Wireless Local Area Networks: The New Wireless Revolution / Edition 1

Wireless Local Area Networks: The New Wireless Revolution / Edition 1

by Benny Bing
     
 

ISBN-10: 047122474X

ISBN-13: 9780471224747

Pub. Date: 07/12/2002

Publisher: Wiley

  • Provides a practical introduction written by engineers from the leading wireless LAN manufacturers
  • Each chapter brings the reader up-to-date with the latest in LAN technology from such companies as 3com, Alcatel, Ericsson, Intermec, Mobilian, Cisco Systems, Texas Instruments, Time Domain Corp., and Network Associates
  • Provides detailed

Overview

  • Provides a practical introduction written by engineers from the leading wireless LAN manufacturers
  • Each chapter brings the reader up-to-date with the latest in LAN technology from such companies as 3com, Alcatel, Ericsson, Intermec, Mobilian, Cisco Systems, Texas Instruments, Time Domain Corp., and Network Associates
  • Provides detailed information for anyone who wants to learn about, implement, or invest in wireless LAN technology
  • Features chapters on security, Bluetooth, spectrum allocation, QoS, ultra-wideband wireless, key standards, and more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471224747
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/12/2002
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
6.32(w) x 9.78(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors xv

Foreword xvii

Preface xix

Acknowledgements xxvii

Chapter 1 Guide to Wireless LAN Analysis 1
Wildpackets, Inc

Chapter 2 The Evolution of 2.4-GHz Wireless LANs 17
Chris Heegard, John (Sean) T. Coffey, Srikanth Gummadi, Peter A. Murphy, Ron Provencio, Eric J. Rossin, Sid Schrum, and Matthew B. Shoemake, Texas Instruments, Inc.

Chapter 3 The 5-GHz IEEE 802.11a Wireless LAN 73
James Chen, Atheros Communications, Inc.

Chapter 4 Migration Strategies for IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs 91
Proxim, Inc.

Chapter 5 5-GHz Radio Spectrum Regulations 97
Teik-Kheong Tan, 3Com Corporations, Inc.

Chapter 6 Quality of Service and Multimedia Support in 802.11 Standards 105
Gregory Parks, Cirrus Logic, Inc.

Chapter 7 Overview of Wireless LAN Security 115
Cisco Systems

Chapter 8 Wireless Network Security 123
Dorothy Stanley, Agere Systems, Inc.

Chapter 9 Building Secure Wireless Local Area Networks 141
Colubris Networks

Chapter 10 Wireless LAN for Mobile Operators 147
Philppe Laine, Alcatel

Chapter 11 Wireless LAN Access Architecture for Mobile Operators 159
Juha Ala-Laurila, Henry Haverinen, Jouni Mikkonen, Jyri Rinnemaa, Nokia Mobile Phones

Chapter 12 From Wireless LANs to Wireless Network Solutions: Applying Lessons from Cellular Networking to Enterprise Wireless Networking 177
Sandeep K. Singhal, ReefEdge, Inc.

Chapter 13 The Bluetooth Basics 191
Mike Sheppard, Bluetooth SIG Associate Member

Chapter 14 Coexistence of IEEE 802.11b WLAN and Bluetooth WPAN 203
Stephen J. Shellhammer, Symbol Technologies and IEEE 802.15.2 Chairman

Chapter 15 An Introduction to Ultra Wide Band Wireless Technology 219
Kazimierz Siwiak and Laura L. Huckabee, Time Domain Corporation

Glossary 233

Related Web Sites 239

About the Author 241

Index 243

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