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Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing (Hardcover) (Koushik Sinha & Sasthi C. Ghosh & Bhabani P. Sinha)

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This text introduces the basic concepts of wireless networks and mobile computing, incorporating recent research and challenging problems. It describes different types of wireless networks, including wi-fi, ZigBee, cellular mobile, ad hoc, cognitive radio, wireless mesh, and wireless sensor networks, followed by discussion of mobility, bandwidth, and node location management issues; message communication techniques and protocols in ad hoc networks; wireless local area networks; the placement of base stations in a cellular network and deployment of sensor nodes in wireless sensor networks; energy-efficient communication, with emphasis on physical, MAC (media access control), and network layers; and security aspects, including authentication, jamming, intrusion detection, and stream cipher generation. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

In recent years, wireless communication is being increasingly used in various real-life applications catering useful services to the society. These applications include cellular mobile networks, ad hoc networks, cognitive radio networks, ubiquitous and pervasive computing, sensor networks, and so on. This book presents the fundamental concepts and the current state-of-the-art in this field, so that the reader can use it as a reference book both for classroom study/teaching as well as for technology development and research in the relevant areas.

Number of Pages: 519
Genre: Mathematics, Technology
Sub-Genre: Telecommunications, General
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Author: Koushik Sinha & Sasthi C. Ghosh & Bhabani P. Sinha
Language: English
Street Date: November 3, 2015
TCIN: 24001470
UPC: 9781482227932
Item Number (DPCI): 247-50-8747
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