Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies

Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies

Michael Bartolacci (Penn State University - Berks, USA) and Steven R. Powell (California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, USA)
Release Date: October, 2012|Copyright: © 2013 |Pages: 345
ISBN13: 9781466621541|ISBN10: 1466621540|EISBN13: 9781466621558|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2154-1

Description

The constant advancements of wireless technologies have influenced modern business practices as well as social interaction. As a result, the continuing study of communications and networking is important to better understand existing modes of information transfer, as well as developing and managing new methods.

Advancements and Innovations in Wireless Communications and Network Technologies is a collection of research and case studies which tackle the issues, advancements and techniques on wireless communications and network technologies. This book offers expansive knowledge and different perspectives useful for researchers and students alike.

Topics Covered

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

  • Emerging Telecommunications
  • Global Telecommunications
  • Network management and security
  • Networking Technologies
  • New telecommunications applications, products, and services
  • Social and societal aspects of telecommunications and networking
  • Standards and standardization issues for telecommunications and networking
  • Strategic telecommunications management
  • Telecommunications
  • Telecommunications systems economics

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Michael R. Bartolacci is a full professor of Information Sciences and Technology at the Pennsylvania State University’s Berks Campus. He teaches courses in the areas of telecommunications and computer networking, systems integration, information security, and business information systems. He has a PhD in Industrial Engineering with a concentration in information systems from Lehigh University and a MBA from Lehigh University. He was formerly an elected member of the INFORMS Telecommunications Section’s governing board and sits on the editorial boards of several telecommunications journals. His research interests include wireless telecommunications modeling, and cultural aspects of information technology.
Steven R. Powell is Professor Emeritus at California State Polytechnic University (Pomona, USA), where he led the university's efforts in interdisciplinary telecommunications education and research. He is the founder and General Chair of the Wireless Telecommunications Symposium, a leading interdisciplinary mobile communications and wireless networking conference supported by the IEEE Communications Society. Dr. Powell has taught telecommunications, engineering management, electrical engineering, IS, and computer science courses at the California State Polytechnic University - Pomona, Claremont Graduate University, Long Island University – C.W. Post Campus, and the University of Southern California. His industrial experience includes positions as Director of Corporate Planning at American Express Company and Member of the Technical Staff at Bell Laboratories. He organized and chairs the IEEE Communications Society Foothill Chapter. Powell's research interests are primarily in the areas of telecommunications strategy, telecommunications management, telecommunications policy, international telecommunications, and wireless communications. He holds an MBA from Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, a PhD and MS in electrical engineering from the University of Southern California, and a BS in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.