Guide to Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Editor Sudip Misra

Springer | February 20, 2009 | Hardcover

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Wireless ad-hoc network communication technologies have experienced a steep growth in research and significant advancements in recent times due to their important advantages. These benefits help to set-up a network fast in situations where there is no existing network set-up, or when setting up a fixed infrastructure network is considered infeasible. However, there are challenges that still need to be addressed. This indispensable guidebook provides a comprehensive resource on the new ideas and results in the areas of mobile ad-hoc networks and other ad-hoc computing systems in the wireless communication technology field. Wireless ad-hoc networks are explored by leading experts in the field from both academia and industry, with discussions on various challenges in varied environments, standards, routing mechanisms, etc. This reader-friendly, broad-ranging text features in-depth descriptions of terminologies and concepts related to the diverse subject areas germane to wireless ad hoc communication. Features: . Provides an accessible, comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art technology of wireless ad-hoc networks . Includes reader-friendly discussions for practitioners, directions for future research, and helpful lists of terms and definitions . Offers a set of summary questions at the end of each chapter to help readers assess their understanding of the various concepts . Presents insight into the practical significance of these topics in real-world scenarios . Designed, in structure and content, to aid the learning process with the intension of making the book useful at all learning levels . Supplies supportive PowerPoint presentation slides and solutions to aid lecturers at www.springer.com/978-1-84800-327-9 This wide-ranging and highly useful guide will be a valuable reference/text in the field for researchers, engineers and strategists needing to know about this technology. It is also an ideal textbook for graduate students wishing to learn more about the topic. Key Topics: . Routing . Mobility Management . Quality of Service Support . Congestion Control . Security . Trust Management

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 632 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.39 in

Published: February 20, 2009

Publisher: Springer

Language: English

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ISBN - 10: 1848003277

ISBN - 13: 9781848003279

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Guide to Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Editor Sudip Misra

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 632 pages, 9.25 × 6.1 × 0.39 in

Published: February 20, 2009

Publisher: Springer

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1848003277

ISBN - 13: 9781848003279

About the Book

This is a comprehensive guide to the latest trends in ad hoc and ubiquitous computing. It features in-depth descriptions of terminologies and concepts related to the diverse subject areas in wireless communication, and reports on rapid advancements.

Table of Contents

From the contents Properties of Wireless Multihop Networks in Theory and Practice.- Self-configuring, Self-organizing, and Self-healing Schemes in Mobile and Ad Hoc Networks.- Cooperation in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Multicasting in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Broadcast in Ad Hoc Networks.- Geographic Routing in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Formal Verification of Routing Protocols for Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Mobility Management in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Mobility Models for Ad Hoc Networks.- Models for Realistic Mobility and Radio Wave Propagation for Ad-hoc Network Simulations.- Quality of Service Support in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Delay Management in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Address Allocation Mechanisms for Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Congestion Control in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Security in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks.- Intrusion Detection in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Security Threats in Ad Hoc Routing Protocols.

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Wireless ad-hoc network communication technologies have experienced a steep growth in research and significant advancements in recent times due to their important advantages. These benefits help to set-up a network fast in situations where there is no existing network set-up, or when setting up a fixed infrastructure network is considered infeasible. However, there are challenges that still need to be addressed. This indispensable guidebook provides a comprehensive resource on the new ideas and results in the areas of mobile ad-hoc networks and other ad-hoc computing systems in the wireless communication technology field. Wireless ad-hoc networks are explored by leading experts in the field from both academia and industry, with discussions on various challenges in varied environments, standards, routing mechanisms, etc. This reader-friendly, broad-ranging text features in-depth descriptions of terminologies and concepts related to the diverse subject areas germane to wireless ad hoc communication. Features: . Provides an accessible, comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art technology of wireless ad-hoc networks . Includes reader-friendly discussions for practitioners, directions for future research, and helpful lists of terms and definitions . Offers a set of summary questions at the end of each chapter to help readers assess their understanding of the various concepts . Presents insight into the practical significance of these topics in real-world scenarios . Designed, in structure and content, to aid the learning process with the intension of making the book useful at all learning levels . Supplies supportive PowerPoint presentation slides and solutions to aid lecturers at www.springer.com/978-1-84800-327-9 This wide-ranging and highly useful guide will be a valuable reference/text in the field for researchers, engineers and strategists needing to know about this technology. It is also an ideal textbook for graduate students wishing to learn more about the topic. Key Topics: . Routing . Mobility Management . Quality of Service Support . Congestion Control . Security . Trust Management

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Wireless ad-hoc network communication technologies have experienced a steep growth in research and significant advancements in recent times due to their important advantages. These benefits help to set-up a network fast in situations where there is no existing network set-up, or when setting up a fixed infrastructure network is considered infeasible. However, there are challenges that still need to be addressed. This indispensable guidebook provides a comprehensive resource on the new ideas and results in the areas of mobile ad-hoc networks and other ad-hoc computing systems in the wireless communication technology field. Wireless ad-hoc networks are explored by leading experts in the field from both academia and industry, with discussions on various challenges in varied environments, standards, routing mechanisms, etc. This reader-friendly, broad-ranging text features in-depth descriptions of terminologies and concepts related to the diverse subject areas germane to wireless ad hoc communication. Features: . Provides an accessible, comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art technology of wireless ad-hoc networks . Includes reader-friendly discussions for practitioners, directions for future research, and helpful lists of terms and definitions . Offers a set of summary questions at the end of each chapter to help readers assess their understanding of the various concepts . Presents insight into the practical significance of these topics in real-world scenarios . Designed, in structure and content, to aid the learning process with the intention of making the book useful at all learning levels . Supplies supportive PowerPoint presentation slides and solutions to aid lecturers at www.springer.com/978-1-84800-327-9 This wide-ranging and highly useful guide will be a valuable reference/text in the field for researchers, engineers and strategists needing to know about this technology. It is also an ideal textbook for graduate students wishing to learn more about the topic. Key Topics: . Routing . Mobility Management . Quality of Service Support . Congestion Control . Security . Trust Management

Editorial Reviews

From the reviews: "This book delivers a useful addition to the already rich body of knowledge on wireless ad hoc networks. . targets mainly the student community. . Sections on future research and ''thoughts for practitioners'' provided in each chapter make the book an interesting read for those who work in the research community, as well. . the editor''s have tackled the breadth versus depth dilemma in a balanced manner, making this book a useful reference for students, instructors, and practitioners alike." (Alessandro Berni, ACM Computing Reviews, December, 2009)
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