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Wireless technology has expanded rapidly over recent years, especially in its influence on mobile and distance technologies.Wireless Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications is a three volume compendium of the latest research, case studies, theories, and methodologies within the field of wireless technologies. Wireless operations permit services, such as long range communication, that are impossible or impractical to implement with the use of wires. The ever expanding field encompasses various types of fixed, mobile, and portable two way radios, cellular telephones, personal digital assistants (PDAs), and wireless networks. This reference guide serves academics and practitioners alike, indexed and categorized easily for study and application.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page Vol 1
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editor-in-Chief
    2. Associate Editors
    3. Editorial Advisory Board
  5. Preface
  6. Section 1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories
    1. Chapter 101: 4G Wireless Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. QoS Provision in 4G Networks
      5. Dynamic Resource Allocation and CALL Admission Control
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 102: Wireless Sensor Networks and Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES
      4. SENSOR NETWORK COMPONENTS
      5. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK PROTOCOLS
      6. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS FOR DISABLED AND ELDERLY PEOPLE
      7. ANALYSIS OF THE USE OF WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES
      8. CONCLUSIONS AND FUTURE WORK
    3. Chapter 103: A Survey on Localization in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE PROBLEM
      4. ALTERNATIVES, REVISITING THE PROBLEM
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 104: Survey of Cross-Layer Optimization Techniques for Wireless Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. CURRENT PRINCIPLES FOR CROSS-LAYER DESIGN
      3. CATEGORIES FOR CROSS-LAYER DESIGN PROPOSALS AND IMPLEMENTATION METHODS
      4. ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH CROSS-LAYER DESIGN IN TERMS OF QoS, MOBILITY, AND SECURITY
      5. CHALLENGES TO APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES
      6. CROSS-LAYER DESIGN FOR THE NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS COMMUNICATION
      7. SUMMARY
    5. Chapter 105: Video Delivery in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. PRELIMINARIES FOR WVSN
      4. 3. CHARACTERISTICS AND CHALLENGES FOR ROUTING IN A WVSN
      5. 4. STATE OF THE ART VIDEO ROUTING TECHINIQUES
      6. 7. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 106: QoS in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. QOS in WSNs
      4. QOS at Medium Access Control Layer
      5. QOS at Network Layer
      6. QOS at Transport Layer
      7. QOS at Application Layer
      8. Conclusion
    7. Chapter 107: Real-Time Communications in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. REAL-TIME COMMUNICATION PROTOCOLS
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 108: Using Mobile Technologies as Research Tools
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. USING MOBILE TECHNOLOGIES AS RESEARCH TOOLS
      5. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 109: Network Mobility
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE IP (MIP)
      4. MIP PROTOCOL OPERATION
      5. MIPv6
      6. NEMO ARCHITECTURE AND BASIC SUPPORT PROTOCOL
      7. NEMO AND MULTIHOMING
      8. NEMO AND SEAMLESS VERTICAL HANDOVER
      9. NEMO AND QOS PROVISIONING
      10. NEMO AND ROUTE OPTIMIZATION
      11. SECURITY ISSUES IN NEMO
      12. NEMO APPLICATIONS AND TEST-BEDS
      13. FUTURE RESEARCH SCOPE
      14. CONCLUSION
      15. Appendix A: List of Abbreviations
    10. Chapter 110: Reviewing Mobile Marketing Research to Date
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Current m-Marketing Research
      4. Future Research Issues
    11. Chapter 111: Security Assessment of Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. Background
      4. 3. COMPONENTS OF A SECURITY SYSTEM
      5. 4. X.805 FRAMEWORK FORSECURITY ASSESSMENT
      6. 5. SECURITY ASSESSMENT OF IEEE 802.15.4
      7. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. 7. Conclusion
    12. Chapter 203: Optimizing Resource Consumption for Secure Messaging in Resource Constrained Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORKS
      4. THE PROPOSED METHOD
      5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      6. VERBOSITY
      7. SECURITY SPECIFICATIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
  7. Section 2: Development and Design Methodologies
    1. Chapter 201: Event Detection in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. Threshold-Based Event Detection
      5. SCHEMES FOR COMPLEX EVENT DETECTION
      6. Comparison OF EVENT DETECTION SCHEMES
      7. Future Research Directions
      8. Conclusion
    2. Chapter 202: Privacy Preserving Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Network
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. Privacy Preserving Data Gathering in Wireless Sensor Network
      4. 3. Security Analysis
      5. 4. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 204: Perceptual Quality Assessment of Packet-Based Vocal Conversations over Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Networking Multimedia Services
      4. 3. Architecture of Next-Generation Networks
      5. 4. QoS Provision Approaches
      6. 5. Methodologies for Vocal Service Quality Evaluation
      7. 6. Frameworks for Vocal Quality Assessment
      8. 7. Parametric Model-Based Vocal Quality Prediction
      9. 8. Vocal Quality Measurement Applications
      10. 9. Conclusion and Open Issues
    4. Chapter 205: Enhanced QoS through Cooperating Schemes in Next Generation Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Network Selection Mechanisms
      4. Cooperation Among Users in 4G Networks
      5. Applications of Game Theory in Wireless Networks
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 206: How Trust and Reputation-Based Collaboration Impact Wireless Sensor Network Security
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Description of a Typical Wireless Sensor Network Infrastructure
      4. Privacy
      5. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 207: A Platform for Pervasive Building Monitoring Services Using Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. SOA-BASED WSN ARCHITECTURE FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING IN BUILDINGS
      5. WSN OPERATIONAL HEALTH AND SECURITY SERVICES
      6. WSN SYSTEM LEVEL DEPLOYMENTS
      7. EXPERIMENTATION FOCUS, TESTS, EVALUATIONS, AND ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING
      8. Component Level Verification Tests
      9. CONCLUSION
    7. Chapter 208: Energy-efficient Scalable Self-organizing Routing for Wireless Mobile Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND AND RELATED STUDIES
      4. PROPOSED ALGORITHM: DYNAMIC LEADER SET GENERATION (DLSG)
      5. Summary of Simulation Results
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 209: Level Crossing Sampling for Energy Conservation in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Numerical and Experimental Results
      4. Battery Consumption and Lifetime Calculations
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. APPENDIX A: OPTIMAL LEVELS FOR LEVEL CROSSING SAMPLING
    9. Chapter 210: Scalable Video Delivery over Wireless LANs
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Background of Scalable Video Coding and IEEE 802.11 WLAN
      4. 3 Cross-Layer Designs for SVC Over WLAN
      5. 4. Summary
    10. Chapter 211: The Development of a Parallel Ray Launching Algorithm for Wireless Network Planning
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Ray Launching Model: IRLA
      4. Conclusion
    11. Chapter 212: Signal Processing for Optical Wireless Communications and Sensing
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. OFDM FOR THE INDOOR WIRELESS OPTICAL CHANNEL
      4. INTELLIGENT OPTICAL POWER DISTRIBUTION FOR OPTICAL WIRELESS
      5. BASIC PRINCIPLES
      6. OPTICAL WIRELESS RECEIVER-AMPLIFIERS
      7. FUTURE DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    12. Chapter 213: Admission Control for QoS Provision in Mobile Wireless Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. Quality of Service in Admission Control
      5. CAC Schemes Providing QoS
      6. Evaluation Criteria and Performance Metrics
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. Conclusion
    13. Chapter 214: Memetic and Evolutionary Design of Wireless Sensor Networks Based on Complex Network Characteristics
      1. Abstract
      2. I. Introduction
      3. II. Problem Definition
      4. III. Problem Formulation
      5. IV. Solution Based On Genetic Algorithms
      6. V. Computational Results
      7. VI. Conclusion and Future Research Directions
    14. Chapter 215: Joint Angular and Time Diversity of Multi-Antenna CDMA Systems in Wireless Fading Channels
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. System Model
      4. 3. Interference Analysis
      5. 4. Performance Analysis
      6. 5. Simulation Results
      7. Conclusion
    15. Chapter 216: A Cross-Layer Design to Wireless/Mobile Video Streaming
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND
      4. 3. CROSS-LAYER WIRELESS/MOBILE VIDEO STREAMING
      5. 4. TOWARD PRACTICAL CROSS-LAYER VIDEO STREAMING SYSTEM
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    16. Chapter 217: System Architecture for 3GPP-LTE Modem using a Programmable Baseband Processor
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Overview of 3GPP-LTE Features
      4. System Architecture
      5. Baseband Processor
      6. MIMO Symbol Detectors
      7. Parallel Turbo Decoder
      8. Performance Analysis
      9. Area Estimate
      10. Other Issues
      11. Conclusion
    17. Chapter 218: Platform Support for Multimodality on Mobile Devices
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Platform Concepts
      5. Future Trends
      6. Conclusion
    18. Chapter 219: Robust Video Streaming over MANET and VANET
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. Exploiting Path Diversity over a MANET
      5. Combining Ad Hoc and P2P
      6. Video Distribution in a VANET
      7. Research Directions
      8. Conclusion
    19. Chapter 220: Performance Modeling of IEEE 802.11 WLAN using OPNET
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. STRENGTH AND WEAKNESSES OF OPNET
      5. TUTORIAL
      6. RESULTS AND ANALYSIS
      7. SIMULATION ACCURACY AND MODEL VALIDATION
      8. CONCLUSION
  8. Section 3: Tools and Technologies
    1. Chapter 301: A Technological Perspective of Mobile and Electronic Commerce Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Client Computers and Devices
      4. Mobile Middleware and Wireless Networks
      5. Wired Networks
      6. Host Computers
    2. Chapter 302: Visualizations of Wireless Sensor Network Data
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. MULTIPLE LEVEL VISUALIZATION
      5. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 303: Network Security through Wireless Location Systems
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. Wireless Location for Security Mechanisms
      5. Wlanauth
      6. Experiments
      7. Future Research Directions
      8. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 304: Mobile Multimedia Streaming Using Secure Multipath in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Routing In MANETs
      4. 3. Neighbor Stability Routing
      5. 5. Conclusion and Future Work
    5. Chapter 305: Detecting Cheating Aggregators and Report Dropping Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. 2 Related Work, Assumptions, Technique Overview
      4. 3 Report Formats: Design Considerations
      5. 4 Report Verification At BS
      6. 5 Proofs
      7. 7 Security Analysis
      8. 8 Experimental Results
      9. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 306: Technical Evaluation of Wireless Communications in a Mobile Learning Architecture
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. BAckground
      4. Analytical Study and Performance Evaluation of the Proposed Mobile Learning Architecture
      5. Conclusion
    7. Chapter 307: Cooperative Broadcast in Large-Scale Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MULTISTAGE COOPERATIVE BROADCAST
      4. CHANNEL MODELS
      5. METHOD FOR ANALYSIS OF LARGE-SCALE NETWORKS: CONTINUUM LIMIT
      6. COVERAGE ANALYSIS
      7. POWER EFFICIENCY
      8. ERROR PROPAGATION
      9. BROADCAST CAPACITY
      10. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 308: Increasing Spatial Awareness by Integrating Internet Geographic Information Services (GIServices) with Real Time Wireless Mobile GIS Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Utilizing Internet GIServices for Collaborative Decision Makings
      4. 3. Adopting Wireless Mobile GIS for Collaborative Spatial Awareness
      5. 4. Integration of Internet GIServices and Wireless Mobile GIS
      6. 5. The Establishment of a Real Time Spatial Decision Support Systems
      7. 6. Wireless Mobile GIS Applications
      8. 7. Future Trends and Conclusion
    9. Chapter 309: Delay-Based Admission Control to Sustain QoS in a Managed IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs
      1. 1. Abstract
      2. 2. Introduction
      3. 3. Quality of Service support and Admission Control in IEEE 802.11
      4. 4. DELAY-BASED ADMISSION CONTROL
      5. 5. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      6. 6. CONCLUSION
    10. Chapter 310: A Novel Energy Saving Approach through Mobile Collaborative Computing Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Related Works
      4. 3. Energy Saving Through Mobile Collaborative Computing
      5. 4. Numerical Results
      6. 5. Real System Design and Simulation Study
    11. Chapter 311: A Novel Application of Information Communication Technology to Assist Visually Impaired People
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SESAMONET
      5. SMARTGUIDE SYSTEM DESIGN
      6. USER INTERFACE BY SPEECH
      7. WEB-BASED INTELLIGENT APPLICATION SOFTWARE
      8. CAMERA SENSOR NETWORK
      9. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    12. Chapter 312: Secure Electronic Healthcare Records Distribution in Wireless Environments Using Low Resource Devices
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS FOR WIRELESS MEDICAL INFRASTRUCTURES
      5. Agent Based Architecture
      6. SYSTEM USE CASE SCENARIO
      7. NETWORK MANAGEMENT ISSUES
      8. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
      9. GENERAL REMARKS AND DISCUSSION
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    13. Chapter 313: Collaborative Video Surveillance for Distributed Visual Data Mining of Potential Risk and Crime Detection
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. CVS-DVDM of Potential Risk and Crime Detection
      5. Future Research Directions
      6. Conclusion
    14. Chapter 314: Client-Side Relevance Feedback Approach for Image Retrieval in Mobile Environment
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Client-Side Relevance Feedback Technique
      4. 3. Interface Design
      5. 4. Experimental Result
      6. 5. Conclusion
    15. Chapter 315: Mobile Video Streaming Over Heterogeneous Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. VIDEO STREAMING OVER HETEROGENEOUS NETWORKS
      4. MULTICAST VIDEO STREAMING CASE STUDY
      5. MULTICAST VIDEO STREAMING CASE STUDY
      6. VIDEO STREAMING PROTOCOLS
      7. CONCLUSION
    16. Chapter 316: The TFRC Protocol and Its Usage for Wireless Video Transmission
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED WORK
      4. THE TFRC PROTOCOL
      5. TFRC USED FOR VIDEO TRANSMISSION
      6. POWER MANAGEMENT MECHANISMS USING TFRC REPORTS
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. Appendix: List of Abbreviations
    17. Chapter 317: Time Synchronization in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Time and Clocks
      4. Communication Model
      5. Synchronization Primitives
      6. TIME-STAMPING
      7. Synchronization Algorithms
      8. Future Research Directions
      9. Conclusion
      10. Appendix: List of Abbreviations
    18. Chapter 318: Soft-Checkpointing Based Hybrid Synchronous Checkpointing Protocol for Mobile Distributed Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. Background
      3. Introduction
      4. The Proposed Checkpointing Algorithm
      5. Conclusion and Future Research Direction
    19. Chapter 319: TinyDDS
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. TinyDDS Architecture
      5. Non-Functional Properties of TinyDDS
      6. Evaluation
      7. Related Work
      8. Conclusion
    20. Chapter 320: Data Communications Inside Vehicular Environments
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Overview of IEEE 802.15.4
      4. Applications of ZigBee
      5. Implementation of ZigBee
      6. Summary
  9. Section 4: Utilization and Application
    1. Chapter 401: A Survey on Applied Cryptography in Secure Mobile Ad Hoc Networks and Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CRYPTOGRAPHY TECHNIQUES OF SECURE MANETS/WSNS DESIGN
    2. Chapter 402: Wireless handheld Device and LAN Security Issues
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. DATA ANALYSIS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
    3. Chapter 403: Anomaly Detection in Streaming Sensor Data
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. The Dataset
      5. WIPER: Cell Phones as Sensors for Situational Awareness
      6. Discussion
      7. Future Directions
      8. Summary
      9. Acknowledgment
    4. Chapter 404: Data Broadcast Management in Wireless Communication
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. RELATED WORK ON SINGLE CHANNEL AND MULTICHANNEL
      4. 3. BROADCAST PROGRAM GENERATION ON MULTIPLE CHANNELS
      5. 4. BROADCAST SCHEDULING
      6. 5. INDEXING
      7. 6. UNIFIED INDEX HUB
      8. 7. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE PROJECTION
    5. Chapter 405: Data Gathering in Correlated Wireless Sensor Networks with Cooperative Transmission Data Gathering in Correlated Wireless Sensor Networks with Cooperative Transmission
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Lattice, Decreasing and Increasing Differences, Super and Sub Modular Functions and Parametric Monotonicity
      5. Structural Results on Optimal Constellation Size and Number of Cooperating Nodes
      6. Conclusion
      7. APPENDIX
    6. Chapter 406: Sensor Networks Security for Pervasive Healthcare
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. Security Threats
      5. Security requirements
      6. Unique Challenges
      7. Security Solutions
      8. Future Research Directions
      9. Conclusion
    7. Chapter 407: Communication Issues in Pervasive Healthcare Systems and Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 408: Adoption of Wearable Systems in Modern Patient Telemonitoring Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Background Information and Enabling Technologies
      4. 3. Case Studies of Telemonitoring Platforms Based on Wearable Systems
      5. 4. Scientific Challenges and Future Trends
      6. 5. Conclusion
    9. Chapter 409: Dynamic Business Processes and Virtual Communities in Wireless eHealth Environments
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background Theory
      4. A Proposed Extended Model
      5. The Working Organization of the Users (Same vs Different)
      6. Issues, Controversies, Problems
      7. A Proposed CSCW System
      8. Evaluation
      9. Conclusion
    10. Chapter 410: An Advanced and Secure Symbian-Based Mobile Approach for Body Sensor Networks Interaction
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Work
      4. Hardware
      5. SHIMMER Firmware
      6. Mobile Device Tool
      7. User Interface
      8. SYSTEM DEPLOYMENT and validation
      9. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    11. Chapter 411: Wireless Solutions for Elderly People Assistance
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. AN OVERVIEW OF WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES
      4. WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES IN THE HEALTHCARE
      5. AN OVERVIEW OF EXISTING WIRELESS SYSTEMS APPLIED IN THE AAL
      6. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORKS
    12. Chapter 412: The Role of Wireless Technology in Addressing Sleeping Disorders in Aged Care
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. PROBLEMS IN SLEEP CARE RESEARCH IN AGED PEOPLE
      5. WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION FOR SLEEPING DISORDERS
      6. MAIN FOCUS OF THE CHAPTER
      7. LEGAL ISSUES
      8. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    13. Chapter 413: The Smart Condo Project
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction and Motivation
      3. Ubiquitous Computing to Support Older Adults
      4. The Smart Condo at the University of Alberta
      5. Research Challenges
      6. Conclusion
    14. Chapter 414: Improving an Ambient Intelligence Based Multi-Agent System for Alzheimer Health Care Using Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. PROBLEM DESCRIPTION
      4. EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
      5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE WORK
    15. Chapter 415: Grid for Post Operative Care through Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Grid Computing for E-Health Systems
      3. GRID COMPUTING MODELS
      4. USE OF GRID COMPUTING FOR POST OPERATIVE CARE
      5. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SERVICES IN E-Health
      6. METHODOLOGIES AND ALGORITHMS USED IN e-Health GRID
      7. PHARMA GRIDS AND COMPUTING
      8. SERVICES AND SECURITIES ISSUES IN GRID COMPUTING
      9. GRID COMPUTING AND BIOLOGICAL ISSUES
      10. WEB-PORTAL WITH MIS SYSTEM
      11. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      12. SUMMARY
      13. Appendix: List of Abbreviations
    16. Chapter 416: Emergency Medical Data Transmission Systems and Techniques
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Emergency Medical Data Transmission Techniques
      4. GSM/GPRS for Emergency Medical Data Transmission
      5. Satellite Links for Emergency Medical Data Transmission
      6. Emergency Medical Data Transmission via Sensor Networks
      7. Other Emergency Medical Data Systems
      8. Emergency Medical Data Transmission via 3G Technologies (Case Studies)
      9. Introducing MEDTOC
      10. Aggregated Data Form and Data Reduction
      11. Simulation Results for Aggregated Data Transmission
      12. Feasibility of Emergency Medical Data Transmission
      13. Conclusion
    17. Chapter 417: Blended Mobile Learning in Developing Nations and Environments with Variable Access
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. BLENDED MOBILE LEARNING CASES
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS AND FUTURE APPLICABILITY:
      6. CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      7. FUTURE APPLICABILITY
    18. Chapter 418: Kaohsiung County Unified Broadband Mobile Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. MOBILE WIMAX WIRELESS NETWORK
      4. 3. WI-FI HOT ZONES
      5. 4. VOIP BROADBAND IP NETWORK
      6. 5. APPLICATION SERVICES
      7. 6. PERFORMANCE TESTS AND CHALLENGES
      8. 7. CONCLSION
    19. Chapter 419: ICT Policies on Structural and Socio-Cultural Participation in Brussels
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. SOURCES
      5. TYPES OF ICT POLICY
      6. A. POLICY INITIATIVES ENHANCING STRUCTURAL PARTICIPATION
      7. B. POLICY INITIATIVES ENHANCING SOCIO-CULTURAL PARTICIPATION
      8. A PLEA FOR A FUTURE TREND: DIGITAL PEDAGOGY
      9. CONCLUSION
    20. Chapter 420: Hybrid Wireless Networks for E-Learning and Digital Literacy
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Tele-Education Network Services
      4. 3. Testing Architectures
      5. 4. Results Analysis
      6. 5. Conclusion
      7. Appendix: List of Acronyms
    21. Chapter 421: A Multiplatform E-learning System for Collaborative Learning
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. The Multiplatform E-Learning System
      4. The Case Study
      5. Results and Discussions
      6. Implications
      7. Future Work
      8. Conclusion
    22. Chapter 422: A Web and Mobile System for Environmental Decision Support
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
      4. RELATED SYSTEMS
      5. MEMS ARCHITECTURE
      6. GLLFAS DATA DICTIONARY
      7. MEMS GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE AND FUNCTIONALITY
      8. GPS MODULE
      9. MULTIMEDIA STORAGE AND ANNOTATION
      10. OFFLINE MODE
      11. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    23. Chapter 423: Global Emergency-Response System Using GIS
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
    24. Chapter 424: DMT Optimal Cooperative MAC Protocols in Wireless Mesh Networks with Minimized Signaling Overhead
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. On-Demand Relaying with Selection of the Best Relay Terminal
      4. Simulation Results
      5. Conclusion
  10. Section 5: Organizational and Social Implications
    1. Chapter 501: A Practice Perspective on Transforming Mobile Work
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Research Background
      4. RESEARCH SETTING AND METHODS
      5. RESEARCH INSIGHTS: EXPERIENCES FROM WORK
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. Concluding Remarks
    2. Chapter 502: The Role of Information Communication Technologies Within the Field of Communication for Social Change
      1. Abstract
      2. SUMMARIZING THE FIELD OF COMMUNICATION FOR DEVELOPMENT AND SOCIAL CHANGE
      3. INFORMATION AND communication technologies for DEVELOPMENT AND social change
      4. ICTs AND THE MILLENNIUM DEVELOPMENT GOALS
      5. BY WAY OF CONCLUSION
      6. Appendix 1: Recommendations by the Scientific Committee of the World Congress on Communication for Development
    3. Chapter 503: Urban Telecommunications Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. TELECOMMUNICATIONS INFRASTRUCTURE
      4. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 504: The Urban Communication Infrastructure
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Urban Communication
      4. Media and the city
      5. Variations on a Theme of Detachment
      6. Place Attachment
      7. Digital Media
      8. Attachment and Surveillance
      9. Infrastructure
      10. Media Economics and Place
      11. Community
      12. Solutions and Recommendations
      13. Future Research Direction
    5. Chapter 505: Evaluation of Arab Municipal Websites
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. E-MUNICIPALITIES
      4. RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
      5. E-READINESS OF ARAB COUNTRIES
      6. ASSESSMENT AND MEASUREMENT OF MUNICIPAL WEBSITES
      7. METHOD
      8. RESULTS
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 506: Mobile Agriculture in South Africa
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. 2. Background: Mobile Government, Mobile Agriculture and E-Agriculture
      4. 3. Implementation Framework for Mobile Agriculture
      5. 6. Conclusion
    7. Chapter 507: An Investigation into the Use of Pervasive Wireless Technologies to Support Diabetes Self-Care
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. THE DEVELOPMENT OF A PERVASIVE MOBILE TECHNOLOGY SOLUTION
      5. ANTICIPATED BARRIERS AND FACILITATORS IN AUSTRALIA
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 508: Healthcare Oriented Smart House for Elderly and/or Disabled People
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW
      3. SMART HOUSE WIRELESS STANDARD SELECTION
      4. SMART HOUSE SIMULATION USING CUSTODIAN SIMULATION TOOL
      5. SMART HOUSE SIMULATION SCENARIOS
      6. MEDICAL DATA MONITORING
      7. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 509: Microsystems for Wireless Sensor Networks with Biomedical Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 WIRELESS INTERFACES AND MICROSYSTEMS
      3. 2 RF CMOS TRANSCEIVER
      4. 4 Future Trends
    10. Chapter 510: The Outdoor Wireless Healthcare Monitoring System for Hospital Patients Based on ZigBee
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. Main Focus of the Chapter
      5. Solutions and Recommendations
      6. Reliable Data Transmission
      7. Localization Algorithm
      8. Power Supply
      9. Future Research Directions
      10. Conclusion
    11. Chapter 511: Educational Technology in the Medical Industry
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. A Bellwether Field
      4. Medicine
      5. Other Fields
      6. The Future
      7. “I Must Hurry After the Others, for I am their Leader”: A Technology Prescription
      8. Conclusion
    12. Chapter 512: Student Perceptions and Uses of Wireless Handheld Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STUDENT PERCEPTIONS AND USES OF WIRELESS HANDHELD DEVICES
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    13. Chapter 513: Live Interactive Virtual Explorations via the High Performance Wireless Research and Education Network
      1. Abstract
      2. Background and History of Live Interactive Virtual Explorations
      3. Case Studies
      4. Technology Transfer
      5. Additional Studies, Conclusion and Future Research
    14. Chapter 514: Mobile Interactive Learning in Large Classes
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. NTU’S MOBILE AND INTERACTIVE LEARNING SYSTEM
      5. FUTURE TRENDS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    15. Chapter 515: Use of Mobile Technology at Montclair State University
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Campus Connect Program
      5. Solutions and Recommendations
      6. Conclusion
    16. Chapter 516: Contemporary Music Students and Mobile Technology
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. MLearning Case Study: Diploma of Contemporary Music
      4. Discussion
      5. Conclusion
      6. Appendix
    17. Chapter 517: “Stay Out of the Way! My Kid is Video Blogging Through a Phone!”
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    18. Chapter 518: Not Just Playing Around
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Digital Game-Based Learning
      4. MoLeNET Research Approaches
      5. MoLeNET Action Research Findngs
      6. MoLeNET Case Studies
      7. Conclusion
    19. Chapter 519: Insights from Experimental Research on Distributed Channel Assignment in Wireless Testbeds
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. DES-Testbed
      4. DES-Chan
      5. Requirements and Services
      6. Integration into the DES-Testbed
    20. Chapter 520: User Based Call Admission Control Algorithms for Cellular Mobile Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Call Admission Control
      4. 3. Non-Prioritized Call Admission Control Policies
      5. 4. Prioritized Call Admission Control Policies
      6. 5. Optimal Call Admission Policies
      7. 6. Future Research Directions
      8. 7. Conclusion
    21. Chapter 521: Security Across Disparate Management Domains in Coalition MANETs
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ADVERSARIAL MODELS AND SECURITY METRICS
      4. PHYSICAL LAYER COMMUNICATION IN COALITION MANETS
      5. COOPERATIVE ROUTING IN COALITION MANETS
      6. INTER-DOMAIN ROUTING IN COALITION MANETS
      7. SUMMARY
  11. Section 6: Managerial Impact
    1. Chapter 601: Reality Mining, Location Based Services and E-Business Opportunities
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. Introduction
      3. 2. Geolocation: A Growing Opportunity
      4. 3. Emerging Opportunities for E-Entrepreneurship Based on Geolocation Systems
      5. 4. The Commercial Exploitation of “Anonymous” Information Regarding Individual Behavior in Public Spaces: The Case of City Analytics
      6. 5. Discussion
    2. Chapter 602: Location-Aware Access Control for Mobile Workflow Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WORKFLOW SYSTEMS
      4. MOBILE WORKFLOW SYSTEMS
      5. ACCESS CONTROL MODELS
      6. LOCATION
      7. Access control Model for Mobile Workflows
      8. CONCLUSION: SUMMARY AND OUTLOOK
    3. Chapter 603: Mobile Technology Adoption in the Supply Chain
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ORGANIZATIONAL ADOPTION OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INNOVATIONS
      4. METHOD
      5. MOBILE SALES AUTOMATION AT FOODCO
      6. MOBILE FREIGHT TRACKING AT FREIGHTCO
      7. MOBILE SERVICE SUPPORT AT POWERCO
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. Chapter 604: Impact of Wireless Sensor Network Technology on Service Innovation in Supply Chain Management
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORK TECHNOLOGY
      4. SERVICE INOVATION IN SCM AND IT TECHNOLOGIES
      5. APPLICATIONS OF WSN IN SCM INNOVATION
      6. SUMMARY AND PROSPECTIVE
    5. Chapter 605: Collaborative e-Learning and ICT Tools to Develop SME Managers
      1. Abstract
      2. Background
      3. Collaborative Learning: What Is It?
      4. Research Methodology
      5. Focus Groups Outcomes
      6. Conclusion
    6. Chapter 606: Opportunistic Networks as an Enabling Technology for Mobile Word-of-Mouth Advertising
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction and Motivation
      3. Opportunistic Networks
      4. Mobile Marketing Examples and State-of-the-Art
      5. Case Study: adPASS
      6. Summary
    7. Chapter 607: An Exploratory Study to Understand the Drivers and Inhibitors for the Successful Adoption of Wireless Technology in Australian Healthcare Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ADOPTION AND BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH DESIGN
      5. DISCUSSION
      6. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 608: Handover Analysis and Dynamic Mobility Management for Wireless Cellular Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. STATISTICAL MOMENTS OF HANDOVERS
      4. 3. GENERAL DISTRIBUTED CELL RESIDENCE TIMES
      5. 4. GENERAL DISTRIBUTED CALL HOLDING TIMES
      6. 5. MOBILITY MANAGEMENT SCHEMES AND BASIC MODEL
      7. 6. COUNTING THE NUMBER OF HLR AND VLR LOCATION UPDATES
      8. 7. PERFORMANCE EVALUATION OF MOBILITY MANAGEMENT
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
    9. Chapter 609: Performance Evaluation of a Three Node Client Relay System
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Research Background
      4. System Model
    10. Chapter 610: Case “Mobile-INTEGRAL”
      1. Abstract
      2. BACKGROUND OF THE CASE
      3. SETTING THE STAGE
      4. CASE
      5. RESULTS and CRITICAL SUCCESS ASSESSMENT
    11. Chapter 611: M-Government
      1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
      2. A Brief History
      3. Mobile Phone Market
      4. E-Government vs. M-Government
      5. Success Factors
      6. Difficulties facing m-Government initiatives
      7. Future Trends and Challenges
      8. CASE STUDY: “SAHER” TRAFFIC SYSTEM
      9. Conclusion
  12. Section 7: Critical Issues
    1. Chapter 701: The Critical Mass of Wireless Communications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND CRITICAL MASS
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    2. Chapter 702: Wireless Networking Credibility, Device Interoperability & Other Important Issues to Take Into Consideration for the Deployment of a Homecare Service Provision Model
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Main Focus of the Chapter
      5. Solutions & Recommendations
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 703: Factors Affecting WiFi Use Intention
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background: Benefits and Threats
      4. CONSUMER BEHAVIOR
      5. User Acceptance Research
      6. Data Collection Method
      7. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 704: Factors Influencing Satisfaction with Mobile Portals
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MEANINGS OF THE TERMS MOBILE PORTAL AND USER SATISFACTION
      4. TOWARDS A CONCEPTUAL MODEL of MOBILE PORTAL USER SATISFACTION
      5. THE USE OF FOCUS GROUPS TO ACHIEVE CONTENT VALIDATION
      6. SUMMARY OF THE FINDINGS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. CONCLUSION
    5. Chapter 705: Rethinking Realistic Wireless Network Mobility
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Data Collection
      4. A Levy Walk Mobility Model
      5. Experimental Confirmation
      6. Conclusion
      7. Future plan and discussion
    6. Chapter 706: Security and Attacks in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. WSN Architecture and Organization
      5. Related Work
      6. Security in Wireless Sensor Networks
      7. Security Related Terms
      8. Security Requirements
      9. Attacks in Wireless sensor networks
      10. 1 Gain Information
      11. 2 Disturb Communication
      12. 3 Exhaust Resources
      13. 4 Attack Data Aggregation
      14. 5 Physical Node Capture
      15. System Constraints
      16. Qualitative Analysis
      17. Future Research Directions
      18. Conclusion
      19. Appendix: List of Acronyms
    7. Chapter 707: Mobile Telephony as a Universal Service
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. OVERVIEW
      3. MOBILE TELEPHONY AND UNIVERSAL SERVICES
      4. CONCLUSION
    8. Chapter 708: Deployment and Success Factors for the Mobile Internet
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. Literature Review
      5. Protocols and Technologies
      6. Deployment and Business Models
      7. Adoption and Acceptance
      8. RESESARCH APPROACH AND FINDINGS
      9. FURTHER ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION
      10. Conclusion
    9. Chapter 709: Employment and Acceptance of Near Field Communication in Mobile Marketing
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. DEVELOPMENT TRENDS IN MOBILE MARKETING
      3. TECHNICAL AND CONCEPTUAL NFC BASICS
      4. MARKETING STRATEGY PARAMETERS FOR NFC SYSTEMS
      5. NFC APPLICATIONS RELEVANT TO MARKETING
      6. IMPLEMENTATION ACCEPTANCE AS A FACTOR OF SUCCESS FOR NFC
      7. FUTURE MARKET DEVELOPMENTS FOR NFC
      8. CONCLUSIONS
    10. Chapter 710: Environmental Challenges in Mobile Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. MOBILE SERVICES AND CARBON FOOTPRINTS
      4. ENVIRONMENTAL CHALLENGES OF MOBILE SERVICES
      5. FUTURE DIRECTION
      6. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 711: Open Source for Mobile Devices and Mobile Learning
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Trends
      5. Challenges
      6. Open Source Advantages
      7. Additional Resources
    12. Chapter 712: ICTs for Business Enterprise Mobility
      1. Abstract
      2. The Value of Mobility for Sustainability?
      3. Sustainability and Mobility: Introductory Examples
      4. Background Studies and Notes on Method
      5. Sustainability
      6. Mobility5 in General and Enterprise Mobility
      7. The Value of Mobility
      8. Discussion: The Value of Mobility for Economic Sustainability
      9. Empirical Illustrations
      10. Propositions and Implications for Sustainability and Changed Communication
      11. Conclusion
    13. Chapter 713: Correlating Quality of Experience and Quality of Service for Network Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Application Requirements and Quality of Experience
      3. Network Degradation and Quality of Service
      4. Quality of Experience and Quality of Service Measurement
      5. Correlating Quality of Experience and Quality of Service
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    14. Chapter 714: Perspectives on the Viable Mobile Virtual Community for Telemedicine
      1. INTRODUCTION
      2. SCENARIO BASED REQUIREMENTS ELICITATION
      3. INTERNAL DESIGN OF THE MVC PLATFORM
      4. CONCLUSION
    15. Chapter 715: The Concept of Interoperability for AAL Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION: OVERVIEW OF AAL SYSTEMS
      3. 2 DEFINING INTEROPERABILITY
      4. 4 SYNTACTIC LEVEL
      5. 5 SEMANTIC LEVEL
      6. 6 MARKUP LANGUAGES
      7. 7 SPECIAL ISSUES
  13. Section 8: Emerging Trends
    1. Chapter 801: Evolution in Broadband Technology and Future of Wireless Broadband
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. BROADBAND ACCESS AND ITS BENEFITS
      4. DATA
      5. BROADBAND DIFFUSION
      6. FUTURE ROLE OF FIXED AND MOBILE BROADBAND TECHNOLOGY
      7. Trend in Subscriptions of Various BB platforms and Future Forecasts
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. Appendix A
      10. Appendix B
      11. Appendix C
      12. Appendix D
    2. Chapter 802: Broadband Optical Access using Centralized Carrier Distribution
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Colorless ONUs
      4. Issues of Centralized Carrier Distribution
      5. Solutions to Mitigate Rayleigh Backscattering
      6. Signal Remodulation Carrier Distributed PONs and Other Novel PONs
      7. Conclusion
    3. Chapter 803: Emerging Wireless Networks for Social Applications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. State of the Art of Routing Algorithms for Wireless Mesh Networks
      4. Wireless Mesh Network Testbeds
      5. Social Issues in the Application of Mobile and Local Wireless Networks
      6. Pandora Protocol
      7. Testing the Pandora Protocol
      8. Testbeds Utilized for Evaluating Throughput and End-to-End Delay in the Pandora Protocol
      9. Analysis of Results of the Pandora Protocol
      10. Conclusion
    4. Chapter 804: The Future of WiMAX
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. THE FUTURE OF WiMAX
      5. Future Research Directions and Conclusion
    5. Chapter 805: The Next Generation CDMA Technology for Futuristic Wireless Communications
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHY COMPLEMENTARY CODES?
      4. DIFFERENT TYPES OF COMPLEMENTARY CODES
      5. SYSTEM MODEL FOR PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
      6. INTERFERENCE-FREE OPERATION IN NG-CDMA SYSTEM
      7. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
      8. TECHNICAL FEATURES OF NG-CDMA TECHNOLOGY
      9. CONCLUSION
    6. Chapter 806: Cross Platform M-Learning for the Classroom of Tomorrow
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Mobile Message Passing
      5. The Use of ICT in the Classroom
      6. Pedagogical Rationale Behind Cross Platform Pedagogical Applications
      7. Cross Platform m-Learning Application in Practice
      8. Testing and Evaluation
      9. Conclusion
    7. Chapter 807: Imagine Mobile Learning in your Pocket
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. Background
      4. MAIN FOCUS OF the CHAPTER
      5. Recommendations and Implications
      6. Future Research Directions
      7. Conclusion
    8. Chapter 808: Infrastructures in Vehicular Communications
      1. Abstract
      2. I. INTRODUCTION
      3. II. Background
      4. III. The NOTICE Architecture
      5. IV. comparison among wlan, cellular and notice systems
      6. V. Conclusion
    9. Chapter 809: Advanced Scheduling Schemes in 4G Systems
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ADVANCED SCHEDULING SCHEMES IN 4G SYSTEMS
      4. Basic Scheduling Algorithms in 4G Networks
      5. Packet Scheduling Algorithms for 4G Networks
      6. Game Theoretic Framework for Advanced Scheduling
      7. Future Research Scope
      8. Conclusion
    10. Chapter 810: Advances in Security and Privacy in Wireless Sensor Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SYMMETRIC-KEY BASED PROTOCOLS FOR WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
      4. PUBLIC-KEY BASED PROTOCOLS IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
      5. SECURITY IN WIRELESS SENSOR NETWORKS
      6. ATTACKS AND COUNTERMEASURES
      7. OPEN ISSUES AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    11. Chapter 811: Certificate-Based Trust Establishment in eEnabled Airplane Applications
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Future Research Directions
      5. Conclusion
      6. Acknowledgment
    12. Chapter 812: The Development of Emerging Medical Devices
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. BACKGROUND
      3. Research Method
      4. SETTING THE STAGE
      5. Case Description
      6. Current Challenges and analyses
      7. Lessons Learned
    13. Chapter 813: Next Generation Body Area Networks and Smart Environments for Healthcare
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. Introduction
      3. Background
      4. Ubiquitous and Pervasive Systems in Healthcare
      5. Home Healthcare
      6. Sensor Technology in Healthcare
      7. Data Privacy in Healthcare Systems
      8. Body Area Networks and Smart Environments for Healthcare
      9. MEASURING AND QUANTIFYING HEALTH
      10. Future Research Directions
      11. conclusion
    14. Chapter 814: Telemonitoring System of Neurological Signs In a Health Telematique Network
      1. Abstract
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THE PORTABLE DATA ACQUISITION SYSTEM
      4. DATA PROCESSING
      5. THE SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE
      6. METHODS
      7. DATA ANALYSIS
      8. CONCLUSION
    15. Chapter 815: Space-Time Coding For Non-Coherent Cooperative Communications
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Organization of the Chapter
      4. Background on Non Coherent MIMO Communications
      5. Differential Code Construction for Fully Non-Coherent Relay Channels
      6. Future Trends
      7. Conclusion
    16. Chapter 816: ContextRank
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Related Work
      4. Methodology and Proposed Framework
      5. Conclusion and Future Work
    17. Chapter 817: Exploration of Adoption of Service Innovations through Technology Road-Mapping
      1. Abstract
      2. Introduction
      3. Overview of Location Based Services
      4. LBS Technology Roadmaps
      5. Business Drivers
      6. Market Drivers
      7. Products and Services
      8. Available Technologies
      9. Conclusions and Future Research
  14. Index