© 2003

Mobile and Wireless Internet

Protocols, Algorithms and Systems

  • Kia Makki
  • Niki Pissinou
  • Kami Sam Makki
  • E. K. Park

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Sandra Thuel, Luca Salgarelli, Ramachandran Ramjee, Thomas La Porta
    Pages 1-19
  3. Sridhar Komandur, Spencer Dawkins, Jogen Pathak
    Pages 65-75
  4. Hyong S. Kim, Wee-Seng Soh
    Pages 77-108
  5. James Kempf
    Pages 109-132
  6. Sajal K. Das, Nilanjan Banerjee, Wu Wei, Smitha Ganeshan, Jogen Pathak
    Pages 133-163
  7. Jari Veijalainen, Alexandr Seleznyov, Oleksiy Mazhelis
    Pages 165-190
  8. J. J. Garcia-Luna-Aceves, Soumya Roy
    Pages 191-216
  9. Elias C. Efstathiou, George C. Polyzos
    Pages 217-243
  10. An-I Andy Wang, Geoffrey H. Kuenning, Peter Reiher
    Pages 245-262
  11. Yigal Bejerano, Israel Cidon, Joseph Seffi Naor
    Pages 263-304
  12. Mun Choon Chan, Thomas Y. C. Woo
    Pages 305-331
  13. Vijoy Pandey, Dipak Ghosal, Biswanath Mukherjee
    Pages 333-364
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 383-392

About this book


Recent advances in mobile and wireless communication and personal computer technology have created a new paradigm for information processing. Today, mobile and wireless communications exit in many forms, providing different types of services. Existing forms of mobile and wireless communications continue to experience rapid growth and new applications and approaches are being spawned at an increasing rate. Recently, the mobile and wireless Internet has become one of the most important issues in the telecommunications arena. The development of the mobile and wireless Internet is the evolution of several different technologies coming together to make the Internet more accessible. Technologies such as the Internet, wireless networks, and mobile computing have merged to form the mobile and wireless Internet. The mobile and wireless Internet extends traditional Internet and World Wide Web services to wireless devices such as cellular phones, Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) and notebooks. Mobile and wireless Internet c:an give users access to personalized information anytime and anywhere they need it, and thus empower them to make decisions more quickly, and bring them closer to friends, family, and work colleagues. Wireless data communication methods have been around for sometime.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Kia Makki
    • 1
  • Niki Pissinou
    • 1
  • Kami Sam Makki
    • 2
  • E. K. Park
    • 3
  1. 1.Telecommunications & Information Technology InstituteFlorida International UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Department of Information TechnologyQueensland University of TechnologyAustralia
  3. 3.School of Interdisciplinary Computing & EngineeringUniversity of Missouri — Kansas CityUSA

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