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Wireless Networking Complete

Book Description

Wireless Networking Complete is a compilation of critical content from key Morgan Kaufmann titles published in recent years on wireless networking and communications.

Individual chapters are organized into one complete reference giving a 360-degree view from our bestselling authors. From wireless application protocols, to Mesh Networks and Ad Hoc Sensor Networks, to security and survivability of wireless systems - all of the elements of wireless networking are united in a single volume. The book covers both methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader’s grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions.

This book is essential for anyone interested in new and developing aspects of wireless network technology.



  • Chapters contributed by recognized experts in the field cover theory and practice of wireless network technology, allowing the reader to develop a new level of knowledge and technical expertise
  • Up-to-date coverage of wireless networking issues facilitates learning and lets the reader remain current and fully informed from multiple viewpoints
  • Presents methods of analysis and problem-solving techniques, enhancing the reader’s grasp of the material and ability to implement practical solutions

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. About This Book
  6. About the Authors
  7. Chapter 1. Supporting Wireless Technologies
    1. 1.1 The Frequency Spectrum
    2. 1.2 Wireless Communication Primer
    3. 1.3 Spread Spectrum
    4. 1.4 Global System for Mobile and General Packet Radio Service
    5. 1.5 Code-Division Multiple Access
    6. 1.6 GSM Versus CDMA
    7. 1.7 3G Cellular Systems
    8. 1.8 2G Mobile Wireless Services
    9. 1.9 Wireless Technologies Landscape
    10. 1.10 802.11 Wireless LANs
    11. 1.11 Bluetooth
    12. 1.12 Ultra-Wideband
    13. 1.13 Radio-Frequency Identification
    14. 1.14 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks
    15. 1.15 Satellite
    16. 1.16 Wireless Sensor Networks
    17. 1.17 Standardization in the Wireless World
    18. 1.18 Summary
    19. Further Reading
    20. References
  8. Chapter 2. Wireless Networks
    1. 2.1 Bluetooth (802.15.1)
    2. 2.2 Wi-Fi (802.11)
    3. 2.3 WiMAX (802.16)
    4. 2.4 Cell Phone Technologies
    5. Further Reading
  9. Chapter 3. An Overview of Wireless Systems
    1. 3.1 Introduction
    2. 3.2 First- and Second-Generation Cellular Systems
    3. 3.3 Cellular Communications from 1G to 3G
    4. 3.4 Road Map for Higher Data Rate Capability in 3G
    5. 3.5 Wireless 4G Systems
    6. 3.6 Future Wireless Networks
    7. 3.7 Standardization Activities for Cellular Systems
    8. 3.8 Summary
    9. Problems
    10. References
  10. Chapter 4. Wireless Application Protocol
    1. 4.1 Introduction
    2. 4.2 WAP and the World Wide Web (WWW)
    3. 4.3 Introduction to Wireless Application Protocol
    4. 4.4 The WAP Programming Model
    5. 4.5 WAP Architecture
    6. 4.6 Traditional WAP Networking Environment
    7. 4.7 WAP Advantages and Disadvantages
    8. 4.8 Applications of WAP
    9. 4.9 imode
    10. 4.10 imode Versus WAP
    11. 4.11 Summary
    12. Problems
    13. References
  11. Chapter 5. Wireless Local Area Networks
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 WLAN Equipment
    3. 5.3 WLAN Topologies
    4. 5.4 WLAN Technologies
    5. 5.5 IEEE 802.11 WLAN
    6. 5.6 Joining an Existing Basic Service Set
    7. 5.7 Security of IEEE 802.11 Systems
    8. 5.8 Power Management
    9. 5.9 IEEE 802.11b—High-Rate DSSS
    10. 5.10 IEEE 802.11n
    11. 5.11 Other WLAN Standards
    12. 5.12 Performance of a Bluetooth Piconet in the Presence of IEEE 802.11 WLANs
    13. 5.13 Interference Between Bluetooth and IEEE 802.11
    14. 5.14 IEEE 802.16
    15. 5.15 World Interoperability for MicroAccess, Inc. (WiMAX)
    16. 5.16 Summary
    17. Problems
    18. References
  12. Chapter 6. Fourth-Generation Systems and New Wireless Technologies
    1. 6.1 Introduction
    2. 6.2 4G Vision
    3. 6.3 4G Features and Challenges
    4. 6.4 Applications of 4G
    5. 6.5 4G Technologies
    6. 6.6 Summary
    7. Problems
    8. References
  13. Chapter 7. Mesh Networks: Optimal Routing and Scheduling
    1. 7.1 Overview
    2. 7.2 Network Topology and Link Activation Constraints
    3. 7.3 Link Scheduling and Schedulable Region
    4. 7.4 Routing and Scheduling a Given Flow Vector
    5. 7.5 Discussion
    6. 7.6 Maximum Weight Scheduling
    7. 7.7 Routing and Scheduling for Elastic Traffic
    8. 7.8 Discussion
    9. 7.9 Notes on the Literature
    10. Problems
    11. References
  14. Chapter 8. Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks
    1. 8.1 Overview
    2. 8.2 Communication Coverage
    3. 8.3 Discussion
    4. 8.4 Sensing Coverage
    5. 8.5 Discussion
    6. 8.6 Localization
    7. 8.7 Discussion
    8. 8.8 Function Computation
    9. 8.9 Discussion
    10. 8.10 Scheduling
    11. 8.11 Notes on the Literature
    12. Problems
    13. References
  15. Chapter 9. Sensor Network Platforms and Tools
    1. 9.1 Sensor Node Hardware
    2. 9.2 Sensor Network Programming Challenges
    3. 9.3 Node-Level Software Platforms
    4. 9.4 Node-Level Simulators
    5. 9.5 Programming Beyond Individual Nodes: State-Centric Programming
    6. 9.6 Summary
    7. References
  16. Chapter 10. Mobile IP
    1. 10.1 The Requirements of Mobile IP
    2. 10.2 Extending the Protocols
    3. 10.3 Reverse Tunneling
    4. 10.4 Security Concerns
    5. Further Reading
  17. Chapter 11. Mobile IPv6
    1. 11.1 Introduction
    2. 11.2 Mobile IPv6 Overview
    3. 11.3 Header Extension
    4. 11.4 Procedure of Mobile IPv6
    5. 11.5 Route Optimization
    6. 11.6 Movement Detection
    7. 11.7 Dynamic Home Agent Address Discovery
    8. 11.8 Mobile Prefix Solicitation/Advertisement
    9. 11.9 Relationship with IPsec
    10. References
  18. Chapter 12. Security and Survivability of Wireless Systems
    1. 12.1 Introduction
    2. 12.2 Background
    3. 12.3 Current Security Approaches in Wireless Networks
    4. 12.4 Current Survivability Approaches in Wireless Networks
    5. 12.5 Framework for Wireless Network Survivability and Security
    6. 12.6 Interaction Between Survivability and Security in Wireless Networks
    7. 12.7 Conclusion
    8. References
  19. Index