Next-Generation Wireless Technologies, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 144715164X
  • ISBN-13: 9781447151647
  • DDC: 621.384
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 285 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This comprehensive text/reference examines the various challenges to secure, efficient and cost-effective next-generation wireless networking. Topics and features: presents the latest advances, standards and technical challenges in a broad range of emerging wireless technologies; discusses cooperative and mesh networks, delay tolerant networks, and other next-generation networks such as LTE; examines real-world applications of vehicular communications, broadband wireless technologies, RFID technology, and energy-efficient wireless communications; introduces developments towards the 'Internet of Things' from both a communications and a service perspective; discusses the machine-to-machine communication model, important applications of wireless technologies in healthcare, and security issues in state-of-the-art networks.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Trends and Challenges of the Emerging Wireless Networks.
2: Trends and Challenges of the Emerging Wireless Networks.
3: Cooperative Mesh Networks.
4: Cooperation in Delay Tolerant Networks.
5: Wireless Multimedia (4G and Beyond).
6: Wireless Communications and Applications.
7: Vehicular Ad-Hoc Networks (VANETs): Architecture, Protocols and Applications.
8: Broadband Wireless Technologies.
9: RFID: Opportunities and Challenges.
10: Energy Efficient Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks.
11: Future Internet Systems.
12: Internet of Things: From Real to Virtual World.
13: Communication Issues in the Internet of Things (IoT).
14: Machine-to-Machine Communications.
15: Security in Emerging 4G Networks.
16: Electronic Health Records: Benefits and Contribution to Healthcare System.