Category Archives: Technology & Engineering / Mobile & Wireless Communications

Wireless Network Security

This book identifies vulnerabilities in the physical layer, the MAC layer, the IP layer, the transport layer, and the application layer, of wireless networks, and discusses ways to strengthen security mechanisms and services. Topics covered include intrusion detection, secure PHY/MAC/routing protocols, attacks and prevention, immunization, key management, secure group communications and multicast, secure location services,… Read More »

Fundamentals of Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks

Theory and Algorithms

Resource Allocation and Cross-layer Control in Wireless Networks

Information flow in a telecommunication network is accomplished through the interaction of mechanisms at various design layers with the end goal of supporting the information exchange needs of the applications. In wireless networks in particular, the different layers interact in a nontrivial manner in order to support information transfer. Resource Allocation and Cross Layer Control… Read More »

Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks

Wireless video communications encompass a broad range of issues and opportunities that serve as the catalyst for technical innovations. To disseminate the most recent advances in this challenging yet exciting field, Advanced Video Communications over Wireless Networks provides an in-depth look at the fundamentals, recent technical achievements, challenges, and emerging trends in mobile and wireless… Read More »

Cognitive Wireless Networks

Concepts, Methodologies and Visions Inspiring the Age of Enlightenment of Wireless Communications

Fundamentals of Voice-Quality Engineering in Wireless Networks

Network operators are faced with the challenge of maximizing the quality of voice transmissions in wireless communications without impairing speech or data transmission. This book provides a comprehensive survey of voice quality algorithms, features, interactions, and trade-offs, at the device and system level. Using a practitioner rather than algorithm-designer angle, this book is unique. It… Read More »