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Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Theory and Applications

ISBN-10: 0521865239

ISBN-13: 9780521865234

Edition: 2008

Authors: Xiang-Yang Li

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If you have to understand and optimize the performance of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks, this explanation provides you with the information and insights you need. It delivers an understanding of the underlying problems, and the techniques to develop efficient solutions and maximize network performance. Taking an algorithmic and theoretical approach, Li dissects key layers of a wireless network, from the physical and MAC layers (covering the IEEE 802.11 and 802.16 protocols, and protocols for wireless sensor networks and Bluetooth) through to the network routing layer. In doing so he reviews the practical protocols, formulates problems mathematically, solves them algorithmically and then analyses the performance. Graduate students, researchers and practitioners needing an overview of the various algorithmic, graph theoretical, computational geometric and probabilistic approaches to solving problems in designing these networks will find this an invaluable resource. Additional resources for this title are available online at www.cambridge.org/9780521865234.
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Book details

List price: $165.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 6/30/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 616
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.794
Language: English

Introduction
History of wireless networks
Wireless transmission fundamentals
Wireless MACs
Wireless medium access control protocols
TDMA channel assignment
Spectrum channel assignment
CDMA code channel assignment
Topology Control and Clustering
Clustering and network backbone
Weighted network backbone
Topology control with flat structures
Power assignment
Critical transmission ranges for connectivity
Other transition phenomena
Wireless Network Routing Protocols
Energy efficient unicast routing
Energy efficient broadcast/multicast routing
Routing with selfish terminals
Joint routing, channel assignment and link scheduling
Other Issues
Localization and location tracking
Performance limitations of random wireless ad hoc networks
Security of wireless ad hoc networks