Wireless communication is one of the fastest growing industry segments today. Many types of wireless networks are now being used for applications such as personal communication, entertainment, rural and urban healthcare, smart home building, inventory control, and surveillance. This book introduces the basic concepts of wireless networks and mobile computing to give engineering students at the undergraduate/graduate level a solid background in the field. It also looks at the latest research and challenging problems in the field to serve as a reference for advanced-level researchers.
Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing begins with an introduction to the different types of wireless networks, including Wi-Fi, ZigBee, cellular mobile, ad hoc, cognitive radio, wireless mesh, and wireless sensor. Subsequent chapters address more advanced topics such as:
The book includes exercises at the end of every chapter to help give students a better insight into the topics presented. It includes a number of advanced-level exercises, which are research problems that may be taken up by researchers in the respective areas. This book provides a valuable reference for classroom study/teaching as well as for technology development and research in the relevant areas.
Includes a preface written by Professor Leonard Kleinrock, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, UCLA, USA
This book discusses and explores the concept of mobile cloud, creating an inspiring research space for exploiting opportunistic resource sharing, and covering from theoretical research approaches to the development of commercially profitable ideas.
A mobile cloud is a cooperative arrangement of dynamically connected communication nodes sharing opportunistic resources. In this book, authors provide a comprehensive and motivating overview of this rapidly emerging technology. The book explores how distributed resources can be shared by mobile users in very different ways and for various purposes. The book provides many stimulating examples of resource-sharing applications. Enabling technologies for mobile clouds are also discussed, highlighting the key role of network coding. Mobile clouds have the potential to enhance communications performance, improve utilization of resources and create flexible platforms to share resources in very novel ways.
Energy efficient aspects of mobile clouds are discussed in detail, showing how being cooperative can bring mobile users significant energy saving. The book presents and discusses multiple examples of mobile clouds applications, based on both existing commercial initiatives as well as proof-of-concept test-beds. Visions and prospects are also discussed, paving the way for further development. As mobile networks and social networks become more and more reliant on each other, the concept of resource sharing takes a wider and deeper meaning, creating the foundations for a global real-time multidimensional resource pool, the underlying infrastructure for shareconomy. Above all, this is an inspiring book for anyone who is concerned about the future of wireless and mobile communications networks and their relationship with Social networks.
This book is an excellent resource for wireless/networking researchers in industry and academia, students and mobile phone programmers. Managers interested in new technology developments, service providers, network operators, and those working in the gaming industry will also find the book insightful.
Consolidating recent research in the area, the Handbook on Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing: Status and Perspective illustrates the design, implementation, and deployment of mobile and ubiquitous systems, particularly in mobile and ubiquitous environments, modeling, database components, and wireless infrastructures.Supplying an overarching perspective, the book is ideal for researchers, graduate students, and industry practitioners in computer science and engineering interested in recent developments in mobile and ubiquitous computing. It discusses new trends in intelligent systems, reviews sensory input and multimedia information, and examines embedded real-time systems. With coverage that spans security, privacy, and trust, the book is divided into six parts:
Containing the contributions of more than 70 researchers, practitioners, and academics from around the world, the book brings together the latest research on the subject to provide an understanding of the issues being addressed in the field. Filled with extensive references in each chapter, it provides you with the tools to participate in the design, implementation, and deployment of systems that are connected, proactive, intuitive, and constantly available.
Todays smartphones utilize a rapidly developing range of sophisticated applications, pushing the limits of mobile processing power. The increased demand for cell phone applications has necessitated the rise of mobile cloud computing, a technological research arena which combines cloud computing, mobile computing, and wireless networks to maximize the computational and data storage capabilities of mobile devices.
Enabling Real-Time Mobile Cloud Computing through Emerging Technologies is an authoritative and accessible resource that incorporates surveys, tutorials, and the latest scholarly research on cellular technologies to explore the latest developments in mobile and wireless computing technologies. With its exhaustive coverage of emerging techniques, protocols, and computational structures, this reference work is an ideal tool for students, instructors, and researchers in the field of telecommunications.
This reference work features astute articles on a wide range of current research topics including, but not limited to, architectural communication components (cloudlets), infrastructural components, secure mobile cloud computing, medical cloud computing, network latency, and emerging open source structures that optimize and accelerate smartphones.
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