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Mobile Social Networking and Computing

A Multidisciplinary Integrated Perspective, 1st Edition

By Yufeng Wang, Jianhua Ma

Auerbach Publications

414 pages

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Recent advancements in mobile device technologies are revolutionizing how we socialize, interact, and connect. By connecting the virtual community with the local environment, mobile social networks (MSNs) create the opportunity for a multitude of new personalized services for mobile users. Along with that comes the need for new paradigms, mechanism

Table of Contents

Brief Introduction to Mobile Social Networking (MSN) and Computing. Fundamental Theory and Key Problems in MSNs. Applications of Mobile Networking and Computing. MSN Development Platform.

About the Authors

Yufeng Wang received his doctoral degree from the State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China, in July 2004. From July 2006 to April 2007, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Kyushu University, Japan. In May 2007, he became an associate professor at Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), China. From February 2008 to March 2011, he was an expert researcher at the National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan. Since 2013, he has been a full professor at NUPT and is also a guest researcher at the State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology and at the Media Lab at Waseda University, Japan. Professor Wang's research interests include multidisciplinary inspired research on networking and systems, specifically new generation networks, peer-to-peer (P2P), wireless ad hoc network and sensor networks, trust and reputation systems, and mobile social networking and computing.

Dr. Wang has published more than 40 academic papers in journals and conference proceedings and has organized two special issues on multidisciplinary networks and systems for the Telecommunication Systems Journal and the Journal of Computer and System Sciences.

Jianhua Ma received his bachelor's and master's degrees in communication systems from the National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), China, in 1982 and 1985, respectively. In 1990, he received his doctoral degree in information engineering from Xidian University, China. He has been on the faculty of Hosei University, Japan, since 2000. Presently, he is a professor of computer and information sciences in the Digital Media Department. Prior to joining Hosei University, Dr. Ma had 15 years of teaching and/or research experience at NUDT, Xidian University, and the University of Aizu, Japan.

Dr. Ma's main research interest is ubiquit

Subject Categories

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