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Computer Science - Communication Networks | Guide to Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Guide to Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

Misra, Sudip, Woungang, Isaac, Misra, Subhas Chandra (Eds.)

2009

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  • Contributions from leading experts in the field of wireless communication technology
  • Chapters contain in-depth descriptions of the terminologies and concepts, to provide a wide-ranging, comprehensive volume on the latest trends in ad hoc and ubiquitous computing
  • Reports on the rapid advancements in the wireless communication technologies

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

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Mobile ad hoc networks - Mobility management - Multihop wireless networks - Routing - Security and trust - Self-organization - Vehicular ad hoc networks - trust management - wireless ad-hoc network

Related subjects » Communication Networks - Signals & Communication

Table of contents 

Properties of Wireless Multihop Networks in Theory and Practice.- Self-Configuring, Self-Organizing, and Self-Healing Schemes in Mobile 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 MANETs: Exploit the Positive Impacts of Mobility.- 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.- Trust Management in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks.- Vehicular Ad Hoc Networks.- Integration of Mobile Ad Hoc Networks into IP-Based Access Networks.

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