Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design, and Deployment: Future Generations

Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design, and Deployment: Future Generations

Mohammad A. Matin (Institut Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam)
Release Date: June, 2012|Copyright: © 2012 |Pages: 361
ISBN13: 9781466617971|ISBN10: 1466617977|EISBN13: 9781466617988|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-1797-1


Wireless networks have become essential for delivering content and knowledge in the information age. Ever-increasing demands are made on these infrastructures as more and more sophisticated knowledge is consumed worldwide.

Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design, and Deployment: Future Generations highlights the current design issues in wireless networks, informing scholars and practitioners about advanced prototyping innovations in this field. This book will empower readers to make further advancements in networking and serves as a comprehensive reference for graduate students, scholars, and practitioners alike.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Body Area Sensor Networks
  • Cognitive Radio Networks
  • Computer Network Design
  • Prototype Testing
  • Quality of Service (QoS) management
  • Secure Communications
  • Spectrum Allocation and Access
  • Traffic Control Systems
  • Vehicular Network Simulations
  • Wireless Networks

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Editorial Advisory Board
Table of Contents
Mohammad A. Matin
Chapter 1
M. A. Matin
Wireless networks offer mobility and elimination of unsightly cables and utilize radio waves or microwaves to maintain communication. It is rapidly... Sample PDF
Introduction to Wireless Networks
Chapter 2
Md. Zahurul Islam Sarkar
Nakagami-m fading channel is chosen to analyze the secrecy capacity for fading channels since the Nakagami-m distribution can model fading... Sample PDF
Secure Communications over Wireless Networks
Chapter 3
Peter J. Hawrylak, John Hale, Mauricio Papa
Radio frequency identification (RFID) devices have matured to the point where they are now expanding beyond the retail supply chain and public... Sample PDF
Security Issues for ISO 18000-6 Type C RFID: Identification and Solutions
Chapter 4
Andrea Vesco, Riccardo Scopigno
Moreover a signalling architecture is here designed, for the first time, to enable dynamic and distributed resource reservation over the wireless... Sample PDF
A Weakly Synchronous and Distributed Coordination Function for QoS Management in CSMA/CA Wireless Access Networks
Chapter 5
Giulio Bartoli, Francesco Chiti, Romano Fantacci, Dania Marabissi, Andrea Tassi
Network coding (NC) is a promising technique recently proposed to improve network performance in terms of maximum throughput, minimum delivery... Sample PDF
MAC and PHY-Layer Network Coding for Applications in Wireless Communications Networks
Chapter 6
Ahmed Bannour, Mohamed Lassaad Ammari, Yichuang Sun, Ridha Bouallegue
The Algebraic Space Time Codes (ASTC) are constructed based on cyclic algebras; they showed a good spectral efficiency, a full diversity, and a full... Sample PDF
Adaptation of Algebraic Space Time Codes to Frequency Selective Channel
Chapter 7
Elsadig Saeid, Varun Jeoti, Brahim Belhaouari Samir
Future Wireless Networks are expected to adopt multi-user multiple input multiple output (MU-MIMO) systems whose performance is maximized by making... Sample PDF
Precoding for Multiuser MIMO
Chapter 8
Kun-chan Lan, Chien-Ming Chou, Che-Chun Wu
A key component for Vehicular Ad-Hoc Network (VANET) simulations is a realistic vehicular mobility model, as this ensures that the conclusions drawn... Sample PDF
Creating Realistic Vehicular Network Simulations
Chapter 9
Hoda Mamdouh Hassan
Designing future computer networks dictates an eclectic vision capable of encompassing ideas and concepts developed in contemporary research... Sample PDF
CORM: A Concern-Oriented Approach and Model to Computer Network Design
Chapter 10
M. A. Matin, M Ahmed, N. Ferdous
Cognitive radio (CR) is a new technology introduced to deal with the issues of spectrum scarcity and underutilization. Since the spectrum is... Sample PDF
Spectrum Sensing and Throughput Analysis for Cognitive Radio An Overview
Chapter 11
Danda B. Rawat, Gongjun Yan, Bhed Bahadur Bista
The rising number and capacity requirements of wireless systems bring increasing demand for RF spectrum. Cognitive radio (CR) system is an emerging... Sample PDF
Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks
Chapter 12
Raza Umar, Asrar U. H. Sheikh
Cognitive radio (CR) has emerged as a smart solution to spectrum bottleneck faced by current wireless services, under which licensed spectrum is... Sample PDF
Spectrum Access and Sharing for Cognitive Radio
Chapter 13
Cheng Guo, R. Venkatesha Prasad, Jing Wang, Vijay Sathyanarayana Rao, Ignas Niemegeers
Context awareness is an important aspect in many ICT applications. For example, in an intelligent home network, location of the user enables session... Sample PDF
Localizing Persons Using Body Area Sensor Network
Chapter 14
Kun-chan Lan, Zhe Wang, Mahbub Hassan, Tim Moors, Rodney Berriman, Lavy Libman, Maximilian Ott, Bjorn Landfeldt, Zainab Zaidi, Ching-Ming Chou
Wireless mesh networks (WMN) have attracted considerable interest in recent years as a convenient, new technology. However, the suitability of WMN... Sample PDF
Deployment of a Wireless Mesh Network for Traffic Control
About the Contributors

Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Mohammad A. Matin is currently working at the department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, ITB Brunei Darussalam as an Associate Professor. He obtained his BSc. degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering from BUET (Bangladesh), MSc degree in digital communication from Loughborough University, UK and PhD degree in wireless communication from Newcastle University, UK. He has taught several courses in communications, electronics and signal processing at KUET, Khulna University, and BRAC University during his career. From January to March 2008, Dr. Matin was the visiting lecturer at the National University of Malayisa.He has published over 50 refereed journals and conference papers. He is the author of two academic books and three book chapters. He has presented invited talks in Bangladesh, and Malaysia and has served as a member of the program committee for more than 50 international conferences like ICCSIT'09, IDCS’09, ICCSN'10, ICCSIT'10, ICCSN’11 etc. He also serves as a referee of a few renowned journals, keynote speaker and technical session chair offew international conferences like MIC-CPE 2008, ICCIT 2008, ICMMT 2010, ICCIT 2010, IEEE GLOBECOM 2010, ICCIT 2011 etc. He is currently serving as a member of editorial board of several international journals such as IET Wireless Sensor Systems (IET-WSS), IJCTE, JECE, etc. and Guest Editor of special issue of IJCNIS. Dr. Matin is a member of IEEE, IEEE Communications Society (IEEE ComSoc), and several other international organizations. He is the Secretary of IEEE Communication Society, Bangladesh Chapter. He has received a number of Prizes and Scholarships including the Best student prize (Loughborough University), Commonwealth Scholarship and Overseas Research Scholarship (ORS). He has been fortunate enough to work in WFS Project with Wireless Fibre Sytems Ltd, UK as an expert. His current research interests include UWB communication, wireless sensor networks, cognitive radio, EM modeling, and antenna engineering.