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ISBN 9780849319716
Published December 28, 2004 by CRC Press
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The debut of small, inexpensive, yet powerful portable computers has coincided with the exponential growth of the Internet, making it possible to access computing resources and information at nearly any location at almost any time. This new trend, mobile computing, is poised to become the main technology driver for a decade to come. There are many challenges that make mobile computing a hot research and development area. Researchers, engineers, and practitioners need a comprehensive resource and reference to aid them in their quest to make the potential of this technology a reality. 

The Mobile Computing Handbook explores the benefits and challenges of the field, and includes the latest insight into the major topics of this emerging discipline. It provides, in 40 chapters written by industry experts, technical information about all aspects of mobile computing, from basic concepts to research-level material, with learned analysis of future directions. This handbook captures the present state of the field and serves as an invaluable source of reference material.

Following an introduction and an overview of mobile applications, the book explores location management, location-based services, caching strategies, power management, performance and modeling, security and privacy, and many other subjects.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATIONS OF MOBILE COMPUTING
Wearable Computing,A. Smailagic and D.P. Siewiorek
Developing Mobile Applications: A Lime Primer,G.P. Picco, A.L. Murphy, and G.-C. Roman
Pervasive Application Development: Approaches and Pitfalls,G. Banavar, N. Cohen, and D. Soroker
ISAM, Joining Context-Awareness and Mobility to Building Pervasive Applications,I. Augustin, A. Corrêa Yamin, J.L. Victória Barbosa, L. Cavalheiro da Silva, R. Araújo Real, G. Frainer, G.G. Honrich Cavalheiro, and C.F. Resin Geyer
Integrating Mobile Wireless Devices into the Computational Grid,T. Phan, L. Huang, N. Ruiz, and R. Bagrodia
Multimedia Messaging Service, S.A. Ahson
LOCATION MANAGEMENT
A Scheme for Nomadic Hosts Location Management Using DNS,R.S. Khurana, H. El-Rewini, and I. Mahgoub
Location Management Techniques for Mobile Computing Environments,R. Subrata and A.Y. Zomaya
Locating Mobile Objects,E. Pitoura, G. Samaras, and G. Kastidou
Dependable Message Delivery to Mobile Units,A.L. Murphy, G.-C. Roman, and G. Varghese
LOCATION-BASED SERVICES
Location-Dependent Query Processing in Mobile Computing, A.Y. Seydim and M. H. Dunham
Simulation Models and Tool for Mobile Location-Dependent Information Access, U. Kubach, C. Becker, I. Stepanov, and J. Tian
Context-Aware Mobile Computing, Dr. R. Jana and Dr. Y.-F. Chen
Mobile Agent Middlewares for Context-Aware Applications, P. Bellavista, D. Bottazzi, A. Corradi, R. Montanari, and S. Vecchi
CACHING STRATEGIES
Cache Management in Wireless and Mobile Computing
Environments. Y. Du and S.K.S. Gupta
Cache Invalidation Schemes in Mobile Environments, E. Chan, J.C.H. Yuen, and K.-Y. Lam
Hoarding in Mobile Computing Environments, Y. Saygin
Power-Aware Cache Management in Mobile Environments, G. Cao
Energy Efficient Selective Cache Invalidation, K.-L. Tan
MOBILE AND AD HOC WIRELESS NETWORKS I
Self-Policing Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, S. Buchegger and J.-Y.s Le Boudec
Securing Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, P. Papadimitratos and Z.J. Haas
Ad Hoc Network Security, H. Yang, H. Luo, J. Kong, F. Ye, P. Zerfos, S. Lu, and L. Zhang
Modeling Distributed Applications for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using Attributed Task Graphs, P. Basu, W. Ke, and T.D.C. Little
Medium Access Control Mechanisms in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks,C. Yu, B. Lee, S. Kalubandi, and M. Kim
MOBILE AND AD HOC WIRELESS
NETWORKS II
Quality of Service Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Past and Future, J.N. Al-Karaki and A.E. Kamal
Issues in Scalable Clustered Network Architecture for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks, B. Lee, C. Yu, and S. Moh
Routing and Mobility Management in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks, R. Sankar
Localized Broadcasting in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks Using Neighbor Designation, W. Lou and J. Wu
Energy-Efficient Wireless Networks, I. Cardei and D.-Z. Du
POWER MANAGEMENT
Power Management for Mobile Computers, T.L. Martin, D.P. Siewiorek, A. Smailagic, and J. Warren
Power Awareness and Management Techniques, A. Abukmail and A. (Sumi) Helal
Adaptive Algorithmic Power Optimization for Multimedia Workload in Mobile Environments, L. Benini and A. Acquaviva
Energy-Aware Web Caching over Hybrid Networks, F. Sailhan and V. Issarny
Transmitter Power Control in Wireless Computing, S. Gitzenis and N. Bambos
PERFORMANCE AND MODELING
A Survey on Mobile Transaction Models, A. Helal, S. Balakrishnan, M. Dunham, and Y. Liu
Analytic Mobility Models of PCS Networks, C.-H. Wu
Battery Power Management in Portable Devices, V. Sharma and A. Chockalingam
SECURITY AND PRIVACY ASPECTS
Challenges in Wireless Security: A Case Study of 802.11, N. Borisov
Security for Mobile Agents: Issues and Challenges, P. Bellavista, A. Corradi, C. Federici, R. Montanari, and D. Tibaldi
Security, Trust, and Privacy in Mobile Computing Environments, L. Kagal, J. Parker, H. Chen, A. Joshi, and T. Finin

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