Optimizing and Testing WLANs Book

Optimizing and Testing WLANs


  • Author : Tom Alexander
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-04-01
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 280
  • ISBN 10 : 9780080551128

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Optimizing and Testing WLANs explores proven techniques for maximizing the coverage area and performance of wireless networks. The author's insider position on the IEEE committee developing standards for WLAN testing ensures timeliness and technical integrity of the material. The book includes coverage of newer multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) wireless networks. The techniques provided will allow engineers to help maintain continuous wireless connectivity to laptops and other mobile devices. Optimizing and Testing WLANs is the first book to address the need to test WLANs (Wireless Local Area Networks) for proper performance and to optimize their operation as they become increasingly common. It covers test equipment and methods for the RF (wireless) and physical layers of WLAN, protocols, the application layer, and manufacturing testing. The emphasis throughout is on underlying engineering principles along with modern metrics and methodologies, ensuring this book gives both a solid theoretical background along with field-proven techniques and applications. A particularly engaging chapter deals with manufacturing test that describes some of the different manufacturing test setups and equipment. A concise introduction to deployment testing of "hotspots" and WLANs in enterprises is also provided. This text will be of interest to RF wireless engineers and designers, networking engineers, IT professionals and managers, and graduate students. *Gives proven techniques for maximizing the coverage area and performance of wireless networks *Author's insider position on the IEEE committee developing standards for WLAN testing ensures timeliness and technical integrity of the material *Includes coverage of newer multiple input/multiple output (MIMO) wireless networks

LTE  WiMAX and WLAN Network Design  Optimization and Performance Analysis Book

LTE WiMAX and WLAN Network Design Optimization and Performance Analysis


  • Author : Leonhard Korowajczuk
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-08-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 782
  • ISBN 10 : 9780470741498

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A technological overview of LTE and WiMAX LTE, WiMAX and WLAN Network Design, Optimization and Performance Analysis provides a practical guide to LTE and WiMAX technologies introducing various tools and concepts used within. In addition, topics such as traffic modelling of IP-centric networks, RF propagation, fading, mobility, and indoor coverage are explored; new techniques which increase throughput such as MIMO and AAS technology are highlighted; and simulation, network design and performance analysis are also examined. Finally, in the latter part of the book Korowajczuk gives a step-by-step guide to network design, providing readers with the capability to build reliable and robust data networks. By focusing on LTE and WiMAX this book extends current network planning approaches to next generation wireless systems based on OFDMA, providing an essential resource for engineers and operators of fixed and wireless broadband data access networks. With information presented in a sequential format, LTE, WiMAX and WLAN Network Design, Optimization and Performance Analysis aids a progressive development of knowledge, complementing latter graduate and postgraduate courses while also providing a valuable resource to network designers, equipment vendors, reference material, operators, consultants, and regulators. Key Features: One of the first books to comprehensively explain and evaluate LTE Provides an unique explanation of the basic concepts involved in wireless broadband technologies and their applications in LTE, WiMAX, and WLAN before progressing to the network design Demonstrates the application of network planning for LTE and WiMAX with theoretical and practical approaches Includes all aspects of system design and optimization, such as dynamic traffic simulations, multi-layered traffic analysis, statistical interference analysis, and performance estimations

Cognitive Radio Networks Book

Cognitive Radio Networks


  • Author : Yan Zhang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 484
  • ISBN 10 : 1420077767

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While still in the early stages of research and development, cognitive radio is a highly promising communications paradigm with the ability to effectively address the spectrum insufficiency problem. Written by those pioneering the field, Cognitive Radio Networks: Architectures, Protocols, and Standards offers a complete view of cognitive radio-incl

Multiobjective Optimization Methodology Book

Multiobjective Optimization Methodology


  • Author : K.S. Tang
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351832526

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Multiobjective Optimization Methodology Excerpt :

The first book to focus on jumping genes outside bioscience and medicine, Multiobjective Optimization Methodology: A Jumping Gene Approach introduces jumping gene algorithms designed to supply adequate, viable solutions to multiobjective problems quickly and with low computational cost. Better Convergence and a Wider Spread of Nondominated Solutions The book begins with a thorough review of state-of-the-art multiobjective optimization techniques. For readers who may not be familiar with the bioscience behind the jumping gene, it then outlines the basic biological gene transposition process and explains the translation of the copy-and-paste and cut-and-paste operations into a computable language. To justify the scientific standing of the jumping genes algorithms, the book provides rigorous mathematical derivations of the jumping genes operations based on schema theory. It also discusses a number of convergence and diversity performance metrics for measuring the usefulness of the algorithms. Practical Applications of Jumping Gene Algorithms Three practical engineering applications showcase the effectiveness of the jumping gene algorithms in terms of the crucial trade-off between convergence and diversity. The examples deal with the placement of radio-to-fiber repeaters in wireless local-loop systems, the management of resources in WCDMA systems, and the placement of base stations in wireless local-area networks. Offering insight into multiobjective optimization, the authors show how jumping gene algorithms are a useful addition to existing evolutionary algorithms, particularly to obtain quick convergence solutions and solutions to outliers.

Intelligent Systems and Applications Book

Intelligent Systems and Applications


  • Author : Kohei Arai
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-11-07
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 1292
  • ISBN 10 : 9783030010577

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Gathering the Proceedings of the 2018 Intelligent Systems Conference (IntelliSys 2018), this book offers a remarkable collection of chapters covering a wide range of topics in intelligent systems and computing, and their real-world applications. The Conference attracted a total of 568 submissions from pioneering researchers, scientists, industrial engineers, and students from all around the world. These submissions underwent a double-blind peer review process, after which 194 (including 13 poster papers) were selected to be included in these proceedings. As intelligent systems continue to replace and sometimes outperform human intelligence in decision-making processes, they have made it possible to tackle many problems more effectively. This branching out of computational intelligence in several directions, and the use of intelligent systems in everyday applications, have created the need for such an international conference, which serves as a venue for reporting on cutting-edge innovations and developments. This book collects both theory and application-based chapters on all aspects of artificial intelligence, from classical to intelligent scope. Readers are sure to find the book both interesting and valuable, as it presents state-of-the-art intelligent methods and techniques for solving real-world problems, along with a vision of future research directions.

Combinatorial Optimization and Applications Book

Combinatorial Optimization and Applications


  • Author : Weili Wu
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-12-15
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 424
  • ISBN 10 : 9783642174582

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The 4th Annual International Conference on Combinatorial Optimization and Applications (COCOA 2010) took place in Big Island, Hawaii, USA, December 18–20, 2010. Past COCOA conferences were held in Xi’an, China (2007), Newfoundland, Canada (2008)and Huangshan, China (2009). COCOA2010providedaforumforresearchersworkingintheareasofcom- natorial optimization and its applications. In addition to theoretical results, the conference also included recent works on experimental and applied research of general algorithmic interest. The Program Committee received 108 submissions from more than 23 countries and regions, including Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Poland, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, UK, USA, Vietnam, etc. Among the 108 submissions, 49 regular papers were selected for presentation at the conference and are included in this volume. Some of these papers will be selected for publication in a special issue of the Journal of Combinatorial Optimization, a special issue of Theoretical Computer Science, a special issue of Optimization Letters, and a special issue of Discrete Mathematics, Algorithms and Applications under the standard refereeing procedure.

Integrated Circuit and System Design  Power and Timing Modeling  Optimization and Simulation Book

Integrated Circuit and System Design Power and Timing Modeling Optimization and Simulation


  • Author : Jorge Juan Chico
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2003-10-02
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 631
  • ISBN 10 : 9783540397625

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Integrated Circuit and System Design Power and Timing Modeling Optimization and Simulation Excerpt :

Welcome to the proceedings of PATMOS 2003. This was the 13th in a series of international workshops held in several locations in Europe. Over the years, PATMOS has gained recognition as one of the major European events devoted to power and timing aspects of integrated circuit and system design. Despite its signi?cant growth and development, PATMOS can still be considered as a very informal forum, featuring high-level scienti?c presentations together with open discussions and panel sessions in a free and relaxed environment. This year, PATMOS took place in Turin, Italy, organized by the Politecnico di Torino, with technical co-sponsorship from the IEEE Circuits and Systems Society and the generous support of the European Commission, as well as that of several industrial sponsors, including BullDAST, Cadence, Mentor Graphics, STMicroelectronics, and Synopsys. The objective of the PATMOS workshop is to provide a forum to discuss and investigate the emerging problems in methodologies and tools for the design of new generations of integrated circuits and systems. A major emphasis of the technical program is on speed and low-power aspects, with particular regard to modeling, characterization, design, and architectures.

Self Organized Mobile Communication Technologies and Techniques for Network Optimization Book

Self Organized Mobile Communication Technologies and Techniques for Network Optimization


  • Author : Diab, Ali
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2016-04-25
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781522502401

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Self Organized Mobile Communication Technologies and Techniques for Network Optimization Excerpt :

With increased consumer use and adoption, mobile communication technologies are faced with the challenge of creating an adequate wireless networking architecture that can support a high degree of scalability, performance, and reliability in a cost-effective manner without comprising security or quality of service. Self-Organized Mobile Communication Technologies and Techniques for Network Optimization explores self-organizing networks (SONs) as a proposed solution for the automation of mobile communication tasks that currently require significant efforts for planning, operation, and management. Emphasizing research on the latest generation of mobile communication networks, the 5th generation (5G), this publication proposes timely solutions and presents the latest developments in the field of mobile communication technologies. IT developers, engineers, graduate-level students, and researchers will find this publication to be essential to their research needs.

VoIP Technology  Applications and Challenges Book

VoIP Technology Applications and Challenges


  • Author : Tamal Chakraborty
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-08-03
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 239
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319955940

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VoIP Technology Applications and Challenges Excerpt :

This book offers an accessible introduction and practical guide to Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) technology, providing readers with the know-how to solve the problems encountered in applying VoIP technology across all types of network. It incorporates the latest research findings and brings readers up to date with the challenges that are faced by researchers developing novel applications of VoIP. The authors discuss the general architecture of VoIP technology, along with its application and relevance in conventional and emerging wireless communication networks, including Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access (WiMAX), Long Term Evolution (LTE) and Cognitive Radio Networks. The book also includes Quality of service (QoS) studies under dynamic and unpredictable network conditions, which examine the reliability of both legacy systems And the upcoming pervasive computing systems. Further, it explains how the heuristic-based learning algorithms that are used in VoIP communications may help develop today’s technology in the area of autonomous systems. This book is a valuable source of information for academics and researchers, as it provides state-of-theart research in VoIP technology. It is also of interest to network designers, application architects, and service providers looking for a coherent understanding of VoIP across a wide range of devices, network applications and user categories.

Improving the Performance of Wireless LANs Book

Improving the Performance of Wireless LANs


  • Author : Nurul Sarkar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2014-01-08
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 474
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466560635

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Improving the Performance of Wireless LANs Excerpt :

While there are countless books on wireless networks, few actually quantify the key performance-limiting factors of wireless local area networks (WLANs) and describe various methods for improving WLAN performance. Fulfilling these needs, Improving the Performance of Wireless LANs: A Practical Guide provides both theoretical background and empirical results for the optimum planning and deployment of high performance WLAN systems in different residential and commercial buildings. Useful to students, faculties, researchers, engineers, and network developers, this must-have book not only explains the fundamentals of WLAN systems, including WLAN features and standards, but also: Supplies strategic guidelines for WLAN system design, modeling, and performance evaluation Includes radio propagation and site measurements as well as simulations for various network design scenarios Discusses environmental effects on WLAN performance, protocol redesign for routing and MAC, and traffic distribution Contains numerous illustrations and examples, plus chapter summaries, review questions, reading lists, mini-projects, an extensive glossary, and a list of acronyms Examines emerging and future network technologies, such as next generation Wi-Fi (802.11ac), very high throughput Wi-Fi (802.11ad), wireless mesh networking (802.11s), emergency QoS (802.11u), and vehicle-to-vehicle communications (802.11p) Improving the Performance of Wireless LANs: A Practical Guide makes the teaching, learning, and researching of advanced wireless network design and performance a more active process by using practical tools and exercises to add life to this highly technical subject.

5G Wireless Systems Book

5G Wireless Systems


  • Author : Yang Yang
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-09-14
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 434
  • ISBN 10 : 9783319618692

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5G Wireless Systems Excerpt :

This book focuses on key simulation and evaluation technologies for 5G systems. Based on the most recent research results from academia and industry, it describes the evaluation methodologies in depth for network and physical layer technologies. The evaluation methods are discussed in depth. It also covers the analysis of the 5G candidate technologies and the testing challenges, the evolution of the testing technologies, fading channel measurement and modeling, software simulations, software hardware cosimulation, field testing and other novel evaluation methods. The fifth-generation (5G) mobile communications system targets highly improved network performances in terms of the network capacity and the number of connections. Testing and evaluation technologies is widely recognized and plays important roles in the wireless technology developments, along with the research on basic theory and key technologies. The investigation and developments on the multi-level and comprehensive evaluations for 5G new technologies, provides important performance references for the 5G technology filtering and future standardizations. Students focused on telecommunications, electronic engineering, computer science or other related disciplines will find this book useful as a secondary text. Researchers and professionals working within these related fields will also find this book useful as a reference.

Wireless Network Design Book

Wireless Network Design


  • Author : Jeff Kennington
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-11-10
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages : 373
  • ISBN 10 : 9781441961112

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Wireless Network Design Excerpt :

This book surveys state-of-the-art optimization modeling for design, analysis, and management of wireless networks, such as cellular and wireless local area networks (LANs), and the services they deliver. The past two decades have seen a tremendous growth in the deployment and use of wireless networks. The current-generation wireless systems can provide mobile users with high-speed data services at rates substantially higher than those of the previous generation. As a result, the demand for mobile information services with high reliability, fast response times, and ubiquitous connectivity continues to increase rapidly. The optimization of system performance has become critically important both in terms of practical utility and commercial viability, and presents a rich area for research. In the editors' previous work on traditional wired networks, we have observed that designing low cost, survivable telecommunication networks involves extremely complicated processes. Commercial products available to help with this task typically have been based on simulation and/or proprietary heuristics. As demonstrated in this book, however, mathematical programming deserves a prominent place in the designer's toolkit. Convenient modeling languages and powerful optimization solvers have greatly facilitated the implementation of mathematical programming theory into the practice of commercial network design. These points are equally relevant and applicable in today’s world of wireless network technology and design. But there are new issues as well: many wireless network design decisions, such as routing and facility/element location, must be dealt with in innovative ways that are unique and distinct from wired (fiber optic) networks. The book specifically treats the recent research and the use of modeling languages and network optimization techniques that are playing particularly important and distinctive roles in the wireless domain.

Testing 802 11 WLANs Book

Testing 802 11 WLANs


  • Author : Tom Alexander
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Local area networks (Computer networks)
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 0750679867

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