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Mobile Web 2.0

Developing and Delivering Services to Mobile Devices, 1st Edition

Edited by Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

Auerbach Publications

617 pages | 234 B/W Illus.

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From basic concepts to research grade material, Mobile Web 2.0: Developing and Delivering Services to Mobile Devices provides complete and up-to-date coverage of the range of technical topics related to Mobile Web 2.0. It brings together the work of 51 pioneering experts from around the world who identify the major challenges in Mobile Web 2.0 applications and provide authoritative insight into many of their own innovations and advances in the field.

To help you address contemporary challenges, the text details a conceptual framework that provides modeling facilities for context-aware, multi-channel Web applications. It compares various platforms for developing mobile services—from the developer and user perspectives—and explains how to use high-level modeling constructs to drive the application development process through automatic code generation.

  • Proposes an expanded model of mobile application context
  • Explores mobile social software as an Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Discusses the effect of context on mobile usability

Through empirical study, the book tests a number of hypotheses on the use of software implementation technology and location context in mobile applications. It introduces Reusable End-User Customization (REUC)—a technique that allows users to adapt the layout of Web pages and automatically reapplies those preferences on subsequent visits. It also investigates the need for non-visual feedback with long system response times, particularly when downloading Web pages to mobile devices.

Table of Contents

Designing for Mobility; Janne Pekko Kaasalainen

Designing Mobile User Interfaces for Internet Services; Elina Vartiainen

Mobile Usability; Harald Ame lung, Christoph Ohl, Gabriele Schade, and Sascha Wagner

The Blind Leading the Blind: Web Accessibility Research Leading Mobile Web Usability; Andy Brown, Yeliz Yesilada, Caroline Jay, and Simon Harper

Technological Solutions to Support Mobile Web 2.0 Services; Claudia Canali, Michele Colajanni, and Riccardo Lance llotti

Mobile Internet Services or Services for Multiplatform Use; Anne Kaikkonen

UrbanWeb: A Platform for Mobile, Context-Aware Web Services; Frank Allan Hansen and Kaj Grønbæk

MyMobileWeb 4: A Framework for Adaptive Mobile Web 2.0 Applications and Portals; José Manuel Cantera Fonseca, Cristian Rodríguez de la Cruz, Ignacio Marín Prendes, and Miguel Jiménez Gañán

Mobile Search and Browsing; Berna Erol, Jiebo Luo, and Vidya Setlur

Ontologies for Context Definition on Mobile Devices: Improving the Mobile Web Search; Jesús Vegas and Daniel Aréchiga

Deploying Intelligent Mobile Applications: Server or Device; Ben Falchuk

Hosting Web Services on Mobile Devices; Muhammad Asif and Shikharesh Majumdar

Mobile Web Service Provisioning in Cellular Enterprise; Satish Narayana Srirama and Matthias Jarke

Real-Time Web for Mobile Devices; David Linner and Rafael Grote

Super-Peer-Based Mobile Peer-to-Peer Networks; Sathish Rajasekhar, Ibrahim Kh alil, and Zahir Tari

Woodapples: A New Approach for Context-Aware Mobile Marketing; Stephan Haslinger, Florian Skopik, Daniel Schall, and Martin Treiber

JAVA IMS Mobile Application Development; Javier Díaz, Claud ia Que iruga, and Jorge Rosso

User Evaluation of Mobile Phone as a Platform for Healthcare Applications; Javier Sierra, Miguel Angel Santiago, Iiro Jantunen, Eija Kaasinen, Harald Kaaja, Matthias Müllenborn, Nicolas Tille, and Juha Virtanen

Secured Transmission and Authentication; Fahim Sufi and Ibrahim Khalil

Efficient Transmission in Telecardiology; Fahim Sufi and Ibrahim Khalil

Efficient Cardiovascular Diagnosis; Fahim Sufi and Ibrahim Khalil

About the Editors

Syed A . Ahson is a senior software design engineer with Microsoft, Redmond, Washington. As part of the Mobile Voice and Partner Services Group, he is currently working on new and exciting end-to-end mobile services and applications. Before joining Microsoft, he was a senior staff software engineer with Motorola, where he made significant contributions in creating several iDEN, CDMA, and GSM cellular phones. Syed has extensive experience with wireless data protocols, wireless data applications, and cellular telephony protocols. Prior to joining Motorola, he worked as a senior software design engineer with NetSpeak Corporation (now part of Net2Phone), a pioneer in VoIP telephony software.

Syed has authored more than 10 books and several research articles on emerging technologies such as Cloud Computing, Mobile Web 2.0, and Service Delivery Platforms. His recent books include Cloud Computing and Software Services: Theory and Techniques and Mobile Web 2.0: Developing and Delivering Services to Mobile Phones. He teaches computer engineering courses as adjunct faculty at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, and has introduced a course on Smartphone technology and applications. Syed received his MS in computer engineering from Florida Atlantic University in July 1998. He received his BSc in electrical engineering from Aligarh Muslim University, India, in 1995.

Dr. Mohammad Ilyas is associate dean for research and industry relations and professor of computer science and engineering in the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton. He is also currently serving as interim chair of the Department of Mechanical and Ocean Engineering.

He received his BSc in electrical engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan, in 1976. From March 1977 to September 1978, he worked for the Water and Power Development Authority, Pakistan. In 1978, he was awarded a scholarship for his graduate studies. He received his MS in electrical and electronic engineering from Shiraz University, Iran, in June 1980. In September 1980, he joined the doctoral program at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. He completed his PhD in 1983; his doctoral research was on switching and flow control techniques in computer communication networks. Since September 1983, he has been with the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Florida Atlantic University. From 1994 to 2000, he was chair of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering. From July 2004 to September 2005, he served as interim associate vice president for research and graduate studies. During the 1993–1994 academic year, he was on sabbatical leave with the Department of Computer Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Dr. Ilyas has conducted successful research in various areas, including traffic management and congestion control in broadband/high-speed communication networks, traffic characterization, wireless communication networks, performance modeling, and simulation. He has published 1 book, 16 handbooks, and over 160 research articles. He has also supervised to completion 11 PhD dissertations and more than 38 MS theses, and has been a consultant to several national and international organizations. Dr. Ilyas is an active participant in several IEEE technical committees and activities. He is a senior member of IEEE and a member of ASEE.

Subject Categories

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