Education and research in the field of telecommunications and networking can prove problematic without the proper resources and tools on the most relevant issues, trends, and advancements.
Selected Readings on Telecommunications and Networking supplements course instruction and student research with quality chapters focused on key issues concerning the planning, design, maintenance, and management of telecommunications and networking technologies. Containing over 30 chapters from authors across the globe, these selected readings in areas such as collaborative technologies, virtual teams, and wireless systems depict the most relevant and important areas of classroom discussion within the categories of Fundamental Concepts and Theories; Development and Design Methodologies; Tools and Technologies; Application and Utilization; Critical Issues; and Emerging Trends.
About the Author
Jairo Gutierrez is a Senior Lecturer in Information Systems at the University of Auckland and coordinator of its Cisco Networking Academy Program. He teaches data communications and computer networking. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Business Data Communications and Networking (IGI Global). His current research topics are in network management systems, viable business models for mobile commerce, programmable networks, and Quality of Service issues associated with Internet protocols. He received a Systems and Computer Engineering degree from The University of The Andes (Colombia, 1983), a Masters degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University (1985), and a Ph.D. (1997) in Information Systems from The University of Auckland (New Zealand).
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