Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security

Meikang Qiu, Keke Gai

May 15, 2017 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Reference - 288 Pages - 50 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498796033 - CAT# K30352


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  • Focuses on emerging developments in mobile cloud computing
  • Explores the adoption of next generation technology for mobility, utilizing wireless networks and applications
  • Presents fundamentals and more advanced topics
  • Includes practical case studies
  • Provides complete coverage of implementation issues in mobile cloud computing


Mobile Cloud Computing: Models, Implementation, and Security provides a comprehensive introduction to mobile cloud computing, including key concepts, models, and relevant applications. The book focuses on novel and advanced algorithms, as well as mobile app development.

The book begins with an overview of mobile cloud computing concepts, models, and service deployments, as well as specific cloud service models. It continues with the basic mechanisms and principles of mobile computing, as well as virtualization techniques. The book also introduces mobile cloud computing architecture, design, key techniques, and challenges.

The second part of the book covers optimizations of data processing and storage in mobile clouds, including performance and green clouds. The crucial optimization algorithm in mobile cloud computing is also explored, along with big data and service computing.

Security issues in mobile cloud computing are covered in-depth, including a brief introduction to security and privacy issues and threats, as well as privacy protection techniques in mobile systems. The last part of the book features the integration of service-oriented architecture with mobile cloud computing. It discusses web service specifications related to implementations of mobile cloud computing.

The book not only presents critical concepts in mobile cloud systems, but also drives readers to deeper research, through open discussion questions. Practical case studies are also included. Suitable for graduate students and professionals, this book provides a detailed and timely overview of mobile cloud computing for a broad range of readers.


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