IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials

(The TQCC of IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials is 54. 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 2020-07-01 to 2024-07-01.)
Reconfigurable Intelligent Surfaces: Principles and Opportunities682
Satellite Communications in the New Space Era: A Survey and Future Challenges529
Federated Learning for Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey470
A Tutorial on 5G NR V2X Communications451
A Survey on Metaverse: Fundamentals, Security, and Privacy419
Federated Learning for Internet of Things: Recent Advances, Taxonomy, and Open Challenges347
A Survey on Resource Allocation for 5G Heterogeneous Networks: Current Research, Future Trends, and Challenges346
A Survey on Mobile Augmented Reality With 5G Mobile Edge Computing: Architectures, Applications, and Technical Aspects326
Enabling Joint Communication and Radar Sensing in Mobile Networks—A Survey315
On the Road to 6G: Visions, Requirements, Key Technologies, and Testbeds291
Federated Machine Learning: Survey, Multi-Level Classification, Desirable Criteria and Future Directions in Communication and Networking Systems283
A Survey on Fundamental Limits of Integrated Sensing and Communication272
Survey on Network Slicing for Internet of Things Realization in 5G Networks244
Rate-Splitting Multiple Access: Fundamentals, Survey, and Future Research Trends224
Challenges and Solutions for Cellular Based V2X Communications223
Cellular, Wide-Area, and Non-Terrestrial IoT: A Survey on 5G Advances and the Road Toward 6G221
Resource Scheduling in Edge Computing: A Survey218
A Survey on Channel Estimation and Practical Passive Beamforming Design for Intelligent Reflecting Surface Aided Wireless Communications212
Internet of Underwater Things and Big Marine Data Analytics—A Comprehensive Survey212
Digital Twins: A Survey on Enabling Technologies, Challenges, Trends and Future Prospects211
A Vision and Framework for the High Altitude Platform Station (HAPS) Networks of the Future211
Security and Privacy for 6G: A Survey on Prospective Technologies and Challenges183
A Full Dive Into Realizing the Edge-Enabled Metaverse: Visions, Enabling Technologies, and Challenges182
Seven Defining Features of Terahertz (THz) Wireless Systems: A Fellowship of Communication and Sensing173
A Survey of Autonomous Underwater Vehicle Formation: Performance, Formation Control, and Communication Capability172
Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing Security and Privacy171
A Survey on Millimeter-Wave Beamforming Enabled UAV Communications and Networking170
A Survey on Space-Air-Ground-Sea Integrated Network Security in 6G170
Single and Multi-Agent Deep Reinforcement Learning for AI-Enabled Wireless Networks: A Tutorial165
Holistic Network Virtualization and Pervasive Network Intelligence for 6G164
A Survey on Technologies, Standards and Open Challenges in Satellite IoT161
Jamming Attacks and Anti-Jamming Strategies in Wireless Networks: A Comprehensive Survey152
Understanding O-RAN: Architecture, Interfaces, Algorithms, Security, and Research Challenges151
Vehicular Visible Light Communications: A Survey149
Cell-Free Massive MIMO: A Survey148
What Will the Future of UAV Cellular Communications Be? A Flight From 5G to 6G148
User-Centric Cell-Free Massive MIMO Networks: A Survey of Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions147
Survey on Aerial Radio Access Networks: Toward a Comprehensive 6G Access Infrastructure145
A Survey of Routing Protocols for Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks144
Evolution of Non-Terrestrial Networks From 5G to 6G: A Survey140
Hybrid LiFi and WiFi Networks: A Survey137
The Evolution of Quantum Key Distribution Networks: On the Road to the Qinternet137
Deep Reinforcement Learning for Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey134
Toward Enabled Industrial Verticals in 5G: A Survey on MEC-Based Approaches to Provisioning and Flexibility131
Design of Polar Codes in 5G New Radio128
AI Models for Green Communications Towards 6G127
A Survey of Physical-Layer Authentication in Wireless Communications125
A Comprehensive Survey on Blockchain in Industrial Internet of Things: Motivations, Research Progresses, and Future Challenges125
A Survey of Intelligent Network Slicing Management for Industrial IoT: Integrated Approaches for Smart Transportation, Smart Energy, and Smart Factory117
Resilient Machine Learning for Networked Cyber Physical Systems: A Survey for Machine Learning Security to Securing Machine Learning for CPS115
Fast, Reliable, and Secure Drone Communication: A Comprehensive Survey110
Comprehensive Survey on Machine Learning in Vehicular Network: Technology, Applications and Challenges109
Terahertz Wireless Channels: A Holistic Survey on Measurement, Modeling, and Analysis103
Survey on Machine Learning for Intelligent End-to-End Communication Toward 6G: From Network Access, Routing to Traffic Control and Streaming Adaption102
Radio Resource Management in Joint Radar and Communication: A Comprehensive Survey102
A Survey of Honeypots and Honeynets for Internet of Things, Industrial Internet of Things, and Cyber-Physical Systems101
A Survey on Multi-Access Edge Computing Applied to Video Streaming: Some Research Issues and Challenges95
Digital Twin: A Comprehensive Survey of Security Threats90
A Survey on Standards for Interoperability and Security in the Internet of Things87
Enabling AI in Future Wireless Networks: A Data Life Cycle Perspective86
A Survey on Industrial Control System Testbeds and Datasets for Security Research86
Terahertz Channel Propagation Phenomena, Measurement Techniques and Modeling for 6G Wireless Communication Applications: A Survey, Open Challenges and Future Research Directions85
Semantic Communications for Future Internet: Fundamentals, Applications, and Challenges84
Blockchain-Empowered Space-Air-Ground Integrated Networks: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions84
A Tutorial on Terahertz-Band Localization for 6G Communication Systems81
A Survey on 5G Radio Access Network Energy Efficiency: Massive MIMO, Lean Carrier Design, Sleep Modes, and Machine Learning80
A Survey on Sensor-Based Threats and Attacks to Smart Devices and Applications78
Anomaly Detection in Blockchain Networks: A Comprehensive Survey77
A Comprehensive Survey of the Tactile Internet: State-of-the-Art and Research Directions77
Digital Twin of Wireless Systems: Overview, Taxonomy, Challenges, and Opportunities77
Video Caching, Analytics, and Delivery at the Wireless Edge: A Survey and Future Directions76
Resource Allocation and Service Provisioning in Multi-Agent Cloud Robotics: A Comprehensive Survey76
Reliable Data Collection Techniques in Underwater Wireless Sensor Networks: A Survey72
Collaborative Sensing in Internet of Things: A Comprehensive Survey71
Distributed Machine Learning for Wireless Communication Networks: Techniques, Architectures, and Applications68
IPFS and Friends: A Qualitative Comparison of Next Generation Peer-to-Peer Data Networks68
A Survey of Decentralizing Applications via Blockchain: The 5G and Beyond Perspective67
Smartphone App Usage Analysis: Datasets, Methods, and Applications66
A Survey on Modulation Techniques in Molecular Communication via Diffusion65
Distributed Artificial Intelligence Empowered by End-Edge-Cloud Computing: A Survey63
A Survey on Device Behavior Fingerprinting: Data Sources, Techniques, Application Scenarios, and Datasets63
Segment Routing: A Comprehensive Survey of Research Activities, Standardization Efforts, and Implementation Results62
Aerospace Integrated Networks Innovation for Empowering 6G: A Survey and Future Challenges61
Adversarial Machine Learning for Network Intrusion Detection Systems: A Comprehensive Survey58
Wi-Fi Meets ML: A Survey on Improving IEEE 802.11 Performance With Machine Learning57
Decentralized SDN Control Plane for a Distributed Cloud-Edge Infrastructure: A Survey56
Applications of Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning in Future Internet: A Comprehensive Survey56
The Evolution of Optical OFDM56
A Survey of Physical Layer Techniques for Secure Wireless Communications in Industry56
A Survey of Wireless Networks for Future Aerial Communications (FACOM)55
A Survey on Nongeostationary Satellite Systems: The Communication Perspective54
Leveraging Deep Reinforcement Learning for Traffic Engineering: A Survey54