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Handbook of Research on Progressive Trends in Wireless Communications and Networking

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Wireless communications and networks are developing at an accelerated rate. This rapid development has provided individuals with new opportunities for ubiquitous communication accessibility as well as enabled real-time multimedia technologies and their supporting applications. Wireless Communications and Networking: Theory and Practice brings together advanced research on diverse topics in wireless communications and networking, including the latest developments in broadband technologies, mobile communications, wireless sensor networks, network security, and cognitive radio networks. This book serves as a comprehensive reference for upper-level students, academicians, and industry professionals interested in uncovering recent advancements in wireless communications and networking.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. List of Reviewers
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1: Evolution of Wireless and Mobile Communications
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES
    4. 3. MOBILE NETWORK EVOLUTION
    5. 4. MARKET TRENDS OF MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS
    6. 5. TRAFFIC ESTIMATION
    7. 6. SECOND GENERATION: GSM NETWORK
    8. 7. THIRD GENERATION: UNIVERSAL MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM (UMTS) NETWORK
    9. 8. FOURTH GENERATION (4G): LTE-ADVANCED (LTE-A)
    10. 9. FIFTH GENERATION (5G): FUTURE MOBILE CARRIER NETWORK
    11. 10. CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 2: Sustainable Growth for Cellular Wireless Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. PERFORMANCE METRICS
    5. 4. MODELLING TECHNIQUES
    6. 5. HETEROGENEOUS NETWORK DEPLOYMENT
    7. 6. DYNAMIC AND SMART BASE STATIONS
    8. 7. SUMMARY
  9. Chapter 3: IP-Based Virtual Private Network Implementations in Future Cellular Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK
    4. IP-BASED VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORK (IP VPN)
    5. CELLULAR NETWORKS
    6. APPLICATIONS OF IP VPNS IN CELLULAR NETWORKS
    7. FUTURE TRENDS OF IP VIRTUAL PRIVATE NETWORKS
    8. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 4: Self-Organization Activities in LTE-Advanced Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SON FUNCTIONALITIES
    4. 3. 3GPP SON ACTIVITIES
    5. 4. SON COORDINATION FRAMEWORKS
    6. 5. SON USE CASES
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
  11. Chapter 5: Mobility Prediction in Long Term Evolution (LTE) Femtocell Network
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS
    5. FUTURE RESEARCH
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 6: Software in Amateur “Packet Radio” Communications and Networking
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISCUSSING SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS
    4. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    5. CONCLUSION
    6. APPENDIX A
    7. APPENDIX B
    8. APPENDIX C
    9. APPENDIX D
    10. APPENDIX E
    11. APPENDIX F
    12. APPENDIX g
    13. APPENDIX H
    14. APPENDIX i
  13. Chapter 7: The Access of Things
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTERNET OF THINGS CONCEPT
    4. OVERVIEW OF THE ACCESS CONTROL PROBLEM
    5. OVERVIEW OF EXISTING ACCESS CONTROL SYSTEMS
    6. DIFFICULTIES WITH THESE SYSTEMS AND POLICIES
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH AREAS AND CHALLENGES
    8. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 8: A Study of Research Trends and Issues in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. PROPERTIES OF AD HOC NETWORK
    4. RESEARCH ISSUES IN AD HOC NETWORK
    5. EMERGING MODELS OF AD HOC NETWORKS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 9: Algorithms to Determine Stable Connected Dominating Sets for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORK
    4. NETWORK MODEL, DATA STRUCTURES AND RUN-TIME COMPLEXITY
    5. MINIMUM VELOCITY-BASED CDS (MINV-CDS) ALGORITHM
    6. NODE STABILITY INDEX-BASED CDS (NSI-CDS) ALGORITHM
    7. STRONG NEIGHBORHOOD-BASED CDS (SN-CDS) ALGORITHM
    8. MAXIMUM DENSITY-BASED (MAXD-CDS) ALGORITHM
    9. SIMULATIONS
    10. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  16. Chapter 10: Incidence of the Improvement of the Interactions between MAC and Transport Protocols on MANET Performance
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IB-MAC (IMPROVEMENT OF THE BACKOFF ALGORITHM FOR MAC PROTOCOL)
    4. IB-MAC EVALUATION PERFORMANCE
    5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
  17. Chapter 11: A Novel Secure Routing Protocol in MANET
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. SCOPE OF THE WORK
    5. 4. SOME BASIC SCHEMES USED IN PROPOSED PROTOCOL
    6. 5. PROPOSED SECURE ROUTING PROTOCOL
    7. 6. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    8. 7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    9. 8. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 12: An Overview of Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS TECHNICAL ASPECTS
    4. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR HEALTHCARE
    5. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 13: Clustering in Wireless Sensor Network
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VARIATION IN THE DESIGN OF CLUSTERING PROTOCOLS
    4. PROPERTIES OF CLUSTERED NETWORKS
    5. LEACH CLUSTERING PROTOCOL
    6. ENERGY-EFFICIENT CLUSTERING SCHEME
    7. HYBRID, ENERGY-EFFICIENT, DISTRIBUTED CLUSTERING PROTOCOL
    8. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
  20. Chapter 14: Performance Improvement of Clustered WSN by Using Multi-Tier Clustering
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. POWER MANAGEMENT TECHNIQUES
    4. 3. CLUSTERING ALGORITHM
    5. 4. MULTI-TIER CLUSTERING FOR CLUSTERD WSN
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. SUMMARY
  21. Chapter 15: Transport Protocol Performance for Multi-Hop Transmission in Wireless Sensor Network (WSN)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. SIMULATION RESULTS
    6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  22. Chapter 16: Hybrid MAC Layer Design for MPEG-4 Video Transmission in WSN
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. BACKGROUND
    4. 3. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
    5. 4. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    6. 5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 17: Graph Intersection-Based Benchmarking Algorithm for Maximum Stability Data Gathering Trees in Wireless Mobile Sensor Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SYSTEM MODEL, TERMINOLOGY, AND OVERVIEW
    4. RELATED WORK ON DATA GATHERING IN WIRELESS MOBILE SENSOR NETWORKS
    5. DATA GATHERING ALGORITHMS BASED ON MAXIMUM STABILITY AND MINIMUM-DISTANCE SPANNING TREES
    6. SIMULATIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 18: Comparative Study of Adaptive Multiuser Detections in Hybrid Direct-Sequence Time-Hopping Ultrawide Bandwidth Systems
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. DESCRIPTION OF HYBRID DS-TH UWB SYSTEM
    4. 3. DETECTION IN HYBRID DS-TH UWB SYSTEMS
    5. 4. SIMULATION RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. 6. FUTURE TRENDS
  25. Chapter 19: A Survey of MAC Layer Protocols to Avoid Deafness in Wireless Networks Using Directional Antenna
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. INTRODUCTION TO DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS
    4. CARRIER SENSE MULTIPLE ACCESS/COLLISION AVOIDANCE (CSMA/CA)
    5. DEAFNESS
    6. BENEFITS OF USING DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS
    7. CHALLENGES INTRODUCED DUE TO USE OF DIRECTIONAL ANTENNAS IN WIRELESS NETWORKS
    8. WIRELESS AD-HOC NETWORKS
    9. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
    10. WIRELESS MESH NETWORKS
    11. CLASSIFICATION OF METHODS ADOPTED TO DEAL WITH DEAFNESS
    12. SURVEY OF PROTOCOLS PROPOSED TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF DEAFNESS
    13. DISCUSSION ON DIFFERENT METHODS PROPOSED TO AVOID DEAFNESS
    14. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    15. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 20: Metamaterial-Based Wearable Microstrip Patch Antennas
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 2. METAMATERIAL AND ITS ROLE PERTAINING TO WEARABLE MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNAS
    3. 3. METAMATERIAL EMBEDDED WEARABLE RECTANGULAR MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA
    4. 4. GEO-TEXTILE BASED METAMATERIAL LOADED WEARABLE MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA
    5. 5. POLYPROPYLENE BASED METAMATERIAL INTEGRATED WEARABLE MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA
    6. 6. POLYESTER BASED WEARABLE MICROSTRIP PATCH ANTENNA AND ANALYSIS OF EFFECT OF SUBSTRATE CORRUGATIONS ON ITS PERFORMANCE
    7. 7. CONCLUSION
  27. Compilation of References
  28. About the Contributors