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Cooperative Wireless Communications

Edited by Yan Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Mohsen Guizani

Series Editor: Yan Zhang

© 2009 – Auerbach Publications

528 pages | 216 B/W Illus.

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About the Book

Cooperative devices and mechanisms are increasingly important to enhance the performance of wireless communications and networks, with their ability to decrease power consumption and packet loss rate and increase system capacity, computation, and network resilience. Considering the wide range of applications, strategies, and benefits associated with cooperative wireless communications, researchers and product developers need a succinct understanding of relevant theory, fundamentals, and techniques to navigate this challenging field. Cooperative Wireless Communications provides just that.

Assesses Applications, Benefits, and Methods of Cooperative Strategies

This comprehensive reference handbook contains useful background to develop and implement cooperative mechanisms for infrastructure-based wireless systems and self-organizing multi-hop wireless networks (e.g., ad hoc, mesh, peer-to-peer, and sensor networks). It introduces key cooperative strategies and details recent improvements to a variety of cooperative mechanisms and frameworks applicable in diverse scenarios.

Addressing fundamentals and techniques, this invaluable reference:

  • Offers comprehensive guidance on technical, practical, and deployment aspects of cooperative strategies and the latest IEEE standard specifications
  • Explores key challenges and solutions in 3G, B3G, 4G WiMAX, and ad hoc, mesh, and sensor networks
  • Covers cooperative diversity, virtual MIMO, cognitive radio networks, and resource and mobility management
  • Discusses energy efficiency, relaying strategy, routing, MAC, topology control, and security

Provides Guidance to Resolve Key Challenges

A distinct introduction to different cooperative mechanisms, cooperation frameworks in diverse scenarios, and recent improvements to wireless network performance, this one-stop reference consolidates the essential information and guidance that readers will need to resolve key challenges in various protocol issues from a cooperation perspective.

Table of Contents

PART I Fundamentals

Capacity of Cooperative Channels: Three Terminal Case Study, E.-V. Belmega, S. Lasaulce, and M. Debbah

Capacity Limits in Cooperative Cellular Systems, S. Chatzinotas, M. Ali Imran, and C. Tzaras

Low-Complexity Strategies for Cooperative Communications, A. W. Eckford, J. P. K. Chu, and R. S. Adve

Orthogonal Opportunistic Relaying for CooperativeWireless Communications, A. Bletsas

Cross-Layer Design for CooperativeWireless Communication, D. Triantafyllopoulou, N. Passas, and A. Kaloxylos

Power Allocation in Cooperative Wireless Networks, K. Tourki

Joint Power Allocation and Partner Selection in CD Systems, V. Mahinthan, L. Cai, J. W. Mark, and X. (Sherman) Shen

Topology Control in CooperativeWireless Ad Hoc Networks, V. Karyotis and S. Papavassiliou

Game Theory and Cooperation Analysis, A. Alcaide, J. M. E. Tapiador, J. C. Hernández-Castro, and A. Ribagorda

Cooperative Cognitive Radio, O. Simeone, Y. Bar-Ness, and U. Spagnolini

PART II Techniques

Cooperative Diversity of Generalized Distributed Antenna Systems, Y. Chen, L. Hu, C. Yuen, Y. Zhang, Z. Zhang, and P. Rapajic

Cooperative ARQ Protocols, J. Morillo-Pozo, D. Fusté-Vilella, and J. García-Vidal

Impact of Cooperative Transmission on Network Routing, Z. Han and V. H. Poor

Cooperative Relaying in Multihop Cellular Networks, Z. Dawy

Cooperative Radio Resource Management for Heterogeneous Networks, A. Mihovska, E. Tragos, J. Luo, and E. Mino

Cooperative Caching in Wireless Multimedia Sensor Networks, N. Dimokas, D. Katsaros, and Y. Manolopoulos

Cooperative Security in Peer-to-Peer and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, E. Palomar, J. M. E. Tapiador, J. C. Hernández-Castro, and A. Ribagorda

Application Cooperation in Wireless Mesh Networks, M. El-Darieby, H. Ahmed, B. Abdulhai, and Y. Morgan

Cooperation and Interference in Wireless Mesh Networks, Y. Peter Chen and Y. Wang

Cooperation in Wireless Sensor and Actor Networks, E. Cecilia Ruiz-Ibarra and L. Armando Villasenor-Gonzalez

Self-HealingWireless Sensor Networks, N. Vlajic, N. Moniz, and M. Portnoy


About the Series

Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications