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Networking Infrastructure for Pervasive Computing Enabling Technologies and Systems

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ISBN-10: 140207249X

ISBN-13: 9781402072499

Edition: 2003

Authors: Debashis Saha, Amitava Mukherjee, Somprakash Bandyopadhyay

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This is a comprehensive guide to tomorrow's world of ubiquitous computing where users can access and manipulate information from everywhere at all times, with the emphasis on networking, systems and standards rather than detailed physical implementation.
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List price: $199.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 10/31/2002
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 287
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430

Debasish Saha holds a Ph.D. in electronics and electrical communications engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) at Kharagpur, India. He is an associate professor of computer science with the MIS Group and Computer Science at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta, and a senior member of the IEEE.

Amitava Mukherjee received his Ph.D. in computer science from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India. He is a principal consultant for IBM Global Services, Calcutta, India, and a member of the IEEE Communications Society.

Somprakash Bandyopadhyay holds a Ph.D. in computer science from Jadavpur University, Calcutta, India. He is an associate professor with the MIS Group and Computer Science at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Calcutta.

Acknowledgements
Preface
Pervasive Computing
Pervasive Computing
Evolution
Personal Computing
Distributed Computing
Web Computing
Mobile Computing
Pervasive Computing
PervComp
Introduction
Paradigm Shift
PervComp Model
Pervasive Devices
Smart Devices
Sensors
Handhelds
Pervasive Network (PervNet)
Pervasive Middleware (PervWare)
Pervasive Applications
Issues
Perception (Context Awareness)
Location Informing
People/Device Tracking
Geometric Modeling
Smartness (Context Management)
Heterogeneity
Scalability
Invisibility
Self-tuning (Autoconfiguration)
Anticipation (Proactivity)
Integration
Socio-economic Concerns
Application Potential
Pervasive Initiatives
ParcTab
Aura
Endeavour
Oxygen
Portolano
Sentient Computing
CoolTown
eBiquity
One.World
EasyLiving
pvc@IBM
Summary
References
Pervasive Networking
Introduction
Networking infrastructure
Structure of PervNet
Attributes
PervNet Architecture
Managing Pervasiveness
Autoconfiguration
Registration
Routing
Mobility Management
Service Discovery
Disconnected Operation
Proposed Solutions
It's Time to PIP
Dynamic Configuration
Auto-Registration
Dynamic Mobility Management
Content Based Routing
Summary
References
Enabling Technologies
Backbone Technology
Introduction
Electrical Backbone Networks
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Optical Backbone Networks
FDDI
ATM
Gigabit Ethernet
SONET/SDH
WDM
Introduction
Network Architecture
Advantages of Mesh Networks
Lightpath Establishment
Virtual Topology Design
Generation of Arbitrary Virtual Topology
Embedding of Virtual Topology
Wavelength Assignment
Traffic Assignment
Routing and Wavelength Assignment (RWA)
Wavelength Reservation
Forward Reservation Protocols (FRPs)
Backward Reservation Protocols
Intelligent Optical Switching
All Optical Networks (AONs)
Architecture
Optical Layer Functions
Control Protocol
Wireless Backbone Networks
Terrestrial Microwave Networks
Satellite Networks
Wireless (Fibreless) Optical Networks
The Internet
Summary
References
Wireless Access Technology
Introduction
Fixed Wireless Access
Mobile Wireless Access
Short-Range Wireless Networks (Personal Area Networks)
Basics of Infrared (IR) Access
Infrared Communication Configurations
Short-range Radio Communication
Wireless LANs
Characteristics of Ad hoc Wireless Networks
Three Fundamental Design Choices
Flat vs. Hierarchical Architecture
Proactive vs. Reactive Routing
Medium Access Protocol
Fixed-Access Wireless Systems in Metropolitan Area (WMAN)
Wireless WAN
Basic Cellular Architecture
Location Management
Radio Resource Management
Discussion
References
Interface Technology
User Interface
Middlewares
Models
Semantics
Data and Functionality
Application Programming Interface (API)
Intelligent Environment
Smart Adapters
Related Projects
Distributed File Systems
AFS
Coda
Distributed Components
Infospheres
Global Computing
Legion
Punch
RaDaR
WebOS
Globus
Cosm
XtremWeb
Pervasive Computing
InConcert
omniORB
Summary
References
Standards
Internet
Introduction
IPV6
Basic Structure
Mobility in IPv6
Mobile IP
Basics of Mobile IP
Mobile IP with AAA
Macro Mobility in Mobile IP
HAWAII
Wireless IP
Cellular IP
Core IP Networks
Internet Service Architecture
Integrated Services (Intserv)
Differentiated Services (Diffserv)
Resource Reservation Protocol (RSVP)
RSVP Extensions
RSVP Tunnel with Mobile IPv4
Mobile IPv6 and RSVP Integration Model
Mobile IP with Location Registers
Mobility Support based on Flow Transparency
Multiprotocol label switching (MPLS)
Background and Structure
Traffic and QoS Properties
IP over WDM
IP and WDM Integration
IP over Optical Network Architectures
IP-Centric Control: Provisioning and Restoration
Optical Packet Switching
MPLS based IP and WDM
Internet Telephony
VoIP Mobility in Wireless Networks
H.323: An Overview
Example Integration Scenario
All IP-based Networks
TeleMIP
Enhancement in IP
All IP-based Wireless Networks
IP-based IMT Network
All-IP-based UMTS Architecture
Summary
References
Wireless Standards
Introduction
Wireless Generations
Mobile Communication Traffic
Wireless Transmission Characteristics
Cellular Telephone System
First-Generation Mobile Systems
Second-Generation Mobile Systems
GSM
GPRS
cdmaOne
GPRS vs. cdmaOne Packet Data
TDMA
PDC
Third-Generation Mobile Systems
UMTS
cdma2000
Evolution of the Network Architecture
UMTS Network Architecture
UMTS All-IP Architecture
IP-Based UTRAN
CDMA2000 Network Architecture
Inter-Technology Aspects
WLAN
The IEEE 802.11 Standard
Bluetooth Wireless Technology
IEEE 802.15.3 Wireless PAN Standard
ETSI HiperLAN2
Summary of Key Features
Wireless Local Loop (WLL)
Overview of Three Standards
DECT
PACS
PHS
Seamless Pervnet Architecture
Future Direction
Reference
Summary and Future
Challenges
Introduction
Pervnet Challenges
Plug-n-Play
Scalability
Extensibility
Protocols
Security
Quality of Service (QoS)
Power (Energy)
Charging
PervWare Challenges
Interfaces
Component Interaction
Adaptation
PervComp Challenges
Perception
Context Management
Integration
System Management
Transparency
Thin client
Power Management
Application Support
Other Challenges
Economic Challenges
Social Challenges
Legal Challenges