Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication (AWTT): 48 Volumes

Series Editor(s): Xiaoge Xu (Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia)
ISSN: 2327-3305|EISSN: 2327-3313
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The wireless computing industry is constantly evolving, redesigning the ways in which individuals share information. Wireless technology and telecommunication remain one of the most important technologies in business organizations. The utilization of these technologies has enhanced business efficiency by enabling dynamic resources in all aspects of society.

The Advances in Wireless Technologies and Telecommunication Book Series aims to provide researchers and academic communities with quality research on the concepts and developments in the wireless technology fields. Developers, engineers, students, research strategists, and IT managers will find this series useful to gain insight into next generation wireless technologies and telecommunication.

Topics Covered

  • Broadcasting
  • Cellular Networks
  • Digital Communication
  • Global Telecommunications
  • Grid Communications
  • Mobile Communications
  • Mobile Technology
  • Mobile Web Services
  • Network Management
  • Radio Communication
  • Telecommunications
  • Virtual Network Operations
  • Wireless Broadband
  • Wireless sensor networks
  • Wireless Technologies

Titles in Series

Handbook of Research on Environmental Policies for Emergency Management and Public Safety
Augustine Nduka Eneanya (University of Lagos, Nigeria)
Copyright © 2018. 435 pages.
In a world of earthquakes, tsunamis, and hurricanes, it is evident that emergency response plans are crucial to solve problems, overcome challenges, and restore and...
Positioning and Navigation in Complex Environments
Kegen Yu (Wuhan University, China)
Copyright © 2018. 270 pages.
The limitations of satellites create a large gap in assistive directional technologies, especially indoors. The methods and advances in alternate directional technol...
Centrality Metrics for Complex Network Analysis: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 213 pages.
As network science and technology continues to gain popularity, it becomes imperative to develop procedures to examine emergent network domains, as well as classical...
Examining Cloud Computing Technologies Through the Internet of Things
Pradeep Tomar (Gautam Buddha University, India), Gurjit Kaur (Gautam Buddha University, India)
Copyright © 2018. 308 pages.
The progressive combination of cloud computing and Internet of Things (IoT) will enable new monitoring services, create powerful processing of sensory data streams,...
Advanced Mobile Technologies for Secure Transaction Processing: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Raghvendra Kumar (LNCT Group of Colleges, India), Preeta Sharan (The Oxford College of Engineering, India), Aruna Devi (Surabhi Software, India)
Copyright © 2018. 177 pages.
The development of mobile applications has created numerous opportunities across different industries. With these advances, the management of data has been optimized...
Examining Developments and Applications of Wearable Devices in Modern Society
Saul Emanuel Delabrida Silva (Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil), Ricardo Augusto Rabelo Oliveira (Federal University of Ouro Preto, Brazil), Antonio Alfredo Ferreira Loureiro (Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), Brazil)
Copyright © 2018. 330 pages.
Wearable technology can range anywhere between activity trackers to prosthetics. These new advancements are continuously progressing and becoming a part of daily lif...
Graph Theoretic Approaches for Analyzing Large-Scale Social Networks
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA)
Copyright © 2018. 355 pages.
Social network analysis has created novel opportunities within the field of data science. The complexity of these networks requires new techniques to optimize the ex...
Powering the Internet of Things With 5G Networks
Vasuky Mohanan (Universiti Sains Malaysia, Malaysia), Rahmat Budiarto (Albaha University, Saudi Arabia), Ismat Aldmour (ِAlbaha University, Saudi Arabia)
Copyright © 2018. 304 pages.
With the rise of mobile and wireless technologies, more sustainable networks are necessary to support such communications. These next generation networks can now be...
Routing Protocols and Architectural Solutions for Optimal Wireless Networks and Security
Dharm Singh (Namibia University of Science and Technology, Namibia)
Copyright © 2017. 277 pages.
Networking capabilities have been significantly enhanced in recent years. With emerging advancements in technology, wireless communication has increased exponentiall...
Sliding Mode in Intellectual Control and Communication: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Vardan Mkrttchian (HHH University, Australia), Ekaterina Aleshina (Penza State University, Russia)
Copyright © 2017. 128 pages.
The integration of sliding mode in engineering systems has been a focus of research for many years. However, the use of this method in non-engineering systems still...
Emerging Trends and Applications of the Internet of Things
Petar Kocovic (Union – Nikola Tesla University, Serbia), Reinhold Behringer (Leeds Beckett University, UK), Muthu Ramachandran (Leeds Beckett University, UK), Radomir Mihajlovic (New York Institute of Technology, USA)
Copyright © 2017. 330 pages.
The widespread availability of technologies has increased exponentially in recent years. This ubiquity has created more connectivity and seamless integration among t...
Resource Allocation in Next-Generation Broadband Wireless Access Networks
Chetna Singhal (Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India), Swades De (Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, India)
Copyright © 2017. 334 pages.
With the growing popularity of wireless networks in recent years, the need to increase network capacity and efficiency has become more prominent in society. This has...
Multimedia Services and Applications in Mission Critical Communication Systems
Khalid Al-Begain (University of South Wales, UK), Ashraf Ali (The Hashemite University, Jordan & University of South Wales, UK)
Copyright © 2017. 331 pages.
In emergency and disaster scenarios, it is vital to have a stable and effective infrastructure for relaying communication to the public. With the advent of new techn...
Big Data Applications in the Telecommunications Industry
Ye Ouyang (Verizon Wirless, USA), Mantian Hu (Chinese University of Hong Kong, China)
Copyright © 2017. 216 pages.
The growing presence of smart phones and smart devices has caused significant changes to wireless networks. With the ubiquity of these technologies, there is now inc...
Handbook of Research on Recent Developments in Intelligent Communication Application
Siddhartha Bhattacharyya (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India), Nibaran Das (Jadavpur University, India), Debotosh Bhattacharjee (Jadavpur University, India), Anirban Mukherjee (RCC Institute of Information Technology, India)
Copyright © 2017. 671 pages.
The communication field is evolving rapidly in order to keep up with society’s demands. As such, it becomes imperative to research and report recent advancements in...
Interference Mitigation and Energy Management in 5G Heterogeneous Cellular Networks
Chungang Yang (Xidian University, China), Jiandong Li (Xidian University, China)
Copyright © 2017. 362 pages.
In recent years, wireless networks have become more ubiquitous and integrated into everyday life. As such, it is increasingly imperative to research new methods to b...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Trends in Microwave and Communication Engineering
Ahmed El Oualkadi (Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco), Jamal Zbitou (Hassan 1st University, Morocco)
Copyright © 2017. 716 pages.
Wireless communications have become invaluable in the modern world. The market is going through a revolutionary transformation as new technologies and standards ende...
Handbook of Research on Wireless Sensor Network Trends, Technologies, and Applications
Narendra Kumar Kamila (C. V. Raman College of Engineering, India)
Copyright © 2017. 589 pages.
Wireless sensor networks have become an intricate and necessary addition to daily life by providing an energy efficient way to collect and monitor data while rerouti...
Handbook of Research on Advanced Wireless Sensor Network Applications, Protocols, and Architectures
Niranjan K. Ray (Silicon Institute of Technology, India), Ashok Kumar Turuk (National Institute of Technology Rourkela, India)
Copyright © 2017. 502 pages.
The implementation of wireless sensor networks has wide-ranging applications for monitoring various physical and environmental settings. However, certain limitations...
Self-Organized Mobile Communication Technologies and Techniques for Network Optimization
Ali Diab (Al-Baath University, Syria)
Copyright © 2016. 416 pages.
With increased consumer use and adoption, mobile communication technologies are faced with the challenge of creating an adequate wireless networking architecture tha...
Advanced Methods for Complex Network Analysis
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA)
Copyright © 2016. 461 pages.
As network science and technology continues to gain popularity, it becomes imperative to develop procedures to examine emergent network domains, as well as classical...
Emerging Innovations in Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies
Naveen Chilamkurti (La Trobe University, Australia)
Copyright © 2016. 292 pages.
Due to technological advancements in recent years, wireless systems have experienced significant improvements in reliability and performance. Now deeply integrated i...
Critical Socio-Technical Issues Surrounding Mobile Computing
Norshidah Mohamed (Prince Sultan University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Malaysia), Teddy Mantoro (USBI-Sampoerna University, Indonesia), Media Ayu (USBI-Sampoerna University, Indonesia), Murni Mahmud (International Islamic University Malaysia, Malaysia)
Copyright © 2016. 357 pages.
As lifestyles in personal and public spheres become more fast-paced and hectic, the need for reliable mobile technologies becomes increasingly important. Insights in...
Handbook of Research on Next Generation Mobile Communication Systems
Athanasios D. Panagopoulos (National Technical University of Athens, Greece)
Copyright © 2016. 604 pages.
Anyone who has ever shopped for a new smart phone, laptop, or other tech gadget knows that staying connected is crucial. There is a lot of discussion over which serv...
Game Theory Framework Applied to Wireless Communication Networks
Chungang Yang (Xidian University, China), Jiandong Li (Xidian University, China)
Copyright © 2016. 502 pages.
The popularity of smart phones and other mobile devices has brought about major expansion in the realm of wireless communications. With this growth comes the need to...
Enabling Real-Time Mobile Cloud Computing through Emerging Technologies
Tolga Soyata (University of Rochester, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 399 pages.
Today’s smartphones utilize a rapidly developing range of sophisticated applications, pushing the limits of mobile processing power. The increased demand for cell ph...
Emerging Perspectives on the Design, Use, and Evaluation of Mobile and Handheld Devices
Joanna Lumsden (School of Engineering and Applied Science, Aston University, UK)
Copyright © 2015. 334 pages.
Human-computer interaction is a growing field of study in which researchers and professionals aim to understand and evaluate the impact of new technologies on human...
Technological Breakthroughs in Modern Wireless Sensor Applications
Hamid Sharif (University of Nebraska – Lincoln, USA), Yousef S. Kavian (Shahid Chamran University of Ahvaz, Iran)
Copyright © 2015. 417 pages.
Collecting and processing data is a necessary aspect of living in a technologically advanced society. Whether it’s monitoring events, controlling different variables...
Handbook of Research on Software-Defined and Cognitive Radio Technologies for Dynamic Spectrum Management
Naima Kaabouch (University of North Dakota, USA), Wen-Chen Hu (University of North Dakota, USA)
Copyright © 2015. 927 pages.
The inadequate use of wireless spectrum resources has recently motivated researchers and practitioners to look for new ways to improve resource efficiency. As a resu...
Interdisciplinary Mobile Media and Communications: Social, Political, and Economic Implications
Xiaoge Xu (The University of Nottingham Ningbo China, China)
Copyright © 2014. 409 pages.
As mobile technology becomes much more prominent in the world, its effect on the social, political, and economic realms cannot be ignored. Interdisciplinary approach...
Cognitive Radio Sensor Networks: Applications, Architectures, and Challenges
Mubashir Husain Rehmani (Department of Electrical Engineering, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan), Yasir Faheem (Department of Computer Science, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Pakistan)
Copyright © 2014. 313 pages.
Traditional Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have tremendous applications, but their performance can be limited due to the limited processing and communication power...
Game Theory Applications in Network Design
Sungwook Kim (Sogang University, South Korea)
Copyright © 2014. 500 pages.
The use of game theoretic techniques is playing an increasingly important role in the network design domain. Understanding the background, concepts, and principles i...
Convergence of Broadband, Broadcast, and Cellular Network Technologies
Ramona Trestian (Middlesex University, UK), Gabriel-Miro Muntean (Dublin City University, Ireland)
Copyright © 2014. 333 pages.
In the ever-evolving telecommunication industry, technological improvements alone are not able to keep up with the significant growth of mobile broadband traffic. As...
Handbook of Research on Progressive Trends in Wireless Communications and Networking
M.A. Matin (Institut Teknologi Brunei, Brunei Darussalam)
Copyright © 2014. 592 pages.
Wireless communications and networks are developing at an accelerated rate. This rapid development has provided individuals with new opportunities for ubiquitous com...
Broadband Wireless Access Networks for 4G: Theory, Application, and Experimentation
Raul Aquino Santos (University of Colima, Mexico), Victor Rangel Licea (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico), Arthur Edwards-Block (University of Colima, Mexico)
Copyright © 2014. 452 pages.
With the increased functionality demand for mobile speed and access in our everyday lives, broadband wireless networks have emerged as the solution in providing high...
Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Telecommunications, Wireless Systems, and Mobile Computing
Wen-Chen Hu (University of North Dakota, USA)
Copyright © 2014. 305 pages.
The development of new information and communication technologies has a considerable impact on the way humans interact with each other and their environment. The pro...
Mobile Networks and Cloud Computing Convergence for Progressive Services and Applications
Joel J.P.C. Rodrigues (National Institute of Telecommunications (Inatel), Brazil & Instituto de Telecomunicações, University of Beira Interior, Portugal), Kai Lin (Dalian University of Technology, China), Jaime Lloret (Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain)
Copyright © 2014. 408 pages.
Recent technology trends involving the combination of mobile networks and cloud computing have offered new chances for mobile network providers to use specific carri...
Research and Design Innovations for Mobile User Experience
Kerem Rızvanoğlu (Galatasaray University, Turkey), Görkem Çetin (Turkcell, Turkey)
Copyright © 2014. 357 pages.
Mobile devices allow users to remain connected with each other anytime and anywhere, but flaws and limitations in the design of mobile interfaces have often constitu...
Cognitive Radio Technology Applications for Wireless and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
Natarajan Meghanathan (Jackson State University, USA), Yenumula B. Reddy (Grambling State University, USA)
Copyright © 2013. 370 pages.
Radio interference is a problem that has plagued air communication since its inception. Advances in cognitive radio science help to mitigate these concerns. Cognitiv...
Evolution of Cognitive Networks and Self-Adaptive Communication Systems
Thomas D. Lagkas (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Panagiotis Sarigiannidis (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Malamati Louta (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Periklis Chatzimisios (Alexander TEI of Thessaloniki, Greece)
Copyright © 2013. 438 pages.
Cognitive networks can be crucial for the evolution of future communication systems; however, current trends have indicated major movement in other relevant fields t...
Tools for Mobile Multimedia Programming and Development
D. Tjondronegoro (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)
Copyright © 2013. 357 pages.
Mobile devices are rapidly developing into the primary technology for users to work, socialize, and play in a variety of settings and contexts. Their pervasiveness h...
Cognitive Radio and Interference Management: Technology and Strategy
Meng-Lin Ku (National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C.), Jia-Chin Lin (National Central University, Taiwan, R.O.C.)
Copyright © 2013. 354 pages.
Broadcast spectrum is scarce, both in terms of our ability to access existing spectrum and as a result of access rules created by governments. An emerging paradigm c...
Wireless Radio-Frequency Standards and System Design: Advanced Techniques
Gianluca Cornetta (Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Spain), David J. Santos (Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Spain), Jose Manuel Vazquez (Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Spain)
Copyright © 2012. 422 pages.
Radio-frequency (RF) integrated circuits in CMOS technology are gaining increasing popularity in the commercial world, and CMOS technology has become the dominant te...
Femtocell Communications and Technologies: Business Opportunities and Deployment Challenges
Rashid A. Saeed (UIA, Malaysia), Bharat S. Chaudhari (International Institute of Information Technology, India), Rania A. Mokhtar (Sudan University of Science and Technology, Sudan)
Copyright © 2012. 295 pages.
Femtocell is currently the most promising technology for supporting the increasing demand of data traffic in wireless networks. Femtocells provide an opportunity for...
Advanced Communication Protocol Technologies: Solutions, Methods, and Applications
Katalin Tarnay (University of Pannonia, Hungary), Gusztáv Adamis (Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary), Tibor Dulai (University of Pannonia, Hungary)
Copyright © 2011. 592 pages.
The rapid improvements brought about by modern telecommunications are made possible by unfettered transmission of information, which relies on the ability to send, r...
Emerging Technologies in Wireless Ad-hoc Networks: Applications and Future Development
Raul Aquino-Santos (University of Colima, Mexico), Víctor Rangel-Licea (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico), Arthur Edwards-Block (University of Colima, México)
Copyright © 2011. 420 pages.
Mobile ad-hoc networks have attracted considerable attention and interest from the commercial sector as well as the standards community. Many new ad-hoc networking a...
Quality of Service Architectures for Wireless Networks: Performance Metrics and Management
Sasan Adibi (University of Waterloo, Canada), Raj Jain (Washington University in St. Louis, USA), Shyam Parekh (Alcatel-Lucent, USA), Mostafa Tofighbakhsh (AT&T Labs, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 716 pages.
Quality of service provides different priorities to different users to guarantee a certain level of performance to a data flow in accordance with requests from the I...
Fourth-Generation Wireless Networks: Applications and Innovations
Sasan Adibi (University of Waterloo, Canada), Amin Mobasher (Research in Motion (RIM), Ltd., Canada), Mostafa Tofighbakhsh (AT&T Labs, USA)
Copyright © 2010. 836 pages.
Fourth generation wireless networks are expected to provide comprehensive and secure IP-based solutions, facilitating existing and emerging services such as voice, d...

Editor(s) Biography

Dr. Xiaoge Xu is Professor of Mobile Studies at Xiamen University Malaysia. He is the founder of Mobile Studies International, a global institute of mobile media and communication research. He has been passionately promoting and conducting Mobile Studies, an emerging and interdisciplinary discipline. Among his research and business activities are various projects ranging from mapping and measuring influences of mobile technologies to mobile experience in collaboration with practitioners and professors of mobile media and communication around the world. His expertise lies mainly in comparative mobile studies, including mobile experience and impact of mobile technologies.

Editorial Advisory Board

Editor-in-Chief
Xiaoge Xu, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia

Editorial Advisory Board
Florie Brazel, Brizel Media, United States
Irina Zlotnikova, Botswana International University of Science and Technology, Botswana
Ken Harvey, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia
Lars Christian Grabbe, University of Applied Sciences Münster, Germany
Natarajan Meghanathan, Jackson State University, United States
Oscar Westlund, University of Gothenburg, Sweden & Volda University College, Norway
Radu Arsinte, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Rahmat Budiarto, Albaha University, Saudi Arabia
Ran Wei, University of South Carolina, United States
Rani Wemel, LTT Group Communications, Malaysia
Rich Ling, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Stephen Quinn, Kristiania University, Norway
Sun Sun Lim, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore
Teddy Mantoro, USBI-Sampoerna University, Indonesia
Wemel Cumavoo, MyMobileUniversity, Malaysia
Yao Wei Chuen, Xiamen University Malaysia, Malaysia
Yu-Li Liu, National Chengchi University, Taiwan