Mobile Social Networking and Computing
A Multidisciplinary Integrated Perspective
Auerbach Publications – 2014 – 408 pages
This book introduces mobile social networking (MSN) and computing from a multi-disciplinary perspective. It covers fundamental theory and key problems in MSN, including characteristics, inner structural relationship, incentive mechanisms, resource allocating, information diffusion, search, ranking, privacy, trust and reputation in MSN. It reviews various applications and includes analysis on related platforms.
Brief Introduction to Mobile Social Networking (MSN) and Computing. Fundamental Theory and Key Problems in MSNs. Applications of Mobile Networking and Computing. MSN Development Platform.
Dr. Yufeng Wang received Ph.D degree in State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China, on July 2004. From Jul. 2006 till Apr. 2007, he worked as Postdoctoral researcher in Kyushu University, Japan. From May, 2007, he acted as associate Professor in Nanjing University of Posts and Telecommunications (NUPT), China. From Feb. 2008 to Mar. 2011, he was expert researcher in National Institute of Information and Communications Technology (NICT), Japan. Presently, he is with NUPT, and he is also guest researcher in State Key Laboratory of Networking and Switching Technology, Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT), China, and Waseda University, Japan.
Prof. Jianhua Ma received his B.S. and M.S. degrees of Communication Systems from National University of Defense Technology (NUDT), China, in 1982 and 1985, respectively, and the PhD degree of Information Engineering from Xidian University, China, in 1990. He has joined Hosei University since 2000, and is currently a professor at Digital Media Department in the Faculty of Computer and Information Sciences. Prior to joining Hosei University, he had 15 years' teaching and/or research experiences at NUDT, Xidian University, and The University of Aizu, Japan. He is teaching courses on Java Programming, Digital Communication and Networks, Introduction to Multimedia, Communication Network and the Internet, Project A/B, and Research Seminars of Advanced Web/Cyber and Ubiquitous Computing. He is a supervisor of doctoral and master's students.