With contributions from prominent researchers, this is a comprehensive review of state-of-the-art architectures, protocols, technologies and applications in pervasive computing and wireless networking. It covers existing and emerging communications and computing models, design architectures, mobile...
To Be Published March 25th 2014 by CRC Press
Status and Perspective
Consolidating recent research in the area, the Handbook on Mobile and Ubiquitous Computing: Status and Perspective illustrates the design, implementation, and deployment of mobile and ubiquitous systems, particularly in mobile and ubiquitous environments, modeling, database components, and wireless...
Published October 18th 2012 by CRC Press
Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations
The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be...
Published November 3rd 2009 by CRC Press
Protocols, Architectures, Security, Standards and Applications
The goal of Unlicensed Mobile Access (UMA) is to provide seamless access to GSM and GPRS mobile service networks via unlicensed spectrum technologies, including Bluetooth, WiMAX, and Wi-Fi. Expanding on the level of knowledge in this growing field, Unlicensed Mobile Access Technology: Protocols,...
Published August 27th 2008 by Auerbach Publications
Techniques and Applications
Multimedia service provisioning is believed to be one of the prerequisites to guarantee the success of next-generation wireless networks. Examining the role of multimedia in state-of-the-art wireless systems and networks, Broadband Mobile Multimedia: Techniques and Applications presents a...
Published June 2nd 2008 by Auerbach Publications
From RFID to the Next-Generation Pervasive Networked Systems
Ubiquitous and pervasive technologies such as RFID and smart computing promise a world of networked and interconnected devices. Everything from tires to toothbrushes could soon be in communications range, heralding the dawn of an era in which today’s Internet of People gives way to tomorrow’s...
Published March 4th 2008 by Auerbach Publications