Wireless Communications and Networks / Edition 1

Wireless Communications and Networks / Edition 1

by William Stallings
     
 

This comprehensive, well-organized text covers wireless communication and networks, and the rapidly growing associated technologies—the most exciting areas in the overall communications field. It explores the key topics in the following general categories: technology and architecture, network type, design approaches, and applications. An emphasis on specific… See more details below

Overview

This comprehensive, well-organized text covers wireless communication and networks, and the rapidly growing associated technologies—the most exciting areas in the overall communications field. It explores the key topics in the following general categories: technology and architecture, network type, design approaches, and applications. An emphasis on specific wireless standards reflects the importance of such standards in defining the available products and future research directions in this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780130408648
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
596
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 9.48(h) x 1.05(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

1: Introduction
I: Technical Background
2: Transmission Fundamentals
3: Communication Networks
4: Protocols and the TCP/IP Suite

II: Wireless Communication Technology
5: Antennas and Propagation
6: Signal Encoding Techniques
7: Spread Spectrum
8: Coding and Error Control

III: Wireless Networking
9: Satellite Communications
10: Cellular Transmission Principles
11: Cordless Systems and Wireless Local Loop
12: Mobile IP and Wireless Access Protocol

IV: Wireless LANS
13: Wireless LAN Technology
14: IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN Standard
15: Bluetooth

Appendix A: Standards and Standard-Setting Organizations
Appendix B: Traffic Analysis
Appendix C: Fourier Analysis
Appendix D: Data link Control Protocols
Glossary
References
List of Acronyms

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