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Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design, and Deployment

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Wireless networks have become essential for delivering content and knowledge in the information age. Ever-increasing demands are made on these infrastructures as more and more sophisticated knowledge is consumed worldwide.  Developments in Wireless Network Prototyping, Design, and Deployment: Future Generations highlights the current design issues in wireless networks, informing scholars and practitioners about advanced prototyping innovations in this field. This book will empower readers to make further advancements in networking and serves as a comprehensive reference for graduate students, scholars, and practitioners alike.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Fundamentals and Security Issues
    1. Chapter 1: Introduction to Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BENEFITS OF WIRELESS NETWORKS
      4. WIRELESS DATA SERVICES
      5. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 2: Secure Communications over Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 SECRECY CAPACITY
      4. 3 SECURE OUTAGE PERFORMANCE OF NAKAGAMI-M FADING CHANNEL
      5. 4 FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. 5 CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 3: Security Issues for ISO 18000-6 Type C RFID
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RFID BACKGROUND
      4. OVERVIEW OF THE ISO 18000-6 TYPE C PROTOCOL STACK
      5. ISO 18000-6 TYPE C PROTOCOL BASED THREATS
      6. SOLUTION PATHS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 4: A Weakly Synchronous and Distributed Coordination Function for QoS Management in CSMA/CA Wireless Access Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION
      3. TIME-DIVISION UNBALANCED CARRIER SENSE MULTIPLE ACCESS (TD-UCSMA)
      4. TD-UCSMA AND THE ISSUE OF SYNCHRONIZATION
      5. A PROTOCOL ARCHITECTURE FOR DISTRIBUTED BANDWIDTH MANAGEMENT AND QOS PROVISIONING
      6. SIMULATION ANALYSIS
      7. PROTOTYPING OF TD-UCSMA WITH OPEN SOURCE DRIVERS
      8. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Coding for Wireless Systems
    1. Chapter 5: MAC and PHY-Layer Network Coding for Applications in Wireless Communications Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAC-NC
      5. PLNC
      6. LOWER LAYERS NC ADAPTATION FOR WIRELESS ERASURE CHANNELS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 6: Adaptation of Algebraic Space Time Codes to Frequency Selective Channel
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      5. ASTC-MIMO-OFDM SYSTEM MODEL
      6. CAPACITY ANALYSIS OF ASTC-MIMO-OFDM SYSTEM
      7. THE CHANNEL ESTIMATION
      8. PROPOSED CFO ESTIMATOR
      9. ASTC DECODER
      10. SIMULATION RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
      13. APPENDIX
    3. Chapter 7: Precoding for Multiuser MIMO
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. PRECODING LITERATURE REVIEW
      5. 4. PROPOSED METHOD
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Network Design
    1. Chapter 8: Creating Realistic Vehicular Network Simulations
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. DESTINATION SELECTION
      5. CASE STUDY FOR DESTINATION SELECTION
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    2. Chapter 9: CORM
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND RELATED WORK
      4. CORM DESIGN PRINCIPLES
      5. CORM METHODOLOGY: CONCERN-ORIENTED BOTTOM-UP DESIGN APPROACH
      6. CORM: A CONCERN-ORIENTED REFERENCE MODEL FOR COMPUTER NETWORKS
      7. CORM FEATURES
      8. CORM VALIDATION
      9. ARCHITECTURE PROTOTYPE FOR CORM-BASED NETWORKS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
  9. Section 4: Cognitive Radio Networking
    1. Chapter 10: Spectrum Sensing and Throughput Analysis for Cognitive Radio An Overview
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SPECTRUM SENSING
      5. THE PROBLEM OF UNBALANCED RESOURCE
      6. SYSTEM MODEL
      7. OPTIMAL APPROACH
      8. DUAL UPDATE METHODS
      9. APPROACHES TO SOLVE OPTIMIZATION PROBLEMS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 11: Spectrum Sensing in Cognitive Radio Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. SPECTRUM SENSING METHODS
      4. 3. OTHER SIGNAL PROCESSING APPROACHES
      5. 4. COMPARISON: DIFFERENT SPECTRUM SENSING TECHNIQUES VS. ACCURACIES AND COMPLEXITIES
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 12: Spectrum Access and Sharing for Cognitive Radio
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. KEY TO COGNITION: SPECTRUM SENSING
      5. SPECTRUM SENSING TECHNIQUES
      6. SS: TRANSMITTER DETECTION (NON-COOPERATIVE DETECTION)
      7. COMPARISON OF SENSING METHODS
      8. SS: COOPERATIVE DETECTION
      9. SS: INTERFERENCE BASED DETECTION
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
  10. Section 5: Services and Applications
    1. Chapter 13: Localizing Persons Using Body Area Sensor Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BODY AREA SENSOR NETWORK AND LOCALIZATIONS
      3. APPLYING WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR LOCALIZATIONS
      4. LOCALIZATION TECHNIQUES USING RSSI
      5. LOCALIZATION WITH MULTIPLE DEVICES
      6. EXPERIMENTAL SETUP AND RESULTS
      7. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 14: Deployment of a Wireless Mesh Network for Traffic Control
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SCATS OVER WIRELESS
      4. AN INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS MESH NETWORK
      5. A SIMPLE ANALYSIS OF THE SYDNEY TRAFFIC LIGHT TOPOLOGY
      6. TESTBED
      7. LINK CHARACTERISTCS
      8. EXPERIENCES
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors