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Selected topics in communication networks and distributed systems [electronic resource] / editors, Sudip Misra, Subhas Chandra Misra, Isaac Woungang.

Contributor(s): Misra, Sudip | Misra, Subhas Chandra | Woungang, Isaac.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, c2010Description: 1 online resource (vii, 799 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789812839442 (electronic bk.); 9812839445 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Wireless communication systems | Electronic data processing -- Distributed processing | Computer networks | Distributed operating systems (Computers) | Telecommunication systems | Computer science | Electrical engineering | Engineering | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- TelecommunicationsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Selected topics in communication networks and distributed systems.DDC classification: 621.3821 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Ch. 1. Mobility in wireless communication networks / Ronan Skehill ... [et al.] -- ch. 2. The multimedia broadcast/multicast service of the universal mobile telecommunications system / Antonios Alexiou ... [et al.] -- ch. 3. WIMAX/802.16 broadband wireless networks / Michel Barbeau, Paul Boone and Evangelos Kranakis -- ch. 4. The system framework and its application in a mobile RFID service network / Namje Park ... [et al.] -- ch. 5. Using neural networks in wireless man QoS architectures / Manjunath Ramachandra -- ch. 6. Using a statistical learning model and SVM for location management in WLANS / Abhishek Sisodia ... [et al.] -- ch. 7. Transmission power control for mobile ad hoc networks / Basel Alawieh, Chadi Assi and Hussein Mouftah -- ch. 8. Collision avoidance aware MAC protocols for multi-hop ad hoc networks : challenges, solutions and open issues / Basel Alawieh, Chadi Assi and Hussein Mouftah -- ch. 9. A cross layer DOA routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks / C. Mala, S. Vikram and N. P. Gopalan -- ch. 10. Pervasive service discovery protocol for power optimization in an ad hoc network / C. Mala, S. Sandeep Kumar and N. P. Gopalan -- ch. 11. Area coverage problems in wireless sensor networks /Bang Wang ... [et al.] -- ch. 12. Cognitive networks / Manuel Peralta ... [et al.] -- ch. 13. Routing and traffic management / El-Sayed M. El-Alfy -- ch. 14. Network management : a tutorial and survey / Hui Xu and Debao Xiao -- ch. 15. The principles of network monitoring / Monica Brockmeyer and Jawwad Shamsi -- ch. 16. Network information flow and its wireless applications / Jiaqing Huang and Tegegne Gobana -- ch. 17. A theoretical model for grid, cluster and internet computing / Mark Burgin and Marc L. Smith -- ch. 18. Dataflow computations on enterprise grids / Chao Jin and Rajkumar Buyya -- ch. 19. Grid-based computing platform for large-scale online applications / K. L. Eddie Law and Y. C. Allen Yu -- ch. 20. Adaptive multimedia transmission over the internet / Christos Bouras and Apostolos Gkamas -- ch. 21. Analyzing bandwidth usage in a distributed processing environment / Dennis Guster ... [et al.] -- ch. 22. Intrusion detection in networks and applications / Kapil Kumar Gupta, Baikunth Nath and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao -- ch. 23. Security in mobile ad hoc networks / Venkat Balakrishnan, Vijay Varadharajan and Uday Tupakula -- ch. 24. identity management in mobile communication systems / Silke Holtmanns, Guenther Horn and Wolf-Dietrich Moeller -- ch. 25. Proactive models for mitigating internet denial-of-service/distributed denial-of-service attacks / H. R. Nagesh and K. Chandra Sekaran.
Summary: Communication networks and distributed system technologies are undergoing rapid advancements. The last few years have experienced a steep growth in research on different aspects in these areas. Even though these areas hold great promise for our future, there are several challenges that need to be addressed. This review volume discusses important issues in selected emerging and matured topics in communication networks and distributed systems. It will be a valuable reference for students, instructors, researchers, engineers and strategists in this field.
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Ch. 1. Mobility in wireless communication networks / Ronan Skehill ... [et al.] -- ch. 2. The multimedia broadcast/multicast service of the universal mobile telecommunications system / Antonios Alexiou ... [et al.] -- ch. 3. WIMAX/802.16 broadband wireless networks / Michel Barbeau, Paul Boone and Evangelos Kranakis -- ch. 4. The system framework and its application in a mobile RFID service network / Namje Park ... [et al.] -- ch. 5. Using neural networks in wireless man QoS architectures / Manjunath Ramachandra -- ch. 6. Using a statistical learning model and SVM for location management in WLANS / Abhishek Sisodia ... [et al.] -- ch. 7. Transmission power control for mobile ad hoc networks / Basel Alawieh, Chadi Assi and Hussein Mouftah -- ch. 8. Collision avoidance aware MAC protocols for multi-hop ad hoc networks : challenges, solutions and open issues / Basel Alawieh, Chadi Assi and Hussein Mouftah -- ch. 9. A cross layer DOA routing protocol for mobile ad hoc networks / C. Mala, S. Vikram and N. P. Gopalan -- ch. 10. Pervasive service discovery protocol for power optimization in an ad hoc network / C. Mala, S. Sandeep Kumar and N. P. Gopalan -- ch. 11. Area coverage problems in wireless sensor networks /Bang Wang ... [et al.] -- ch. 12. Cognitive networks / Manuel Peralta ... [et al.] -- ch. 13. Routing and traffic management / El-Sayed M. El-Alfy -- ch. 14. Network management : a tutorial and survey / Hui Xu and Debao Xiao -- ch. 15. The principles of network monitoring / Monica Brockmeyer and Jawwad Shamsi -- ch. 16. Network information flow and its wireless applications / Jiaqing Huang and Tegegne Gobana -- ch. 17. A theoretical model for grid, cluster and internet computing / Mark Burgin and Marc L. Smith -- ch. 18. Dataflow computations on enterprise grids / Chao Jin and Rajkumar Buyya -- ch. 19. Grid-based computing platform for large-scale online applications / K. L. Eddie Law and Y. C. Allen Yu -- ch. 20. Adaptive multimedia transmission over the internet / Christos Bouras and Apostolos Gkamas -- ch. 21. Analyzing bandwidth usage in a distributed processing environment / Dennis Guster ... [et al.] -- ch. 22. Intrusion detection in networks and applications / Kapil Kumar Gupta, Baikunth Nath and Kotagiri Ramamohanarao -- ch. 23. Security in mobile ad hoc networks / Venkat Balakrishnan, Vijay Varadharajan and Uday Tupakula -- ch. 24. identity management in mobile communication systems / Silke Holtmanns, Guenther Horn and Wolf-Dietrich Moeller -- ch. 25. Proactive models for mitigating internet denial-of-service/distributed denial-of-service attacks / H. R. Nagesh and K. Chandra Sekaran.

Communication networks and distributed system technologies are undergoing rapid advancements. The last few years have experienced a steep growth in research on different aspects in these areas. Even though these areas hold great promise for our future, there are several challenges that need to be addressed. This review volume discusses important issues in selected emerging and matured topics in communication networks and distributed systems. It will be a valuable reference for students, instructors, researchers, engineers and strategists in this field.

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