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Wireless networks [electronic resource] : from the physical layer to communication, computing, sensing, and control /
edited by Giorgio Franceschetti and Sabatino Stornelli.
imprint
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2006.
description
xxviii, 326 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0123694264 (alk. paper), 9780123694263 (alk. paper)
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Book
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imprint
Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, c2006.
isbn
0123694264 (alk. paper)
9780123694263 (alk. paper)
restrictions
Licensed for access by U. of T. users.
general note
Lectures presented in Capri, Italy, fall of 2004.
catalogue key
8617936
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Giorgio Franceschetti is currently Adjunct Professor at UCLA, Distinguished Visiting Scientist at JPL and Lecturer at the University of Delft, The Netherlands, in Satellite Navigation Sabatino Stornelli is currently CEO of Seicos and of Selex-SeMa, both Finmeccanica Companies operating in the area of Telecommunication Services for Security
Summaries
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This multidisciplinary volume originates from lectures presented at a short course on wireless communications in Capri, Italy. This globally attended conference has produced an exceptional book written by pioneers in the field. Lecturers at Capri included pillars in the fields of electromagnetics, communications, information technology and mathematics. As communications technology becomes increasingly wireless, an interdisciplinary viewpoint is necessary for professionals to correct problems and avoid others before they occur. Wireless Networks covers critical technology within WLAN, ad hoc networks, data distribution, TV, radio, and personal mobile devices. As networks cross this open wireless frontier, engineers face increased difficulty securing its malleable boundaries. This book discusses security solutions such as sensor technology that prevent unwanted intrusion. Connectivity is also addressed, featuring chapters on antennas, bandwidth and frequencies. Editors Giorgio Franceschetti and Sabatino Stornelli have done a great service to the wireless communications community in creating a compendium that delivers this spectrum of essential information in one reference. KEY FEATURES *Presents a uniquely panoramic view of wireless networks with viewpoints from engineering, computing, and mathematics *The technology is discussed in theory as well as in practice to help engineers design and modify networks *Globally recognized experts share their critical insight on sensor technology, transferring protocol, ad-hoc networks, and more
Bowker Data Service Summary
'Wireless Networks' covers critical technology within WLAN, ad hoc networks, data distribution, TV, radio, and personal mobile devices. It discusses security solutions, such as sensor technology that prevent unwanted intrusion. Connectivity is also addressed, featuring chapters on antennas, bandwidth and frequencies.
Main Description
Awarded by the International Calabria's Prize! This multidisciplinary volume originates from lectures presented at a short course on wireless communications in Capri, Italy. This globally attended conference has produced an exceptional book written by pioneers in the field. Lecturers at Capri included pillars in the fields of electromagnetics, communications, information technology and mathematics. As communications technology becomes increasingly wireless, an interdisciplinary viewpoint is necessary for professionals to correct problems and avoid others before they occur. Wireless Networks covers critical technology within WLAN, ad hoc networks, data distribution, TV, radio, and personal mobile devices. As networks become wireless, engineers face increased difficulty securing its malleable boundaries. This book discusses security solutions such as sensor technology that prevent unwanted intrusion. Connectivity is also addressed, featuring chapters on antennas, bandwidth and frequencies. Editors Franceschetti and Stornelli have done a great service to the wireless communications community in creating a compendium that delivers this spectrum of essential information in one reference. *Presents a uniquely panoramic view of wireless networks with viewpoints from engineering, computing, and mathematics *The technology is discussed in theory as well as in practice to help engineers design and modify networks *Globally recognized experts share their critical insight on sensor technology, transfering protocol, ad-hoc networks, and more
Table of Contents
Forewordp. xv
Prefacep. xvii
About the Authorsp. xxiii
Wireless Networks and Their Contextp. 1
Introductionp. 1
The Scenariop. 3
The Playersp. 6
Concluding Remarksp. 11
The Wireless Communications Physical Layerp. 13
Historical Perspectivesp. 13
Digital Communication Basicsp. 14
Complex Baseband Representation of Bandpass Signalsp. 15
Digital Transmissionp. 18
Performance Metrics for Digital Communicationp. 19
Some Limits on Performance of Digital Communication Systemsp. 22
Optimum Demodulationp. 24
Discussionp. 28
Orthogonal Modulationsp. 29
Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexingp. 29
Orthogonal Code Division Multiplexingp. 32
Binary Stream Modulationp. 35
Orthogonal Modulations with Memoryp. 37
Propagation in Wireless Channelsp. 40
Free Space Propagationp. 41
Multipath Propagationp. 46
Gaussian Modeling of Multipath Channelsp. 49
The Selectivity of Wireless Channelsp. 51
Frequency Selectivityp. 52
Spatial Selectivityp. 57
Time Selectivityp. 63
Summary of Channel Characteristicsp. 66
Physical Models of Wireless Systemsp. 68
Time-Flat Frequency-Flat (TF/FF) Channelsp. 70
Time-Varying Frequency-Flat (TV/FF) Channelsp. 72
Time-Flat Frequency-Varying (TF/FV) Channelsp. 73
Receiver-Space-Varying Frequency-Flat (RSV/FF) Channelp. 73
Transmitter-Receiver Space-Varying Frequency-Flat (TRSV/FF) Channelp. 74
Paradigms for Wireless Communicationp. 75
Modern Wireless Communicationp. 77
Capacity of the SISO Channelp. 79
Capacity of the SISO Varying Channelp. 82
Capacity of the RSV/TF/FF Channelp. 83
MIMO Capacityp. 86
Conclusionp. 90
Handset Communication Antennas Including Human Interactionsp. 95
Introductionp. 95
Mobile Communication Systemsp. 95
Antenna Designs for Handsetsp. 98
Interaction with the Humanp. 99
Objectives of this Chapterp. 100
Overview of Popular Handset Antennasp. 102
RF System Introductionp. 102
External Antennasp. 103
Internal Antennasp. 106
Non-Cellular Antennasp. 107
Key Electrical Parameters in Handset Antenna Designsp. 109
Integration of Multiple Antennasp. 111
Dual-Band PIFA Designp. 112
PIFA and Whip Antenna Combinationp. 113
PIFA and GPS IFA Combinationp. 124
Human Interaction in Handset Antenna Designp. 134
Human Head Effect on Handset Antennasp. 135
SAR Consideration in Handset Antenna Designsp. 139
SAR Reduction with a GPS IFAp. 144
Total Radiated Power (TRP)p. 146
Definition of TRPp. 147
PIFA Models in the 1900MHz Bandp. 148
SAR and TRPp. 151
Conclusionp. 154
Wireless Channel Modelp. 161
Introductionp. 161
The Deterministic Approachp. 162
The Stochastic Approachp. 164
The Deterministic Geometrical Model (DGM)p. 165
Input Datap. 166
Output Datap. 168
Rays Propagation, Reflection, and Diffractionp. 169
Resultsp. 172
The Stochastic Environment Modelp. 172
The Large-Scatterers Model (SELM)p. 176
The Small-Scatterers Model (SESM)p. 177
Analytic Resultsp. 178
Validationp. 182
Conclusionp. 184
Ad Hoc Wireless Networksp. 187
Introduction and Definitionsp. 187
Wireless Evolutionp. 187
Ad Hoc Network Characteristicsp. 189
Wireless Network Taxonomyp. 191
Ad Hoc Network Applicationsp. 192
The Battlefieldp. 193
Opportunistic Ad Hoc Networking in the Urban Grid and on Campusp. 196
Design Challengesp. 198
Mobility and Scalingp. 199
Cross Layer Interactionp. 199
The Rest of this Chapterp. 200
Overview of Scalable Ad Hoc Routing Protocolsp. 201
Routing in a Flat Network Address Structurep. 203
Hierarchical Routing Protocolsp. 210
Geographic Position Information Assisted Routingp. 218
The MINUTEMAN Projectp. 224
Scalable Routing in MINUTEMANp. 228
Backbone Node Deployment and Clusteringp. 229
Random Competition-Based Clusteringp. 230
Multihop Clusteringp. 232
Scalable Routing: LANMARp. 232
LANMAR in the MBNp. 232
Mobile IP Routing from the Internetp. 234
Simulation Experimentsp. 234
Cluster Stabilityp. 235
Routing Algorithm Performancep. 236
Related Workp. 237
Conclusionp. 238
Sensor Networksp. 243
Introductionp. 243
Motivationp. 243
Measured Data and Network Characteristicsp. 244
Metricsp. 245
Related Workp. 246
Main Contributions and Organization of the Chapterp. 248
Backgroundp. 248
Problem Settingp. 250
Network Modelp. 250
Signal Modelp. 251
Data Gathering of Spatially Correlated Random Processesp. 252
Lossless Data Gatheringp. 252
Node Placementp. 266
Lossy Data Gatheringp. 267
Remarksp. 272
Data Gathering of Spatio-Temporal Processesp. 273
Problem Setupp. 275
One-Dimensional Networkp. 276
Two-Dimensional Modelp. 282
Numerical Simulationsp. 284
Remarksp. 285
Conclusionp. 286
Wireless Networks and the Expected Next Revolution in Information Technologyp. 289
Introductionp. 289
The Wireless Mediump. 290
The Capacity and Architecture of Wireless Networksp. 296
Protocols for Ad Hoc Networksp. 302
Power Controlp. 303
Routingp. 305
Medium Access Controlp. 307
In-Network Processing for Function Computation in Sensor Networksp. 310
Networked Controlp. 312
Indexp. 319
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