Simulation Tools

  • NS-2 (Widely used network simulator.)
  • NCTUns (Besides simulation, it can also be used for emulation.)
  • OPNET (A commercial network simulation product.)
  • DEMOS (A system for Discrete Event Modelling On Simula)

Indexes

  • ResearchIndex (Papers on computer science including networking. FREE.)
  • IEEE Xplore (Full papers published by IEEE and its sister societies.)
  • ACM Digital Library (Full papers published by ACM. Also abstracts of major computer science journals)
  • Science Citation Index Expended (SCI) (Abstracts)
  • Ei Compendix (Abstracts)
  • INSPEC (Abstracts)
  • BibFinder (A free computer science bibliography search engine integrating CSB, DBLP, ACM Digital Library, ScienceDirect, ResearchIndex, and Google.)
  • Google (A powerful search engine to find papers on the web.)
  • Vivisimo (Similar to Google, but it organizes search results in a more organized way.)

Journals / Magazines

General:

  • Proceedings of the IEEE (★★★★★)
  • IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (★★★★★)
  • IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications (★★★★★)
  • Computer Networks (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Communications Magazine (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Network (★★★★☆)
  • ACM Computer Communication Review (★★★★)
  • IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (★★★★)
  • Transactions on Emerging Telecommunications Technologies (i.e. European Transactions on Telecommunications) (★★★☆)
  • IEICE Transactions on Communications (★★★)
  • IEEE Communications Letters (★★★)
  • Computer Communications (★★★)
  • Journal of Communications and Networks (★★★)
  • Telecommunication Systems (★★★)
  • Journal of High Speed Networks (★★★)

Information Theory and Performance Analysis:

  • IEEE Transactions on Information Theory (★★★★★)
  • IEEE Transactions on Communications (★★★★☆)
  • Performance Evaluation (★★★★☆)
  • Queueing Systems (★★★★☆)
  • ACM Transactions on Modeling and Performance Evaluation of Computing Systems (★★★★☆)
  • Performance Evaluation Review (★★★★)
  • ACM Transactions on Modeling and Computer Simulation (★★★★☆)

Wireless / Mobile Networks:

  • IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (★★★☆☆)
  • IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Wireless Communications (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Pervasive Computing Magazine (★★★★☆)
  • ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review (★★★★☆)
  • Wireless Networks (★★★★☆)
  • Mobile Networks and Applications (★★★★)
  • Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing (★★★★)
  • Wireless Personal Communications (★★★)

Sensor Networks:

  • ACM Transactions on Sensor Networks (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Sensors Journal (★★★★☆)

Network Management:

  • IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management (★★★★☆)
  • Journal of Network and Systems Management (★★★☆)
  • Wiley/ACM International Journal of Network Management (★★★☆)

Optical Networks:

  • IEEE/OSA Journal of Lightwave Technology (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Photonics Technology Letters (★★★★☆)
  • Photonic Network Communications (★★★★)
  • Optical Switching and Networking
  • OSA Journal of Optical Networking
  • Journal of Optical Communications

Cloud Computing

  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing (★★★★)
  • IEEE Cloud Computing magazin
  • Journal of Cloud Computing

Dependability and Security

  • IEEE Transactions on Reliability (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing (★★★★☆)
  • Journal of Cryptology (★★★★★)
  • Computers & Security (★★★★☆)
  • ACM Transactions on Information and System Security (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Security & Privacy (★★★★☆)
  • International Journal of Network Security
  • International Journal of Security and Networks
  • Journal of Computer Security
  • International Journal of Information Security

Networked Multimedia

  • IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology (★★★★★)
  • IEEE Transactions on Multimedia (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE Multimedia (★★★★☆)
  • Multimedia Systems Journal (★★★★)

Other Related Journals / Magazines:

  • Communications of the ACM (★★★★★)
  • IEEE Internet Computing (★★★★☆)
  • Lightwave Magazine (★★★★)
  • Internet Research (★★★)
  • IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (★★★★☆)
  • International Journal of Parallel and Distributed Systems and Networks (★★★)
  • Bell Labs Technical Journal (★★★★☆)
  • Networks (★★★)
  • ETRI Journal (★★★)
  • Operations Research (★★★★☆)
  • Management Science (★★★★☆)
  • IEE Electronics Letters (★★★★)
  • IEE Proceedings - Communications (★★★)

Conferences

General:

  • ACM SIGCOMM (★★★★★)
  • IEEE INFOCOM (★★★★)
  • IEEE IWQoS (★★★☆)
  • ACM CoNEXT (★★★★)
  • IEEE GLOBECOM (★★☆☆)
  • IEEE ICC (★★☆☆)
  • IFIP Networking (★★★☆)
  • ITU International Teletraffic Congress (ITC) (★★★☆)
  • IEEE ICCCN (★★★☆)
  • IEEE LCN (★★☆☆)
  • IEEE ISCC (★★☆)
  • IEEE ICNP (★★★☆)
  • EuroNGI NGI (★★☆)

Performance and Information Theory:

  • ACM SIGMETRICS (★★★★☆)
  • IFIP PERFORMANCE (★★★★)
  • IEEE MASCOTS (★★★☆)
  • IEEE ISIT (★★☆☆)
  • Allerton Conference on Communication, Control, and Computing (★★★☆)

Wireless / Mobile Networks:

  • ACM MOBICOM (★★★★☆)
  • ACM MobiHoc (★★★★☆)
  • IEEE WCNC (★★☆☆)
  • IEEE PIMRC (★★☆☆)
  • WIOPT (★★☆☆)
  • CISS (★★☆☆)
  • QShine (★★☆☆)
  • IEEE VTC, Spring (★★☆)
  • IEEE VTC, Fall (★★☆)
  • WoWMoM (★★☆)
  • IWCMC (★★☆)
  • ISWCS (★★☆)

Network Management:

  • IEEE/IFIP NOMS (even years) (★★★☆)
  • IEEE/IFIP IM (odd years) (★★★☆)
  • ACM IMC (★★★★☆)
  • CNSM (★★★★)

Optical Networks:

  • OFC (★★★)
  • SPIE OptiComm (★★☆)
  • ECOC (★★☆)

Cloud Computing:

  • ACM Symposium on Cloud Computing
  • IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing (CLOUD)

Dependability and Security

  • IEEE/IFIP DSN (Int. Conf. on Dependable Systems and Networks)
  • ARES (Int. Conf. on Availability, Reliability and Security)
  • DPDNS (IEEE Workshop on Dependable Parallel, Distributed and Network-Centric Systems)
  • ACM CCS (Computer and Communications Security)
  • IEEE SecureComm
  • ESORICS (European Symposium On Research In Computer Security)
  • IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy
  • ACNS (Int. Conf. on Applied Cryptography and Network Security)
  • ETRICS (Int. Conf. on Emerging Trends in Information and Communication Security)
  • CSFW (IEEE Computer Security Foundations Worshop)
  • ISC (Information Security Conference)
  • ICICS (Int. Conf. on Information and Communications Security

Networked Multimedia:

  • ACM Multimedia (★★★★☆)
  • NOSSDAV (★★★☆)
  • Packet Video (★★★)

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