Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications

Borko Furht, Mohammad Ilyas

March 28, 2003 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 632 Pages - 203 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780849315022 - CAT# AU1502
Series: Internet and Communications

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  • Describes and evaluates the current state-of-the-art in wireless including technologies, architectures, standards, and applications
  • Presents future trends and developments in wireless Internet
  • Covers advanced topics such as security in wireless Internet, location management, and clustering techniques
  • Presents the contributions of leading researchers from academia and practitioners from industry
  • Summary

    Wireless applications are definitely the next big thing in communications. Millions of people around the world use the Internet every day - to stay in touch with remote locations, follow the stock market, keep up with the news, check the weather, make travel plans, conduct business, shop, entertain themselves, and learn. The logical next step is the development of the wireless Internet, where cell phones, PDAs, and laptops let us receive and send e-mails, and perform all the activities that we are currently performing over the wireline Internet.

    Filled with contributions from international experts, Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications describes basic concepts, current developments, and future trends in designing modern architectures. The book covers:

  • Wireless local access techniques to the mobile Internet
  • User mobility in IP networks
  • Multimedia streaming over wireless Internet
  • Quality of service issues
  • Location management techniques and clustering architectures
  • Wireless Internet security issues
  • Bluetooth, CDMA, TDMA, Wireless Application Protocol, 802.11x, and more
  • Different mobile and wireless Internet services
  • Wireless Internet enterprise applications
  • Mobile multimedia and graphics applications
  • Mobile video telephony
  • Wireless video surveillance
  • Wireless applications in medicine

    The scope of the information covered and the expertise of leading researchers and industry professionals combine to make Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications the definitive resource on current and future trends in designing modern architectures for the wireless Internet.