Handbook of Green Information and Communication Systems

Handbook of Green Information and Communication Systems

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This book gives a comprehensive guide on the fundamental concepts, applications, algorithms, protocols, new trends and challenges, and research results in the area of Green Information and Communications Systems. It is an invaluable resource giving knowledge on the core and specialized issues in the field, making it highly suitable for both the new and experienced researcher in this area.

Key Features:

Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both theoretical and practical perspectives
Provides a unified covering of otherwise disperse selected topics on green computing, information, communication and networking
Includes a set of downloadable PowerPoint slides and glossary of terms for each chapter
A `whose-who' of international contributors
Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge

Coverage includes:

Smart grid technologies and communications
Spectrum management
Cognitive and autonomous radio systems
Computing and communication architectures
Data centres
Distributed networking
Cloud computing
Next generation wireless communication systems
4G access networking
Optical core networks
Cooperation transmission
Security and privacy
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Product details

  • Hardback | 816 pages
  • 192 x 238 x 46mm | 1,859.72g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0124158447
  • 9780124158443
  • 2,132,207

Table of contents

Cognitive Strategies for Green Two-Tier Cellular Networks: A Critical Overview A Survey of Contemporary Technologies for Smart Home Energy Management Embedded Computing in the Emerging Smart Grid IEEE 802.15.4 Based Wireless Sensor Network Design for Smart Grid Communications Smart Grid Communications Networks Wireless Technologies, Protocols, Issues and Standards Intercell Interference Coordination: Towards A Greener Cellular Network; Energy-efficient Radio Resource Management for Green Radio Systems Green computing and Communication Architecture Green Computing Platforms for Biomedical Systems Green Datacenter Infrastructures in the Cloud Computing Era Energy Efficient Cloud Computing: A Green Migration of the Traditional IT Green Data Centers; Energy-Efficient Sensor Networks Energy Efficient Next Generation Wireless Communications Energy Efficient MIMO-OFDM Systems Constrained Green Base Station Deployment with Resource Allocation in Wireless Networks Green Broadband Access Networks Overview of Energy Saving Techniques for Mobile and Wireless Access Networks Towards Energy-Oriented Telecommunication Networks Energy-Efficient Peer-to-Peer Networking and Overlays Power Management for 4G Broadband Wireless Access Networks Green Optical Core Networks Analysis and Development of Green-Aware Security Mechanisms for Modern Internet Applications Using Ant Colony Agents for Designing Energy-Efficient Routing Protocols for Wireless Ad Hoc and Sensor Networks Smart Grid Communications: Opportunities and Challenges A Survey on Smart Grid Communications: From an Architecture Overview to Standardization Activities Towards Energy Efficiency in Next Generation Green Mobile Networks: a Queueing Theory Perspective
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About Mohammad S. Obaidat

Prof. Mohammad S. Obaidat (Fellow of IEEE and Fellow of SCS) is an internationally well-known academic/researcher/ scientist. He received his Ph.D. and M. S. degrees in Computer Engineering with a minor in Computer Science from The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA. Dr. Obaidat is currently a full Professor of Computer Science at Monmouth University, NJ, USA. Among his previous positions are Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Director of the Graduate Program at Monmouth University and a faculty member at the City University of New York. He has received extensive research funding and has published over Ten (10) books and over Five hundred (500) refereed technical articles in scholarly international journals and proceedings of international conferences, and currently working on three more books. Professor Obaidat has served as a consultant for several corporations and organizations worldwide. Mohammad is the Editor-in-Chief of the Wiley International Journal of Communication Systems, the FTRA Journal of Convergence and the KSIP Journal of Information Processing. He served as an Editor of IEEE Wireless Communications from 2007-2010. Between 1991-2006, he served as a Technical Editor and an Area Editor of Simulation: Transactions of the Society for Modeling and Simulations (SCS) International, TSCS. He also served on the Editorial Advisory Board of Simulation. He is now an editor of the Wiley Security and Communication Networks Journal, Journal of Networks, International Journal of Information Technology, Communications and Convergence, IJITCC, Inderscience. He served on the International Advisory Board of the International Journal of Wireless Networks and Broadband Technologies, IGI-global. Prod. Obaidat is an associate editor/ editorial board member of seven other refereed scholarly journals including two IEEE Transactions, Elsevier Computer Communications Journal, Kluwer Journal of Supercomputing, SCS Journal of Defense Modeling and Simulation, Elsevier Journal of Computers and EE, International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems, The Academy Journal of Communications, International Journal of BioSciences and Technology and International Journal of Information Technology. He has guest edited numerous special issues of scholarly journals such as IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man and Cybernetics, SMC, IEEE Wireless Communications, IEEE Systems Journal, SIMULATION: Transactions of SCS, Elsevier Computer Communications Journal, Journal of C & EE, Wiley Security and Communication Networks, Journal of Networks, and International Journal of Communication Systems, among others. Obaidat has served as the steering committee chair, advisory Committee Chair and program chair of numerous international conferences. He is the founder of two well known international conferences: The International Conference on Computer, Information and Telecommunication Systems (CITS) and the International Symposium on Performance Evaluation of Computer and Telecommunication Systems (SPECTS). H eis also the co-founder of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking (DCNET). Prof. Alagan Anpalagan received the B.A.Sc. (H), M.A.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Toronto, Canada. He joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Ryerson University in 2001 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2010. He served the department as Graduate Program Director (2004-09) and the Interim Electrical Engineering Program Director (2009-10). During his sabbatical (2010-11), he was a Visiting Professor at Asian Institute of Technology and Visiting Researcher at Kyoto University. Dr. Anpalagan's industrial experience includes working at Bell Mobility on 1xRTT system deployment studies (2001), at Nortel Networks on SECORE R&D projects (1997) and at IBM Canada as IIP Intern (1994). Dr. Anpalagan directs a research group working on radio resource management (RRM) and radio access & networking (RAN) areas within the WINCORE Lab. His current research interests include cognitive radio resource allocation and management, wireless cross layer design and optimization, collaborative communication, green communications technologies and QoE-aware femtocells. Dr. Anpalagan serves as Associate Editor for the IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials (2012-), IEEE Communications Letters (2010-) and Springer Wireless Personal Communications (2009-), and past Editor for EURASIP Journal of Wireless Communications and Networking (2004-2009). He also served as EURASIP Guest Editor for two special issues in Radio Resource Management in 3G+ Systems (2006) and Fairness in Radio Resource Management for Wireless Networks (2008). Dr. Anpalagan served as TPC Co-Chair of: IEEE WPMC'12 Wireless Networks, IEEE PIMRC'11 Cognitive Radio and Spectrum Management, IEEE IWCMC'11 Workshop on Cooperative and Cognitive Networks, IEEE CCECE'04/08 and WirelessCom'05 Symposium on Radio Resource Management. Dr. Anpalagan served as IEEE Toronto Section Chair (2006-07), ComSoc Toronto Chapter Chair (2004-05), Chair of IEEE Canada Professional Activities Committee (2009-11). He is the recipient of the Dean's Teaching Award (2011), Faculty Scholastic, Research and Creativity Award (2010), Faculty Service Award (2010) at Ryerson University. Dr. Anpalagan also completed a course on Project Management for Scientist and Engineers at the University of Oxford CPD Center. He is a registered Professional Engineer in the province of Ontario, Canada. Dr. Isaac Woungang received his M.S. & Ph. D degrees, all in Mathematics, from the Universite de la Mediterranee-Aix Marseille II, France, and Universite du Sud, Toulon & Var, France, in 1990 and 1994 respectively. In 1999, he received a M.S degree from the INRS-Materials and Telecommunications, University of Quebec, Montreal, Canada. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as a software engineer at Nortel Networks. Since 2002, he has been with Ryerson University, where he is now an Associate Professor of Computer Science and Coordinator of the Distributed Applications and Broadband (DABNEL) Lab at Ryerson University. During his sabbatical (2008-09), he was a Visiting Professor at National Ilan University, Taiwan. His current research interests include network resource allocation and management, green communications technologies, network security, computer communication networks, and mobile communication systems. Dr. Woungang has published six (6) book chapters and over seventy (70) refereed technical articles in scholarly international journals and proceedings of international conferences, and currently working on two more books. Dr. Woungang serves as Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems (IJCNDS), Inderscience, U.K, and the International Journal of Information and Coding Theory (IJICoT), Inderscience, U.K, as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Communication Systems (IJCS), Wiley, the Computers & Electrical Engineering (C&EE), An International Journal, Elsevier, as Associate Editor of the International Journal of Wireless Networks & Broadcasting Technologies (IGI Global), as Associate Editor of the Journal of Convergence (FTRA, http://ftrai.org/joc/index.htm), as Associate Editor of the Human-centric computing and Information Sciences, Springer. He also served as Guest Editor for several special issues with several journals such as IET Information Security, International Journal of Internet Protocol Technology (Inderscience); Computer and Electrical Engineering (Elsevier), Mathematical and Computer Modelling (Elsevier), Computer Communications (Elsevier); The Journal of Supercomputing (Springer), Telecommunication Systems (Springer), International Journal of Communication Systems (Elsevier). Dr. Woungang edited six (6) books in the areas of wireless ad hoc networks, wireless sensor networks, wireless mesh networks, pervasive computing, and coding theory, published by reputed publishers such as Springer, Elsevier, Wiley, and World Scientific. He is currently working on two more books. Also, he has been serving as Symposium Co-Chair of the 29th IEEE Symposium on Reliable Distributed Systems (SRDS 2010), Organizing Chair of the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th International workshop on Dependable Network Computing and Mobile Systems (DNCMS), Track Chair, and Program Chair of several International conferences; and in the Program Committees of over a dozen International conferences. Since January 2012, Dr. Woungang serves as Chair of Computer Chapter, IEEE Toronto Section.
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