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Editorial: Reviewer Appreciation Program

Ramesh
Ram

Pages: pp. 1469-1469


Two constituencies form the backbone of a journal and act as stewards of its quality. One is the Editorial Board, whose judgments on the quality of manuscripts shape a journal significantly and set the tone for its direction. Equally important, but perhaps not as externally visible, is the body of external reviewers who are called upon to review manuscripts.

The IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing ( TMC) is very fortunate to have more than 1,200 dedicated reviewers whose service to the journal is one of the major factors that contributes to TMC’s standing as an academic publication. These reviewers collectively completed nearly 1,800 reviews in 2012 alone, and their thoroughness in reviewing manuscripts has been exemplary.

The IEEE has recently initiated a Reviewer Appreciation Program for its publications to highlight reviewers who have gone beyond the call of duty, both in contributing significant amounts of their time to reviewing manuscripts for TMC and also in the quality of their reviews. It is our great pleasure to recognize the following individuals as distinguished reviewers for TMC for the year 2012:

Wei Gao, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Jianwei Huang, City University of Hong Kong

Wei-Jen Hsu, Cisco Systems

Emiliano Miluzzo, AT&T Research

Mirco Musolesi, University of Birmingham

Dusit Niyato, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Roger Piqueras Jover, AT&T Security Research Center

Please join us in congratulating these individuals for their outstanding service to TMC, and in thanking our entire reviewer corps for their continued service to the journal.

Ramesh Govindan, Editor-in-Chief

Ram Ramanathan, Associate Editor-in-Chief

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