Wireless applications are definitely the next big thing in communications. Millions of people around the world use the Internet every day—to stay in touch with remote locations, follow the stock market, keep up with the news, check the weather, make travel plans, conduct business, shop, entertain themselves, and learn. The logical next step is the development of the wireless Internet, where cell phones, PDAs, and laptops let us receive and send e-mails, and perform all the activities that we are currently performing over the wireline Internet.
Filled with contributions from international experts, Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications describes basic concepts, current developments, and future trends in designing modern architectures. The book covers:
- Wireless local access techniques to the mobile Internet
- User mobility in IP networks
- Multimedia streaming over wireless Internet
- Quality of service issues
- Location management techniques and clustering architectures
- Wireless Internet security issues
- Bluetooth, CDMA, TDMA, Wireless Application Protocol, 802.11x, and more
- Different mobile and wireless Internet services
- Wireless Internet enterprise applications
- Mobile multimedia and graphics applications
- Mobile video telephony
- Wireless video surveillance
- Wireless applications in medicine
The scope of the information covered and the expertise of leading researchers and industry professionals combine to make Wireless Internet Handbook: Technologies, Standards, and Applications the definitive resource on architectures for the wireless Internet.
About the Editors
Borko Furht is a professor and chairman of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at Florida Atlantic University (FAU) in Boca Raton, Florida. Before joining FAU, he was a vice president of research and a senior director of development at Modcomp, a computer company of Daimler Benz, Germany, and a professor at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. Professor Furht received Ph.D. degrees in electrical and computer engineering from the University of Belgrade.
Mohammad Ilyas received his Ph.D degree from Queens’ University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. His doctoral research was about switching and flow control techniques in computer communications networks. He has been with the College of Engineering at Florida Atlantic University since 1983., where he is currently Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research.