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Introduction to Wireless and Mobile Systems, 4th Edition

  • Dharma P. Agrawal University of Cincinnati
  • Qing-An Zeng North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University
  • ISBN-10: 1305087135  |  ISBN-13: 9781305087132
  • 640 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2006, 2003
  • © 2016 | Published
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Focusing on qualitative descriptions and realistic explanations of relationships between wireless systems and performance parameters, INTRODUCTION TO WIRELESS AND MOBILE SYSTEMS, 4e explains the general principles of how wireless systems work, how mobility is supported, what the underlying infrastructure is, and what interactions are needed among different functional components. Rather than offering a thorough history of the development of wireless technologies or an exhaustive list of work being carried out, the authors help computer science, computer engineering, and electrical engineering students learn this exciting technology through relevant examples, such as understanding how a cell phone starts working as soon as they get out of an airplane. This edition offers the most extensive coverage of Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks available for the course and includes up-to-date coverage of the latest wireless technologies.

Features and Benefits

  • Up-to-date and comprehensive coverage helps students develop a clear understanding of how the mobility of cell phones is supported.
  • Only the necessary mathematical formulas are provided so students can appreciate their usefulness in numerous wireless and mobile system applications without being overwhelmed by mathematical detail.
  • Detailed discussions explore how ad hoc and sensor networks are finding increasing use in military and commercial applications.
  • The authors demonstrate how the introduction of the Bluetooth standard has revolutionized the field with easy replacement of connectors.
  • Coverage of recent advances in the final chapter emphasizes the research work being carried out in wireless and mobile computing areas.
  • Students are encouraged to use one of the simulators (ns-2, OPNET, or other stable simulators) to get a feel for overall system complexity.
  • Open-ended projects and class-tested laboratory experiments that can be used for projects in many chapters provide students with hands-on experience.
  • Each chapter ends with a summary and problems to help students master the material.

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION.
History of Cellular Systems. Characteristics of Cellular Systems. Fundamentals of Cellular Systems. Cellular System Infrastructure. Network Protocols. IEEE 802.11 Techniques. Ad Hoc Networks. Sensor Networks. Wireless LANs, MANs, and PANs. Security and Privacy in Wireless Networks. Satellite Systems. Recent Advances. Outline of the Book. References. Problems.
2. PROBABILITY, STATISTICS, AND TRAFFIC THEORIES.
Introduction. Basic Probability and Statistics Theories. Traffic Theory. Basic Queuing System. Summary. References. Problems.
3. MOBILE RADIO PROPAGATION.
Introduction. Types of Radio Waves. Propagation Mechanisms. Free Space Propagation. Land Propagation. Path Loss. Slow Fading. Fast Fading. Doppler Effect. Delay Spread. Intersymbol Interference. Coherence Bandwidth. Cochannel Interference. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
4. CHANNEL CODING AND ERROR CONTROL.
Introduction. Linear Block Codes. Cyclic Codes. Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC). Convolutional Codes. Interleaver. Turbo Codes. ARQ Techniques. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
5. CELLULAR CONCEPT.
Introduction. Cell Area. Signal Strength and Cell Parameters. Capacity of a Cell. Frequency Reuse. How to Form a Cluster. Cochannel Interference. Cell Splitting. Cell Sectoring. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
6. MULTIPLE RADIO ACCESS.
Introduction. Multiple Radio Access Protocols. Contention-Based Protocols. Comparison of CSMA/CD and CSMA/CA. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
7. MULTIPLE DIVISION TECHNIQUES FOR TRAFFIC CHANNELS.
Introduction. Concepts and Models for Multiple Divisions. Modulation Techniques. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
8. TRAFFIC CHANNEL ALLOCATION.
Introduction. Static Allocation versus Dynamic Allocation. Fixed Channel Allocation (FCA). Dynamic Channel Allocation (DCA). Hybrid Channel Allocation (HCA). Allocation in Specialized System Structure. System Modeling. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Projects. Problems.
9. MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS.
Introduction. Cellular System Infrastructure. Registration. Handoff Parameters and Underlying Support. Roaming Support. Multicasting. Ultra-Wideband Technology. Femtocell Network. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Problem. Problems.
10. NETWORK PROTOCOLS.
Introduction. TCP/IP Protocol. TCP over Wireless. Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6). Summary. References. Experiment. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
11. EXISTING WIRELESS SYSTEMS.
Introduction. AMPS. IS-41. GSM. PCS. IS-95. IMT-2000. Summary. References. Problems.
12. ACCESS POINTS AND VARIANTS.
Introduction. Downlink Transfer of Information. Uplink Transfer of Information. Variants of 802.11 Series Protocol. Summary. References. Experiment. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
13. AD HOC NETWORKS.
Introduction. Characteristics of MANETs. Applications. Routing. Table-Driven Routing Protocols. Source-Initiated On-Demand Routing. Hybrid Protocols. Multipath Routing Protocols. Vehicular Area Network (VANET). Network Simulators. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
14. SENSOR NETWORKS.
Introduction. Adapting to the Inherent Dynamic Nature of Wireless Sensor Networks. Functional Units of a Wireless Sensor Network. Sensing Area, Communication Range, and Sensor Placement. Randomly Deployed Sensor Networks. Placing Sensors at Fixed Locations. Network Characteristics. Hierarchical Routing in Sensor Networks. Design Issues in Sensor Networks. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
15. WIRELESS LAN, PANS, BANS, AND MANS.
Introduction. ETSI HiperLAN. HomeRF. Ricochet. Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPANs). IEEE 802.15.1 (Bluetooth). ZigBee. Wireless Body Area Networks. WMANs Using WiMAX. WMAN Using a Mesh Network. WMANs Using 3GPP and LTE. WMAN Using LTE and LTE-A. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
16. SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN WIRELESS NETWORKS.
Introduction. Cellular System Infrastructure. Wireless System Security. Firewalls and System Security. Security Issues in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs). Secured Communication in Wireless Sensor Networks. DDoS Attack Detection. Summary. References. Experiments. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
17. SATELLITE SYSTEMS.
Introduction. Types of Satellite Systems. Characteristics of Satellite Systems. Satellite System Infrastructure. Call Setup. Global Positioning System. A-GPS and E 911. Summary. References. Experiment. Open-Ended Project. Problems.
18. RECENT ADVANCES IN WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES.
Introduction. SIM Card. Push-to-Talk (PTT) Technology for SMS. RFID. Cognitive Radio. Mobility and Resource Management for Integrated Systems. Two-Tier Visual Sensor Network. Multimedia Services Requirements. Directional and Smart Antennas. Application of Coding in Wireless Multi-hop Networks. Delay Tolerant and Mobile Opportunistic Network. 5-G and Beyond. Low-Power Design. XML. Android, iPad, and iPod. Internet of Things (IoT), WoT, and Social Networking. Summary. References. Open-Ended Problem. Problems.
A Erlang B Table.
Acronyms.
Index.

What's New

  • A separate Chapter 12 on Access Points and Variants has been added due to their rapid adoption.
  • A new Chapter 16 covers security and privacy aspects of different wireless technologies.
  • The Sensor Networks chapter has been enhanced to reflect the latest advances in the field.
  • New coverage has been added on 3GPP, WiMax, and LTE.
  • Discussions on the latest wireless technologies, including two-tier visual sensor network, application of coding in wireless multi-hop networks, Delay Tolerant and Mobile Opportunistic Network, 5-G and beyond, Android and iOS, and Internet of Things have been added to the book's final chapter.

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Author Bio

Dharma P. Agrawal

Dr. Dharma P. Agrawal is the Ohio Board of Regents Distinguished Professor of Computer Science and Engineering and the founding director for the Center for Distributed and Mobile Computing in the Department of ECECS, University of Cincinnati, Ohio. His current research interests include energy efficient routing, information retrieval, and secured communication in ad hoc and sensor networks, effective handoff handling and multicasting in integrated wireless networks, interference analysis in piconets and routing in scatternet, and use of smart directional antennas for enhanced QoS. He has served as an editor of the IEEE Computer Magazine and the IEEE Transactions on Computers. He has received numerous certificates and awards from the IEEE Computer Society, including a "Third Millennium Medal" for outstanding contributions. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, AAAS and WIF.

Qing-An Zeng

Qing-An Zeng is a faculty member in the Department of Computer Systems Technology at North Carolina A&T State University. He has authored over one hundred publications including books, book chapters, refereed journal papers, and conference papers in the areas of Wireless and Mobile Networks, Handoff, Resource Management, Mobility Management, Heterogeneous Networks, Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks, Wireless Internet, Quality of Service (QoS), Security, Ultra-wideband (UWB), Network on Chip (NoC), Power Line Communication (PLC), Vehicle Communications, Smart Grid, Big Data Analysis, Social Networks, System Modeling and Performance Analysis, and Queuing Theory. Dr. Zeng is a senior member of IEEE.