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CONNECT research popular online

A 5G research paper by Dr Marco Ruffini, Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin, has been among the Top 10 most viewed papers on the website of the Journal of Lightwave Technology (IEEE/OSA) for the past four months.

The paper is entitled ‘Multidimensional Convergence in Future 5G Networks‘ (Vol. 35, No. 3, March 2017).

In addition, two more papers involving Marco and other CONNECT researchers were among the most downloaded papers during the month of June from the website of the IEEE/OSA Journal of Optical Communications and Networking.

These papers are:

Access and metro network convergence for flexible end to end network design
IEEE/OSA Journal of Communications and Networking, Vol. 9, No. 6, June 2017.

End-to-end Service Orchestration From Access to Backbone
IEEE/OSA Journal of Communications and Networking, Vol. 9, No. 6, June 2017


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