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Wireless Internet Handbook
Technologies, Standards, and Applications




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ISBN 9780849315022
Published March 28, 2003 by Auerbach Publications
632 Pages - 203 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

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.
  • Table of Contents

    BASIC CONCEPTS
    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

    TECHNOLOGIES AND STANDARDS
    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

    NETWORKS AND ARCHITECTURES
    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

    APPLICATIONS
    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

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    Editor(s)

    Biography

    Furht\, Borko; Ilyas\, Mohammad

    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