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Wireless Communications & Networking by Vijay Garg

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CHAPTER 19 Wireless Personal Area Network — Bluetooth

19.1 Introduction

Several technical committees of IEEE are responsible for developing standards of the local area network (LAN), wireless local area network (WLAN), and wireless personal area network (WPAN). Table 19.1 summarizes them to familiarize the readers.

Table 19.1 IEEE 802 working groups.

  Working group
802.1 Higher Layer LAN Protocol
802.2 Logical Link Control (LLC)
802.3 Ethernet
802.11 WLAN
802.15 WPAN
802.16 Broadband Wireless Access (BWA)
802.17 Resilient Packet Ring
802.18 Radio Regulatory TAG
802.20 Mobile Broadband Wireless Access (MBWA)
Link Security Executive Committee Study Group
802 Handoff Executive Committee Study Group

In a WPAN, the residence ...

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