This book provides a single point of knowledge about wireless data technologies. The book will focus on wireless data networks, wireless channels, wireless local networks, wide area cellular networks and wireless network security. No high level background is required.
Wireless and Mobile Data Networks provides a single point of knowledge about wireless data technologies, including:
* Comprehensive easy-to understand resource on wireless data technologies
* Includes wireless media, data transmission via cellular networks, and network security
* Provides a single point of knowledge about wireless data
* Focuses on wireless data networks, wireless channels, wireless local networks, wide area cellular networks and wireless network security.
Reference architectures for wireless data networks.
Components of a wireless LAN.
Wlans: the physical layer.
Wlans: medium access control.
Mobility and internet protocols.
Data communications in cellular networks: cdma2000.
Data communications in cellular networks: w-cdma
Security in wireless data networks.
Routing in wireless lans
Wireless personal area networks and ultra wide band communications.
Broadband wireless access (bwa).
Appendix: overview and guide to the ieee 802 lmsc.
Aftab Ahmad received his PhD in communications from George Washington University. Currently, he is Associate Professor of Computer Science at DePaul University. He has published over 40 papers and a book Fundamentals of Data Communications (Kluwer, 2002). His current research involves wireless network planning, Quality of Service (QoS) based call control in IP radio access Networks (IP-RAN), and QoS routing with IP.