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Congrats to Our New Board Members

Our warmest congratulations to Ming Lin and Fabrizio Lombardi on their respective appointments to the IEEE Computer Society Board of Governors in 2015. Dr. Lin, the John R. & Louise S. Parker Distinguished Professor of Computer Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is the outgoing Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics, while Dr. Lombardi, the ITC Endowed Chair in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering at Northeastern University, is the current Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing. Read more.

TVCG's New Multimedia Program

View recent contributions to the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics' multimedia program for a visual experience of demonstrations and research results. Learn more.

myComputer Mobile App Brings Research to You

Check out the new myComputer mobile app and see how easy it is to stay up-to-date on your specific technology interests. This personalized information tool provides access to a continually updated feed of top-quality articles from the IEEE Computer Society's 14 magazines. The feed can be customized by topic area and articles can be downloaded within the app. Learn more.

October Spotlight on Transactions in Computer

Transactions Spotlight thumbnailThe October 2014 Spotlight in Transactions column from Computer features "A View on Cloud Computing from above the Clouds" by Leonard Heilig. In it, the author discusses his forthcoming paper from the IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing which offers "the first comprehensive and empirical study of cloud computing research from a metaperspective." Read more.





Spotlight Papers


A paper from each issue of our Transactions is highlighted on the journal's homepage and made available to the public for free for a limited time. See our most current list of spotlight papers below.

IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing

Vol. 5, No. 2, April-June 2014

Measuring Affective-Cognitive Experience and Predicting Market Success

This cross-disciplinary journal disseminates research that explains why and how affective factors influence interaction between humans and technology; how affective sensing and simulation techniques can inform our understanding of human affective processes; and the design, implementation, and evaluation of systems that consider affect as a factor that influences their usability.

IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing

Vol. 2, No. 2, April-June 2014

Deadline Based Resource Provisioning and Scheduling Algorithm for Scientific Workflows on Clouds

Access innovative research ideas and results in all areas relating to cloud computing, including topics such as cloud security, backup and recovery, applications management, mobile cloud, liability issues for data loss on clouds, big data on clouds, cloud energy consumption, and cloud applications in commerce, education and industry.

IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

Vol. 11, No. 4, July/August 2014

From Function to Interaction: A New Paradigm for Accurately Predicting Protein Complexes Based on Protein-to-Protein Interaction Networks

Receive the latest research results on algorithmic, mathematical, statistical, and computational methods that are central in bioinformatics and computational biology, as well as proteomics, functional genomics, and important biological results that are obtained from the use of these methods, programs, and databases.

IEEE Transactions on Computers

Vol. 63, No. 10, October 2014

NO2: Speeding up Parallel Processing of Massive Compute-Intensive Tasks

Widely used by researchers, developers, and educators to keep up-to-date on issues such as computer organizations and architectures, operating and software systems, performance, fault tolerance, specification, design, prototyping, and testing. Also includes case studies, new applications, and trends.

IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing

Vol. 11, No. 5, September/October 2014

Efficient Tagging of Remote Peers during Child Pornography Investigations

The expectation that modern computing systems be highly available and secure despite accidental failures and malicious attacks is a major challenge. This journal provides the latest research on architecture for secure systems, intrusion detection and recovery, firewall and network technologies, safety-critical systems, system management and administration, cryptology techniques, key management and use of COTS techniques.

IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in Computing

Vol. 2, No. 1, January-March 2014

Test Versus Security: Past and Present

Offers open access, special topic issues on emerging aspects of computer science, computing technology, and computing applications, such as IT for green, social/occupational computing, location-based/client computer systems, morphic computer design, electronic game systems, and healthcare IT.


IEEE Transactions on Haptics

Vol. 7, No. 2, April-June 2014

Type I Afferents at Levels of Skin Mechanics, Single-Unit Response and Psychophysics

Addresses the science, technology, and applications associated with information acquisition and object manipulation through touch. Covers all aspects of manual exploration and manipulation of machines by humans and interactions between the two, performed in real, virtual, teleoperated and networked environments.

IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering

Vol. 26, No. 10, October 2014

Semantic Computing of Moods Based on Tags in Social Media of Music

Publishes information designed to inform researchers, developers, managers, strategic planners, users, and others interested in state-of-the-art and state-of-the-practice activities in the knowledge and data engineering area. Gain insight into topics such as data mining methods, outlier detection, personalization, spatial and temporal data mining, machine learning, data and knowledge visualization and representation, Web mining, computational platforms, and emerging applications.

IEEE Transactions on Learning Technologies

Vol. 7, No. 2, April-June 2014

Augmenting Reality and Formality of Informal and Non-Formal Settings to Enhance Blended Learning

Get access to archival research and original critical surveys on advances in online learning systems, intelligent tutors, educational software applications and games, collaborative learning tools, and similar learning technologies.

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

Vol. 13, No. 10, October 2014

Accurate WiFi Based Localization for Smartphones Using Peer Assistance

This popular journal focuses on technology for mobile networks and architectures, wireless systems, power management, multi-user/multi-access techniques, wearable computers, and mobile agents and proxies. Readers will find issues related to security, reliability, and performance in mobile systems and environments.

IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems

Vol. 25, No. 10, October 2014

GPU-Aware MPI on RDMA-Enabled Clusters: Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Get to the heart of parallel and distributed networking with research on the design, analysis, and implementation of multiple-processor systems. Other topics include parallel processing, distributed systems, cache memories, communication system routing, resource management, reliability, and fault tolerance.

IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence

Vol. 36, No. 10, October 2014

Kernelized Bayesian Matrix Factorization

Topics covered include statistical and structural pattern recognition, image analysis, artificial intelligence, knowledge representation, biometrics, clustering, face and gesture recognition, computer vision, and machine learning.

IEEE Transactions on Services Computing

Vol. 7, No. 3, July-September 2014

Mining Contracts for Business Events and Temporal Constraints in Service Engagements

Services computing is a unique cross-discipline that leverages IT and computing technology to model, create, and manage business solutions, scientific applications, and modernized services. This publication emphasizes the algorithmic mathematical, statistical and computational methods that are central in services computing. Includes service oriented architecture, Web services, business process integration, solution performance, management services operations, and management.

IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering

Vol. 40, No. 9, September 2014

GreenDroid: Automated Diagnosis of Energy Inefficiency for Smartphone Applications

For more than 30 years, this journal has delivered groundbreaking research results on the construction, analysis, and management of software. Topics covered include development and maintenance methods, software tests and validation, cost models, organizational issues, tools and environments, and hardware-software tradeoff issues.

IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

Vol. 20, No. 10, October 2014

Data-Driven Simulation of Detailed Surface Deformations for Surgery Training Simulators

Get important research results and seminal papers on computer graphics and visualization. Topics covered include techniques, systems, software, hardware, user interface issues, and rendering techniques and methodologies. Coverage also includes flow visualization and analysis; virtual, augmented, and mixed reality; animation and simulation; perception, human computer interaction, and user interfaces; and graphics aspects of computer games and edutainment.

IEEE Computer Architecture Letters

Vol. 12, No. 2, July-December 2013

High Performance, Energy Efficient Chipkill Correct Memory with Multidimensional Parity

A peer-reviewed forum for publishing early, high-impact results in the areas of uni- and multiprocessor computer systems, computer architecture, workload characterization, performance evaluation and simulation techniques, and power-aware computing.

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Submissions are being accepted for a variety of special issues, including:

View the open Calls for Papers for the following journals:

  • IEEE Transactions on Cloud ComputingOpen Call for Papers (PDF)

    This journal seeks articles that provide innovative research ideas and applications results in all areas relating to cloud computing. Topics relating to novel theory, algorithms, performance analyses and applications of techniques relating to all areas of cloud computing will be considered for the transactions.
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure ComputingOpen Call for Papers (PDF)

    This journal welcomes submissions on any topic within the scope, especially but not limited to: design for dependability and security, evaluation, application specific areas, software design, and new technologies.
  • IEEE Transactions on Emerging Topics in ComputingOpen Call for Papers (PDF)

    This journal aggressively seeks proposals for Special Sections and Issues focusing on emerging topics. Some examples of emerging topics in computing include: IT for Green, Synthetic and organic computing structures and systems, Advanced analytics, etc.
  • IEEE Transactions on HapticsOpen Call for Papers (PDF)

    This journal welcomes submissions on any topic within the scope. Haptic interactions relevant to this journal include all aspects of manual exploration and manipulation of objects by humans, machines and interactions between the two, performed in real, virtual, teleoperated or networked environments.
  • IEEE Transactions on Learning TechnologiesOpen Call for Papers

    This journal welcomes submissions on any topic within the scope, such as innovative online learning systems, intelligent tutors, educational software applications and games, etc.

View the full list of open Calls for Papers



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What's New in Multimedia

From the IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics

GraphDiaries: Animated Transitions and Temporal Navigation for Dynamic Networks


GraphDiaries is a visual interface designed to track changes in any node-link based graph visualization system using animated transitions to highlight differences between time steps.

LineUp: Visual Analysis of Multi-Attribute Rankings


This video demonstrates LineUp, a scalable visualization technique using bar charts that supports the ranking of items based on multiple heterogeneous attributes with different scales and semantics.

From the IEEE Transactions on Haptics

In Their Own Words: Overview of the April-June 2014 issue by William Provancher


This podcast gives an overview of the articles in the April-June 2014 issue of the IEEE Transactions on Haptics.

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Volunteer Spotlight

Learn more about the exceptional people who dedicate their time to the IEEE Computer Society's research journals through our Volunteer Spotlight interview series.

Volunteer Spotlight: Ali Jadbabaie

Volunteer Spotlight: Ali Jadbabaie

IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering Editor-in-Chief Ali Jadbabaie discusses his interest in the field and his vision for the new journal.

For more information, please visit IEEE Transactions on Network Science and Engineering. Enjoy!

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