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Handbook of Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing, Edited by Ivan Stojmenovic ´ Copyright © 2002 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. ISBNs: 0-471-41902-8 (Paper); 0-471-22456-1 (Electronic)

HANDBOOK OF WIRELESS NETWORKS AND MOBILE COMPUTING

WILEY SERIES ON PARALLEL AND DISTRIBUTED COMPUTING

Series Editor: Albert Y. Zomaya
Parallel and Distributed Simulation Systems / Richard Fujimoto Surviving the Design of Microprocessor and Multimicroprocessor Systems: Lessons Learned / Veljko Milutinovic ´ Mobile Processing in Distributed and Open Environments / Peter Sapaty Introduction to Parallel Algorithms / C. Xavier and S. S. Iyengar Solutions to Parallel and Distributed Computing Problems: Lessons from Biological Sciences / Albert Y. Zomaya, Fikret Ercal, and Stephan Olariu (Editors) New Parallel Algorithms for Direct Solution of Linear Equations / C. Siva Ram Murthy, K. N. Balasubramanya Murthy, and Srinivas Aluru Practical PRAM Programming / Joerg Keller, Christoph Kessler, and Jesper Larsson Traeff Computational Collective Intelligence / Tadeusz M. Szuba Parallel and Distributed Computing: A Survey of Models, Paradigms, and Approaches / Claudia Leopold Fundamentals of Distributed Object Systems: A CORBA Perspective / Zahir Tari and Omran Bukhres Pipelined Processor Farms: Structured Design for Embedded Parallel Systems / Martin Fleury and Andrew Downton Handbook of Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing / Ivan Stojmenovic (Editor) ´

HANDBOOK OF WIRELESS NETWORKS AND MOBILE COMPUTING

Edited by

Ivan Stojmenovic ´
University of Ottawa Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México

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Contents

Contributors Preface 1 Handoff in Wireless Mobile Networks Qing-An Zeng and Dharma P. Agrawal 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Introduction Types of Handoffs Handoff Initiation Handoff Decision Handoff Schemes Summary References

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2 Location Management in Cellular Networks Jingyuan Zhang 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Introduction Cellular Networks Location Management Common Assumptions for Performance Evaluation Location Management Schemes Summary Acknowledgments References

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3 Heuristics for Solving Fixed-Channel Assignment Problems Harilaos G. Sandalidis and Peter Stavroulakis 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Introduction Resource Management Tasks Interference in Cellular Systems Frequency Management and Channel Assignment Issues...
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