Vol. 60, No. 4, 2017 Cover Contents

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
REVIEW Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 8

Recent advances and future challenges for mobile network virtualization
Tao, Xiaofeng; Han, Yan; Xu, Xiaodong; Zhang, Ping; Leung, Victor C. M.
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040301
Keywords: network function virtualization; mobile network; software defined networking; network functions; 5G; network slicing
Cite as: Tao X F, Han Y, Xu X D, et al. Recent advances and future challenges for mobile network virtualization. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040301, doi: 10.1007/s11432-017-9045-1

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 10

VNF-FG design and VNF placement for 5G mobile networks
Cao, Jiuyue; Zhang, Yan; An, Wei; Chen, Xin; Sun, Jiyan; Han, Yanni
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040302
Keywords: network function virtualization; VNF-FG design; VNF placement; multi-objective optimization; genetic algorithm
Cite as: Cao J Y, Zhang Y, An W, et al. VNF-FG design and VNF placement for 5G mobile networks. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040302, doi: 10.1007/s11432-016-9031-x

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 3

Towards win-win: weighted-Voronoi-diagram based channel quantization for security enhancement in downlink cloud-RAN with limited CSI feedback
Xu, Dongyang; Ren, Pinyi; Dui, Qinghe; Sun, Li; Wang, Yichen
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040303
Keywords: C-RAN; virtualization; physical layer security; Grassmann manifold; channel quantization
Cite as: Xu D Y, Ren P Y, Du Q H, et al. Towards win-win: weighted-Voronoi-diagram based channel quantization for security enhancement in downlink cloud-RAN with limited CSI feedback. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040303, doi: 10.1007/s11432-016-9013-0

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 4

Storage and computing resource enabled joint virtual resource allocation with QoS guarantee in mobile networks
Xu, Xiaodong; Liu, Jiaxiang; Chen, Wenwan; Hou, Yanzhao; Tao, Xiaofeng
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040304
Keywords: virtualization; resource allocation; cache; computing resource; effective capacity; C-RAN
Cite as: Xu X D, Liu J X, Chen W W, et al. Storage and computing resource enabled joint virtual resource allocation with QoS guarantee in mobile networks. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040304, doi: 10.1007/s11432-016-9038-7

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 11

A resilient trust management scheme for defending against reputation time-varying attacks based on BETA distribution
Fang, Weidong; Zhang, Wuxiong; Yang, Yang; Liu, Yang; Chen, Wei
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040305
Keywords: wireless sensor network; reputation time-varying attack; trust value; trust management; time window
Cite as: Fang W D, Zhang W X, Yang Y, et al. A resilient trust management scheme for defending against reputation time-varying attacks based on BETA distribution. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040305, doi: 10.1007/s11432-016-9028-0

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 8

Energy consumption optimization-based joint route selection and flow allocation algorithm for software-defined networking
Chai, Rong; Li, Haipeng; Meng, Feiying; Chen, Qianbin
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040306
Keywords: software-defined networking; virtualization; route selection; flow allocation; energy consumption
Cite as: Chai R, Li H P, Meng F Y, et al. Energy consumption optimization-based joint route selection and flow allocation algorithm for software-defined networking. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040306, doi: 10.1007/s11432-017-9043-8

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 3

Quantum entropy based tabu search algorithm for energy saving in SDWN
Wang, Chaowei; Mei, Wuyang; Qin, Xiangying; Wang, Weidong
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040307
Keywords: energy saving; SDN; SDWN; quantum entropy; quantum inspired tabu search algorithm
Cite as: Wang C W, Mei W Y, Qin X Y, et al. Quantum entropy based tabu search algorithm for energy saving in SDWN. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040307, doi: 10.1007/s11432-017-9044-x

Special Focus on Mobile Network Virtualization
RESEARCH PAPER Website SpringerLink Google Scholar Cited in SCI: 5

A model for virtual network embedding across multiple infrastructure providers using genetic algorithm
Pathak, Isha; Vidyarthi, Deo Prakash
Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040308
Keywords: network virtualization; virtual network embedding; substrate network; NP-hard; genetic algorithm
Cite as: Pathak I, Vidyarthi D P. A model for virtual network embedding across multiple infrastructure providers using genetic algorithm. Sci China Inf Sci, 2017, 60(4): 040308, doi: 10.1007/s11432-016-9015-3