Wireless Communications and Networks

ISBN-10: 0131918354
ISBN-13: 9780131918351
Edition: 2nd 2005
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Book details

List price: $201.60
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 11/12/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 576
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.354
Language: English

For courses in wireless networking, wireless communications, wireless data communications or wireless technology in departments of Computer Science, Engineering, IT, and Continuing Education. The rapid growth of mobile telephone use, satellite services, and the wireless Internet are generating tremendous changes in telecommunications and networking. Combining very current technical depth with a strong pedagogy and advanced Web support, this new edition provides a comprehensive guide to wireless technologyexploring key topics such as technology and architecture, network types, design approaches, and the latest applications.

Preface
Introduction
Wireless Comes of Age
The Cellular Revolution
The Global Cellular Network
Broadband
The Trouble with Wireless
Outline of the Book
Internet and Web Resources
Technical Background
Transmission Fundamentals
Signals for Conveying Information
Analog and Digital Data Transmission
Channel Capacity
Transmission Media
Multiplexing
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Decibels and Signal Strength
Communication Networks
LANs, MANs, and WANs
Switching Techniques
Circuit-Switching
Packet-Switching
Asynchronous Transfer Mode
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite
The Need for a Protocol Architecture
The TCP/IP Protocol Architecture
The OSI Protocol Architecture
Internetworking
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Internet Protocol
Transmission Control Protocol
User Datagram Protocol
Wireless Communication Technology
Antennas and Propagation
Antennas
Propagation Modes
Line-of-Sight Transmission
Fading in the Mobile Environment
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Signal Encoding Techniques
Signal Encoding Criteria
Digital Data, Analog Signals
Analog Data, Analog Signals
Analog Data, Digital Signals
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Proof of the Sampling Theorem
Spread Spectrum
The Concept of Spread Spectrum
Frequency Hopping Spread Spectrum
Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum
Code-Division Multiple Access
Generation of Spreading Sequences
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Coding and Error Control
Error Detection
Block Error Correction Codes
Convolutional Codes
Automatic Repeat Request
Recommended Reading
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Wireless Networking
Satellite Communications
Satellite Parameters and Configurations
Capacity Allocation--Frequency Division
Capacity Allocation--Time Division
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Cellular Wireless Networks
Principles of Cellular Networks
First Generation Analog
Second Generation TDMA
Second Generation CDMA
Third Generation Systems
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Cordless Systems and Wireless Local Loop
Cordless Systems
Wireless Local Loop
IEEE 802.16 Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Standard
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Linear Predictive Filters
Mobile IP and Wireless Access Protocol
Mobile IP
Wireless Application Protocol
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms, Review Questions, and Problems
Internet Control Message Protocol
Message Authentication
Service Primitives and Parameters
Wireless Lans
Wireless LAN Technology
Overview
Infrared LANs
Spread Spectrum LANs
Narrowband Microwave LANs
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms and Review Questions
IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
IEEE 802 Protocol Architecture
IEEE 802.11 Architecture and Services
IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control
IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms and Review Questions
Bluetooth
Overview
Radio Specification
Baseband Specification
Link Manager Specification
Logical Link Control and Adaptation Protocol
Recommended Reading and Web Sites
Key Terms and Review Questions
Appendices
Standards and Standard-Setting Organizations
The Importance of Standards
Standards and Regulation
The International Telecommunications Union
Internet Standards and the Internet Society
IEEE 802 Standards
Traffic Analysis
Basic Traffic Concepts
Multiserver Models
Recommended Reading
Fourier Analysis
Fourier Series Representation of Periodic Signals
Fourier Transform Representation of Aperiodic Signals
Recommended Reading
Data Link Control Protocols
High-Level Data Link Control
Glossary
References
Index

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