802.11 Demystified by James LaRocca802.11 Demystified by James LaRocca

802.11 Demystified

byJames LaRocca

Paperback | June 10, 2002

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The 802.11 wireless LAN standard signals breakthrough possibilities in dialing for dollars and technical brilliance. 802.11 DEMYSTIFIED gives anyone in the wireless game--or the enterprise--the lowdown on where the standard fits in the technical and business hierarchy.

* Covers all "flavors" of 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, etc.
* Technical information clarified for confident product, service, and implementation choices
* Behind the standard's popularity surge
* Bottom-line costs, competitors, regulatory issues, prospects, compatibility, and interoperability.

James LaRocca (Plano, TX) has more than 20 years of experience in telecommunications. Currently with Agilent Technologies, he has participated in the development and deployment of wireless telephony, data network services, and distributed computing. Jim also has a Masters of Library Science.
Title:802.11 DemystifiedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9.1 × 7.3 × 0.84 inPublished:June 10, 2002Publisher:McGraw-Hill (Health Professions Division)Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071385282

ISBN - 13:9780071385282

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Table of Contents



Chapter 1: 802.11 -- Bridging the Gap

Chapter 2: The IEEE 802.11 Alphabet Spelled Out

Chapter 3: IEEE 802.11 Wireless Relatives

Chapter 4: Trade Groups and Chipmakers

Chapter 5: Equipment Makers and Carriers

Chapter 6: Physical Concepts and Architecture

Chapter 7: Medium Access Control (MAC) Concepts and Architecture

Chapter 8: Wireless LAN (WLAN) Security

Chapter 9: Implementation

Chapter 10: Applications

Appendix A



Editorial Reviews

Offering technical information necessary for understanding and examining wireless LAN technology standards, this book is indispensable for network planners, IT executives, technology product managers, application designers, and technical sales and marketing representatives. The text covers the strengths, and weaknesses of 802.11; and addresses in underlying technology including RF implementations, network topologies, and mobility management, as well as data security.