Introduction to Wireless Technology

Introduction to Wireless Technology

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For introductory courses in wireless communications found in Information Technology/Computer Information Systems programs.This text provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of wireless technology and networking. Written in a clear, easy to understand manner, it presents all the major wireless communications technologies in a thorough and non-mathematical manner, providing the student with the knowledge to understand and apply these technologies to organizations of all types. The text emphasizes a practical application of technology as well as a comprehensive understanding of theory. It covers the history of wireless communications, Wireless Application Protocol, Bluetooth, cellular telephony, public services, wireless LANS, satellite communications, and the Global Positioning System, and also covers recent advances in technology.show more

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  • Hardback | 538 pages
  • 189.5 x 246.4 x 31.8mm | 1,088.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised and Revised and Updated to Include New Develop and P
  • 0130949868
  • 9780130949868

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This text provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of wireless technology and networking. It covers the history of wireless communications, Wireless Application Protocol, Bluetooth, cellular telephony, public services, wireless LANs, satellite communications, and the Global Positioning System. Case studies are presented throughout to enhance the learning experience.show more

About Gary S. Rogers

John Edwards has a Ed.D. degree from the University of Georgia and holds the rank of Associate Professor of Information Technology at Macon State College. He has 35 years experience installing and managing local and wide area networks in education and business, and has published twenty-seven technical articles in the field of computing. He is a principal in a firm which provides e-commerce consulting, network configuration, installation and management, and website development. Gary S. Rogers has a Ph.D. degree from Walden University and holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Information Technology at Macon State College. He specializes in telecommunications, possessing more than 20 years experience in the computer networking field and many years designing and implementing wired and wireless networks. Dr. Rogers has designed and implemented computer networking systems in both the private and public sectors. He has authored many articles and technical presentations in the area of networking, network security, and telecommunications standards.show more

Table of contents

1. Introduction to Networking. 2. Introduction to Wireless Communications. 3. Technical Foundation of Wireless Technologies. 4. Wireless Application Protocol. 5. Bluetooth. 6. Cellular Telephony. 7. Public Services. 8. Wireless LANs. 9. Satellite Communications. 10. Global Positioning System. 11. Paging Systems. 12. Trends.show more

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