Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing

Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing

Samuel Pierre (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada)
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Release Date: August, 2010|Copyright: © 2011 |Pages: 334
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-250-3
ISBN13: 9781605662503|ISBN10: 160566250X|EISBN13: 9781605662510
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Description:

The world is becoming more dependent on wireless and mobile services, but the ability of wireless network infrastructures and service-enabling technologies to handle the growing demand is questionable. As wireless and mobile services grow, the need increases for new technological solutions.

Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing provides a comprehensive and unified view of the latest and most innovative research findings for university professors, researchers, students, and industry professionals alike. Presenting chapters by experts from across the globe, this reference offers a single body of knowledge to show the many existing interactions between mobile networking, wireless communications, and ubiquitous computing.

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

  • Ambient networks
  • Context-aware computing
  • Mobile telecommunication networks
  • Multimedia transmission over wireless networks
  • Network Intrusion Detection
  • Real-time communication
  • Ubiquitous Computing
  • Web service composition
  • Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
  • Wireless Sensor Networks
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Samuel Pierre received the B.Eng. degree in civil engineering in 1981 from École Polytechnique de Montréal, Québec, the BSc and MSc degrees in mathematics and computer science in 1984 and 1985, respectively, from the UQAM, Montréal, the MSc degree in economics in 1987 from the Université de Montréal, and the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering in 1991 from École Polytechnique de Montréal. From 1987 to 1998, he was a Professor at the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières prior to joining the Télé-Université of Québec, an Adjunct Professor at Université Laval, Ste-Foy, Québec, an Invited Professor at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland, then the Université Paris 7, France. He is currently a Professor of Computer Engineering at École Polytechnique de Montréal where he is Director of the Mobile Computing and Networking Research Laboratory (LARIM), chairholder of the NSERC - ERICSSON Chair in Next Generations Mobile Networking Systems and Director of Mobile Computing and Networking Research Group (GRIM). His research interests include wireline and wireless networks, mobile computing, artificial intelligence, and telelearning. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ACM. He is a Regional Editor of the Journal of Computer Science, an Associate Editor of IEEE Communications Letters, IEEE Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering and IEEE Canadian Review, and serves on the editorial board of Telematics and Informatics edited by Elsevier Science. He has received many distinctions, such as the Prix Poly 1873 for excellence in teaching (2001 and 2005), Fellow of Engineering Institute of Canada (2003), among others. He is a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering (2008). In 2009, he has been awarded Chevalier de l’Ordre national du Québec, “the highest distinction given by the Québec government.”

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