Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

1st Edition

Yan Zhang, Honglin Hu, Masayuki Fujise

Auerbach Publications
Published October 25, 2006
Reference - 618 Pages - 223 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849380365 - CAT# AU8036
Series: Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

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Organized into three parts, Resource, Mobility, and Security Management in Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications examines the inherent constraint of limited bandwidth and unreliable time-varying physical link in the wireless system, discusses the demand to realize the service continuity in the single-hop or multi-hop wireless networks, and explores trusted communication in mobile computing scenarios.

Focusing on the background, technique survey, protocol design, and analytical methods, the book discusses standards in 802.11x/3G/4G, HotSpot Wireless, Bluetooth sensor networks, and access control in wireless Ad Hoc networks. Other topics include call admission control (CAC), routing, multicast, medium access control (MAC), scheduling, bandwidth adaptation, handoff management, location management, network mobility, secure routing, key management, authentication, security, privacy, and performance simulation and analysis.

This book is a comprehensive source of information on basic concepts, major issues, design approaches, future research directions, and the interaction between these components. With its broad coverage allowing for easy cross reference, the book also provides detailed techniques for eliminating bandwidth insufficiency, increasing location management performance, and decreasing the associated authentication traffic.

  • Offers competitive, self-contained information on resource, mobility, and security management in wireless networks
  • Explains the interaction and coupling among the most important components in wireless networks
  • Examines background, applications, and standard protocols
  • Addresses challenges and solutions in key management of wireless sensor networks
  • Covers how to provide effective and efficient authentication and key agreements for cellular access security
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