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Mobile Communications : IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology - Jose L. Encarnacao

Mobile Communications

IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology

By: Jose L. Encarnacao (Editor), J.M. Rabaey (Editor)

Hardcover Published: August 1996
ISBN: 9780412755804
Number Of Pages: 342

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Mobile computing is one of the biggest issues of computer technology, science and industry today. This book looks at the requirements of developing mobile computing systems and the challenges they pose to computer designers. It examines the requirements of mobile computing hardware, infrastructure and communications services. Information security and the data protection aspects of design are considered, together with telecommunications facilities for linking up to the worldwide computer infrastructure. The book also considers the mobility of computer users versus the portability of the equipment. The text also examines current applications of mobile computing in the public sector and future innovative applications.

Foreword
Introduction
Trends of flat displays in the multimedia agep. 3
System support and applications for mobile computingp. 9
Developments in mobile data system technology - particularly GSMp. 11
Replication-support for advanced mobile applicationsp. 23
Caching data over a broadcast channelp. 31
Mobile frames: a pragmatic approach to automatic application partitioning based on an end-user data modelp. 41
Generic personal communications support for open service environmentsp. 50
Supporting user mobilityp. 69
Designing secure agents with O.O. technologies for user's mobilityp. 78
The idea: integrating authoring concepts for mobile agents into an authoring tool for active multimedia mailp. 86
Animation within mobile multimedia on-line servicesp. 98
Theoretical analyses of data communications integrated into cordless voice channelsp. 111
Random access, reservation and polling multiaccess protocol for wireless data systemsp. 119
Challenges in mobile information systems and servicesp. 129
A buffer overhead minimization method for multicast-based handoff in picocellular networksp. 132
Impact of mobility in mobile communication systemsp. 141
Mobile computing based on GSM: the Mowgli approachp. 151
An adaptive data distribution system for mobile environmentsp. 159
Object oriented system architecture and strategies for the exchange of structured multimedia data with mobile hostsp. 167
Agent skills and their roles in mobile computing and personal communicationsp. 181
A global QoS management for wireless networkp. 205
Resource discovery protocol for mobile computingp. 219
The future of smart cards: technology and applicationp. 239
Use of smart cards for security applications by Deutsche Telekomp. 245
An authentication and security protocol for mobile computingp. 249
Design of secure end-to-end protocols for mobile systemsp. 258
Yet another simple internet electronic payment systemp. 267
Difficulties in achieving security in mobile communicationsp. 277
GSM digital cellular telephone system: a case study of encryption algorithmsp. 285
A new algorithm for smart cardsp. 301
A new approach to integrity of digital imagesp. 309
How to protect multimedia applicationsp. 317
Phone card application and authentication in wireless communicationsp. 323
Real-time mobile EFTPOS: challenges and implications of a world first applicationp. 330
Index of Contributorsp. 339
Keyword Indexp. 341
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ISBN: 9780412755804
ISBN-10: 0412755807
Series: IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 342
Published: August 1996
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.06
Weight (kg): 1.49