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Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing #57: Emerging Wireless LANs, Wireless Pans, and Wireless Mans: IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15, 802.16 Wireless Standard Familyby Yang (edt) Xiao
Synopses & Reviews
A thoroughly up-to-date resource on IEEE 802 wireless standards
Readers can turn to this book for complete coverage of the current and emerging IEEE 802 wireless standards/drafts, including:
Emerging Wireless LANs, Wireless PANs, and Wireless MANs is a unique, convenient resource for engineers, scientists, and researchers in academia and industry. It also serves as a valuable textbook for related courses at the upper-undergraduate and graduate levels.
This book introduces and explains current and emerging IEEE 802 wireless standards/drafts to readers, including IEEE wireless standards (Wireless LANs; Wireless PANs; and Wireless MANs. It also provides information on MAC (medium Access control) and the Physical layer protocols for all these standards/drafts with an emphasis on channel access and power management.
About the Author
Yang Xiao, PhD, is a Professor in the Department of Computer Science at The University of Alabama. He is a Senior Member of the IEEE and currently serves as Editor in Chief of International Journal of Security and Networks (IJSN), International Journal of Sensor Networks (IJSNet), and International Journal of Telemedicine and Applications (IJTA). His areas of research include security, telemedicine, sensor networks, and wireless networks. He has published more than 300 papers in major journals, refereed conference proceedings, and books related to the aforementioned areas.
Yi Pan, PhD, is a Yamacraw Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Georgia State University. His research interests include parallel and distributed computing, optical networks, wireless networks, and bioinformatics. His work on computing using reconfigurable optical buses has inspired extensive subsequent work by many researchers, and his research results have been cited by more than 100 researchers worldwide. He is a co-holder of three U.S. patents (pending) and five provisional patents; has coedited eleven books or conference proceedings; and has published more than 130 research papers.
Table of Contents
Part I: IEEE 802.11 WIRELESS LANS.
Chapter 1: IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control and Physical Layers.
Chapter 2: A Framework for Decentralized Wireless LAN Resource Management.
Chapter 3: Incentive Issues in IEEE 802.11x Wireless Networks.
Chapter 4: Capacity and rate adaptation in IEEE 802.11 wireless LANs.
Part II: IEEE 802.15.1 BLUETOOTH and IEEE 802.15.2.
Chapter 5: An Overview on IEEE 802.15.1 Medium Access Control and Physical Layers.
Chapter 6: An Overview on IEEE 802.15.2: Coexistence of wireless personal area networks with other unlicensed frequency bands operating wireless devices.
Chapter 7: Coexistence of Bluetooth Piconets and Wireless LAN.
Part III: IEEE 802.15.3 WIRELESS PANS.
Chapter 8: Frame Format, Channel Access, and Piconet Operation of IEEE 802.15.3 Wireless PANs.
Chapter 9: Power Management and Security of IEEE 802.15.3 Wireless PANs.
Chapter 10: Performance evaluation and optimization of IEEE 802.15.3 piconets.
Chapter 11: Performance Analysis of MB-OFDM UWB Systems.
Chapter 12: A Distributed Solution for Resource Allocation in Ultra-Wideband Wireless PANs.
Part IV: IEEE 802.15.4 and 802.15.5 WIRELESS PANS.
Chapter 13: IEEE 802.15.4 Medium Access Control and Physical Layers.
Chapter 14: Performance Analysis for IEEE 802.15.4 Wireless Personal Area Networks.
Chapter 15: Data Transmission and Beacon Scheduling in Low Rate Wireless Mesh Personal Area Networks.
Chapter 16: Impact of reliable and secure sensing on cluster lifetime in IEEE 802.15.4 networks.
Chapter 17: IEEE 802.15.5 - the recommended practice for WPAN mesh network (Low data rate).
Chapter 18: Power Saving algorithms on IEEE 802.15.4 for Wireless sensor networks.
Part V: IEEE 802.16 WIRELESS MANS.
Chapter 19: IEEE 802.16 Medium Access Control and Physical Layers.
Chapter 20: QOS support for WiMAX.
Chapter 21: Subchannel Allocation and Connection Admission Control in OFDMA-Based IEEE 802.16/WiMAXCompliant Infrastructure Wireless Mesh Networks.
Chapter 22: Universal Authentication and Billing Architecture for Wireless MANs.
Chapter 23: Scheduling Algorithms for WiMAX Networks: Simulator Development and Performance Study.
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