Editorial Photon Netw Commun (2013) 26:43 DOI 10.1007/s11107-013-0421-3 Krishna M. Sivalingam · Byrav Ramamurthy Published online: 6 November 2013 © Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013 Dear Readers, Dr. Jason Jue and Dr. Vincenzo Eramo, with a submission We would like to announce several changes with regard deadline in January 2014. to the Springer Photonic Network Communications journal. We are also contacting authors of papers published in First, we (Krishna Sivalingam, Professor, IIT Madras, India) leading international conferences in an effort to encourage and Byrav Ramamurthy (Professor, University of Nebraska- them to submit their manuscripts to this journal. We encour- Lincoln, USA) took charge as Co-Editors-in-Chief in January age you to submit papers to this journal and hope that you 2013. will encourage your colleagues to do so as well. The journal Second, we have added several members to the Editorial also strongly encourages survey/tutorial articles, especially Board. At present, we have 38 members from all the world on current and emerging research topics. We also invite Spe- including USA, Canada, Europe, Australia, India, China, Tai- cial Issue proposals on current and upcoming topics in pho- wan, Korea, Singapore, and Saudi Arabia. We take this oppor- tonic network communications, please contact the Editors- tunity to extend a hearty welcome to the Editorial Board in-Chief for details. members and also thank them for spending their valuable The 2012 Impact Factor for this journal is 0.448. With the time in handling papers. changes done so far and with the support of readers, authors, We have expanded the journal’s International Advisory editorial board members and reviewers, we plan to take this Board by adding several internationally reputed researchers journal to the next level by continuing to publish very high- and practitioners, including Dr. Eytan Modiano of MIT, quality articles. Dr. Kumar Sivarajan of Tejas Networks and Dr. C. Sivaram We express our gratitude to Brett Kurzman and Rebecca Murthy of IIT Madras. We are particularly thankful to Hytowitz of Springer, and Kamatchi Ulagappan, Ramya Dr. Biswanath Mukherjee of University of California Davis Raghavan, and other Springer Journals Editorial Office and Dr. Piet Demeester of Ghent University for their constant members for their outstanding support, understanding and support, advice and encouragement. patience in helping us put together this journal. Third, we have also identified special issues based on We look forward to receiving your research submis- selected papers from upcoming conferences such as IEEE sions to this journal. Please do contact us with your com- ANTS 2013 and ONDM 2014. A special issue on “Software- ments/suggestions regarding the journal. Defined Elastic Optical Networks” is being planned by Krishna M. Sivalingam and Byrav Ramamurthy Co-Editors-in-Chief, Springer Photonic Network Communications Journal K. M. Sivalingam (B) Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India e-mail: krishna.sivalingam@gmail.com; skrishnam@iitm.ac.in URL: http://www.cse.iitm.ac.in/∼skrishnam B. Ramamurthy University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, USA URL: http://www.cse.unl.edu/∼byrav http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Photonic Network Communications Springer Journals

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