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Each table shows a snapshot of the top 5 publications sorted by impact factor. The year column 2010 refers to the impact year so it measures the impact from the papers published in the years: 2008 and 2009.

For comparison, IEEE Transactions on Computers has an impact factor of 2.55 and several high quality natural science journals such as Physical Review A (PRA, founded in 1893) and the Journal of Molecular Imaging and Biology were also measured and had Google Scholar impact factors of 2.37 and 2.56, respectively.

Acronym Impact Year Publication Title Number of Papers Number of Citations Impact Factor
sigcomm 2010 ACM SIGCOMM Conference on Applications, Technologies, Architectures, and Protocols for Computer Communications 65 1368 21.05
nsdi 2010 Networked Systems Design and Implementation 62 735 11.85
ndss 2010 Network and Distributed System Security Symposium 41 431 10.51
mobicom 2010 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Mobile Computing and Networking 62 597 9.63
ton 2010 IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking (TON) 263 1506 5.73