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High-Performance Networks, Personal Communications and Mobile Computing

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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xx
  2. High-Performance Networks of the 1990s

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 3-24
    3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 54-78
  3. Software and Hardware for Personal Communications Systems

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 107-107
    2. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 109-139
    3. Dimitris N. Chorafas
      Pages 140-167
  4. Research, Development and Implementation of Systems Solutions

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 312-340

About this book


Many professionals in the technology industry are seeking new solutions beyond the confines of the more traditional type software tools, network design solutions and distributed systems applications. The aim of this book is to provide for them a much needed upgrade of knowledge and skills by addressing the developing technical and business perspectives which have emerged from the deregulation of telecommunications, including issues connected to costs and tariffs. It also addresses a comprehensible introduction to the research, development and implementation of agents. Based on thorough research undertaken from 1993-96 in the United States, Europe and Japan, much practical material is included, with both comprehensive examples and case studies.


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About the authors

Dimitris N. Chorafas served on the faculty of the Catholic University of America and as Visiting Professor at Washington State University, George Washington University, University of Vermont, University of Florida, and Georgia Institute of Technology in the United States, as well as the University of Alberta, Technical University of Karlsruhe, Ecole d'Etudes Industrielles de l'Université de Genève, Ecole Polytechnic Fédérale de Lausanne, Polish Academy of Sciences and Russian Academy of Sciences. More than 8,000 banking, industrial and government executives participated in his seminars in the United States, England, Germany, Italy, other European countries, Asia and Latin America. Chorafas is the author of 160 books, translated into several languages world-wide.

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