Mobile Computing: Technology, Applications, and Service Creation / Edition 1

Mobile Computing: Technology, Applications, and Service Creation / Edition 1

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Mobile Computing: Technology, Applications, and Service Creation / Edition 1

The user in a mobile computing environment is able to access data from any device in a network while on the move, spread across wired and wireless media. The technology to deliver on this promise now exists, and is one of the key drivers for growth across the telecommunications industry. This book provides a detailed survery of the technologies delivering true mobile computing – on both the service creation and device fronts. This book guides communications professionals and students through the complex web of acronyms, standards that wireless data runs on. It also details hot button security issues and new emerging technologies.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071477338
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 10/26/2006
Series: McGraw-Hill Communications Engineering Ser.
Edition description: 1ST
Pages: 672
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.65(d)

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Mobile Computing Architecture

Chapter 3: Mobile Computing Through Telephony

Chapter 4: Emerging Technologies

Chapter 5: Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)

Chapter 6: Short Message Service (SMS)

Chapter 7: General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)

Chapter 8: Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)

Chapter 9: CDMA and 3G

Chapter 10: Wireless LAN

Chapter 11: Intelligent Networks and Interworking

Chapter 12: Client Programming

Chapter 13: Programming for the Palm OS

Chapter 14: Wireless Devices with Symbian OS

Chapter 15: J2ME

Chapter 16: Wireless Devices with Windows CE

Chapter 17: Voice over Internet Protocol and Convergence

Chapter 18: Security Issues in Mobile Computing

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