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.
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.