Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks [electronic resource] : Architectures and Protocols / edited by Ekram Hossain.Material type: TextLanguage: English Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2009Description: XXVIII, 460 p. online resourceContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780387097770Subject(s): Engineering | Computer network architectures | Computer Communication Networks | Microwaves | Telecommunication | Engineering | Communications Engineering, Networks | Computer Communication Networks | Microwaves, RF and Optical Engineering | Computer Systems Organization and Communication NetworksAdditional physical formats: Printed edition:: No titleOnline resources: Click here to access online
Integration of Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks -- Integration of Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks with IP-based Core Networks: The Path to Telco 2.0 -- Architectures and Protocols for Dynamic Spectrum Sharing in HeterogeneousWireless Access Networks -- Cognitive Radio Techniques in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks -- Radio Resource Management for Heterogeneous Wireless Access -- Radio Resource Management and Admission Control in Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks -- Vertical Handoff and Mobility Management for Seamless Integration of HeterogeneousWireless Access Technologies -- Network Selection for HeterogeneousWireless Access Networks -- Modeling and Performance Analysis of Voice Admission Control in Next Generation Heterogeneous Mobile Networks -- Energy Saving Aspects for Mobile Device Exploiting Heterogeneous Wireless Networks -- QoS Aware Routing in HeterogeneousWireless Access Networks -- Congestion Control in the Wired Cum Wireless Internet -- Adaptive Solutions for Quality Oriented Multimedia Streaming in Heterogeneous Network Environments -- Differentiated Pricing Policies in Heterogeneous Wireless Networks -- Content Discovery in Heterogeneous Mobile Networks -- Wireless Networks Test-beds: When Heterogeneity Plays with Us.
Heterogeneous Wireless Access Networks provides a unified view of the state-of-the-art protocols and architectures for heterogeneous wireless networking. The chapters cover both the theoretical concepts and system-level implementation issues related to design, analysis, and optimization of architectures and protocols for heterogeneous wireless access networks. The readers will find a rich set of references at the end of each chapter to be very valuable. The book is an important resource for both researchers and practitioners in the field of wireless networks.