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Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications


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The rapid growth of personal digital devices, satellite services, and the wireless Internet are generating tremendous changes in telecommunications and networking. Combining very current technical depth with an international Who's Who of authors, this series provides a comprehensive guide to wireless and mobile technology. It provides detailed practical coverage of an array of key topics such as technology and architecture, network types, design approaches, and the latest applications.

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Mobile WiMAX Toward Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

Mobile WiMAX Toward Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen
December 02, 2019

The Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WirelessMAN) is a promising Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) technology that provides high-speed, high-bandwidth efficiency and high-capacity multimedia services for both residential and enterprise applications. Mobile WiMAX: Toward Broadband Wireless ...

Security in Wireless Mesh Networks

Security in Wireless Mesh Networks

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Jun Zheng, Honglin Hu
November 26, 2019

Wireless mesh networks (WMN) encompass a new area of technology set to play an important role in the next generation wireless mobile networks. WMN is characterized by dynamic self-organization, self-configuration, and self-healing to enable flexible integration, quick deployment, easy maintenance, ...

The Internet of Things From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems

The Internet of Things From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems

1st Edition

Lu Yan, Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Huansheng Ning
November 26, 2019

Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s ...

RFID and Sensor Networks Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations

RFID and Sensor Networks Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen
May 22, 2017

The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be ...

Physical Layer Security in Wireless Communications

Physical Layer Security in Wireless Communications

1st Edition

Xiangyun Zhou, Lingyang Song, Yan Zhang
November 15, 2013

Physical layer security has recently become an emerging technique to complement and significantly improve the communication security of wireless networks. Compared to cryptographic approaches, physical layer security is a fundamentally different paradigm where secrecy is achieved by exploiting the ...

WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization

WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization

1st Edition

Yan Zhang
April 23, 2009

This book offers a comprehensive explanation on how to dimension, plan, and optimize WiMAX networks. The first part of the text introduces WiMAX networks architecture, physical layer, standard, protocols, security mechanisms, and highly related radio access technologies. It covers system framework,...

Broadband Mobile Multimedia Techniques and Applications

Broadband Mobile Multimedia Techniques and Applications

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Shiwen Mao, Laurence T. Yang, Thomas M Chen
June 03, 2008

Multimedia service provisioning is believed to be one of the prerequisites to guarantee the success of next-generation wireless networks. Examining the role of multimedia in state-of-the-art wireless systems and networks, Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications presents a ...

Wireless Mesh Networking Architectures, Protocols and Standards

Wireless Mesh Networking Architectures, Protocols and Standards

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Jijun Luo, Honglin Hu
December 13, 2006

A promising new technology, wireless mesh networks are playing an increasingly important role in the future generations of wireless mobile networks. Characterized by dynamic self-organization, self-configuration, and self-healing to enable quick deployment, easy maintenance, low cost, high ...

Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Honglin Hu, Masayuki Fujise
October 25, 2006

Organized into three parts, Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications examines the inherent constraint of limited bandwidth and unreliable time-varying physical link in the wireless system, discusses the demand to realize the service continuity in ...

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