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Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Telecommunications, Wireless Systems, and Mobile Computing

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The development of new information and communication technologies has a considerable impact on the way humans interact with each other and their environment. The proper use of these technologies is an important consideration in the success of modern human endeavors. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Telecommunications, Wireless Systems, and Mobile Computing explores some of the latest advances in wireless communication technologies, making use of empirical research and analytical case studies to evaluate best practices in the discipline. This book will provide insight into the next generation of information and communication technologies for developers, engineers, students, researchers, and managers in the telecommunications field.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
  5. Preface
  6. Introduction
    1. INTRODUCTION
    2. TELECOMMUNICATIONS
    3. WIRELESS SYSTEMS
    4. MOBILE BROWSERS
    5. MOBILE COMPUTING
    6. SUMMARY
    7. REFERENCES
  7. Chapter 1: Buffer Managed Multiple Replication Strategy Using Knapsack Policy for Intermittently Connected Mobile Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. RELATED WORK
    4. 3. KNAPSACK BASED REPLICATION
    5. 4. MESSAGE GOODNESS EVALUATION BASED ON NODE GOODNESS AND DUPLICATIONS
    6. 5. EVALUATION AND PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
    7. 6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    8. REFERENCES
    9. APPENDIX
  8. Chapter 2: The Role of Business Model Innovation on the Disruptive Potential of PWLAN in the Western European Hotspot Markets
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. DISRUPTIVE INNOVATION THEORY AND THE CONCEPTS OF DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL AND BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION
    4. PRIOR RESEARCH ON THE DISRUPTIVE POTENTIAL OF WLAN FOR TELECOMMUNICATIONS INCUMBENTS
    5. PROPOSITION DEVELOPMENT
    6. EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE HOTSPOT MARKETS IN WESTERN EUROPE
    7. DISCUSSION, IMPLICATIONS, AND FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. REFERENCES
  9. Chapter 3: A Novel Approach for Supplying Wireless Energy to Multiple Devices Simultaneously Using Sweeping Effect
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REVIEW OF LITERATURE
    4. THEORY OF WITRICITY
    5. EXPERIMENTAL WORK
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
  10. Chapter 4: A Causal Model Analysis of Spectrum Management Policies
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. EXTANT SPECTRUM MANAGEMENT AND ASSOCIATED POLICY ISSUES IN INDIA
    4. POSSIBLE POLICY OPTIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT FOR PROMOTING INCLUSIVE MOBILE BROADBAND
    5. THE CAUSAL MODEL OF POLICY DECISIONS
    6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ENDNOTES
    9. APPENDIX
  11. Chapter 5: The Ubiquitous Internet
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE INTERNET AND ITS ARCHITECTURE
    4. VIOLATION OF THE INTERNET’S ARCHITECTURE
    5. THE INTERNET AND STANDARDS
    6. THE FUTURE OF THE INTERNET: A POLICY ISSUE
    7. REFERENCES
  12. Chapter 6: Multicriteria Queuing Model to Improve Intra-User Multi-Flow QoS in Wireless Cellular Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. QUALITY OF SERVICE MANAGING IN A CELLULAR NETWORK
    4. 3. COMBINED QUEUE MANAGEMENT AND SCHEDULING MECHANISM TO IMPROVE INTRA-USER MULTI-FLOW QOS
    5. 4. STUDY OF ENHANCED TIME AND SPACE PRIORITY
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  13. Chapter 7: A Performance Evaluation of the Coverage Configuration Protocol and its Applicability to Precision Agriculture
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RELATED WORKS
    4. THE COVERAGE CONFIGURATION PROTOCOL
    5. SIMULATION MODEL DESIGN
    6. THE IMPACT OF LOCATION INACCURACY
    7. THE IMPACT OF SENSING RANGE IRREGULARITY AND PACKET LOSSES
    8. APPLICABILITY TO PRECISION AGRICULTURE
    9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    10. REFERENCES
  14. Chapter 8: Data Gathering Algorithms and Sink Mobility Models for Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SYSTEM MODEL AND PERFORMANCE METRICS
    4. 3. CLUSTER-BASED DATA GATHERING
    5. 4. CHAIN-BASED DATA GATHERING
    6. 5. GRID-BLOCK ENERGY-BASED DATA GATHERING
    7. 6. CONNECTED DOMINATING SET-BASED DATA GATHERING
    8. 7. SPANNING TREE-BASED ENERGY-AWARE MAXIMAL LEAF NODES (EMLN) DATA GATHERING
    9. 8. SIMULATION STUDIES
    10. 9. STRATEGIES FOR INCORPORATING SINK MOBILITY IN STATIC WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
    11. 10. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  15. Chapter 9: Performance Evaluation of GSM Traffic Transmission over Cognitive Radio Networks under Opportunistic Spectrum Sharing Collisions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. PROPOSED WORK
    4. 3. NUMERICAL RESULTS
    5. 4. THE FUTURE OF COGNITIVE RADIO NETWORKS
    6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
  16. Chapter 10: Voice and Video over Gigabit Ethernet and ATM Backbone Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND MOTIVATION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. MODELING THE NETWORKS
    5. RESULTS AND COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS
    6. CONCLUDING REMARKS
    7. REFERENCES
    8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
  17. Chapter 11: Quality of Services and Optimal Management of Cloud Centers with Different Arrival Modes
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1. INTRODUCTION
    3. 2. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
    4. 3. MODEL DESCRIPTION AND ITS ANALYSIS
    5. 4. SYSTEM PERFORMANCE MEASURES
    6. 5. NUMERICAL ILLUSTRATION
    7. 6. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  18. Chapter 12: Intra-Refresh and Data-Partitioning for Video Streaming over IEEE 802.11e
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OTHER ERROR RESILIENCE TOOLS
    4. H.264/AVC CODEC
    5. EVALUATION
    6. RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
  19. Chapter 13: Emerging Trends in Digital Libraries
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE PENETRATION OF E-BOOKS AND MOBILE DEVICES HAS MADE DIGITAL LIBRARIES MORE IMPORTANT
    4. THE MORE STUDENTS USE SMART PHONES THERE WILL BE MORE USAGE OF E-READERS
    5. MORE PEOPLE WILL ACCESS THE INTERNET VIA MOBILE DEVICE BY 2015 THAN FROM A COMPUTER
    6. EMERGING TRENDS MOBILE DIGITAL LIBRARIES
    7. NORWEGIAN’S DIGITAL LIBRARY AND MOBILE PHONES
    8. ONLINE AND BLENDED LEARNING
    9. WHAT DOES IT ALL MEAN?
    10. REFERENCES
    11. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    12. APPENDIX
  20. Related References
  21. Compilation of References
  22. About the Contributors