The rapid growth of personal digital devices, satellite services, and the wireless Internet are generating tremendous changes in telecommunications and networking. Combining very current technical depth with an international Who's Who of authors, this series provides a comprehensive guide to wireless and mobile technology. It provides detailed practical coverage of an array of key topics such as technology and architecture, network types, design approaches, and the latest applications.
WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization
Security in RFID and Sensor Networks
Cooperative Wireless Communications
Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen
May 22, 2017
The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be...
Chi (Harold) Liu, Yan Zhang
December 08, 2015
Cyber Physical Systems: Architectures, Protocols and Applications helps you understand the basic principles and key supporting standards of CPS. It analyzes different CPS applications from the bottom up, extracting the common characters that form a vertical structure. It presents mobile sensing...
Mohesen Guizani, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Chonggang Wang
September 22, 2015
The exponential increase in mobile device users and high-bandwidth applications has pushed the current 3G and 4G wireless networks to their capacity. Moreover, it is predicted that mobile data traffic will continue to grow by over 300 percent by 2017. To handle this spectacular growth, the...
Xiangyun Zhou, Lingyang Song, Yan Zhang
November 15, 2013
Physical layer security has recently become an emerging technique to complement and significantly improve the communication security of wireless networks. Compared to cryptographic approaches, physical layer security is a fundamentally different paradigm where secrecy is achieved by exploiting the...
Athanasios V. Vasilakos, Yan Zhang, Thrasyvoulos Spyropoulos
November 08, 2011
A class of Delay Tolerant Networks (DTN), which may violate one or more of the assumptions regarding the overall performance characteristics of the underlying links in order to achieve smooth operation, is rapidly growing in importance but may not be well served by the current end-to-end TCP/IP...
Yan Zhang, MOHSEN GUIZANI
June 23, 2011
Used to explain complicated economic behavior for decades, game theory is quickly becoming a tool of choice for those serious about optimizing next generation wireless systems. Illustrating how game theory can effectively address a wide range of issues that until now remained unresolved, Game...
Yan Zhang, Jun Zheng, Hsiao-Hwa Chen
May 25, 2010
While still in the early stages of research and development, cognitive radio is a highly promising communications paradigm with the ability to effectively address the spectrum insufficiency problem. Written by those pioneering the field, Cognitive Radio Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and...
Tao Jiang, Lingyang Song, Yan Zhang
April 21, 2010
Supported by the expert-level advice of pioneering researchers, Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiple Access Fundamentals and Applications provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the foundations and applications of one of the most promising access technologies for current and...
April 23, 2009
This book offers a comprehensive explanation on how to dimension, plan, and optimize WiMAX networks. The first part of the text introduces WiMAX networks architecture, physical layer, standard, protocols, security mechanisms, and highly related radio access technologies. It covers system framework,...
April 13, 2009
In the past several years, there has been an increasing trend in the use of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) as well as in the integration of both systems due to their complementary nature, flexible combination, and the demand for ubiquitous computing. As...
Yan Zhang, Hsiao-Hwa Chen, Mohsen Guizani
March 10, 2009
Cooperative devices and mechanisms are increasingly important to enhance the performance of wireless communications and networks, with their ability to decrease power consumption and packet loss rate and increase system capacity, computation, and network resilience. Considering the wide range of...
Maode Ma, Mieso K. Denko
September 09, 2008
Focusing on an important and complicated topic in wireless network design, Wireless Quality of Service: Techniques, Standards, and Applications systematically addresses the quality-of-service (QoS) issues found in many types of popular wireless networks. In each chapter, the book presents...