Advances in Mobile Information Systems

Advances in Mobile Information Systems

by John Walker (Editor)


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This authoritative new work brings you up-to-date on developments in mobile information systems since the publication of the groundbreaking bestseller, Mobile Information Systems, in 1990. You learn how and why mobile communications and intelligent transport systems have increased in importance to industry and commerce, national economies, and the environment.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780890069516
Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Series: Mobile Communications Library
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.46(h) x 1.29(d)

About the Author

John Walker is a technical manager for Racal Telecommunications Ltd. in Reading, United Kingdom. He holds a Ph.D. in solid state physics from the University of Reading.

Table of Contents

: Introduction: Advances in Mobile Information Systems. Mobile Radio Systems: Radio Communication — Modulation, Regulation, Propagation. Introduction to Radio Systems. Cellular Radio, Analog & Digital, World-Wide. GSM Cellular Radio — Technology and World-Wide Implementation. Satellite Communication for Mobiles. Mobile Data and ITS. Intelligent Transport Systems: Satellite Navigation Systems. Traffic Control. ITS in Europe. ITS in the US. ITS in Japan. Road Tolling and Road-Use Pricing Technology. The Future: Mobile Information Systems. Appendices.

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