294
Federated Learning for Internet of Things: Recent Advances, Taxonomy, and Open Challenges275
A Survey on Mobile Augmented Reality With 5G Mobile Edge Computing: Architectures, Applications, and Technical Aspects258
Federated Machine Learning: Survey, Multi-Level Classification, Desirable Criteria and Future Directions in Communication and Networking Systems230
A Survey on Metaverse: Fundamentals, Security, and Privacy223
Enabling Joint Communication and Radar Sensing in Mobile Networks—A Survey207
Survey on Network Slicing for Internet of Things Realization in 5G Networks202
Internet of Underwater Things and Big Marine Data Analytics—A Comprehensive Survey184
A Survey on Fundamental Limits of Integrated Sensing and Communication182
Challenges and Solutions for Cellular Based V2X Communications170
A Vision and Framework for the High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) Networks of the Future170
Resource Scheduling in Edge Computing: A Survey161
Rate-Splitting Multiple Access: Fundamentals, Survey, and Future Research Trends160
Cellular, Wide-Area, and Non-Terrestrial IoT: A Survey on 5G Advances and the Road Toward 6G156
Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing Security and Privacy144
A Survey on Channel Estimation and Practical Passive Beamforming Design for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Wireless Communications141
A Survey of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Formation: Performance, Formation Control, and Communication Capability136
A Survey on Space-Air-Ground-Sea Integrated Network Security in 6G131
Seven Defining Features of Terahertz (THz) Wireless Systems: A Fellowship of Communication and Sensing128
Security and Privacy for 6G: A Survey on Prospective Technologies and Challenges128
Single and Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning for AI-Enabled Wireless Networks: A Tutorial127
A Survey on Millimeter-Wave Beamforming Enabled UAV Communications and Networking127
A Survey on Technologies, Standards and Open Challenges in Satellite IoT126
Vehicular Visible Light Communications: A Survey126
Digital Twins: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Challenges, Trends and Future Prospects125
Survey on Aerial Radio Access Networks: Toward a Comprehensive 6G Access Infrastructure122
On the Road to 6G: Visions, Requirements, Key Technologies, and Testbeds118
Jamming Attacks and Anti-Jamming Strategies in Wireless Networks: A Comprehensive Survey118
Holistic Network Virtualization and Pervasive Network Intelligence for 6G117
Design of Polar Codes in 5G New Radio114
A Survey of Routing Protocols for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks113
User-Centric Cell-Free Massive MIMO Networks: A Survey of Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions108
Hybrid LiFi and WiFi Networks: A Survey107
Toward Enabled Industrial Verticals in 5G: A Survey on MEC-Based Approaches to Provisioning and Flexibility106
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey101
A Survey of Physical-Layer Authentication in Wireless Communications99
AI Models for Green Communications Towards 6G95
Cell-Free Massive MIMO: A Survey95
Resilient Machine Learning for Networked Cyber Physical Systems: A Survey for Machine Learning Security to Securing Machine Learning for CPS92
A Full Dive Into Realizing the Edge-Enabled Metaverse: Visions, Enabling Technologies, and Challenges90
The Evolution of Quantum Key Distribution Networks: On the Road to the Qinternet89
Comprehensive Survey on Machine Learning in Vehicular Network: Technology, Applications and Challenges87
A Comprehensive Survey on Blockchain in Industrial Internet of Things: Motivations, Research Progresses, and Future Challenges86
What Will the Future of UAV Cellular Communications Be? A Flight From 5G to 6G85
A Survey of Honeypots and Honeynets for Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems82
Survey on Machine Learning for Intelligent End-to-End Communication Toward 6G: From Network Access, Routing to Traffic Control and Streaming Adaption82
A Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing Applied to Video Streaming: Some Research Issues and Challenges81
A Survey of Intelligent Network Slicing Management for Industrial IoT: Integrated Approaches for Smart Transportation, Smart Energy, and Smart Factory81
Radio Resource Management in Joint Radar and Communication: A Comprehensive Survey78
Evolution of Non-Terrestrial Networks From 5G to 6G: A Survey75
Fast, Reliable, and Secure Drone Communication: A Comprehensive Survey74
Enabling AI in Future Wireless Networks: A Data Life Cycle Perspective72
A Survey on Sensor-Based Threats and Attacks to Smart Devices and Applications68
A Survey on Industrial Control System Testbeds and Datasets for Security Research66
Understanding O-RAN: Architecture, Interfaces, Algorithms, Security, and Research Challenges65
Video Caching, Analytics, and Delivery at the Wireless Edge: A Survey and Future Directions63
Blockchain-Empowered Space-Air-Ground Integrated Networks: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions62
A Comprehensive Survey of the Tactile Internet: State-of-the-Art and Research Directions62