Mobile & Wireless Networking
Includes 16 Titles

Mobile & Wireless Networking

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Ideal for Web developers, business professionals and technology administrators, this premier book bundle of 16 scholarly titles covers the evolving topics of networking, telecommunications, broadband, data transmission, the Web and wireless systems.
Release date: December 1, 2010
ISBN13: 9781609608033|EISBN13: 9781609608040

Description

The mobile computing industry is in a constant state of evolution. Continual technological advancements and enhancements have redesigned the way individuals share information. From educational practices to business transactions to social interactions, mobile and wireless technologies have revolutionized all aspects of society.

The Mobile & Wireless Networking book bundle is a specialized reference compilation which supports research in the field of mobile and wireless computing. This premier package includes 16 scholarly titles focusing on networking, telecommunications, and wireless systems. These titles represent IGI Global's unique coverage of the impact and effective use of technology within these areas and their relationship to the Web, broadband, technological diffusion, sensors and satellites.

Topics Covered

  • Networking
  • Telecommunications
  • Wireless Systems

Books Included in this Collection

Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing
Samuel Pierre (Ecole Polytechnique de Montreal, Canada ). © 2011. 334 pages.
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...
Adoption, Usage, and Global Impact of Broadband Technologies: Diffusion, Practice and Policy
Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK). © 2011. 344 pages.
Broadband internet has the potential to profoundly impact science, business and society, while simultaneously transforming almost every aspect of everyday life. Because of broadband’s increasingly prominent role and presence, it is both appropriate and timely to understand the deployment and adoption...
Cooperative Communications for Improved Wireless Network Transmission: Framework for Virtual Antenna Array Applications
Murat Uysal (University of Waterloo, Canada). © 2010. 632 pages.
Cooperative communications, an emerging research area spurring tremendous excitement within academia and industry, has experienced an increase in demands for wireless multimedia and interactive services in recent years. Cooperative Communications for Improved Wireless Network Transmission: Framework...
Telematics Communication Technologies and Vehicular Networks: Wireless Architectures and Applications
Chung-Ming Huang (National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan), Yuh-Shyan Chen (National Taipei University, Taiwan). © 2010. 438 pages.
Advances in information technologies now enable the incorporation of Internet services into vehicles, allowing the transfer of digital data from the smart nodes inside the vehicle to central servers on the Internet. Telematics Communication Technologies and Vehicular Networks: Wireless Architectures...
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). © 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, data, streamed multimedia, sensory, e-health, and social networking. It is expected that 4G will be provided to users on an "Anytime...
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). © 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 Internet service provider policy. Quality of Service Architectures for Wireless Networks: Performance Metrics and Management presents a...
Wireless Network Traffic and Quality of Service Support: Trends and Standards
Thomas D. Lagkas (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Pantelis Angelidis (University of Western Macedonia, Greece), Loukas Georgiadis (Hewlett-Packard Co, USA). © 2010. 572 pages.
Wireless networking is considered by many to be the future of communication technology, as the demand for high quality, mobile connection increases across the world. Wireless Network Traffic and Quality of Service Support: Trends and Standards examines cutting edge approaches for the provision of...
Advances in Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks: Developments and Challenges
Mohamed Watfa (University of Wollongong, UAE). © 2010. 384 pages.
A Vehicular Ad Hoc Network (VANET) is a non-infrastructure based network that does not rely on a central administration for communication between vehicles. The flexibility of VANETs opens the door to a myriad of applications; however, there are also a number of computer communication challenges that...
Automotive Informatics and Communicative Systems: Principles in Vehicular Networks and Data Exchange
Huaqun Guo (Institute for Infocomm Research, A*STAR, Singapore). © 2009. 364 pages.
Emerging vehicular networks are fast becoming a reality that will enable a variety of applications such as safety, traffic efficiency, and infotainment. Automotive Informatics and Communicative Systems: Principles in Vehicular Networks and Data Exchange introduces vehicular networks and advanced...
Handbook on Advancements in Smart Antenna Technologies for Wireless Networks
Chen Sun (ATR Wave Engineering Laboratories, Japan), Jun Cheng (Doshisha University, Japan), Takashi Ohira (Toyohashi University of Technology, Japan). © 2009. 584 pages.
The dramatic growth of the wireless communication industry growth has resulted in searches for new technologies to provide broader bandwidth per user channel, better quality, and new value-added services. Employing smart antennas presents an elegant and relatively economical way to improve the...
Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing for Next Generation Distributed Environments: Advancing Conceptual and Algorithmic Applications
Boon-Chong Seet (Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand). © 2009. 560 pages.
Peer-to-peer computing has gained significant attention from both industry and research communities in the past decade as the number of users worldwide continues to grow along with demand for mobile computing. Mobile Peer-to-Peer Computing for Next Generation Distributed Environments: Advancing...
Consumer Adoption and Usage of Broadband
Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK). © 2008. 332 pages.
Advances in telecommunications technologies have exploded into the marketplace. Consumers are offered various methods of access to the Internet and telephony at speeds and bandwidths much higher than only years previously. However, even with the pervasiveness of broadband and high-speed communication...
Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission
Yogesh K. Dwivedi (Swansea University, UK), Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou (Brunel University, UK), Jyoti Choudrie (University of Hertfordshire, UK ). © 2008. 922 pages.
Large investments have been made by various governments for the deployment of broadband within their respective nations; however, the citizens of such countries have demonstrated a slow adoption of this technology. The Handbook of Research on Global Diffusion of Broadband Data Transmission explores...
Mobile and Wireless Systems Beyond 3G: Managing New Business Opportunities
Margherita Pagani (Bocconi University, Italy). © 2005. 398 pages.
Mobile and Wireless Systems Beyond 3G: Managing New Business Opportunities explores new business opportunities and critical issue related to mobile and wireless systems beyond 3G. This book identifies motivations and barriers to the adoption of 3G mobile multimedia services and provides an end-user...
Wireless Information Highways
Dimitrios Katsaros (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Alexandros Nanopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece), Yannis Manalopoulos (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece). © 2005. 482 pages.
The field of wireless networks and mobile computing is an area of very active investigation. Though, the majority of the research and development, focuses on devising efficient communication protocols so as to provide a stable communication channel to allow the information flow freely among the mobile...
Wireless Communications and Mobile Commerce
Nansi Shi (University of South Australia, Australia). © 2004. 350 pages.
Mobile Commerce is an emerging phenomenon based on quickly growing applications of wireless technologies and mobile communications. Mobile communication is becoming as essential need for individuals and businesses in their daily actions. Using mobile commerce, organizations can offer customers services...