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This in-depth technical guide is an essential resource for anyone involved in the development of "smart" mobile wireless technology, including devices, infrastructure, and applications. Written by researchers active in both academic and industry settings, it offers both a big-picture introduction to the topic and detailed insights into the technical details underlying all of the key trends. Smart Phone and Next-Generation Mobile Computing shows you how the field has evolved, its real and potential current capabilities, and the issues affecting its future direction. It lays a solid foundation for the decisions you face in your work, whether you're a manager, engineer, designer, or entrepreneur.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 188 x 231.1 x 30.5mm | 1,088.63g
  • Morgan Kaufmann Publishers In
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 0120885603
  • 9780120885602

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"This book provides a balanced and in-depth coverage and fresh perspectives of the state-of-the-art mobile computing technologies, from radio interface, to software platform to emerging applications."
-Dr.Ya-Qin Zhang, Microsoft Corporation

"Smart Phone and Next Generation Mobile Computing is essential reading for any professionals and students involved in this dynamic field. The book provides a comprehensive treatment of fundamentals and covers the most recent technology advances. It describes not only how, but also why, through many insightful examples."
-Dr. Wei Zhao, National Science Foundation

"This book presents a detailed and comprehensive exposition of all important technologies related to mobile communication and pervasive application development using smart phones. This is a timely publication and it would be a very useful resource for educators, researchers, and developers in this field."
-Professor Anand Tripathi, University of Minnesota

"This book is something else. It is not often that you see a book that is as up to date as this one..." - Electronic Design, Louis E. Frenzel, July 2006
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Table of contents

CH 1: Introduction to Smart Phone and Mobile Computing / CH 2: The Next Wave of Computing / CH 3: Supporting Wireless Technologies / CH 4: Mobile Terminal Platforms / CH 5: Mobile Networking Challenges / CH 6: Mobile Security and Privacy / CH 7: Mobile Application Challenges
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About Pei Zheng

Pei Zheng, is a Senior Architect with Carrier Devices, LLC, in Redmond, WA, USA. Lionel M. Ni earned his PhD degree in electrical and computer engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, in 1980. He is Professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at Michigan State University. His research interests include parallel architectures, distributed systems, high-speed networks, and pervasive computing. A fellow of IEEE, Dr. Ni has chaired many professional conferences and received a number of awards for authoring outstanding papers. His paper (with Chris Glass) "The Turn Model for Adaptive Routing" was selected as one of the 41 most significant impact papers in the last 25 years in computer architecture in 1998. He also won the Michigan State University Distinguished Faculty Award in 1994. Dr. Ni has served as an associate editor for the IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems and IEEE Transactions on Computers.
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Review Text

"This book provides a balanced and in-depth coverage and fresh perspectives of the state-of-the-art mobile computing technologies, from radio interface, to software platform to emerging applications." -- Dr.Ya-Qin Zhang, Microsoft Corporation

"Smart Phone and Next Generation Mobile Computing is essential reading for any professionals and students involved in this dynamic field. The book provides a comprehensive treatment of fundamentals and covers the most recent technology advances. It describes not only how, but also why, through many insightful examples." -- Dr. Wei Zhao, National Science Foundation

"This book presents a detailed and comprehensive exposition of all important technologies related to mobile communication and pervasive application development using smart phones. This is a timely publication and it would be a very useful resource for educators, researchers, and developers in this field." -- Professor Anand Tripathi, University of Minnesota

"This book is something else. It is not often that you see a book that is as up to date as this one while also covering a broad swath of wireless technology...this book is very much up to date and a good reference to all the most current wireless technologies." -- Electronic Design , Louis E. Frenzel, July 2006
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