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Game Theory in Wireless and Communication Networks by Walid Saad, Dusit Niyato, Zhu Han

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2    Wireless networks: an introduction

A wireless network refers to a telecommunications network whose interconnections between nodes are implemented without the use of wires. Wireless networks have experienced unprecedented growth over the last few decades, and are expected to continue to evolve in the future. Seamless mobility and coverage ensure that various types of wireless connections can be made anytime, anywhere. In this chapter, we introduce some basic types of wireless networks and provide the reader with some necessary background on state-of-art development.

Wireless networks use electromagnetic waves, such as radio waves, for carrying ...

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