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Vehicular Social Networks

Anna Maria Vegni, Valeria Loscrì, Athanasios V. Vasilakos
March 21, 2017

The book provides a comprehensive guide to vehicular social networks. The book focuses on a new class of mobile ad hoc networks that exploits social aspects applied to vehicular environments. Selected topics are related to social networking techniques, social-based routing techniques applied to...

5G Radio Access Networks: Centralized RAN, Cloud-RAN and Virtualization of Small Cells

Hrishikesh Venkataraman, Ramona Trestian
February 23, 2017

C-RAN and virtualized Small Cell technology poses several major research challenges. These include dynamic resource allocation, self-configuration in the baseband pool, high latency in data transfer between radio unit and baseband unit, the cost of data delivery, high volume of data in the network,...

Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Communications: From Fundamentals to Applications

Chong-Yung Chi, Wei-Chiang Li, Chia-Hsiang Lin
February 01, 2017

Convex Optimization for Signal Processing and Communications: From Fundamentals to Applications provides fundamental background knowledge of convex optimization, while striking a balance between mathematical theory and applications in signal processing and communications. In addition to...

Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs, Third Edition

Thad B. Welch, Cameron H.G. Wright, Michael G. Morrow
January 27, 2017

This updated edition gives readers hands-on experience in real-time DSP using a practical, step-by-step framework that also incorporates demonstrations, exercises, and problems, coupled with brief overviews of applicable theory and MATLAB applications. Organized in three sections that cover...

Antenna Engineering: Theory and Problems

Boris Levin
December 15, 2016

The book deals with theoretical and experimental research of antennas. The presentation is based on the electromagnetic theory. It begins with the theory of thin antennas. Thin antennas represent one of the main types of radiators, thus the theory of thin antennas is the basis of the antennas...

Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks: Fairness, Efficiency, and Security

John D. Matyjas, Sunil Kumar, Fei Hu
December 06, 2016

Spectrum Sharing in Wireless Networks: Fairness, Efficiency, and Security provides a broad overview of wireless network spectrum sharing in seven distinct sections: The first section examines the big picture and basic principles, explaining the concepts of spectrum sharing, hardware/software...

Mobile Crowdsensing

Cristian Borcea, Manoop Talasila, Reza Curtmola
November 23, 2016

Mobile crowdsensing is a technology that allows large scale, cost-effective sensing of the physical world. In mobile crowdsensing, mobile personal devices such as smart phones or smart watches come equipped with a variety of sensors that can be leveraged to collect data related to environment,...

Protecting Mobile Networks and Devices: Challenges and Solutions

Weizhi Meng, Xiapu Luo, Steven Furnell, Jianying Zhou
November 17, 2016

This book gathers and analyzes the latest attacks, solutions, and trends in mobile networks. Its broad scope covers attacks and solutions related to mobile networks, mobile phone security, and wireless security. It examines the previous and emerging attacks and solutions in the mobile networking...

Soft Computing Applications in Sensor Networks

Sankar K. Pal, Sudip Misra
September 27, 2016

This book uses tutorials and new material to describe the basic concepts of soft-computing which potentially can be used in real-life sensor network applications. It is organized in a manner that exemplifies the use of an assortment of soft-computing applications for solving different problems in...

Introduction to Radio Engineering

Nathan Blaunstein, Christos Christodoulou, Mikhail Sergeev
September 01, 2016

The book introduces the basic foundations of high mathematics and vector algebra. Then, it explains the basic aspects of classical electrodynamics and electromagnetism. Based on such knowledge readers investigate various radio propagation problems related to guiding structures connecting electronic...

Mobile Ad Hoc Networks: Bio-Inspired Quality of Service Aware Routing Protocols

G Ram Mohana Reddy, Kiran M
August 18, 2016

In recent years, a lot of work has been done in an effort to incorporate Swarm Intelligence (SI) techniques in building an adaptive routing protocol for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs). Since centralized approach for routing in MANETs generally lacks in scalability and fault-tolerance, SI...

Advances in Mobile Computing and Communications: Perspectives and Emerging Trends in 5G Networks

M. Bala Krishna, Jaime Lloret Mauri
July 12, 2016

By 2020, if not before, mobile computing and wireless systems are expected to enter the fifth generation (5G), which promises evolutionary if not revolutionary services. What those advanced services will look like, sound like, and feel like is the theme of the book Advances in Mobile Computing and...