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Mobile Ad Hoc Networking

Stefano Basagni (Editor), Marco Conti (Editor), Silvia Giordano (Editor), Ivan Stojmenovic (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-471-65688-3
416 pages
October 2004, Wiley-IEEE Press
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From physical issues up to applications aspects, Mobile Ad Hoc Networking comprehensively covers all areas of the technology, including protocols and models, with an emphasis on the most current research and development in the rapidly growing area of ad hoc networks. All material has been carefully screened for quality and relevance and reviewed by the most renowned and involved experts in the field.
  • Explores the most recent research and development in the rapidly growing area of ad hoc networks.
  • Includes coverage of ad hoc networking trends, possible architectures, and the advantages/limits for future commercial, social, and educational applications.
  • Ad hoc networks have been an intense area of research and development but many products that fully utilize this technology are only now being widely deployed throughout the world.
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Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface xv

1 Mobile Ad-Hoc Networking with a View of 4G Wireless: Imperatives and Challenges 1
Jennifer J.-N. Liu and Imrich Chlamtac

2 Off-the-Shelf Enables of Ad Hoc Networks 47
Gergely V. Záruba and Sajal K. Das

3 IEEE 802.11 in Ad Hoc Networks: Protocols, Performance and Open Issues 69
Giuseppe Anastasi, Marco Conti, and Enrico Gregori

4 Scatternet Formation in Bluetooth Networks 117
Stefano Basagni, Raffaele Bruno, and Chiara Petrioli

5 Antenna Beamforming and Power Control for Ad Hoc Networks 139
Ram Ramanathan

6 Topology Control in Wireless Ad Hoc Networks 175
Xiang-Yang Li

7 Broadcasting and Activity Scheduling in Ad Hoc Networks 205
Ivan Stojmenovic and Jie Wu

8 Location Discovery 231
Andreas Savvides and Mani B. Srivastava

9 Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs): Routing Technology for Dynamic, Wireless Networking 255
Joseph P. Macker and M. Scott Corson

10 Routing Approaches in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks 275
Elizabeth M. Belding-Royer

11 Energy-Efficient Communication in Ad Hoc Wireless Networks 301
Laura Marie Feeney

12 Ad Hoc Networks Security 329
Pietro Michiardi and Refik Molva

13 Self-Organized and Cooperative Ad Hoc Networking 355
Silvia Giordano and Alessandro Urpi

14 Simulation and Modeling of Wireless, Mobile, and Ad Hoc Networks 373
Azzedine Boukerche and Luciano Bononi

15 Modeling Cross-Layering Interaction Using Inverse Optimization 411
Violet R. Syrotiuk and Amaresh Bikki

16 Algorithmic Challenges in Ad Hoc Networks 427
András Faragó

Index 447

About the Editors 459

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Author Information

STEFANO BASAGNI holds a PhD in computer science from the University of Milano, Italy, and a PhD in electrical engineering from the University of Texas at Dallas. He received his BSc degree in computer science from the University of Pisa, Italy, in 1991. Since January 2002, he has been an assistant professor of Computer Engineering in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Northeastern University.

MARCO CONTI received the Laurea degree in Computer Science from the University of Pisa, Italy. He is currently a senior researcher at the Informatics and Telematics Institute (IIT) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR). He served as program committee chair of IFIP-TC6 Conferences "Networking2002," and "PWC2003." He is on the editorial board of ACM Mobile Computing and Communications Review.

SILVIA GIORDANO received her PhD from EPFL, Lausanne. She is currently coordinator of Wireless, Telecommunication and High Frequency at the University of Applied Science of Ticino (Switzerland), and working as scientific collaborator at IIT-CNR, Pisa (Italy). She is a technical editor of IEEE Communications Magazine.

IVAN STOJMENOVIc´ received a PhD degree in mathematics from the University of Zagreb. He is currently full professor at the University of Ottawa (Canada). He is managing editor of the Journal of Multiple-Valued Logic and Soft Computing, and an editor of IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Parallel Processing Letters, and a few other journals. He recently edited the Handbook of Wireless Networks and Mobile Computing (Wiley, 2002).

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"…an excellent book for those who are interested in learning the current status of research and development…[and] who want to get a comprehensive overview of the current state-of-the-art." (E-STREAMS, March 2005)
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