Handbook of Research on Heterogeneous Next Generation Networking: Innovations and Platforms, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1605661090
  • ISBN-13: 9781605661094
  • DDC: 004.35
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 612 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2008 | Published/Released December 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2008

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Overview

Identifies key issues facing next generation networks and highlights promising technologies. Explores the technical characteristics of the shared core network and multiple access networks, and the associated modeling, security, and performance issues essential to quality service delivery of integrated data, video, and voice.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgment.
1: Core and Multiple Access Networks.
Formal Methods in Cross Layer Modeling and Optimization of Wireless Networks: State of the Art and Future Directions.
Introduction.
Overview of Wireless Networks.
Modeling of Cross-layer Interactions.
Cross-layer Optimizations and Signaling.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Cross-layer Resource Allocation and Scheduling for Wireless Systems.
Introduction.
Cross-layer Scheduling and Resource Allocation: A Necessity and an Opportunity for Future Wireless Systems..
Power- and Delay-Efficient Scheduling Over Fading Gaussian Channels.
Cross-layer Scheduling and Resource Allocation Among Many Users in Cellular Networks.
Cross-layer Scheduling and Resource Allocation for Fading Multiple Access and Broadcast Channels.
Cross-layer Scheduling and Resource Allocation for CDMA and OFDMA Wireless Systems.
Multiple Antenna Systems.
Concluding Remarks.
References.
Key Terms.
An AAA Framework for IP Multicast Communication in Next Generation Networks.
Introduction.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Wavelength Division Multiplexing Technologies and Their Applications.
Introduction to Multiplexing Technologies.
Fibre Optic Transmission.
WDM Technologies.
Fundamentals of DWDM.
Optical Fibres.
Light Sources (LED, Lasers).
Light Detectors (photodetectors).
Optical Amplifiers.
Multiplexers – Demultiplexers.
Optical Add/Drop Multiplexers.
DWDM Interfaces.
References.
Key Terms.
Radio Over Fiber for Broadband Communications:A Promising Technology for Next Generation Networks.
Introduction.
ROF Technology.
ROF Components Architectures and Deployments.
ROF Applications in the Prospect of Next Generation Networks.
A Short Demonstration on Basic ROF Nonlinearity Issues: an Illustrative Example.
Concluding Remarks.
References.
Key Terms.
High Altitude Stratospheric Platforms (HASPS).
Introduction.
Coverage Planning and Antennas.
Capacity and Interference.
Call Admission Control.
Handover.
Network Layer Issues.
TCP Performance.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
2: Service Control and Quality of Service.
Test Template for Data Mining Publications.
Introduction.
The Current Status of Telecommunication Services.
The Need for Converged Services and Infrastructures.
Services Functionality in NGNS.
Enterprise Framework for NGNS.
The Standardization of NGN APIs.
The Next Generation Service Architecture.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
The Adoption of Service-oriented Architecture (SOA) in Managing Next Generation Networks (NGNS).
Introduction.
The Evolution of the Management Plane.
Service-oriented Architecture (SOA).
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
A Case Study on the QoS, Energy Consumption and Mobility of WLANs and WMANs.
Introduction.
Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs).
Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs).
Cooperative Solutions and Optimization.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Mobile Telecom System Architectures—IMS an Evolution Path Towards IP Convergence.
Introduction.
IMS—A Standardized Next Generation Network Architecture for Fixed/Mobile Convergence.
Functional Description of IMS Network Functions and Interfaces.
Key Protocols in IMS.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Mobile Positioning in Next Generation Networks.
Introduction.
Positioning in Wireless Networks.
Cellular Positioning.
Positioning in Wireless AD HOC and Sensor Networks.
Measures of Positioning Accuracy.
Sources of Positioning Error.
Positioning Results.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Converged Networks and Seamless Mobility: lessons from Experience.
Historical Context.
Next Generation Networks (NGNS): the Future is Now.
NGNS: the Case of Fixed-mobile Convergence (FMC).
Resource-based View (RBV) Theory.
The BT Fusion Case.
Lessons Learned for Rapid NGN Adoption.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
3: The Terminal Equipment and Channel Characterization.
Efficient Receiver Implementation for Mobile Applications.
Introduction.
Efficient 3G Turbo Decoder in Indoor/Low Range Outdoor Environment.
Reconfigurable Equalisers.
Segmented Linear Equaliser.
Applications of Variable-length Equalisers.
Discussion and Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Novel Multi-Antenna and Smart Antenna Techniques for Next Generation Wireless Communication Networks.
Introduction.
MIMO Techniques.
Architectures for Narrowband Antenna Arrays.
Digital Beamforming.
Transceiver Front-ends Based on Nonlinear Antenna Arrays.
Conclusion.
Acknowledgment.
References.
Key Terms.
Simulation of Small-scale Fading in Mobile Channel Models for Next-generation Wireless Communications.
Introduction.
Simulation: Definitions and Categorization.
Channel Measurements.
Geometric Models.
Statistical Models – Simulation of Frequency Flat Fading.
Statistical Models—simulation of Frequency Selective Fading.
A Statistical Models Fading Simulation Tool.
Deterministic Models.
Research Results—a Simulation Tool for Deterministic Modeling of Indoor Environment.
Extension and Application of the Proposed Deterministic Simulation Tool.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Stochastic Modeling of Narrowband Fading Channels with Three Dimensional Diffuse Scattering.
Introduction.
The Analytical Model.
The Deterministic Simulation Model.
Applications to Real World Channels.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Channel Characterization and Modelling for Mobile Communications.
Introduction.
Mathematical Representation of Signal Models.
Free-space Path Loss.
Empirical Path Loss Models.
Shadow Fading.
Narrowband Fading Models.
Wideband Fading Models.
A Small Scale Model for Wireless Communications.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
4: Multiple Applications.
Innovation and E-Government: an in Depth Overview on E-Services.
Introduction.
What is E-Government?.
From Bricks to Clicks.
The Price of Quality in E-Services.
Barriers in Implementation of E-Government.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
From E to U: Towards an Innovative Digital Era.
Introduction.
Pervasive Computing.
Context.
E-Commerce Via Ubiquitous Internet.
Future Home 2015.
Conclusion.
References.
Key Terms.
Service Innovation Management: New Service Development Strategies in the Telecommunication Industry Test Template for Data Mining Publications.
Introduction.