IP in Wireless Networks

IP in Wireless Networks

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This is a guide to integrating the Internet Protocol in second generation and third generation wireless networks. Implementation issues associated with running IP in a wireless environment are examined in-depth. For each type of wireless network discussed, the authors examine the architecture, operation/deployment strategies, mobility model, routing and applications. The evolution from circuit switched to packet switched networks in 802.11,GSM, CDMA and TDMA networks is covered from a data(IP) network perspective. The authors discuss the type of applications that are prevalent in these networks today with a special emphasis on messaging. Also examined are emerging wireless IP applications including VoIP over wireless and wireless multimedia messaging. The authors also examine the standards bodies that play a role in defining the specifications for wireless networks that are evolving into extensions of the Internet (or what is referred to as the wireless Internet). Patil is the Chair of the IETF Committee charged with developing routing standards in mobile and wireless networks.
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  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 187.96 x 236.22 x 35.56mm | 1,270.05g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 0130666483
  • 9780130666482

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The complete network professional's guide to delivering wireless IP.Wireless IP: the professional's guide to understanding data in wireless networks Covers IP in 802.11, Bluetooth(tm), GSM/GPRS, W-CDMA, cdma2000, i-mode, and moreIncludes expert insights into architecture, mobility models, and applicationsPreviews emerging applications such as Multimedia Messaging (MMS) and VoIP-over-wireless "IP in Wireless Networks" is the first comprehensive guide that shows how IP is enabled in 2G, 2.5G and 3G wireless networks. A world-class team of wireless engineers presents a systematic, expert guidance for every leading wireless technology, including 802.11, Bluetooth(tm), GSM/GPRS, CDMA and i-mode. This book's in-depth coverage encompasses architecture, deployment strategies, operation, mobility models, applications, and much more. The evolution of wireless networks from circuit-switched to packet-switchedKey technical challenges to wireless IP--and proven solutionsCurrent and emerging wireless IP applications, including Multimedia messaging, VoIP-over-wireless, and location servicesThe standards bodies relevant to the wireless architectures that are defining the specifications for the emerging wireless InternetBeyond 3G: a 3GPP/3GPP2 perspectiveIf you're responsible for planning, developing, deploying, or managing wireless IP networks, you'll find IP in Wireless Networks an indispensable resource.
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Table of contents



1.Introduction to the Internet.

What Is the Internet? History of the Internet. The Internet Architecture. Services on the Internet. The World Wide Web. Internet Registries. A View of the Future. Summary. References.

2. Internetworking Fundamentals.

OSI Model. Internet Model. Network-Layer Protocols: IP, ICMP, and ARP. Transport-Layer Protocols: TCP, UDP, and SCTP. Application-Layer Protocols: FTP, Telnet, HTTP. Addressing. Routing. Naming. Host Configuration. Summary. References.

3. Overview of Wireless Networks and Technology.

Brief History. Cellular Fundamentals. First-Generation Mobile Networks. Second-Generation Mobile Networks. Third-Generation Mobile Networks. Summary. References.

4. Data in GSM Networks.

Architecture Description. Traffic Channel Data Services. Data Application Examples. High-Speed Circuit Switched Data. Data Services on Signaling/Broadcast Channels-SMS. Summary. References.

5. Data in IS-136 Networks.

The Digital PCS Standards. TIA/EIA-136 Architecture Description. IS-136 Protocol Layers. IS-136 Teleservices. Circuit Switched Data Services. Enhancement to IS-136 Standard. Summary. References.

6. CDMA IS-95-A/IS-95-B Data Networks.

Architecture Description. Protocol Architecture. Data Services. References.

7. Challenges of IP in Wireless Networks.

Technical Overview. The Addressing Challenge. The Radio Link Challenge. The Mobility Challenge. The QoS Challenge. The Security Challenge. Session and Transport Issues. Transitional Support. References.

8. Data in GPRS Networks.

GPRS as Compared to GSM CS Data. Network Architecture Description. Protocol Architecture. Radio Functions. IP Transport Example. GPRS Roaming. Summary. References.

9. IP in UMTS Networks.

Vision of UMTS. UMTS History. UMTS Spectrum. UMTS Requirements and Features. UMTS Architecture Description. UMTS Interfaces. Protocol Architecture. Multimedia Session in UMTS. Summary. References.

10. Data in cdma2000 Packet Networks.

Architecture Description. Packet Data Services Description. Protocol Architecture. Core Network Procedures. Radio Layer Functions. IP Application. Summary. References.

11. IP in 802.11 Networks.

IEEE 802 family, LAN Standards, and IP. Brief History of Wireless LAN. IEEE 802.11 Protocol Model. 802.11 Family Wireless LAN Architecture. 802.11 Family Physical Layer. IEEE 802.11 Medium Access Control Layer. Services Provided in the IEEE 802.11 Family. IEEE 802.11 Family Operations. Deployment of IEEE 802.11 WLAN Systems. Summary. References.

12. IP in Bluetooth.

Bluetooth History. Technology Introduction. Technology Overview. Bluetooth Protocol. Bluetooth Security. Bluetooth Profiles. IP Applications in Bluetooth. Competing Technologies. Summary. References.

13. Wireless Application Protocol and I-Mode.

Architecture Overview. WAP Network Elements. Sample WAP Configurations. Wireless Markup Language. Applications in WAP. Relation to I-Mode. WAP 2.0. Summary. References.

14. Future Applications in Wireless IP Networks.

Applications and Services. Networks and Devices. Enhanced Voice Service. Presence and Messaging. Web Surfing on the Mobile Internet. Location Services. M-Commerce. Mobile Office. Peer-to-Peer Applications: Gaming. Use of Wireless IP networks for Telemetry and Telematics. Healthcare Industry. Summary. References.

15. Evolution of IP Wireless Networks.

Network Evolution Overview. 3GPP Network Evolution. 3GPP2 Standard Evolution. Wireless LAN 802.11 Evolution. Evolution of Bluetooth. Service Evolution. Summary. References.

16. Standards Bodies and Their Roles in the Future.

3GPP. 3GPP2. Internet Standard Bodies. IEEE 802. Bluetooth. Open Mobile Alliance. Summary. References.

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About Basavaraj Patil

BASAVARAJ PATIL is a Senior Systems Engineer at Nokia Networks in Dallas, TX. He has been working in wireless networking since 1993.

YOUSUF SAIFULLAH is a Senior Research Engineer at Nokia Research Center in Irving, TX.

STEFANO FACCIN, a Research Manager at Nokia Research Center's Mobile Network Laboratory in Dallas, TX, has been working in the wireless area since 1994.

SRINIVAS SREEMANTHULA is a Research Engineer at Nokia Research Center in Dallas, TX. He has over five years of experience in mobile/wireless network technologies.

LACHU ARAVAMUDHAN is currently a Senior Consultant at Award Solutions, Inc., in Richardson, Texas. He has 13 years of experience in the wireless and datacom industry.

SARVESH SHARMA, Product Development Manager for Nortel Networks in Richardson, TX, has worked with wireless and CDMA technologies since 1995.

RISTO MONONEN is a Wireless Security Manager at Nokia Networks in Espoo, Finland. He has been with Nokia since 1989.
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