This book serves as an introductory text to the field of wireless sensor networks at both graduate and advanced undergraduate level, but it will also appeal to researchers and practitioners wishing to learn about sensor network technologies and their application areas, including environmental monitoring, protection of civil infrastructure, health care, precision agriculture, traffic control, and homeland security.
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.
Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security provides a comprehensive introduction to mobile cloud computing, including key concepts, models, and relevant applications. The book focuses on novel and advanced algorithms, as well as mobile app development.
The book begins with an overview of mobile cloud computing concepts, models, and service deployments, as well as specific cloud service models. It continues with the basic mechanisms and principles of mobile computing, as well as virtualization techniques. The book also introduces mobile cloud computing architecture, design, key techniques, and challenges.
The second part of the book covers optimizations of data processing and storage in mobile clouds, including performance and green clouds. The crucial optimization algorithm in mobile cloud computing is also explored, along with big data and service computing.
Security issues in mobile cloud computing are covered in-depth, including a brief introduction to security and privacy issues and threats, as well as privacy protection techniques in mobile systems. The last part of the book features the integration of service-oriented architecture with mobile cloud computing. It discusses web service specifications related to implementations of mobile cloud computing.
The book not only presents critical concepts in mobile cloud systems, but also drives readers to deeper research, through open discussion questions. Practical case studies are also included. Suitable for graduate students and professionals, this book provides a detailed and timely overview of mobile cloud computing for a broad range of readers.
We live in a wireless society, one where convenience and accessibility determine the efficacy of the latest electronic gadgets and mobile devices. Making the most of these technologiesand ensuring their security against potential attackersrequires increased diligence in mobile technology research and development.
Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications brings together a comprehensive range of voices and research in the area of mobile and wireless technologies, exploring the successes and failures, advantages and drawbacks, and benefits and limitations of the technology. With applications in a plethora of different research and topic areas, this multi-volume reference work benefits researchers, service providers, end-users, and information technology professionals.
This four-volume reference work includes a diverse array of chapters and authors covering topics such as m-commerce, network ethics, mobile agent systems, mobile learning, communications infrastructure, and applications in fields such as business, healthcare, government, tourism, and more.
Mobile Computing Deployment and Management: Real World Skillsfor CompTIA Mobility+ Certification and Beyond is the ultimatereference for mobile computing. Certified Wireless Network ExpertRobert J. Bartz guides IT and networking professionals through thefundamental and advanced concepts of mobile computing, providingthe information and instruction necessary to get up to speed oncurrent technology and best practices. The book maps to the CompTIAMobility+ (MB0-001) exam, making it an ideal resource for thoseseeking this rewarding certification.
The mobile device has already overshadowed the PC as a primarymeans for Internet access for a large portion of the world'spopulation, and by 2020, there will be an estimated 10 billionmobile devices worldwide. Mobile connectivity has become the newstandard for business professionals, and when combined with cloudcomputing, it creates a world where instant access is the norm. Toremain relevant, IT professionals must hone their mobile skills.The ability to manage, develop, and secure a mobile infrastructureis quickly becoming a key component to entering the IT industry,and professionals lacking those skills will be left behind. Thisbook covers all aspects of mobile computing, including:
Each chapter includes hands-on exercises, real-world examples,and in-depth guidance from the perspective of a mobile computingexpert. IT professionals looking to expand their capabilities needlook no further than Mobile Computing Deployment and Management:Real World Skills for CompTIA Mobility+ Certification andBeyond for the most comprehensive approach to mobile computingon the market today.
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