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Wireless Internet Handbook

Technologies, Standards, and Applications, 1st Edition

Edited by Borko Furht, Mohammad Ilyas

Auerbach Publications

632 pages | 203 B/W Illus.

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Wireless applications are definitely the next big thing in communications. Millions of people around the world use the Internet every day - to stay in touch with remote locations, follow the stock market, keep up with the news, check the weather, make travel plans, conduct business, shop, entertain themselves, and learn. The logical next step is the development of the wireless Internet, where cell phones, PDAs, and laptops let us receive and send e-mails, and perform all the activities that we are currently performing over the wireline Internet.

Filled with contributions from international experts, Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications describes basic concepts, current developments, and future trends in designing modern architectures. The book covers:

  • Wireless local access techniques to the mobile Internet

  • User mobility in IP networks

  • Multimedia streaming over wireless Internet

  • Quality of service issues

  • Location management techniques and clustering architectures

  • Wireless Internet security issues

  • Bluetooth, CDMA, TDMA, Wireless Application Protocol, 802.11x, and more

  • Different mobile and wireless Internet services

  • Wireless Internet enterprise applications

  • Mobile multimedia and graphics applications

  • Mobile video telephony

  • Wireless video surveillance

  • Wireless applications in medicine

    The scope of the information covered and the expertise of leading researchers and industry professionals combine to make Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications the definitive resource on current and future trends in designing modern architectures for the wireless Internet.

  • Reviews

    "Wireless Internet Handbook is an excellent reference on this next big thing in communications…Highly recommended. Graduate students through professionals."

    -C. Tappert, Pace University, in CHOICE

    Table of Contents


    The Fundamentals on Wireless Internet, B. Furht and M. Ilyas

    Wireless Internet > Wireless + Internet, S. Tekinay and D. Goodman

    Wireless Internet Security, D.S. Lee


    Multimedia Streaming Over Mobile Networks - European Perspective, I. Curcio

    Streaming Video Over Wireless Internet, H. Zheng and J. Boyce

    Clustering and Roaming Techniques for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs, A.K. Elhakeem

    VoIP Service in Wireless Networks, S. Das and K. Basu

    Wireless Application Protocol and Mobile Wireless Access, A. Llana


    User Mobility in IP Networks: Current Issues and Recent Developments, B. Landfeldt, J. Chan, B. Thai, and A. Seneviratne

    Wireless Local Access to the Mobile Internet, J.A. Garcia-Macias and L. Toumi

    A Survey of Location Prediction Techniques for Mobile Wireless Users, C. Cheng, R. Jain, and E. Van Den Berg

    Handoff and Rerouting in Wireless Data Networks, G. Racherla and S. Radhakrishnan

    Wireless Communication Using Bluetooth, O. Marques and N. Barman

    Multi-Antenna Technology for High-Speed Wireless Internet Access, A. Lozano

    Location Management in Mobile Wireless Networks, S. Jha, D. Saha, and A. Mukherjee

    Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks: Principles and Practices, G. Racherla, D. Furnuno, and S. Radhakrishnan

    Managing Location in "Universal" Location-Aware Computing, S. K. Das, A. Bhattachacharya, A. Roy, and A. Misra


    Wireless Internet Services - From Luxury to Commodity, V. A. Rosenblatt

    Wireless Technology Impacts the Enterprise Network, A. Llana

    An Efficient WAP-Enabled Transaction Processing Model for Mobile Database Systems, G. Radhamani and M. Umar Siddiqi

    Mobile VideoTelephony, I. Curcio

    WAP: Transitional Technology for M-Commerce, M. S. Raisinghani

    Wireless Internet in Telemedicine, K. Hung and Y.T. Zhang

    Delivering Music over the Wireless Internet: From Song Distribution to Interactive Karaoke on UMTS Devices, M. Roccetti, P. Salomoni, V. Ghini, S. Ferretti, and S. Cacciaguerra

    About the Authors/Editors

    Furht\, Borko; Ilyas\, Mohammad

    About the Series

    Internet and Communications

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    Subject Categories

    BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
    COMPUTERS / Information Technology
    COMPUTERS / Networking / General
    TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications