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Personal Networks Wireless Networking for Personal Devices

ISBN-10: 047068173X

ISBN-13: 9780470681732

Edition: 2010

Authors: Martin Jacobsson, Ignas Niemegeers, Sonia Heemstra de Groot

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Personal Networks: Wireless Networking for Personal Devices focuses on networking and security aspects of Personal Networks (PNs). Given a single user, the authors propose an architecture for PNs in which devices are divided into one of two types of nodes: personal nodes and foreign nodes. Furthermore, the authors demonstrate the ways in which PNs can be formed in a self-organized and secure way, how they can be interconnected using infrastructure networks, how to connect different multiple PNs, and how to share services and resources. In addition, the book shows how security and ease-of-use can be achieved through automatic configuration and how mobility can be supported through adaptability and self-organization. Covers personal networks, an emerging technology for seamless and secure networking between a user′s personal devices Describes PN network architecture and its various components in-depth Written by experts who developed this concept Discusses the newer topic of federations of PNs Considers potential PN applications, and demonstrates how such applications support systems, such as service discovery and context management ,which can improve the PN user experience Provides an insight into the challenges of future personal networking, architectures for PN, potential and important solutions, and their implications
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Book details

List price: $80.50
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 228
Size: 6.80" wide x 10.00" long x 0.76" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Foreword
Preface
List of Abbreviations
The Vision of Personal Networks
Past, Present, and Future Telecommunication
Personal Networks
Some Typical PN Use-Case Scenarios
Federations of Personal Networks
Early Personal Network Implementations
Expected Impact
Summary
Personal Networks User Requirements
Ubiquitous Networking
Heterogeneous Hardware Constraints
Quality of Service and Reliability
Name, Service, and Content Management
Context Awareness
Being Cognitive
Security and Trust
Privacy
Usability
Other Requirements
Jane Revisited
Summary
Trends in Personal Networks
Wireless Communications
Ad Hoc Networking
WWRF Book of Visions
Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing and Communication
Ambient Networks
IST PACWOMAN and SHAMAN
Personal Distributed Environment
MyNet
P2P Universal Computing Consortium
More Trends
Personal Networks and Current Trends
Summary
The Personal Network Architecture
Terminology
Personal and Foreign Nodes
The Three Level Architecture View
Personalization of Nodes
Cluster Organization
Personal Network Organization
Foreign Communication
Higher Layer Support Systems
Federations of Personal Networks
Discussion
Summary
Cluster Formation and Routing
What is a Cluster?
Mobile Ad Hoc Network Technologies
Cluster Formation and Maintenance
Intra-Cluster Routing
Summary
Inter-Cluster Tunneling and Routing
Inter-Cluster Tunneling Requirements
IP Mobility
PN Addressing
Infrastructure Support
Inter-Cluster Tunneling
Inter-Cluster Routing
Summary
Foreign Communication
Requirements for Foreign Communication
Setting up Communication with Foreign Nodes
Bridging Inside and Outside Protocols
Mobility and Gateway Node Handover
Summary
Personal Network Application Support Systems
Required PN Application Support
Design of a PN Application Support System
Service Discovery and Management Implementation
An Implementation of Context Management
Summary
Personal Network Security
Device Personalization
Establishment of Secure Communication
Secure Foreign Communication
Anonymity
Summary
Personal Network Federations
Examples
Types of Federations
Requirements
Architecture of a Federation
Life Cycle of a Federation
Federation Access Control
Federation Implementation Approaches
Security
Summary
Personal Network Prototypes
The TU Delft Prototype
The PNP2008 Prototypes
The MAGNET Prototype
Summary
The Future of Personal Networks
Are We There Yet?
Future Directions
Terminology
Connectivity Abstraction Level
Network Abstraction Level
Application and Service Abstraction Level
Personal Network Federations
References
Related Websites
Index