motivating background information before focusing on mobile clouds. Two evolutionary paths characterize untethered communications, the developments in wide–area communications on one hand, and the developments in short–range communications on the other hand. The former can be denominated the mobile path, while the latter is the wireless path, due to the fact that typically mobile communications, and wireless communications are the terms used for wide–area and short–range technologies, respectively. Radio broadcasting, the very first example of wi...
- Chapter 1: Motivation
- from Mobile Clouds: Exploiting Distributed Resources in Wireless, Mobile and Social Networks
- Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
- Released: March 2014
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