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Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing

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The world is becoming more dependent on wireless and mobile services, but the ability of wireless network infrastructures and service-enabling technologies to handle the growing demand is questionable. As wireless and mobile services grow, the need increases for new technological solutions. Next Generation Mobile Networks and Ubiquitous Computing provides a comprehensive and unified view of the latest and most innovative research findings for university professors, researchers, students, and industry professionals alike. Presenting chapters by experts from across the globe, this reference offers a single body of knowledge to show the many existing interactions between mobile networking, wireless communications, and ubiquitous computing.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: Cooperation-Based Routing Protocol for Mobile Ad-Hoc Network
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Related Work
    4. Objectives and Assumptions
    5. The Routing Protocol
    6. Presentation
    7. Election of Principal
    8. Node Association
    9. Topology Maintain
    10. Route Computation
    11. Route Request
    12. Best route Computation
    13. Rupture Notification
    14. Performance Evaluation
    15. Simulation Results
    16. Conclusion
  8. Chapter 2: Ambient Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. 1 Introduction
    3. 2 Ambient Network Characteristics
    4. 3 The Ambient Control Space Concept
    5. 4 The Ambient Network Interfaces
    6. 5 Service-Aware Adaptive Transport Overlays (SATOs)
    7. 6 SATO System Development
    8. 7 Standardisation Process
    9. 8 Conclusion
  9. Chapter 3: Overview and Challenges of Multi-Interface and Multi-Channel Multi-Hop Wireless Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Background
    4. Multi-Interface Multi-Channel Wireless Networks
    5. Future Trends
    6. Conclusion
  10. Chapter 4: Cross Layer Design for Multimedia Transmission over Wireless Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Background
    4. Challenges in Cross Layer Design for Multimedia Transmission Over Wireless Networks
    5. Future Trends
    6. Conclusion
  11. Chapter 5: Charging in Mobile Telecommunication Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CHARGING IN MOBILE TELECOMMUNICATION NETWORKS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 6: Local Algorithms for Topology Control in Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 BACKGROUND
    4. 3 ISSUES IN TOPOLOGY CONTROL
    5. 4 CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 7: The Four Facets of Multimedia Streaming
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. FACET 1: STREAMING PARADIGMS
    4. FACET 2: MULTIMEDIA CODING TECHNIQUES
    5. FACET 3: NETWORK SUPPORT FOR STREAMING SERVICES
    6. FACET 4: QoE ASSESSMENT METHODS FOR MULTIMEDIA SERVICES
    7. Future Trends
    8. Conclusion
  14. Chapter 8: Real-Time communications in Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REAL-TIME COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 9: A Survey of IP Layer Mobility Management Protocols in Next Generation Wireless Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. 1. Introduction
    3. 2. Background
    4. 3. IP Layer Mobility Management Protocols
    5. 4. Future Trends
    6. 5. Conclusion
  16. Chapter 10: Auditory Feedback for Network Intrusion Detection
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. NETWORK INTRUSION DETECTION SYSTEMS
    5. WIRELESS NETWORKS AND THEIR CHALLENGES ON NETWORK INTRUSION DETECTION
    6. AUDITORY FEEDBACK APPLIED TO COMPUTER NETWORKS AND NIDS
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 11: Peer-to-Peer over Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. P2P OVER MANET
    5. P2P OVER MANET DESIGN APPROACHES
    6. Unstructured P2P Overlay over MANET
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 12: Middleware Technologies for Ubiquitous Computing
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. CLASSIFICATION OF THE UBIQUITOUS MIDDLEWARE
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 13: Routing in Asymmetric Wireless Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. REASONS FOR LINK ASYMMETRY IN WIRELESS NETWORKS
    5. DISCOVERY AND EXPLOITATION OF ASYMMETRIC LINKS
    6. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS
    7. FUTURE TRENDS
    8. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 14: Smartphones to Access Hybrid Information Spaces
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND: Smartphones and Mobile Computing
    4. INTERACTING WITH SMARTPHONES
    5. SMARTPHONES IN HYBRID INFORMATION SPACES
    6. FUTURE TRENDS AND CONCLUSION
  21. Chapter 15: Location-dependent and Context-Aware Computing
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Background
    4. Design and Implementation of Context-Aware Systems
    5. Future Trends
    6. Conclusion
  22. Chapter 16: MAC Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. Introduction
    3. Background
    4. Scheduled Protocols
    5. Contention-Based Protocols
    6. Hybrid MAC Protocols
    7. IEEE 802.15.4 / Zigbee
    8. Evaluation of Selected Sensor MAC Protocols
    9. Future Trends
    10. Conclusion
  23. Chapter 17: Mechanisms for Automatic Web Service Composition
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. Introduction
    3. Background
    4. The Architecture of Web Service Composition
    5. Mechanisms for Automated Service Composition
    6. Future Trends
    7. Conclusion
  24. Chapter 18: A Robust Clustering Algorithm for Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. THE PROPOSED PMW APPROACH
    5. ANALYSIS OF PMW
    6. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    7. FUTURE RESEARCH
    8. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 19: Emerging Mobility Applications of Host Identity Protocol
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. EMERGING MOBILITY APPLICATIONS OF HIP
    5. Future Trends
    6. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 20: Service Discovery in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SERVICE DISCOVERY IN MANETS
    4. CHALLENGES FACING SERVICE DISCOVERY IN MANETS
    5. Observations and discussion
    6. Future Trends
    7. Conclusion
  27. Chapter 21: Mobility Prediction in Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND
    4. MOBILITY PREDICTION METHODS AND THEIR APPLICATIONS
    5. FUTURE TRENDS
    6. CONCLUSION
  28. Chapter 22: Calling Police Using SMS
    1. Abstract
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. Background
    4. OUR SUGGESTED METHOD
    5. Implementation
    6. ADVANTAGES
    7. CONCLUSION
  29. Chapter 23: Vehicular Communications Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STATE OF THE ART OF VCNS: HISTORY, RECENT PROJECTS & STANDARDIZATION EFFORTS
    4. MAIN CHARCACTERISTICS AND CHALLENGES OF VCNS
    5. ROUTING AND INFORMATION DISSEMINATION: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  30. Compilation of References
  31. About the Contributors