Wireless Networking - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123742544, 9780080558301

Wireless Networking

1st Edition

Authors: Anurag Kumar D. Manjunath Joy Kuri
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123742544
eBook ISBN: 9780080558301
Imprint: Morgan Kaufmann
Published Date: 24th March 2008
Page Count: 448
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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Introduction Ch 2: Wireless Communication: Concepts, Techniques, Models Ch 3: Application Models and Performance Issues Ch 4: Cellular FDM-TDMA Ch 5: Cellular CDMA Ch 6: Cellular OFDMA-TDMA Ch 7: Random Access and Wireless LANs Ch 8: Mesh Networks: Optimal Routing and Scheduling Ch 9: Mesh Networks: Fundamental Limits Ch10: Ad Hoc Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs)


Description

Over the past decade, the world has witnessed an explosion in the development and deployment of new wireless network technologies. From cellular mobile telephony to the ubiquitous “WiFi” networks in coffee-shops and airports, to the emerging WiMAX wireless broadband access networks, the menu of wireless access systems has become so comprehensive that wireline access to user devices may soon become a relic of the past. Wireless Networking serves as a one-stop view of cellular, WiFi, and WiMAX networks, as well as the emerging wireless ad hoc and sensor networks. Rather than provide descriptive accounts of these technologies and standards, the book emphasizes conceptual perspectives on the modeling, analysis, design and optimization of such networks. Furthermore, the authors present wireless networking within the unifying framework of resource allocation, using simple abstractions of the underlying physical wireless communication. In short, Wireless Networking is an in-depth, exhaustive, and invaluable asset to anyone working in this rapidly evolving field.

Key Features

  • Goes beyond descriptive and qualitative treatments, by presenting the foundations underlying the various wireless networking technologies
  • Provides abstractions, models and analyses of established and emerging wireless networks, thereby supplying the reader with a conceptual and quantitative treatment, thus ensuring longevity of the learning from this material
  • Aids comprehension by including over 120 figures, four appendices on the mathematics of the various models, several inline exercises, and extensive problem sets at the end of each chapter

Readership

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.

Significant portion of audience also found among computer networking and engineering students in upper-division and grad level courses in wireless networking and communications.


Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Morgan Kaufmann 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Morgan Kaufmann
eBook ISBN:
9780080558301
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123742544

About the Authors

Anurag Kumar Author

Anurag Kumar, Anurag Kumar, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, and chair of the Electrical Sciences Division, in the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. Previously, he was with AT&T Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, New Jersey. Professor Kumar was also the coordinator at IISc of the Education and Research Network Project (ERNET), India's first wide-area packet network. He is an IEEE Fellow.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Deptartment of ECE, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore

D. Manjunath Author

D. Manjunath, D. Manjunath, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay. He previously served on the faculty at IIT Kanpur.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Deptartment of EE, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay

Joy Kuri Author

Joy Kuri, Joy Kuri, Ph.D., is an associate professor at the Center for Electronics Design and Technology at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore