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Technology Trends in Wireless Communication

Technology Trends in Wireless Communication

Copyright: 2003
Pages: 332
ISBN: 9781580536387

Whether gaming, constant communications and connectivity, or streaming video and audio is the future killer app that keeps consumers reaching for mobile devices, you can turn to this book for the hands-on technology details you need to know to prepare yourself and your organizations for tomorrow's world of wireless multimedia. The books includes in-depth discussions on the hottest topics in this area, including AAA, multiple access protocols, IPv6 and adaptive technologies. Such resource management strategies as power control, user admission techniques, and congestion control are fully explained, helping you design wireless multimedia systems that provide the required degree of quality of service by effectively utilizing limited radio resources. Other resource management strategies covered include adaptive transmission and reception techniques. The difference in designing packet networks for real-time services is compared to the current design for non real-time services. Moreover, existing and emerging technologies for supporting Wireless Personal Area Networks are explained, along with possible applications and devices. The book concludes with a look at a Uniform Global Infrastructure├╣ that can be achieved with the technologies explained in previous chapters.
Introduction - Evolution of Mobile Networks. Vision. Preview of the book.; Multiple Access Protocols - Classification of Multiple Access Protocols. Random Multiple Access Protocols. Contention-less Multiple Access Protocols. Code Division Multiple Access Protocols. MAPs for Wireless Multimedia Communications.; IP Network Issues - Mobility Management. Mobile IP. IP Routing. IP Quality of Service. Security Issues. Evolution of Mobile IP.; TCP over wireless links - Standard TCP/IP protocol. TCP Enhancements. Data Link Layer Approach. New trends in Wireless Networks Design.; Adaptive Technologies - Adaptive Modulation. Adaptive Error Control. Multi-layer adaptivity. Hardware and Software Implementations.; Radio Resource Management (RRM) for wireless multimedia communications - General formulation of the RRM problem. RMM in GPRS. RMM in UMTS. RMM in future wireless systems.; Real Time Services - Packet networks for real-time services. Basics of Video Compression. Streaming Video. Voice over IP.; Personal Area Networks (PAN) - PAN Concept. State of the Art. Technical Challenges in Future PANs. Broadband-PAN.; Future Vision - Scientific approach. Adaptive and scalable interfaces. Reconfigurable Ambient Networks. Optical Network Technologies. Multimedia user interfaces and context-aware technologies. Flexible platforms.;
  • Ramjee Prasad Ramjee Prasad is director of the Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTIF), Aalborg University. He is the author of OFDM for Wireless Communications Systems (Artech House, 2004), coauthor of Applied Satellite Navigation Using GPS, GALILEO, and Augmentation Systems, Multicarrier Techniques for 4G Mobile Communications, and WLANs and WPANs towards 4G Wireless, (Artech House, 2005, 2003, 2003), co-editor of Wireless IP and Building the Mobile Internet (Artech House, 2003), and is the author/coauthor of several other books published by Artech House.
  • Marina Ruggieri
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