Handbook of Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing

Topics: Mobile phone, Cellular network, Wireless Pages: 78 (20863 words) Published: November 11, 2011
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)



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) ´


Edited by

Ivan Stojmenovic ´
University of Ottawa Universidad Nacional Autonoma de México


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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...

Enrico Gregori, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Istituto CNUCE, 56010 Ghezzano, Pisa, Italy Sandeep K
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