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Wireless Networking Complete - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123750778, 9780123785701

Wireless Networking Complete

1st Edition

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Authors: Pei Zheng Larry Peterson Bruce Davie Adrian Farrel
eBook ISBN: 9780123785701
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 19th August 2009
Page Count: 444
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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.

Key Features

  • 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

Readership

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

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

Details

No. of pages:
444
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 2009
Published:
19th August 2009
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
eBook ISBN:
9780123785701

About the Authors

Pei Zheng

Pei Zheng, is a Senior Architect with Carrier Devices, LLC, in Redmond, WA, USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Arcadia University, Glenside, PA, USA; Consultant in mobile wireless sevices

Larry Peterson

Larry Peterson

Larry Peterson is the Robert E. Kahn Professor of Computer Science, Emeritus at Princeton University, where he served as Chair from 2003-2009. His research focuses on the design, implementation, and operation of Internet-scale distributed systems, including the widely used PlanetLab and MeasurementLab platforms. He currently serves as the CTO of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF), where he works on open source software at the intersection of access networks and the edge cloud. Professor Peterson is a member of the National Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the ACM and the IEEE, the 2010 recipient of the IEEE Kobayashi Computer and Communication Award, and the 2013 recipient of the ACM SIGCOMM Award. He received his Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in 1985.

Affiliations and Expertise

Open Networking Foundation

Bruce Davie

Bruce Davie

Bruce Davie is VP and CTO for VMware, APJ. He joined VMware as part of the Nicira acquisition, and was Networking CTO until 2017. He has over 30 years of industry experience, and was a Cisco Fellow prior to joining Nicira. He has contributed to many networking standards and authored several networking textbooks. Bruce received his Ph. D. in computer science from the University of Edinburgh in 1988 and is an ACM Fellow.

Affiliations and Expertise

VMware, APJ

Adrian Farrel

Adrian Farrel has nearly two decades of experience designing and developing portable communications software. As MPLS Architect and Development Manager at Data Connection Ltd., he led a team that produced a carrier-class MPLS implementation for customers in the router space. As Director of Protocol Development for Movaz Networks, Inc., he helped build a cutting-edge system that integrated many IP-based protocols to control and manage optical switches. Adrian is active within the IETF, where he is co-chair of the CCAMP working group responsible for GMPLS. He has co-authored and contributed to numerous Internet Drafts and RFCs on MPLS, GMPLS, and related technologies. He was a founding board member of the MPLS Forum, frequently speaks at conferences, and is the author of several white papers on GMPLS.

Affiliations and Expertise

Founder of Old Dog Consulting, North Wales, UK

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