Wireless Networking Complete


  • Pei Zheng, Professor, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, USA; Consultant in mobile wireless sevices
  • Larry Peterson, Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science, Princeton University Vice President and Chief Scientist, Verivue, Inc
  • Bruce Davie, Cisco Systems, Boxborough, MA, USA
  • Adrian Farrel, Founder of Old Dog Consulting, North Wales, UK

Given the explosion of new wireless communications techniques and the host of wireless network technologies and applications currently available or on the drawing board, it is safe to say that we are in the midst of a wireless networking revolution. Industry adoption of next-generation specifications will provide a substantial boost to the market for wireless multimedia networking, prompting growth in excess of 50 million wireless network devices by 2010, according to a market study by Parks Associates.

A compilation of critical content from key MK titles published in recent years on wireless networking and communications. Individual chapters are organized as one complete reference that allows it to be used as a 360-degree view from our bestselling authors for those interested in new and developing aspects of wireless network technology.

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Aimed at practitioners and researchers working with or interested in wireless networks and applications. Job functions or titles include communication engineer, network architect, network designer, systems engineer, network operator, network engineer


Book information

  • Published: August 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-375077-8

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Supporting Wireless Technologies

Chapter 2 Wireless Networks

Chapter 3 An Overview of Wireless Systems

Chapter 4 Wireless Application Protocol

Chapter 5 Wireless Local Area Networks

Chapter 6 Fourth Generation Systems and New Wireless Technologies

Chapter 7 Mesh Networks: Optimal Routing and Scheduling

Chapter 8 Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)

Chapter 9 Sensor Network Platforms and Tools

Chapter 10 Mobile IP

Chapter 11 Mobile IPv6

Chapter 12 Security and Survivability of Wireless Systems