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Wireless networking : understanding internetworking challenges / Jack L. Burbank, Julia Andrusenko, Jared S. Everett, William T.M. Kasch.

By: Burbank, Jack L.
Contributor(s): Andrusenko, Julia | Everett, Jared S | Kasch, William T. M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Hoboken, NJ : Piscataway, NJ : Wiley ; IEEE Press, ©2013Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 666 pages) : illustrations (some color).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781118590775; 9781118590805; 1118590805; 1118590775; 9781299619142; 1299619142.Subject(s): Internetworking (Telecommunication) | Computer networks | Wireless communication systems | Computer networks | Internetworking (Telecommunication) | Wireless communication systems | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Mobile & Wireless Communications | COMPUTERS -- Data Transmission Systems -- General | COMPUTERS -- Networking -- Vendor Specific | Computer networks | Internetworking (Telecommunication) | Wireless communication systemsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Wireless networking.DDC classification: 004.6 Other classification: TEC061000 Online resources: Wiley Online Library
Contents:
Cover; IEEE Press; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; List of Acronyms; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Data Networks versus Cellular Networks; 1.2 The History of the Wireless Internet; 1.3 The Difference between Wireless and Wired; 1.4 The Wireless Internet: Different Models; 1.5 A Review of Layered Communications Models; 1.5.1 Layer Definitions; 1.6 Wireless Data Networking Technologies at a Glance; 1.6.1 Wireless Personal Area Networks; 1.6.2 Wireless Local Area Networks; 1.6.3 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks.
1.7 Cellular Networking Technologies at a GlanceChapter 2: The Wireless Ecosystem; 2.1 Wireless Standardization Process; 2.2 IEEE; 2.3 IETF; 2.4 3GPP; 2.5 3GPP2; 2.6 International Telecommunications Union; 2.6.1 International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 and International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced; 2.7 Wi-Fi Alliance; 2.8 WiMAX Forum; 2.9 Bluetooth Special Interest Group; 2.10 Summary of The Wireless Ecosystem; Chapter 3: Wireless Personal Area Networks; 3.1 Bluetooth; 3.1.1 Bluetooth Low Energy; 3.1.2 Examples of Bluetooth Technology; 3.1.3 Bluetooth Performance; 3.2 ZigBee.
3.2.1 IEEE 802.15.43.2.2 ZigBee Alliance and Specification; 3.2.3 802.15.4 Performance; 3.3 Ultra Wideband; 3.3.1 UWB for Wireless Personal Area Networks; Chapter 4: Wireless Local Area Networks; 4.1 The Original 802.11 Specification; 4.1.1 An 802.11 Wireless Network; 4.1.2 The Original IEEE 802.11 Media Access Control; 4.1.3 The Original IEEE 802.11 PHY; 4.1.4 Deployment of Original IEEE 802.11; 4.2 IEEE 802.11b; 4.2.1 The IEEE 802.11b 5.5 Mbps HR-DSSS PHY; 4.2.2 IEEE 802.11b 5.5 Mbps HR-DSSS Receiver; 4.2.3 The IEEE 802.11b 11 Mbps HR-DSSS PHY; 4.2.4 IEEE 802.11b DSSS Frame Structure.
4.3 IEEE 802.11a4.3.1 OFDM PLCP Sublayer; 4.4 IEEE 802.11g; 4.5 IEEE 802.11e; 4.5.1 The IEEE 802.11e MAC; 4.5.2 The Hybrid Coordination Function; 4.5.3 QoS Support within the EDCF; 4.5.4 Channel Access in the EDCF; 4.6 IEEE 802.11n; 4.6.1 IEEE 802.11n PHY Enhancements; 4.6.2 MIMO; 4.6.3 Three Types of MIMO: Spatial Diversity, Spatial Multiplexing, and Beamforming; 4.6.4 Structure of a Channel; 4.6.5 802.11n Modulation and Coding Schemes; 4.6.6 IEEE 802.11n MAC Enhancements; 4.7 IEEE 802.11 Security Models; 4.7.1 Wired Equivalent Privacy; 4.7.2 802.11i; 4.7.3 Wi-Fi Protected Access.
4.8 Other WLAN Technologies4.8.1 HIPERLAN; 4.8.2 WAPI; 4.9 Performance of IEEE 802.11 WLAN Technologies; 4.9.1 Analytical Performance of Original IEEE 802.11 MAC; 4.9.2 Performance of the IEEE 802.11b PHY; 4.9.3 802.11g Performance; 4.9.4 IEEE 802.11a Performance; 4.9.5 Performance Variability of IEEE 802.11; 4.10 The Future Direction of IEEE 802.11; Additional Reading and Online Resources; Chapter 5: Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks; 5.1 Fixed WiMAX Technology Overview; 5.1.1 IEEE 802.16 Networking Overview; 5.1.2 IEEE 802.16 MAC; 5.1.3 IEEE 802.16 Physical Layer; 5.1.4 System Profiles.
5.2 Usage.
Summary: "This book focuses on providing a detailed and practical explanation of key existing and emerging wireless networking technologies and trends, while minimizing the amount of theoretical background information. The book also goes beyond simply presenting what the technology is, but also examines why the technology is the way it is, the history of its development, standardization, and deployment. The book also describes how each technology is used, what problems it was designed to solve, what problems it was not designed to solve., how it relates to other technologies in the marketplace, and internetworking challenges faced withing the context of the Internet, as well as providing deployment trends and standardization trends. Finally, this book decomposes evolving wireless technologies to identify key technical and usage trends in order to discuss the likely characteristics of future wireless networks"-- Provided by publisher.Summary: "Focuses on real-life networking challenges and solutions"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 632-649) and index.

Online resource; title from ebook title screen (ebrary platform, viewed February 14, 2014).

"This book focuses on providing a detailed and practical explanation of key existing and emerging wireless networking technologies and trends, while minimizing the amount of theoretical background information. The book also goes beyond simply presenting what the technology is, but also examines why the technology is the way it is, the history of its development, standardization, and deployment. The book also describes how each technology is used, what problems it was designed to solve, what problems it was not designed to solve., how it relates to other technologies in the marketplace, and internetworking challenges faced withing the context of the Internet, as well as providing deployment trends and standardization trends. Finally, this book decomposes evolving wireless technologies to identify key technical and usage trends in order to discuss the likely characteristics of future wireless networks"-- Provided by publisher.

"Focuses on real-life networking challenges and solutions"--Provided by publisher.

Cover; IEEE Press; Title page; Copyright page; Dedication; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Authors; List of Acronyms; Chapter 1: Introduction; 1.1 Data Networks versus Cellular Networks; 1.2 The History of the Wireless Internet; 1.3 The Difference between Wireless and Wired; 1.4 The Wireless Internet: Different Models; 1.5 A Review of Layered Communications Models; 1.5.1 Layer Definitions; 1.6 Wireless Data Networking Technologies at a Glance; 1.6.1 Wireless Personal Area Networks; 1.6.2 Wireless Local Area Networks; 1.6.3 Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks.

1.7 Cellular Networking Technologies at a GlanceChapter 2: The Wireless Ecosystem; 2.1 Wireless Standardization Process; 2.2 IEEE; 2.3 IETF; 2.4 3GPP; 2.5 3GPP2; 2.6 International Telecommunications Union; 2.6.1 International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 and International Mobile Telecommunications-Advanced; 2.7 Wi-Fi Alliance; 2.8 WiMAX Forum; 2.9 Bluetooth Special Interest Group; 2.10 Summary of The Wireless Ecosystem; Chapter 3: Wireless Personal Area Networks; 3.1 Bluetooth; 3.1.1 Bluetooth Low Energy; 3.1.2 Examples of Bluetooth Technology; 3.1.3 Bluetooth Performance; 3.2 ZigBee.

3.2.1 IEEE 802.15.43.2.2 ZigBee Alliance and Specification; 3.2.3 802.15.4 Performance; 3.3 Ultra Wideband; 3.3.1 UWB for Wireless Personal Area Networks; Chapter 4: Wireless Local Area Networks; 4.1 The Original 802.11 Specification; 4.1.1 An 802.11 Wireless Network; 4.1.2 The Original IEEE 802.11 Media Access Control; 4.1.3 The Original IEEE 802.11 PHY; 4.1.4 Deployment of Original IEEE 802.11; 4.2 IEEE 802.11b; 4.2.1 The IEEE 802.11b 5.5 Mbps HR-DSSS PHY; 4.2.2 IEEE 802.11b 5.5 Mbps HR-DSSS Receiver; 4.2.3 The IEEE 802.11b 11 Mbps HR-DSSS PHY; 4.2.4 IEEE 802.11b DSSS Frame Structure.

4.3 IEEE 802.11a4.3.1 OFDM PLCP Sublayer; 4.4 IEEE 802.11g; 4.5 IEEE 802.11e; 4.5.1 The IEEE 802.11e MAC; 4.5.2 The Hybrid Coordination Function; 4.5.3 QoS Support within the EDCF; 4.5.4 Channel Access in the EDCF; 4.6 IEEE 802.11n; 4.6.1 IEEE 802.11n PHY Enhancements; 4.6.2 MIMO; 4.6.3 Three Types of MIMO: Spatial Diversity, Spatial Multiplexing, and Beamforming; 4.6.4 Structure of a Channel; 4.6.5 802.11n Modulation and Coding Schemes; 4.6.6 IEEE 802.11n MAC Enhancements; 4.7 IEEE 802.11 Security Models; 4.7.1 Wired Equivalent Privacy; 4.7.2 802.11i; 4.7.3 Wi-Fi Protected Access.

4.8 Other WLAN Technologies4.8.1 HIPERLAN; 4.8.2 WAPI; 4.9 Performance of IEEE 802.11 WLAN Technologies; 4.9.1 Analytical Performance of Original IEEE 802.11 MAC; 4.9.2 Performance of the IEEE 802.11b PHY; 4.9.3 802.11g Performance; 4.9.4 IEEE 802.11a Performance; 4.9.5 Performance Variability of IEEE 802.11; 4.10 The Future Direction of IEEE 802.11; Additional Reading and Online Resources; Chapter 5: Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks; 5.1 Fixed WiMAX Technology Overview; 5.1.1 IEEE 802.16 Networking Overview; 5.1.2 IEEE 802.16 MAC; 5.1.3 IEEE 802.16 Physical Layer; 5.1.4 System Profiles.

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