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Title:
UMTS and Mobile Computing [electronic resource].
Author:
Franz, Josef.
Published:
Norwood : Artech House, 2002.
Description:
1 online resource (456 p.)
Summary:
This unique book bridges the gap between ubiquitous computing (UBICOMP) and third generation mobile communication. A first-of-its-kind, this resource helps you decide which are the most promising technologies to use for specific mobile communication applications. Scenarios indicate how new applications will be developed and how to implement them. It points out each technology's distinguishing characteristics, advantages and disadvantages, to help you determine if a certain implementation is feasible and what performance level you might expect.
Contents:
Contents v; Foreword 1 xi; Foreword 2 xiii; Preface xv; 1 Introduction 1; 1.1 Mobile Computing and Ubiquitous Computing 2; 1.2 The Driving Factor of Mobility 5; 1.3 Innovation Drivers 9; References 16; 2 The Market for UC 17; 2.1 Mobile Market Developments 17; 2.2 Internet Market Developments 22; 2.3 Fixed and Mobile Convergence 30; References 36; 3 Technologies 37; 3.1 Mobile Wireless Communication Technologies 37; 3.2 UMTS 100; 3.3 UC Appliances (Devices) 145; References 234; 4 Standardization 241; 4.1 WPAN and WLAN Standardization 243

4.2 3G Standardization 2504.3 Addressing and Registration Standards 258; 4.4 Standards for Information Encoding 263; 4.5 Software, Protocols, Computer Languages, and Smart Cards 274; References 296; 5 Applications 299; 5.1 UMTS Services and Applications 304; 5.2 Examples: WAP and i-Mode 318; 5.3 Telemetry 322; 5.4 Mobile E-Commerce 329; References 333; 6 Resource Issues 335; 6.1 Addressing Capacity in Networked Environments 335; 6.2 Frequency Spectrum 344; References 363; 7 Outlook: Telecom + Datacom + Media = Infocom 365

7.1 Taking Moore's Law into the Future 3697.2 Future Network Architectures 371; 7.3 Devices 375; 7.4 The Smart-Card Issue 377; 7.5 New Services and Applications 378; 7.6 Mobile Agents 379; 7.7 Industry Outlook 380; 7.8 Researchers Move to 4G Mobile Radio Systems 381; 7.9 Market Development 383; References 384; List of Acronyms 387; About the Authors 415; Index 419;
Notes:
Vendor supplied record for EBL received in 2011.

Description based upon print version of record.
Other Authors:
Huber, Alexander.
ISBN:
9781580535632
Online Access:
e-book

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