IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing

IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (TMC) is a scholarly archival journal published monthly that focuses on the key technical issues related to Mobile Computing. It is the intent of TMC to publish mature works of research, typically those that have appeared in part in conferences. Furthermore, it is the intent of TMC to focus on issues at the link-layer and above in wireless communications, and to focus only on topics explicitly or plausibly related to mobile systems. Read the full scope of TMC.


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From the December 2018 issue

Scheduling Advertisement Delivery in Vehicular Networks

By Gil Einziger, Carla Fabiana Chiasserini, and Francesco Malandrino

featured article thumbnail Vehicular users are emerging as a prime market for targeted advertisement, where advertisements (ads) are sent from network points of access to vehicles, and displayed to passengers only if they are relevant to them. In this study, we take the viewpoint of a broker managing the advertisement system, and getting paid every time a relevant ad is displayed to an interested user. The broker selects the ads to broadcast at each point of access so as to maximize its revenue. In this context, we observe that choosing the ads that best fit the users' interest could actually hurt the broker's revenue. In light of this conflict, we present Volfied, an algorithm allowing for conflict-free, near-optimal ad selection with very low computational complexity. Our performance evaluation, carried out through real-world vehicular traces, shows that Volfied increases the broker revenue by up to 70 percent with provably low computational complexity, compared to state-of-the-art alternatives.

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Editorials and Announcements

Announcements

  • We are pleased to announce that Eylem Ekici, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ohio State University, has been named an Associate Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing starting April 2018.
  • TMC now offers authors access to Code Ocean. Code Ocean is a cloud-based executable research platform that allows authors to share their algorithms in an effort to make the world’s scientific code more open and reproducible. Learn more or sign up for free.
  • We are pleased to announce that Marwan Krunz, the Kenneth VonBehren Endowed Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, USA, has been named the new Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing starting in 2017.
  • We are pleased to announce that Kevin Almeroth, Professor of Computer Science at the University of California in Santa Barbara, has been named the new Associate Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing starting in 2017.
  • According to Thomson Reuters' 2016 Journal Citation Report, TMC has an impact factor of 3.822.

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TMC is a joint publication of the:

IEEE Computer SocietyIEEE Circuits and Systems Society IEEE Comunications Society IEEE Signal Processing Society

 

TMC is published in cooperation with: IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Society, IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, IEEE Technology Management Council, IEEE Information Theory Society, IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, IEEE Power & Energy Society, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, and IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society

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