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Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing.


Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing

Koushik Sinha, Sasthi C. Ghosh, and Bhabani P. Sinha

CRC Press


519 pages




This text introduces the basic concepts of wireless networks and mobile computing, incorporating recent research and challenging problems. It describes different types of wireless networks, including wi-fi, ZigBee, cellular mobile, ad hoc, cognitive radio, wireless mesh, and wireless sensor networks, followed by discussion of mobility, bandwidth, and node location management issues; message communication techniques and protocols in ad hoc networks; wireless local area networks; the placement of base stations in a cellular network and deployment of sensor nodes in wireless sensor networks; energy-efficient communication, with emphasis on physical, MAC (media access control), and network layers; and security aspects, including authentication, jamming, intrusion detection, and stream cipher generation. ([umlaut] Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR)

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