eBook Wireless Virtualization, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3319012916
  • ISBN-13: 9783319012919
  • DDC: 004.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 112 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released March 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013
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This SpringerBriefs is an overview of the emerging field of wireless access and mobile network virtualization. It provides a clear and relevant picture of the current virtualization trends in wireless technologies by summarizing and comparing different architectures, techniques and technologies applicable to a future virtualized wireless network infrastructure. The readers are exposed to a short walkthrough of the future Internet initiative and network virtualization technologies in order to understand the potential role of wireless virtualization in the broader context of next-generation ubiquitous networks. Three main wireless virtualization perspectives are explored, along with the potential challenges and requirements of a sustainable wireless virtualization framework. Finally, it presents an example of a multi-perspective wireless virtualization framework. The readers learn the latest concepts in the application of wireless virtualization as well as its relationship with cutting-edge wireless technologies such as software-defined radio (SDR) and cognitive radio.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Introduction.
2: Network Virtualization: Overview.
3: Network and Infrastructure Virtualization Architectures.
4: Network Virtualization Technologies and Techniques.
5: Wireless Virtualization.
6: Framework for Wireless Virtualization.
7: Authors Biography.