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Springer Professional Computing
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Pervasive Computing

The Mobile World

Authors: Hansmann, U., Merk, L., Nicklous, M.S., Stober, Th.

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Pervasive Computing

describes a new class of mobile computing devices which are becoming omnipresent in everyday life. Handhelds, phones and manifold embedded systems make information access easily available for everyone from anywhere at any time. But Pervasive Computing is far more than just fancy devices: A powerful wireless communication infrastructure extends the reach of enterprise networks to mobile clients. Web services and portal servers offer flexible gateways to the back-end server systems and their data. And finally, a variety of new mobile solutions and services take advantage of the possibilities and feature mobility, connectivity, and ease-of-use.

Key Topics

This book is a guide to the world of Pervasive Computing. It explains

- variety of devices, including handheld computers, mobile phones,entertainment systems, smart cards, embedded controls, as well as intelligent automotive equipment.

- wired and wireless communication technology based on common standards, such as Internet protocols, WAP, UMTS, GPRS, Bluetooth, and i-mode

- back-end server infrastructure featuring portal servers, web services, data synchronisation, device management, and transcoding

Features & Benefits

- Introduces the fundamental principles of mobile computing

- Examines today's device technology

- Provides an indepth knowledge on mobile communication and wireless networking

- Describes the variety of mobile services and applications

Quotes

"Very good coverage of Pervasive Computing - ranging from the device level up to the server. They cover the range with authority and state-of-the-art knowledge." (Peter Thompson, Senior Software Engineer, Starfish Software)

"This book is a comprehensive survey covering many of today's hottest technologies. If you need to understand the components involved in building Pervasive Computing solutions, start here." (Frank Dawson, Consulting Engineer / Senior Technical Staff Member, Lotus Development Corporation)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Pervasive Computing
Book Subtitle
The Mobile World
Authors
Series Title
Springer Professional Computing
Copyright
2003
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-00218-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-05525-6
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XX, 448
Number of Illustrations
211 b/w illustrations
Additional Information
Original published as a monograph
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