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Selected List of Publications in Refereed Journals

First, the ranking summary of a selected list of peer reviewed Journals in which our diverse research group has published (with number of papers published in respective journals in parenthesis) . Papers published in all of the following journals were published while at University of Kentucky!!

  1. Journal of the ACM (1): This journal, considered to be one of the most prestigious journals covering all major areas in computer science, became known over the years as the "Flagship Journal" of the Association for Computing Machinery, "the world’s largest educational and scientific computing society". Scopus H-index of the journal: 123; Impact Factor of the Journal; 3.58; Scopus Citescore of the Journal: 3.63.
  2. Information Sciences (2), published by Elsevier : This Journal ranks third in the list of Top 20 publications in Engineering & Computer Science (general), according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 169; Impact Factor of the Journal: 5.524; Scopus Citescore of the Journal: 6.9
  3. Future Generation Computer Systems (1), published by Elsevier : This Journal ranks second in the list of Top 20 Publications in Computing Systems, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 105; Impact Factor of the Journal: 6.2; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 10.2
  4. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (1), published by IEEE Vehicular Society: This Journal ranks fourth in the list of Top 20 publications in Computer Networks and Wireless Communication, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 160; Impact Factor of the Journal: 5.38; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 6.29.
  5. IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing (1), published by IEEE Computer Society: This Journal ranks fourteenth in the list of Top 20 publications in Computer Networks and Wireless Communication and it is The Top journal in Mobile Computing, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 130; Impact Factor of the Journal: 5.54; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 5.8.
  6. IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems (3), published by IEEE Computer Society: It is the Top Journal in Computing Systems as well as The Top journal in Parallel and distributed systems according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of journal: 130; Impact Factor of the Journal: 4.181; Scopus Citescore of the Journal: 5.23.
  7. IEEE Transactions on Computers (1), published by IEEE Computer Society: This is the top journal in the list of Journals in Computer Hardware Design, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 118; Impact Factor of the Journal: 4.14; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 4.58.
  8. Vehicular Communications journal (2), published by Elsevier : Impact factor of the journal: 4.7; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 9.4.
  9. Ad Hoc Networks (1), published by Elsevier : It is the Top Journal in the area of Ad Hoc Networks according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 86; Impact Factor of the Journal: 3.64; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 7.8.
  10. Computer Networks (1), published by Elsevier : This Journal ranks nineteenth in the list of Top 20 publications in Computer Networks and Wireless Communication, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 127; Impact Factor of the Journal: 3.1; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 7.6
  11. Pervasive and Mobile Computing (2), published by Elsevier : This Journal ranks fourth in the list of Top Publications in Mobile Computing , according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 83; Impact Factor of the Journal: 2.7; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 7.0
  12. Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (3), published by Elsevier : This Journal ranks second in the list of Top 20 Publications in Parallel and Distributed Computing, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 81; Impact Factor of the Journal: 2.3; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 4.6.
  13. Performance Evaluation (1), published by Elsevier : It ranksthird in Performance Evaluation journals, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 63; Impact Factor of the Journal: 1.6; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 2.9.
  14. Wireless Personal Communications journal(3), published by Springer: This Journal ranks fourth in the list of Top 20 Publications in Wireless Communications, according to Google Scholar. Scopus H-index of the journal: 54; Impact Factor of the Journal: 1.20; Scopus CiteScore of the Journal: 1.28.

Now to the List of Selected Publications in the above Journals in Descending order of the H-index/Impact factor/CiteScore/ of the Journals.

  1. D. N. Jayasimha, L. Schwiebert, D. Manivannan and J. A. May. "A Foundation for Designing Deadlock-Free Routing Algorithms in Wormhole Networks". Journal of the ACM, the "Flagship Journal" of ACM.
  2. D. Manivannan, Q. Jiang, J. Yang and M. Singhal. "A Quasi-Synchronous Checkpointing Algorithm that Prevents Contention for Stable Storage". Information Sciences, Elsevier.
  3. Jiang Wu, D. Manivannan and Bhavani Thuraisingham. "Necessary and Sufficient Conditions for Transaction-Consistent Global Checkpoints in a Distributed Database System". Information Sciences journal, Elsevier.
  4. Yi Luo and D. Manivannan. ``HOPE: A Hybrid Optimistic Checkpointing and Selective Pessimistic Message Logging Protocol for Large Scale Distributed Systems'', Future Generation Computer Systems journal, Elsevier.
  5. Jianchang Yang, Qiangfeng Jiang and D. Manivannan. "A Fault-Tolerant Channel Allocation Algorithm for Cellular Networks with Mobile Base Stations". IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, IEEE.
  6. J. Yang and D. Manivannan. "An Efficient Fault-Tolerant Distributed Channel Allocation Algorithm for Cellular Networks". IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, IEEE.
  7. D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "An Efficient Distributed Algorithm for Detection of Knots and Cycles in a Distributed Graph". IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE. This algorithm is also nicely presented in the book on Distributed Algorithms for Message-Passing Systems by Michel Raynal, an internationally renowned researcher in distributed systems.
  8. D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "Quasi-Synchronous Checkpointing: Models, Characterization, and Classification". IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE.
  9. D. Manivannan, R. H. B. Netzer and M. Singhal. "Finding Consistent Global Checkpoints in a Distributed Computation". IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, IEEE. This algorithm is also presented in the book on Distributed Computing.
  10. J. Yang, Q. Jiang, D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "A Fault-Tolerant Distributed Channel Allocation Scheme for Cellular Networks". IEEE Transactions on Computers, IEEE.
  11. D. Manivannan, Shafika Showkat Moni and Sherali Zeadally. ``Secure Authentication and Privacy-Preserving Techniques in Vehicular Ad-hoc NETworks (VANETs)'', Vehicular Communications journal, vol. 25, October 2020, Elsevier. This article ranked #2 in the list of most downloaded articles from this journal (July 2020 -- ).
  12. Kiho Lim and D. Manivannan. "An Efficient Scheme for Authenticated and Secure Message Delivery in Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks". Vehicular Communications Journal, Elsevier.
  13. K. E. Persson, D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "Bluetooth Scatternet Formation: Criteria, Models and Classification". Ad Hoc Networks journal, Elsevier.
  14. James Bernsen and D. Manivannan. ``RIVER: A Reliable Inter-Vehicular Routing Protocol for Vehicular Ad hoc Networks''. Computer Networks journal, Elsevier. One of the top 25 hottest articles of the journal(October to December 2012)
  15. Qiangfeng Jiang and D. Manivannan. "Triangle-based Routing for Mobile ad hoc Networks". Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal, Elsevier.
  16. James Bernsen and D. Manivannan. "Unicast Routing Protocols for Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks: A Critical Comparison and Classification". Pervasive and Mobile Computing journal, Elsevier. (Continuously appeared in the list of top 25 hottest articles of the journal from October 2008 to December 2012) and One of the most cited articles of the journal
  17. D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "Asynchronous Recovery Without using Vector Timestamps". Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier. This article ranked number 2 in the list of Top 10 most downloaded articles from Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing (January to August 2003) . This is also presented in the book on Distributed Computing, by Mukesh Singhal and Ajay Kshemkalyani, as well as the book on Distributed Algorithms for Message-Passing Systems by Michel Raynal, internationally renowned researchers in distributed systems.
  18. Qiangfeng Jiang, Yi Luo and D. Manivannan. "An Optimistic Checkpointing and Message Logging Approach for Consistent Global Checkpoint Collection in Distributed Systems". Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier.
  19. Yi Luo and D. Manivannan. "FINE: A Fully Informed aNd Efficient Communication-Induced Checkpointing Protocol for Distributed Systems". Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing, Elsevier.
  20. Yi Luo and D. Manivannan. "Theoretical and Experimental Evaluation of Communication-Induced Checkpointing Protocols in F_E and F_Lazy_E Families". Performance Evaluation Journal, Elsevier.
  21. Qiangfeng Jiang, R. A. Finkel, D. Manivannan and M. Singhal. "RPSF: A Routing Protocol with Selective Forwarding for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks". Wireless Personal Communications journal, Springer Verlag.
  22. Jianchang Yang and D. Manivannan. "Performance Comparison of Two Channel Allocation Strategies in Cellular Networks". Wireless Personal Communications journal, Springer.
  23. Baban A. Mahmood and D. Manivannan. "Position Based and Hybrid Routing Protocols for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: A Survey". Wireless Personal Communications Journal, Springer.

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Some of the above mentioned works were supported in part by grants from the US National Science Foundation and/or the US Department of Treasury. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in these works are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation or the Department of Treasury.