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Mobile Communications Handbook Third Edition Edited by

Jerry D. Gibson University of California, Santa Barbara, USA

Praise for the Previous Edition: " … boasts an international list of contributors from industry and academic research centers. . . Serving as a dictionary, encyclopedia, and reference work containing many bibliographic references, this volume stands out as a major tool because it can accompany textbooks and other resources or easily stand on its own as an authoritative work. . . This title should be available in at least one format in all academic libraries and large public libraries." —Julie Gelfand, University of California Irvine Science Library

In the decade since the last edition of the Mobile Communications Handbook was published, there has been a deluge of new technologies and services in wireless mobile communications. In 1999, the Committee for Wireless LANs released the IEEE 802.11, a standard for the 5 GHz UNI band, which was followed by the release of the 802.11 g standard for the 2.4 GHz band in 2003. Since then, there has been a growing number of wireless IEEE 802.11 standards, including the IEEE 802.11a,b,c,d,e,f,g,h,l,n,r,s,p,u,v,k,t, and w. There has also been the establishment of the much higher speed broadband standards as encompassed by IEEE 802.16 which includes, in particular, IEEE 802.16e (dubbed WiMAX) and by a similar technology from Korea called WiBro. The standards connected with IEEE 802.16 have also begun to expand rapidly. In addition to these longer-range wireless standards, very short-distance wireless connectivity, such as Bluetooth and several ultrawideband (UWB) technologies are flourishing for use with earphones and computer peripherals. Other important developments in mobile communications since 1999 are the development of standards for wireless mesh networks, mobile ad hoc networks, and tandem connections of digital cellular, IEEE 802.11, and IEEE 8902.16 networks. These networks are being developed, deployed, and refined at a rapid pace. In the area of digital cellular, third and fourth generation systems have been proposed and redesigned, and third generation systems have been implemented. Finally, the use of video as a driving application for handheld devices has emerged. Streaming video to wireless handhelds is now common. Work is well underway to allow handhelds to capture video and send the video over the variety of wireless networks to other users. All of these developments are explored in Mobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition. With 80 percent new material, this volume brings readers up to date on the quantum leaps made in this technology since the last edition was published in 1999.

About the Editor: Jerry D. Gibson is a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Currently, he serves on the Steering Committee for the Wireless Communications and Networking Conference and on the Editorial Board of the Hindawi Open Access journal Advances in Multimedia. He is an IEEE Communications Society Distinguished Lecturer for 2007-2008 and is a member of the IEEE Awards Committee. His research interests include data, speech, image, video compression, multimedia over networks, wireless communications, information theory, and digital signal processing.

Catalog no. K10892, August 2012, c. 776 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1723-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Green Mobile Devices and Networks

Distributed Strategic Learning for Wireless Engineers

Energy Optimization and Scavenging Techniques Edited by

Hrishikesh Venkataraman and Gabriel-Miro Muntean Dublin City University, Ireland

Battery capacity is often insufficient to keep up with the power-demanding features of the latest mobile devices. Therefore, powering the functional advancement of wireless devices requires a revolution in the concept of battery life and recharge capability. The goal is for future hand held devices and wireless networks to be able to recharge themselves automatically from the environment. Green Mobile Devices and Networks: Energy Optimization and Scavenging Techniques provides insights into the principles and technical challenges behind both automatic optimization of energy consumption and energy gathering from alternative environmental sources. It introduces the basic background, motivation, and principles of various technologies and supplies detailed and integrated coverage of different optimization and energy scavenging techniques. In particular, the book: • Examines the technical challenges behind automatic optimization of the energy consumption in dynamic real-time scenarios • Considers different types of energy scavenging techniques • Describes the various technologies behind harvesting energy through different sources— including solar, acoustics, kinetic, mechanical vibrations, and electromagnetic waves Striking a balance between theory and implementation, the book links different concepts with applications of corresponding schemes and connects them to various standards. It discusses the continuous monitoring of battery life and the automatic adjustment of different functionalities—including data reception, processing and display, complexity of software modules, and perceived video quality—providing readers with a clear understanding of the technical challenges, measurement of energy gain, limitations, and future opportunities.

Catalog no. K12735, March 2012, 401 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5989-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Hamidou Tembine École Supérieure d'Électricité, Supelec, Paris, France

"… unique among the books on learning in game theory in focusing on problems relevant to games in wireless engineering. It is a masterpiece bringing the state-of-the-art foundations of learning in games to wireless … the first to consider a systematic analysis of games arising in all the network layers and is thus an important contribution to network engineering games." —Professor Eitan Altman, INRIA at University of Avignon, France

Although valued for its ability to allow teams to collaborate and foster coalitional behaviors among the participants, game theory’s application to networking systems is not without challenges. Distributed Strategic Learning for Wireless Engineers illuminates the promise of learning in dynamic games as a tool for analyzing network evolution and underlines the potential pitfalls and difficulties likely to be encountered. Establishing the link between several theories, this book demonstrates what is needed to learn strategic interaction in wireless networks under uncertainty, randomness, and time delays. The book provides an explicit description of how players attempt to learn over time about the game and about the behavior of others. It focuses on finite and infinite systems, where the interplay among the individual adjustments undertaken by the different players generates different learning dynamics, heterogeneous learning, risk-sensitive learning, and hybrid dynamics.

Contents: Strategic Learning. A Short Introduction to Game Theory. A Short Overview of Strategic Learning. Strategy or Payoff-Based Learning. Partially Distributed Strategy Learning. Fully Distributed Strategy Learning. Payoff Learning and Estimations. Combined Learning. Combined Learning in Dynamic Robust Games. Learning Under Unknown Payoffs and Delayed Measurement. Learning in Constrained Wireless Games. Hybrid Strategic Learning. Distributed Learning in Large-scale Systems. Learning in Stochastic Games.

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Media Networks

Microelectronics to Nanoelectronics

Architectures, Applications, and Standards Edited by

Materials, Devices, & Manufacturability

Hassnaa Moustafa

Edited by

France Telecom Research and Development

Sherali Zeadally University of the District of Columbia, Washington, D.C., USA

With a focus on video and audio-visual services, Media Networks: Architectures, Applications, and Standards considers different media network architectures along with related protocols and standards. It presents different digital TV technologies as well as their deployment systems, discussing promising media content delivery architectures, including Future Internet, Content Delivery Networks, and Content Centric Networks. The authors address related technical challenges and standardization efforts. Chapters cover the management of media information and immersive technologies that account for advanced services personalization, immersive technologies architectures and applications, e-health, and e-learning.

Contents: Digital TV. Open-IPTV Services and Architectures. Mobile TV. Connected TV: The Next Revolution? 3DTV Technology and Standardization. Digital TV Architecture Standardization. Media Content Delivery and Quality of Experience. Collaboration Between Networks and Applications in the Future Internet. Information-Centric Networking. Toward Information-Centric Networking: Research, Standardization, Business, and Migration Challenges. Content Delivery Network for Efficient Delivery of Internet Traffic. Content Delivery Networks: Market Overview and Technology Innovations. Quality of Experience in Future Media Networks: Consumption Trends, Demand for New Metrics and Evaluation Methods. QoE-Based Routing for Content Distribution Network Architecture. QoE of 3D Media Delivery Systems. User-Centricity and Immersive Technologies. Perceived QoE for User-Centric Multimedia Services. Immersive 3D Media. IPTV Services Personalization. Context-Awareness for IPTV Services Personalization. MetaData Creation and Exploitation for Future Media Networks. Semantically Linked Media for Interactive User-Centric Services. Telepresence. E-Health: User Interaction with Domestic Rehabilitation Tools. Societal Challenges for Networked Media. Index.

Catalog no. K13577, June 2012, c. 555 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7728-9, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Anupama B. Kaul National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia, USA

"Excellent topics covering fundamental limits in scaling down silicon-based semiconductors to recent promises in nanowire-based devices. … Overall, this book would be an excellent choice for readers ranging from engineering students to the experts in the field." —Anirudha V. Sumant, Argonne National Laboratory, Illinois, USA

Microelectronics to Nanoelectronics: Materials, Devices, & Manufacturability offers a comprehensive cross-section of promising MEMS and nanotechnologies that are important to the future growth of the electronics industry. International experts in academia and leading industrial institutions present the most recent scientific developments. They highlight new technologies that have successfully transitioned from the laboratory to the marketplace as well as technologies that have near-term market applications in electronics, materials, and optics. The book also provides up-to-date references on the latest advances in this evolving field.

Contents: Moore’s Law: Technology Scaling and Reliability Challenges. Scaling and Radiation Effects in Silicon Transistors. Hewlett-Packard’s MEMS Technology— Thermal Inkjet Printing and Beyond. Silicon MEMS Resonators for Timing Applications. Nanoscale Electromechanical Devices Enabled by Nanowire Structures. Silicon Etching and Etch Techniques for NEMs and MEMs. Learning from Biology: ViralTemplated Materials and Devices. Principles and Methods for Integration of Carbon Nanotubes in Miniaturized Systems. Heterogeneous Integration of Carbon Nanotubes on Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor Circuitry and Sensing Applications. NEMS-Based Ultra Energy-Efficient Digital ICs: Materials, Device Architectures, Logic Implementation, and Manufacturability. Carbon Nanotube Y-Junctions. Nanoscale Effects in Multiphase Flows and Heat Transfer. Nanoengineered Materials for Applications in Electronics, Biology, and Energy Harnessing.

Catalog no. K14730, July 2012, c. 456 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0954-2, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Handbook of Mobile Systems Applications and Services

Physical Principles of Wireless Communications

Edited by

Second Edition

Anup Kumar

Victor L. Granatstein

University of Louisville, Kentucky, USA

University of Maryland, College Park, USA

Bin Xie

Updated and expanded, Physical Principles of Wireless Communications, Second Edition clarifies the relationship between discoveries in pure science and their application to the invention and engineering of wireless communication systems. The second edition of this popular textbook starts with a review of the relevant physical laws, including Planck’s Law of Blackbody Radiation, Maxwell’s equations, and the laws of Special and General Relativity. It describes sources of electromagnetic noise, operation of antennas and antenna arrays, propagation losses, and satellite operation in sufficient detail to allow students to perform their own system designs and engineering calculations.

University of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

From fundamental concepts and theories to implementation protocols and cutting-edge applications, the Handbook of Mobile Systems Applications and Services supplies a complete examination of the evolution of mobile services technologies. It examines service-oriented architecture (SOA) and explains why SOA and service-oriented computing (SOC) will play key roles in the development of future mobile services. Investigating current service discovery frameworks, the book covers the basics of mobile services and applications developed in various contexts. The first section provides readers with the required background in mobile services architecture. Next, it details middleware support for mobile services. The final section discusses security and applications of mobile services. Composed of the contributions of leading researchers and academics from around the world, the book: • Introduces a new location-based access control model • Unveils a simple, yet powerful enhancement that enables web services to locally manage workflow dependencies and handle messages resulting from multiple workflows • Examines an event-based location aware query model that continuously aggregates data in specific areas around mobile sensors of interest • Addresses the problem of location-based access control in the context of privacy protection • Presents a layered architecture of context-aware middleware • Considers the development of assistive technology solutions for the blind or visually impaired Discussing architecture for supporting multi-mode terminals in integrated heterogeneous wireless networks, this book addresses the network availability constraint to serve all mobile services originating from a single-user terminal. It examines QoS protocols and their enhancements in supporting user mobility. Analyzing mobile services security vulnerabilities, it details security design best practices that mobile service developers can use to improve the security of their mobile systems.

New in the Second Edition: • Descriptions of 3G and 4G cell phone systems • Discussions on the relation between the basic laws of quantum and relativistic physics and the engineering of modern wireless communication systems • A new section on Planck’s Law of Blackbody Radiation • Expanded discussions on general relativity and special relativity and their relevance to GPS system design • An expanded chapter on antennas that includes wire loop antennas • Expanded discussion of shadowing correlations and their effect on cell phone system design The text covers the physics of Geostationary Earth Orbiting satellites, Medium Earth Orbiting satellites, and Low Earth Orbiting satellites, enabling students to evaluate and make first order designs of SATCOM systems. It also reviews the principles of probability theory to help them accurately determine the margins that must be allowed to account for statistical variation in path loss. The included problem sets and sample solutions provide students with the understanding of contemporary wireless systems needed to participate in the invention of future systems.

Catalog no. K13697, March 2012, 311 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7897-2, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

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Digital & Wireless Communications Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB® Dikshitulu K. Kalluri University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA

"… a required reference in the library of anyone doing research or development in plasma physics or engineering." —Igor Alexeff, Electrical Engineering Department, University of Tennessee

"Most appropriate for advanced engineering students. Comprehensive, yet eases into difficult matters." —Andrew M. Sessler, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

"… brings together many increasingly important concepts from previously somewhat separate areas of electromagnetics into one clear and coherent tome." —Michael A. Fiddy, University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Electromagnetic Waves, Materials, and Computation with MATLAB® is for professionals and senior undergraduate/first-year graduate students specializing in one or more of the technologies based on electromagnetics. Composed of three parts, it begins with the electromagnetics of bounded simple media, moves on to electromagnetic equations of complex media, and then covers electromagnetic computation. The author takes a modern approach by using commercial software such as MATLAB and FDTD methods and provides a strong base of conceptual mathematical aspects. The material strikes a balance between theory, intuitive approximate solutions, and the use of commercial software and interpretation of solutions. Case studies and practical examples are presented throughout the text.

Contents: Electromagnetics of Bounded Simple Media. Electromagnetics of Simple Media. Electromagnetics of Simple Media: One-Dimensional Solution. Two-Dimensional Problems and Waveguides. Three-Dimensional Solutions. Spherical Waves and Applications. Laplace Equation: Static and Low-Frequency Approximations. Miscellaneous Topics on Waves. Electromagnetic Equations of Complex Media. Electromagnetic Modeling of Complex Materials. Artificial Electromagnetic Materials. Waves in Isotropic Cold Plasma: Dispersive Medium. Spatial Dispersion and Warm Plasma. Wave in Anisotropic Media and Magnetoplasma. Optical Waves in Anisotropic Crystals. Electromagnetics of Moving Media. Electromagnetic Computation. Introduction and One-Dimensional Problems. Two-Dimensional Problem. Advanced Topics on Finite-Element Method. Case Study Ridged Waveguide with Many Elements. Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method. Finite-Difference Time-Domain Method Simulation of Electromagnetic Pulse Interaction with a Switched Plasma Slab. Approximate Analytical Methods Based on Perturbation and Variational Techniques. Appendices. Problems.

Fixed Mobile Convergence Handbook Edited by

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Requirements for next generation networks (NGNs) are fueling an architectural evolution. Service providers are obliged to give users access to content anytime, anywhere, on any device. This requires a converged infrastructure in which users across multiple domains can be served through a single unified domain and all network services and business units can be consolidated on a single IP infrastructure. The Fixed Mobile Convergence Handbook is a comprehensive guide to the design, implementation, and management of converged cellular/WiFi wireless networks. The book discusses how FMC is transforming technologies as multimedia ceases to be passively consumed and unidirectional and becomes increasingly mobile, personalized, and interactive. It also describes ways to ensure that networks remain costeffective, scalable, reliable, and secure in the face of constant technological evolution. The book encapsulates the state of FMC, covering everything from basic concepts to research-grade material and future directions. Addressing a broad range of topics, subjects include: • Femtocell network technology and applications • Deployment modes and interference avoidance • Architecture for power efficiency • Conversational quality and network planning • Design of SIP-based mobility management protocols Highly respected in their field, the authors anticipate the key issues and problems that FMC presents—from application inception and deployment to system interconnection and Quality of Service (QoS). Ideal for professional mobile technology designers, planners and researchers, this book provides specific salient features and information that will guide innovation in the 21st century and beyond.

Catalog no. 91700, September 2010, 492 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9170-0, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Digital & Wireless Communications WiMAX Handbook Three-Volume Set Edited by

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

“...a wide area of WiMAX technology covered in this book (the QoS issue has been addressed especially well) along with the diverse complexity of the information presented, spanning from general information to the academic research level, make the book suitable for a wide variety of readers including academic researchers, network planners, engineers, and students.” —Krzysztof Maderak, in IEEE Communications Magazine

From fundamentals to future directions, this handbook provides technical information on all aspects of WiMAX.

Buy the Set and Save! Catalog no. 45350, October 2007, 824 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-4535-2, $219.95 / £140.00 Also available as an eBook

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Standards and Security

Technologies, Performance Analysis, and QoS


Exploring the standards and security issues of WiMAX, this volume in the WiMAX Handbook examines standardized versus proprietary solutions for wireless broadband access, reviews the core medium access control protocol of WiMAX systems, and presents carriers' perspectives on wireless services. It also discusses the main mobility functions of the IEEE 802.16e standard and describes how to speed up WiMAX handover procedures. It presents the 802.16 mesh protocol and surveys the testing and certification processes used for WiMAX products. In addition, the book reviews the security features of both IEEE 802.16 and WiMAX. Catalog no. 45237 September 2007, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4523-9 $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook


This volume focuses on the technologies behind WiMAX, its performance capabilities, and its control mechanisms. The book describes an innovative methodology for the design of multi-band WiMAX antennas and addresses space-time block codes. It also proposes a combined call admission control and scheduling scheme and focuses on the performance analysis of the IEEE 802.16 mesh mode. The final section discusses an ideal reservation period controller, the ecosystem in which scheduling for IEEE 802.16e systems must be performed, and a fuzzy logic controller. Catalog no. 45253 September 2007, 296 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4525-3 $89.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

This third volume of the WiMAX Handbook explores the applications of WiMAX. The book describes the logical architecture of IEEE 802.16, introduces some of the main IEEE 802.16 family standards, compares WiMAX to Wi-Fi, and studies the feasibility of supporting VoIP over WiMAX. It also looks at the residential use of WiMAX as well as the strategies of using WiMAX in remote locales and rural communities. In addition, the book examines the backhaul requirements of a large fixed wireless network and the problem of centralized routing and scheduling for IEEE 802.16 mesh networks. Catalog no. 45474 September 2007, 248 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4547-5 $89.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

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Digital & Wireless Communications Adaptation in Wireless Communications Two-Volume Set Mohamed Ibnkahla Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

The widespread use of adaptation techniques has helped to meet increased demand for multimedia applications. To continue the optimization of system-available resources, specialists working in wireless communication must implement the concept of adaptive processing through all layers and protocols of the wireless system. Adaptation in Wireless Communications Two-Volume Set emphasizes adaptation through a unified framework across all layers of the wireless protocol stack, ranging from the physical layer to the application layer and from cellular systems to next-generation wireless networks. Each volume relates various specialties through common terminologies, explaining how to use adaptive signal processing in upper layers and also discussing how to include information about channel state and other relevant physical layer information into wireless protocols.

Features: • • • • •

Includes over 300 figures, 40 tables, and 1,400 references Covers adaptive concepts from both the physical and application layers Presents several new theoretical paradigms and analytical findings Explains the involvement of signal processing in networking protocols Emphasizes the importance of cross-layer adaptation

The future of wireless communications depends on the utilization of adaptation at all levels. This groundbreaking twovolume resource provides a unique opportunity for researchers and engineers from different backgrounds to develop techniques in layers outside their specialty and improve their protocols and algorithms.

Catalog no. 45997, October 2008, 1,048 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4599-4, $179.95 / £115.00 Also Available as Individual Volumes

Adaptive Signal Processing in Wireless Communications Contents: Adaptation Techniques and Enabling Parameter Estimation Algorithms for Wireless Communications Systems. Adaptive Channel Estimation in Wireless Communications. Adaptive Coded Modulation for Transmission over Fading Channels. MIMO Systems: Principles, Iterative Techniques, and Advanced Polarization. Adaptive Modeling and Identification of Nonlinear MIMO Channels Using Neural Networks. Joint Adaptive Transmission and Switched Diversity Reception. Adaptive Opportunistic Beamforming in Ricean Fading Channels. Adaptive Beamforming for Multiantenna Communications. Adaptive Equalization for Wireless Channels. Adaptive Multicarrier CDMA SpaceTime Receivers. Cooperative Communications in Random Access Networks. Cooperative Diversity: Capacity Bounds and Code Designs. Time Synchronization for Wireless Sensor Networks. Adaptive Interference Nulling and Direction of Arrival Estimation in GPS Dual-Polarized Antenna Receiver. Reconfigurable Baseband Processing for Wireless Communications. Index.

Catalog no. 46012, August 2008, 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4601-4, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Adaptation and Cross Layer Design in Wireless Networks Contents: Adaptive Optimization of CSMA/CA MAC Protocols Based on Bayesian State Estimation. A Survey of Medium Access Control Protocols for Wireless Local and Ad Hoc Networks. Adaptive Scheduling for Beyond 3G Cellular Networks. Adaptive Resource Allocation in CDMA Cellular Wireless Mobile Networks under Time-Varying Traffic: A Transient Analysis-Based Approach. Utility-Based Bandwidth Adaptation for Multimedia Wireless Networks. An Extensive Survey and Taxonomy of MAC Protocols for Vehicular Wireless Networks. Network Coding for Wireless Networks. A Survey of Wireless Sensor Networks: Technologies, Challenges, and Future Trends. Adaptive Routing in Wireless Sensor Networks. Coverage and Connectivity in Wireless Sensor Networks: Lifetime Maximization. Routing in Wireless Self-Organizing Networks. Selfishness in MANETs. Mobile-Relay Forwarding in Opportunistic Networks. Adaptive Techniques in Wireless Networks. Tunable Security Services for Wireless Networks. Index.

Catalog no. 46039, August 2008, 528 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-4603-8, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

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Telecommunications IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Handbook


Edited by

Regulations, Standards and Applications

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies

Edited by

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Rashid A. Saeed

Established as the foundation for future wireless and wireline convergence, the IP multimedia subsystem (IMS) is the bedrock that will facilitate easy deployment on new, rich, personalized multimedia communication combining telecom and data services. Designers, planners, and researchers of communication systems will need to make full use of the technology occurring with this convergence if they want to provide end users with new and efficient services that are as cost-effective as they are innovative.

Stephen J. Shellhammer

Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khortoum

IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS) Handbook gives researchers and technicians the tools they need to optimize their roles in this communication revolution. Organized in three sections, this practical handbook: • Details IMS concepts and proposes a way to link IMS service, service building blocks, and technical functions • Addresses potential attacks on IMS, reviews security architecture and associations, and explains key generation and authentication • Analyzes different perspectives on media functions, including relevant 3GPP standards for the Media Resource Function (MRF) • Outlines implementation details and main features of major components of an Open IMS reference implementation • Reviews current deployments, describes foundation requirements for multimedia service design, and discusses the relationship between the operator, customer, and third-party provider With IMS, new services and concepts are introduced more quickly than ever before. This book gleans the technical savvy of 50 pioneering experts from around the world to help readers support the growth of digital traffic and the implementation of underlying networks. It covers everything from basic concepts to research-grade material to the future direction of the architecture.

Catalog no. 64592, November 2008, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6459-9, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

Qualcomm, San Diego, California, USA

This book explains the TV white space concept and looks at how these spaces can be used to bring new applications and uses to customers. The text provides an extensive survey of this new technology, exploring various application areas as well as open areas for research. In addition, it discusses business opportunities, addresses deployment challenges, and covers regulations and system requirements. Other topics discussed include collaborative sensing, spectrum sharing, and interoperability.

Contents Regulations and Profiles TV White Space Regulations Projecting Regulatory Requirements for TV White Space Devices; TVWS System Requirements; White Space Availability in the United States; TV White Spaces in Europe Standards Standardization Activities Related to TV White Space: PHY /MAC Standards; Standardization Activities Related to TV White Space: Coexistence and Dynamic Spectrum Access Standards System Level Analysis of OFDMA -Based Networks in TV White Spaces: IEEE 802.22 Case Study Inter-Network Spectrum Sharing and Communications in Cognitive Radio Networks Using On-Demand Spectrum Contention and Beacon Period Framing Coexistence Spectrum Sensing in TV White Space Distributed Spectrum Sensing; Leveraging Sensing and Geo-Location Database in TVWS Incumbent Protection Other Aspects Elements of Efficient TV White Space Allocation Part I: Acquisition Principles Elements of Efficient TV White Space Allocation Part II: Business Models TV White Space Use Cases TV White Space Privacy and Security Catalog no. K12203, December 2011, 509 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4879-1, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook


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Sensor Network Protocols Imad Mahgoub and Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Sensor networks continue to grow in importance for modern communication networks. In chapters carefully selected from the popular Handbook of Sensor Networks, this volume is a sharply focused reference on protocols, security, data processing, and energy management in communication sensor networks. Expert contributors cover routing technologies, nextgeneration enabling technologies, energy-efficient protocols for wireless sensor networks, techniques to reduce computation and communication energy consumption, energy-aware routing, and localized algorithms for sensor networks.

Catalog no. 7036, January 2006, 248 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7036-6, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Automotive Antenna Design and Applications Victor Rabinovich Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada

Nikolai Alexandrov Tenatronics, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada

Basim Alkhateeb Dearborn Heights, Michigan, USA

A complete examination of traditional and new advanced antennas used in the automotive industry, this book highlights the practical aspects of antenna design. The authors describe the entire design process, beginning with the antenna simulation, prototype sample fabrication, and laboratory test measurements, and concluding with test measurements in the real environment. The book presents simulation examples of antenna parameters that significantly speed up the design process using software packages such as FEKO, NEC, IE3D, and Genesys.

Catalog no. K10225, March 2010, 330 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0407-0, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

Circuits at the Nanoscale Communications, Imaging, and Sensing Edited by

Krzysztof Iniewski CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Antenna Theory and Microstrip Antennas D. G. Fang Nanjing University of Science & Technology, Beijing, China

Addressing CMOS circuit design in the context of system opportunities, this volume explores materials such as SiGe, carbon nanotubes, and quantum dots that can potentially take system performance beyond traditional CMOS. Because CMOS circuit implementation is key to understanding emerging technologies, several chapters focus on this area, including low power circuit implementations for microprocessor applications and circuit implementations for biomedical space. The text also discusses digital radio processing for wireless communications and circuits for medical imaging.

With design optimization as a key focus, this book covers both antenna fundamentals and microstrip antennas. It includes a section on antenna theory that introduces two kinds of elementary linear sources, Huygen’s planar element, and the analysis and synthesis of the discrete and continuous arrays formed by these elementary sources. In addition, it introduces the digital beam-forming antenna and smart antenna. The section on microstrip antennas discusses the cavity mode theory and covers some related issues, including the design of irregularly shaped patches and the analysis of mutual coupling.

Catalog no. 70622, September 2008, 602 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7062-0, $169.95 / £108.00

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Telecommunication Networks Eugenio Iannone La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy

Many argue that telecommunications network infrastructure is the most impressive and important technology ever developed. Analyzing the telecom market’s constantly evolving trends, research directions, infrastructure, and vital needs, Telecommunication Networks responds with revolutionized engineering strategies to optimize network construction. Omnipresent in society, telecom networks integrate a wide range of technologies. These include quantum field theory for the study of optical amplifiers, software architectures for network control, abstract algebra required to design error correction codes, and network, thermal, and mechanical modeling for equipment platform design. Illustrating how and why network developers make technical decisions, this book takes a practical engineering approach to systematically assess the network as a whole—from transmission to switching. Emphasizing a uniform bibliography and description of standards, it explores existing technical developments and the potential for projected alternative architectural paths, based on current market indicators. The author characterizes new device and equipment advances not as just quality improvements, but as specific responses to particular technical market necessities. Analyzing design problems to identify potential links and commonalities between different parts of the system, the book addresses interdependence of these elements and their individual influence on network evolution. It also considers power consumption and real estate, which sometimes outweigh engineering performance data in determining a product’s success. To clarify the potential and limitations of each presented technology and system analysis, the book includes quantitative data inspired by real products and prototypes. Whenever possible, it applies mathematical modeling to present measured data, enabling readers to apply demonstrated concepts in real-world situations. Covering everything from high-level architectural elements to more basic component physics, its focus is on solving problems from different perspectives and bridging descriptions of well-consolidated solutions with newer research trends.

Features: • Includes brief chapter introductions and references to facilitate further study • Reviews the status of the telecommunications market, highlighting the technical requirements that are driving network evolution • Clarifies how and why engineering choices are made • Presents different technologies, with examples of their potential for commercial products • Includes real-life project examples of transmission systems and network design

Contents: Introduction Drivers for Telecommunication Network Evolution Networks Fundamentals and Present Architectures Technology for Telecommunications: Optical Fibers, Amplifiers, and Passive Devices Technology for Telecommunications: Integrated Optics and Microelectronics Transmission Systems Architectures and Performances Switching Systems: Architecture and Performances Convergent Network Management and Control Plane Next-Generation Transmission Systems Enabling Technologies, Architectures, and Performances Next-Generation Networking: Enabling Technologies, Architectures, and Performances The New Access Network Systems and Enabling Technologies Appendices Catalog no. K12076, December 2011, 918 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-4636-0, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Information, Communication, and Space Technology

Principles of Synchronous Digital Hierarchy

Mohammad Razani

Rajesh Kumar Jain

City University of New York, Brooklyn, USA

West Central Railways, Jabalpur, India

Many books have covered the rapidly evolving fields of information and communication technology (ICT) and space technology separately. Information, Communication, and Space Technology focuses on how the integration of these two areas is creating a stronger platform for various scientific advancements—including some research work that cannot be perfomed on Earth.

Principles of Synchronous Digital Hierarchy presents the current standards of digital multiplexing— known as synchronous digital hierarchy—including analog multiplexing technologies. The book is ideal for telecommunication professionals who want to develop an understanding of the functioning of practical telecommunication systems in general, and digital multiplexing and synchronous digital hierarchy in particular. The text includes all relevant fundamentals and provides a handy reference for problem solving and defining operations and maintenance strategies. The author covers digital conversion and TDM principles, line coding and digital modulation, signal impairments, and synchronization, as well as emerging systems.

Dividing content into sections that cover ICT, existing and future space technologies, and satellites, the author demonstrates the individual and combined power of each of these parts of the overall system. He explores how the combination of concepts from each of these interrelated fields is creating massive potential for broader advances in areas such as robotics, communications, navigation, agriculture, health care, and nanotechnology. The book introduces potential innovations, including “rocket-less” spacecraft launches and the development of a global system to balance energy distribution by using satellites that would collect solar energy and transmit it via microwave beams to different locations around the world. Equally useful to students and professionals, this work is a culmination of the domestic and international experience the author has acquired throughout more than three decades as an instructor and researcher. Emphasizing the need to incorporate ICT and space technology into the general university curriculum, the book starts with basic explanations of key concepts and theories, building toward more concrete, application-oriented examples that reveal the importance and impact of new technologies. This includes coverage of how satellites transfer voice, video, and other data across continents, as well as techniques used to obtain very-high-resolution images from space for use in agricultural and environmental sciences. This timely work employs a logical, practically structured approach that will help readers better understand existing and emerging ICT and space technologies, including the most recent developments and achievements in the field.

Catalog no. K11936, February 2012, 280 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4163-1, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

Features: • Provides technical information in a fundamental and foundational format • Focuses on current multiplexing technologies and their implementation • Introduces multiple items of transmission in telecommunication systems • Illustrates the mode of implementation and maintenance of SDH • Includes end-of-chapter review questions, application-based critical thinking questions, and illustrations

Contents: Introduction. Advent of Digital Technology. Analog to Digital Conversion and TDM Principles. Line Coding and Digital Modulation. Clock. Signal Impairments, Error Detection, and Correction. Synchronization. Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH). PDH Maintenance Alarms. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) Principles. Operations and Maintenance in SDH. SDH Architecture and Protection Mechanisms. Data over SDH. Emerging Systems and Future of SDH. Transmission media for PDH/SDH and Optical Fiber Technology. Introduction to Optical Transport Networks (OTN).

Catalog no. K15097, August 2012, c. 499 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-1726-4, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Wireless Sensor Networks A Cognitive Perspective

Linear Synchronous Motors Transportation and Automation Systems, Second Edition Jacek F. Gieras

Mohamed Ibnkahla Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Wireless sensor networks (WSN) are emerging as one of the most important technologies of the 21st century with applications in various areas. Cognitive communications offers a wide potential to overcome major challenges in wireless communications. Cognitive approaches are expected to significantly enhance the efficiency of WSN networks in terms of energy, bandwidth, lifetime, coverage, connectivity, and cost. Wireless Sensor Networks: A Cognitive Perspective provides a unique and unified framework for cognitive concepts in wireless sensor networks. The text focuses on deployment planning, performance analysis, and hardware implementation

Hamilton Sunstrand, Glastonbury, Connecticut, USA

Zbigniew J. Piech Otis Elevator Company, Farmington, Connecticut, USA

Bronislaw Z. Tomczuk Opole University of Technology, Poland

Linear Synchronous Motors: Transportation and Automation Systems, Second Edition evaluates the state of the art and demonstrates the technological innovations that are improving the design, construction, and performance of modern control systems. This new edition not only illustrates the development of linear synchronous motor drives, but also discusses useful techniques for selecting a motor that will meet the specific requirements of linear electrical drives.


New in the Second Edition:

• Provides an in-depth survey of wireless sensor networks, their applications, and challenges • Presents cognitive networking as a new paradigm in wireless communications • Introduces a new design perspective for wireless sensor networks based on intelligent and environment-aware communications • Includes examples from applied research and real-world applications

• Several updated and expanded sections and two new chapters on FEM • Even more numerical examples, calculations, and mathematical models • Broadened target audience that includes researchers, scientists, students, and more

Contents: Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN). The Cognitive Concept: Evolution of Cognition from Cognitive Radio to Cognitive Networks. The Need for Cognition in Wireless Sensor Networks: WSN Constraints Vs. Cognition. The Cognitive Architecture. Building a Complete Profile (Atlas) for the System. Examples of Cognitive Techniques in WSN. Advantages of the Cognitive Approach. Conclusion: Challenges and Open Problems.

Catalog no. K12430, September 2012, c. 272 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5277-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Evaluating trends and practical techniques for achieving optimal system performance, the authors showcase ready-to-implement solutions for common roadblocks in this process. The book presents fundamental equations and calculations used to determine and evaluate system operation, efficiency, and reliability, with an exploration of modern computer-aided design of linear synchronous motors, including the finite element approach. It covers topics such as linear sensors and stepping motors, magnetic levitation systems, elevators, and factory automation systems. It also features case studies on flat PM, tubular PM, aircored, and hybrid linear synchronous motors, as well as 3D finite element method analysis of tubular linear reluctance motors and linear oscillatory actuators. With such an exceptional presentation of practical tools and conceptual illustrations, this volume is an especially powerful resource. It will benefit readers from all backgrounds by providing numerical examples, models, guidelines, and diagrams to help develop a clear understanding of linear synchronous motor operations, characteristics, and more.

Catalog no. K11972, August 2011, 520 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4221-8, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook


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Telecommunications Pervasive Communications Handbook Edited by

Syed Ijlal Ali Shah Freescale Semiconductors, Austin, Texas, USA

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Hussein T. Mouftah University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

In an emergency, availability of the pervasive communications environment could mean the difference between life and death. Possibly one of the first guides to comprehensively explore these futuristic omnipresent communications networks, the Pervasive Communications Handbook addresses current technology (including MAC protocols and P2P-based VoD architecture) and developments expected in the very near future—when most people and places will be virtually connected through a constant and perpetual exchange of information. This monumental advance in communications is set to dramatically change daily life, in areas ranging from healthcare, transportation, and education to commerce and socialization. With contributions from dozens of pioneering experts, this important reference discusses one-to-one, one-tomany, and many-to-one exchanges of information. Organized by the three key aspects—technology, architecture, and applications—the book explores enabling technologies, applications and services, location and mobility management, and privacy and trust. Citing the technology’s importance to energy distribution, home automation, and telecare among other areas, it delves into topics such as quality of service, security, efficiency, reliability in mobile network design, and environment interoperability.

Features: • Provides technical detail on technology, architecture, and applications, covering both existing and future developments • Addresses model-based testing from various perspectives, combining aspects of embedded systems and software • Reinforces coverage of basic concepts with exploration of highly advanced research • Clarifies theory and practice associated with test specification and validation of complex software-intensive embedded systems • Includes detailed examples from industry to illustrate real-world solutions • Presents a global view of current practices in model-based testing, helping engineers choose the most appropriate solution

Catalog no. 51091, November 2011, 500 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5109-4, $129.95 / £82.00

RFID Design Fundamentals and Applications Albert Lozano-Nieto Pennsylvania State University, Lehman, USA

“ … very well-written and easy to follow, and need not be read in its entirety because each chapter is self-contained. ... This book presents the necessary information in a convenient, compact form, lists many references for further study, and will give the reader a good technical understanding of the fundamentals of today’s RFID systems.” —John J. Shea, in IEEE Electrical Insulation Magazine, Jan/Feb 2012, Vol. 28, No. 1

RFID is an increasingly pervasive tool that is now used in a wide range of fields. Among other applications, it is employed to substantiate adherence to food preservation and safety standards, combat the circulation of counterfeit pharmaceuticals, and verify authenticity and history of critical parts used in aircraft and other machinery. With new and enhanced applications becoming increasingly integral to government and industrial chain supply and logistics around the globe, professionals must be proficient in the evaluation and deployment of these systems. Although manufacturers provide complete and extensive documentation of each individual RFID component, it can be difficult to synthesize and apply this complex information—and users often must consult and integrate data from several producers for different components. RFID Design Fundamentals and Applications is a one-stop resource that systematically explores the fundamental principles involved in the design and characterization of RFID technologies. The book presents an overview of the different parts that make up the whole RFID system, helping readers develop a clear understanding of its mechanisms and how the technology actually works. Most books on RFID focus on commercial use and deployment of the technology, but this volume takes a different and extremely useful approach. Directed toward both professionals and students in electronics, telecommunications, and new technologies, it fills the informational void left by other books, illustrating specific examples of available semiconductors and integrated circuits to clearly explain how RFID systems are configured, how they work, and how different system components interact with each other.

Catalog no. 91255, October 2010, 283 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-9125-0, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Telecommunications HSDPA/HSUPA Handbook Edited by

Challenges, Models, and Engineering

Borko Furht Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Mohamed Boucadair, Isabel Borges, Pedro Miguel Neves, and Ólafur Páll Einarsson

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is a collection of two mobile telephony protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA). Allowing networks based on the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System to achieve data rates of several megabits per second, these powerful protocols are ideal for applications ranging from file transfer to multimedia streaming. From basic concepts to research grade material, the HSDPA/HSUPA Handbook provides technical information on all aspects of HSDPA/HSUPA. With contributions from 30 experts from around the world, this comprehensive HSPA reference provides a global and authoritative perspective of this rapidly emerging technology.

Features: • Investigates the relationship between HSDPA/HSUPA and UMTS • Describes the benefits of HSPA and its technical enhancements • Explains packet flows in HSDPA • Explores migration issues associated with HSPA • Considers receiver designs and multi-user extensions to MIMO HSDPA Presenting information in a well-structured manner for ease of reference, this book presents accurate and up-to-date information on the full spectrum of topics related to HSPA technology, including future directions. The ideal desk reference for designers and planners of contemporary wireless communication networks, this book can also be adopted as a textbook for graduate and research-oriented courses that involve HSPA.

Catalog no. AU7863, October 2010, 494 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7863-3, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

IP Telephony Interconnection Reference

Addressing the growth of IP telephony service offerings within the corporate and residential realm, IP Telephony Interconnection Reference: Challenges, Models, and Engineering examines the technical and regulatory issues related to IP telephony interconnection at the large scale. It describes business and interconnection models, reviews emerging architectures such as IMS and TISPAN, identifies commonly encountered issues, and supplies solutions to technical issues. The authors offer a detailed overview of SPEERMINT activity and proposed architecture, the current work undertaken in i3 Forum, and the use of ENUM for interconnection—describing practices in both fixed and mobile networks. Among the first books to present information on interprovider communications and interconnection of IP telephony clouds, the text supplies a clear and up-to-date picture of the VoIP protocol jungle.

Features: • Provides detailed guidance on how to implement VoIP interconnect services • Presents an overview of deployed architectures in fixed and mobile networks used for interconnection and roaming purposes • Enumerates regulatory issues with a focus on Europe and the United States • Proposes interconnection models • Suggests viable solutions to technical issues Supplying an overview of interconnection practices in PSTN/mobile, this volume proposes solutions for overcoming service engineering issues and includes a set of recommendations to ease the proliferation of interconnection agreements and schemes. Keeping readers up to speed with recent developments in IP telephony, the book facilitates understanding of the technical and regulatory requirements needed to provide global services to customers and successfully navigate the upcoming migration to a completely IP-based model.

Catalog no. K12380, November 2011, 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5178-4, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook


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Telecommunications Nanotechnology for Telecommunications

CRC Handbook of Modern Telecommunications Second Edition

Edited by

Edited by

Sohail Anwar, M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Salahuddin Qazi, and Mohammad Ilyas

Patricia A. Morreale

With its unique promise to revolutionize science, engineering, technology, and other fields, nanotechnology continues to profoundly impact associated materials, components, and systems—particularly those used in telecommunications. These developments are leading to easier convergence of related technologies, massive storage data, compact storage devices, and higher-performance computing. Nanotech will eventually lead to a technology cluster that offers a complete range of functionalities for systems used in domains including information, energy, construction, environmental, and biomedical.

Brooklyn Polytechnic University, New York and The Stevens Institute of Technology, New Jersey

Nanotechnology for Telecommunications presents vital technical scientific information to help readers grasp issues and challenges associated with nanoscale telecommunication system development and commercialization—and then avail themselves of the many opportunities to be gleaned. The book provides technical information and research ideas regarding the use of nanotechnology in telecommunications and information processing, reflecting the continuing trend toward the use of optoelectronics. The scale of the physical systems that use nanoscale electronic devices is still large, and that presents serous challenges to the establishment of interconnections between nanoscale devices and the outside world. Also addressing consequent social implications of nanotech, this book reviews a broad range of the nano concepts and their influence on every aspect of telecommunications. It describes the different levels of interconnections in systems and details the standardized assembly process for a broad specrum of micro-, nano-, bio-, fiber-optic, and optoelectronic components and functions. The book is a powerful tool for understanding how to harness the power of nanotech through integration of materials, processes, devices, and applications.

Catalog no. 53256, June 2010, 453 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-5325-8, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

Kean University, Union, New Jersey, USA

Kornel Terplan Addressing the most dynamic areas of the everchanging telecommunications landscape, this new edition of the bestselling CRC Handbook of Modern Telecommunications once again brings together the top minds and industry pioneers in wireless communication networks, protocols, and devices. In addition to new discussions of radio frequency identification (RFID) and wireless sensor networks, including cognitive radio networks, this important reference systematically addresses network management and administration as well as network organization and governance—topics that have evolved since the development of the first edition. Extensively updated and expanded, this second edition provides new information on: • Wireless sensor networks • RFID Architectures • Intelligent Support Systems • Service delivery integration with the Internet • Information life cycle and service level management • Management of emerging technologies • Web performance management • Business intelligence and analytics The text details the latest in voice communication techniques, advanced communication concepts, network organization, governance, traffic management, and emerging trends. This comprehensive handbook provides telecommunications professionals across all fields with ready access to the knowledge they require and arms them with a clear understanding of the role that evolving technologies will play in the development of the telecommunications systems of tomorrow.

Catalog no. 78003, September 2009, 679 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7800-8, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as an eBook

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The Practical OPNET User Guide for Computer Network Simulation Adarshpal S. Sethi University of Delaware, Newark, USA

Vasil Y. Hnatyshin Rowan College, Glassboro, New Jersey, USA

OPNET Inc. is a leading company that develops and markets software for the simulation, modeling, and analysis of computer networks. IT Guru and Modeler are the most popular products for network simulation offered by OPNET Inc. They are widely used in education for teaching basic and advanced topics in data communication and computer networks, as well as in industry and government for simulation, study, analysis, and performance prediction of various network systems. Accuracy of results, rich functionality, and simplicity of use are the main reasons why these software packages draw so many users from various areas and disciplines. The Practical OPNET User Guide for Computer Network Simulation is a comprehensive, practical manual on how to use OPNET software packages for simulation and modeling of computer networks. It also provides a collection of laboratory projects concentrating on the most common simulation and modeling tasks performed by computer networking systems professionals and students who use OPNET IT Guru and Modeler software.

Features: • Demonstrates how to use OPNET software to simulate real-life networks, evaluate their performance, and identify potential problems before they arise • Provides a set of hands-on laboratory projects on simulation and modeling of various networking concepts using IT Guru and Modeler • Presents teachers with a new active learning tool for engaging students in classroom discussion, providing students hands-on experiences, and motivating student interest in the design and evaluation of computer networks

Contents: Getting Started with OPNET. OPNET IT Guru and Modeler. Managing OPNET Preferences. Viewing Documentation. Working with Files and Model Directories. Projects and Scenarios. Working with Projects. Working with Scenarios. Creating Network Topology. Object Palette Tree Utility for Creating Network Topology. Working with the Object Palette Tree. Creating Network Topology. The Rapid Configuration Tool. Configuring Link Objects. Failing and Recovering Network Elements. Subnets. Creating Topology Annotation. Removing Node Clutter. Configuring Network Topology. Object Attributes. The Edit Attributes Dialog Box. Configuring Object Properties. Promoting Object Attributes. Configuring and Running a Simulation. Simulation Statistics in OPNET. Selecting Simulation Statistics. Configuring and Running a Simulation. The Results Browser. Viewing Simulation Results with the Results Browser. Manipulating Analysis Panels. Advanced Analysis Panel Properties. The DES Log. Standard Applications. Modeling Traffic Sources in OPNET. Types of Traffic Source Models in OPNET. Including Applications in a Simulation Model. Description of Standard Applications. Using Symbolic Node Names. Application Statistics. Advanced Traffic Generation Features. Introduction to Custom Applications. Configuring Tasks and Phases for Custom Applications. Defining Custom Applications in OPNET. Example of Configuring Custom Applications in OPNET. Explicit Packet Generation Sources. Application Demands and Traffic Flows. Custom Application Statistics. Statistics for Application and Traffic Demands. Statistics for Explicit Packet Generation Sources and Baseline Loads. Specifying User Profiles and Deploying Applications. User Profiles. Specifying User Profiles. Examples of Configuring User Profiles. Using the Application Deployment Wizard for Deploying User Profiles. Deploying User Profiles without Application Deployment Wizard. Common Mistakes in Profile Configuration and Application Deployment. Transport Layer – TCP and UDP Protocols. Supported TCP Features. TCP Configuration Attributes. Common Transport Layer Statistics. Network Layer: Introduction to the IP Protocol. Basic IP Configuration Attributes. Managing IP Addresses. Configuring Other IP Features. Internet Control Message Protocol. Common IP Statistics, Tables, and Reports. Advanced IP Protocol Features. Network Address Translation (NAT). IP Multicast. IPv. Quality of Service (QoS). Network Layer: Routing. Routing with RIP. Routing with OSPF. Common Routing Statistics. Viewing Routing Tables. Data Link and Physical Layers. Deploying and Configuring Simulation Models with Data Link Layer Technologies. Link Model Attributes and Statistics. Ethernet. Token Ring. Wireless LANs (WLAN). MANET. Specifying Node Mobility. Using the Wireless Network Deployment Wizard. Laboratory Assignments.

Catalog no. K10606, September 2012, c. 488 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-1205-1, $49.95 / £31.99 Also available as an eBook


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Computer Engineering New Edition of an Essential Reference!

Multimedia Image and Video Processing Second Edition Edited by

Ling Guan and Yifeng He Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Sun-Yuan Kung Princeton University, New Jersey, USA

As multimedia applications have become part of contemporary daily life, numerous paradigm-shifting technologies in multimedia processing have emerged over the last decade. Substantially updated with 21 new chapters, Multimedia Image and Video Processing, Second Edition explores the most recent advances in multimedia research and applications. This edition presents a comprehensive treatment of information mining, security, systems, coding, search, hardware, and communications as well as multimodal information fusion and interaction. Clearly divided into seven parts, the book begins with a section on standards, fundamental methods, design issues, and typical architectures. It then focuses on the coding of video and multimedia content before covering multimedia search, retrieval, and management. After examining security, the book describes communications and networking and explains the architecture design and implementation for multimedia image and video processing. It concludes with a section on systems and applications.

Features • Provides one of the most comprehensive and up-to-date accounts of multimedia techniques and applications • Contains 21 new chapters on information mining, security, systems, coding, search, hardware, communications, and information fusion and interaction • Addresses issues in wireless multimedia communications, P2P streaming systems, and resource optimization for multimedia communications • Explores emerging applications, including a mixed-reality environment for learning and an interpersonal haptic communication system Written by some of the most prominent experts in the field, this updated edition provides readers with the latest research in multimedia processing and equips them with advanced techniques for the design of multimedia systems.

Contents: Fundamentals of Multimedia. Emerging Multimedia Standards. Fundamental Methods in Image Processing. Application-Specific Multimedia Architecture. Multimedia Information Mining. Information Fusion for Multimodal Analysis and Recognition. Multimedia-Based Affective Human–Computer Interaction. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Coding of Video and Multimedia Content. Part Overview: Coding of Video and Multimedia Content. Distributed Video Coding. Three-Dimensional Video Coding. AVS: An Application-Oriented Video Coding Standard. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Multimedia Search, Retrieval, and Management. Multimedia Search and Management. Video Modeling and Retrieval. Image Retrieval. Digital Media Archival. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Multimedia Security. Part Review on Multimedia Security. Introduction to Biometry. Watermarking and Fingerprinting Techniques for Multimedia Protection. Image and Video Copy Detection Using Content-Based Fingerprinting. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Multimedia Communications and Networking. Emerging Technologies in Multimedia Communications and Networking: Challenges and Research Opportunities. A Proxy-Based P2P Live Streaming Network: Design, Implementation, and Experiments. Scalable Video Streaming over the IEEE 802.11e WLANs. Resource Optimization for Distributed Video Communications. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Architecture Design and Implementation for Multimedia Image and Video Processing. Algorithm/Architecture Coexploration. Dataflow-Based Design and Implementation of Image Processing Applications. Application-Specific Instruction Set Processors for Video Processing. Methodology, Techniques, and Applications: Multimedia Systems and Applications. Interactive Multimedia Technology in Learning: Integrating Multimodality, Embodiment, and Composition for Mixed-Reality Learning Environments. Literature Survey on Recent Methods for 2D to 3D Video Conversion. Haptic Interaction and Avatar Animation Rendering Centric Telepresence in Second Life. Index.

Catalog no. K11515, March 2012, 828 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4398-3086-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Computer Engineering Communication Architectures for Systems-onChip Edited by

José L. Ayala

The Network Time Protocol on Earth and in Space, Second Edition David L. Mills

Complutense University of Madrid, Spain

A presentation of state-of-the-art approaches from an industrial applications perspective, Communication Architectures for Systems-on-Chip shows professionals, researchers, and students how to attack the problem of data communication in the manufacture of SoC architectures. With its lucid illustration of current trends and research improving the performance, quality, and reliability of transactions, this is an essential reference for anyone working with communication mechanisms for embedded systems, systems-on-chip, and multiprocessor architectures—or trying to overcome existing limitations. Exploring architectures currently implemented in manufactured SoCs—and those being proposed—this book analyzes a wide range of applications, including: • Well-established communication buses • Less common networks-on-chip • Modern technologies that include the use of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) • Optical links used to speed up data transfer and boost security and quality of service (QoS) The book’s contributors pay special attention to newer problems, including how to protect transactions of critical on-chip information (such as personal data and security keys) from an external attack. They examine mechanisms, revise communication protocols involved, and analyze overall impact on system performance.

Catalog no. K11940, March 2011, 449 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4170-9, $109.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Computer Network Time Synchronization

University of Delaware, Newark, USA

“clearly the indisputable reference on the subject, given its extraordinary depth and breadth. … should be considered the last word on the topic." —Ben Rothke on

Carefully coordinated, reliable, and accurate time synchronization is vital to a wide spectrum of fields— from air and ground traffic control, to buying and selling goods and services, to TV network programming. Ill-gotten time can lead to the unimaginable and cause DNS caches to expire, leaving the entire internet to implode on the root servers. Written by the original developer of the Network Time Protocol (NTP), Computer Network Time Synchronization: The Network Time Protocol on Earth and in Space, Second Edition addresses the technological infrastructure of time dissemination, distribution, and synchronization—specifically the architecture, protocols, and algorithms of the NTP. Evaluating historic events that have taken place since computer network timekeeping started almost three decades ago, the author details a number of systems and drivers for current radio, satellites, and telephone modem dissemination. With all 16 chapters rewritten, updated, and enhanced with new material, this volume: • Describes the principal components of an NTP client and how it works with redundant servers and diverse network paths • Provides an in-depth description of cryptographic and other critical algorithms • Presents an overview of the engineering principles guiding network configuration • Contains four new chapters covering algorithms and previously uncovered concepts, including timekeeping in space missions

Catalog no. K10753, November 2010, 494 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1463-5, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook


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Computer Engineering

Radiation Effects in Semiconductors

Microcontrollers Fundamentals and Applications with PIC

Edited by

Fernando E. ValdesPerez

Krzysztof Iniewski

Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Space applications, nuclear physics, military operations, medical imaging, and especially electronics (modern silicon processing) are obvious fields in which radiation damage can have serious consequences, including the degradation of MOS devices and circuits. Zeroing in on vital aspects of this broad and complex topic, Radiation Effects in Semiconductors addresses the ever-growing need for a clear understanding of radiation effects on semiconductor devices and circuits to combat any potential damage it can cause. This book analyzes the radiation problem, focusing on the most important aspects required for comprehending the degrading effects observed in semiconductor devices, circuits, and systems when they are irradiated. It explores how radiation interacts with solid materials and provides a detailed analysis of three ways this occurs: Photoelectric effect, Compton effect, and creation of electron-positron pairs. The book explains that the probability of these three effects occurring depends on the energy of the incident photon and the atomic number of the target and discusses the effects that photons can have on matter in terms of ionization effects and nuclear displacement. Renowned radiation authority Lawrence T. Clark provides a chapter on Radiation Hardened by Design SRAM Strategies for TID and SEE Mitigation. Aimed at post-graduate researchers, semiconductor engineers, and nuclear and space engineers with some electronics background, this carefully constructed reference explains how ionizing radiation is creating damage in semiconducting devices and circuits and systems—and how that damage can be avoided in areas such as military/space missions, nuclear applications, plasma damage, and X-ray-based techniques. It features top-notch international experts in industry and academia who address emerging detector technologies, circuit design techniques, new materials, and innovative system approaches. This book is a must-read for anyone serious about understanding radiation effects in the electronics industry.

Ramon Pallas-Areny EPSC-UPC, Castelldefels, Spain

Microcontrollers exist in a wide variety of models with varying structures and numerous application opportunities. Despite this diversity, it is possible to find consistencies in the architecture of most microcontrollers. Microcontrollers: Fundamentals and Applications with PIC focuses on these common elements to describe the fundamentals of microcontroller design and programming. Using clear, concise language and a top-bottom approach, the book describes the parts that make up a microcontroller, how they work, and how they interact with each other. It also explains how to program medium-end PICs using assembler language.

Features: • Offers a complete and well-organized resource for those interested in developing designs with PIC microcontrollers • Focuses on current topics of interest to electronic designers and experimenters • Provides clarity for those just beginning to experiment with microcontrollers, as well as the depth of information needed for more advanced users • Includes aspects of analog signals, including acquisition and processing of external signals • Describes uses for a wide variety of applications Using practical examples and applications to supplement each topic, this volume provides the tools to thoroughly grasp the architecture and programming of microcontrollers. The book avoids overly specific details so readers are quickly led toward design implementation. After mastering the material in this text, they will understand how to efficiently use PIC microcontrollers in a design process.

Catalog no. 77678, February 2009, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7767-4, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Computer Engineering The Computer Engineering Handbook Second Edition, Two-Volume Set Edited by

Vojin G. Oklobdzija University of California, Davis, USA

First Edition: Winner of the CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award for 2002! “This handbook is another work in a long-standing tradition expected from CRC Press. It is a monumental work that carefully walks the fine line between depth and breadth in discipline. … The editorial staff must be commended for pulling together an excellent index for this book, which makes the handbook a better reference source.” — J. Beidler, University of Scranton, in CHOICE, July 2002 (Praise for the First Edition)

In computer engineering, the constant development of new technologies and the frequent emergence of new applications make it difficult for engineers to keep up with all the advances in specialties outside their own. In the tradition of the award-winning first edition, The Computer Engineering Handbook, Second Edition keeps readers informed through its exploration of developments, trends, and future directions of computer engineering with an emphasis on the fundamentals, which are of lasting value. This Second Edition of the field’s leading reference— • Features contributions from key authorities at leading academic and industrial institutions • Provides a comprehensive survey of the entire computer engineering field • Reflects issues in low-power design, embedded processors, and standards • Includes a section on computer memory and storage • Explores semiconductor memory circuits, stream and wireless processors, and nonvolatile memory technologies and applications

Buy the Set and Save! Catalog no. 3860, January 2008, 1,648 pp., ISBN: 978-0-8493-8600-8, $179.95 / £115.00 Also available as an eBook

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Fabrication and Technology. Trends and Projections for the Future of Scaling and Future Integration Trends. CMOS Circuits. High-Speed, Low-Power Emitter Coupled Logic Circuits. Price-Performance of Computer Technology. Memory and Storage. Semiconductor Memory Circuits. Semiconductor Storage Devices in Computing and Consumer Applications. Design Techniques. Timing and Clocking. Multiple-Valued Logic Circuits. FPGAs for Rapid Prototyping. Issues in HighFrequency Processor Design. Computer Arithmetic. Design for Low Power. Low-Power Circuit Technologies. Techniques for Leakage Power Reduction. Dynamic Voltage Scaling. Lightweight Embedded Systems. LowPower Design of Systems on Chip. ImplementationLevel Impact on Low-Power Design. Accurate Power Estimation of Combinational CMOS Digital Circuits. Clock-Powered CMOS for Energy-Efficient Computing. Testing and Design for Testability. System-on-Chip (SoC) Testing: Current Practices and Challenges for Tomorrow. Test Technology for Sequential Circuits. Scan Testing. Computer-Aided Analysis and Forecast of Integrated Circuit Yield.

Computer Systems and Architecture. Computer Architecture and Design. System Design. Architectures for Low Power. Performance Evaluation. Embedded Applications. Embedded Systems-on-Chips (SOCs). Embedded Processor Applications. An Overview of SoC Buses. Signal Processing. Digital Signal Processing. DSP Applications. Digital Filter Design. Audio Signal Processing. Digital Video Processing. Low-Power Digital Signal Processing. Communications and Networks. Communications and Computer Networks. Input/Output. Circuits for High-Performance I/O. Algorithms and Data Structures in External Memory. Parallel I/O Systems. A Read Channel for Magnetic Recording. Operating System. Distributed Operating Systems. New Directions in Computing. SPS: A Strategically Programmable System. Reconfigurable Processors. Roles of Software Technology in Intelligent Transportation Systems. Media Signal Processing. Internet Architectures. Microelectronics for Home Entertainment. Mobile and Wireless Computing. Data Security.

Catalog no. 0200, November 2007, 656 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8602-2, $119.95 / £76.99

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Nonlinear Optical Systems

Optical Wireless Communications

Principles, Phenomena, and Advanced Signal Processing

System and Channel Modelling with MATLAB®

Edited by

Northumbria University, UK

Le Nguyen Binh

W. Popoola

Z. Ghassemlooy

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Institute for Digital Communications, Edinburgh University, UK

Dang Van Liet

S. Rajbhandari

University of Science, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Nonlinear Optical Systems: Principles, Applications, and Advanced Signal Processing with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models is a simplified overview of the evolution of technology associated with nonlinear systems and advanced signal processing. The book’s coverage ranges from fundamentals to the most cutting-edge aspects of systems for next-generation biomedical monitoring and nonlinear optical transmission. The authors address how these systems are applied through photonic signal processing in contemporary optical systems for communications and/or laser systems. They include a concise explanation of mathematical representation of nonlinear equations to provide insight into nonlinear dynamics at different phases. The book also describes advanced aspects of solitons and bound solitons for passive- and activemode locked fiber lasers. Covering a wide range of topics, this volume: • Introduces nonlinear systems and some mathematical representations, particularly the routes to chaos and bifurcation • Describes nonlinear fiber lightwave lasing systems • Covers nonlinear phenomena in fiber lasers, including both passive and active energy storage cavities • Demonstrates soliton pulses, in which lightwaves are the carrier under their envelopes • Assembles sequences of both single and multiple solitons in a group and then assesses their dynamics • Examines the evolution of bound solitons, which are transmitted through single-mode optical fibers that compose a phase variation system This text outlines the theory and techniques used in nonlinear physics and applications for physical systems. It also illustrates the use of MATLAB® and Simulink® computer models and processing techniques for nonlinear signals. Building on readers’ newly acquired fundamental understanding of nonlinear systems and associated signal processing, the book then demonstrates the use of such applications in real-world, practical environments.

Catalog no. K12023, March 2012, 463 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4547-9, $129.95 / £76.99

Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

Incorporating MATLAB®, Optical Wireless Communications: System and Channel Modelling ® with MATLAB provides a single resource for optical wireless communication systems based on the systems approach. It presents past and current research activities to illustrate optical sources, transmitters, detectors, and receivers used in optical wireless communications. The text covers both indoor and outdoor environments as well as how different factors, including various channel models, affect the system performance. Highlights of the book include: • An up-to-date review of OWC systems for indoor and outdoor applications, the present state of the art, and the future directions for OWC • Types of light sources, their structures, and optical characteristics, as well as the process of optical detection • Different types of noise encountered in optical detection and the statistics of the optical detection process • Propagation models (ceiling bounce, Hayasaka-Ito, and spherical) for line of sight and non-line of sight indoor applications • Modulation techniques that are most popular in terms of power efficiency and bandwidth efficiency—for both indoor and outdoor OWC applications • The performance of the OOK-, PPM- and DPIMbased systems in the presence of the artificial light interference and intersymbol interference • The effect of atmospheric turbulence on the different modulation techniques used in outdoor free space optics • Time and spatial diversities and the subcarrier intensity modulation to mitigate the channel fading in FSO links • Increased research into visible light communications (VLC), the devices available, modulation and diming techniques, and system performance analysis

Catalog no. K12384, August 2012, c. 536 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5188-3, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optical, Acoustic, Magnetic, and Mechanical Sensor Technologies

Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine

Edited by

Edited by

Krzysztof Iniewski

Sasan Fathpour

CMOS Emerging Technologies, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Used to pick up sound, movement, and optical or magnetic signals, portable and lightweight sensors are perpetually in demand in consumer electronics, biomedical engineering, military applications, and a wide range of other sectors. However, despite extensive existing developments in computing and communications for integrated microsystems, we are only just now seeing real transformational changes in sensors, which are critical to conducting so many advanced, integrated tasks. Optical, Acoustic, Magnetic, and Mechanical Sensor Technologies discusses the developments necessary to realize the growth of truly integrated sensors for use in physical, biological, optical, and chemical sensing, as well as future micro- and nanotechnologies. Composed of two sections—Optical and Acoustic Sensors and Magnetic and Mechanical Sensors—the book covers: • Optical and acoustic sensors, particularly those based on polymer optical fibers • The potential of integrated optical biosensors and silicon photonics • Luminescent thermometry and solar cell analyses • Data from United States Army Research Laboratory on sensing applications using photoacoustic spectroscopy • Advances in the design of underwater acoustic modems • Magnetic and mechanical sensors, starting with coverage of magnetic field scanning • Contributors’ personal accomplishments in combining MEMS and CMOS technologies for artificial microsystems used to sense airflow, temperature, and humidity • MEMS-based micro hot-plate devices • Vibration energy harvesting with piezoelectric MEMS • Self-powered wireless sensing

Bahram Jalali

As sensors inevitably become omnipresent elements in most aspects of everyday life, this book assesses their massive potential in the development of interfacing applications for various areas of product design and sciences—including electronics, photonics, mechanics, chemistry, and biology.

University of California, Los Angeles, USA

Given silicon’s versatile material properties, use of lowcost silicon photonics continues to move beyond light-speed data transmission through fiber-optic cables and computer chips. Its application has also evolved from the device to the integrated-system level. A timely overview of this impressive growth, Silicon Photonics for Telecommunications and Biomedicine summarizes state-of-the-art developments in a wide range of areas, including optical communications, wireless technologies, and biomedical applications of silicon photonics. With contributions from world experts, this reference guides readers through fundamental principles and focuses on crucial advances in making commercial use of silicon photonics a viable reality in the telecom and biomedical industries. Taking into account existing and anticipated industrial directions, the book balances coverage of theory and practical experimental research to explore solutions for obstacles to the viable commercialization of silicon photonics. The book’s special features include a section on silicon plasmonic waveguides, detailed coverage of novel IIIV applications, a chapter on 3D integration, and discussion of applications for energy harvesting/photovoltaics. Reviewing the most important technological trends and challenges, the book discusses major silicon photonics applications in telecommunications, highpower photonics, and biomedicine. It examines silicon plasmonic waveguides, piezoelectric tuning of silicon’s optical properties, and applications of two-photon absorption. Expert authors with industry research experience explore the challenge of hybridizing III-V compound semiconductors on silicon to achieve monolithic light sources. They also address economic compatibility and heat dissipation issues in CMOS chips, design issues in electronic photonics integrated circuits, and the need for standardization in computer-aided design of industrial chips.

Catalog no. K10318, December 2011, 444 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0637-1, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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A Mach–Zehnder Approach

Fourier Modal Method and Its Applications in Computational Nanophotonics

Gregory R. Toker

Hwi Kim

Holographic Interferometry

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology

"... covers many techniques and procedures of in-line holographic interferometry. ... emphasizes experimental procedures and solving problems in gas dynamics research and fluid dynamics. The author has considered minor details like influence of mechanical shutter vibrations on the computed phases. ... a good reference book." — Rajpal Singh Sirohi, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

Transparent in the visible range, phase objects can be studied in the optical range using holographic interferometry. Typically, the holograms are recorded on high-resolving-power holographic photo materials, but a lower spatial resolution is sufficient for successful research in many scientific applications. Holographic Interferometry: A Mach–Zehnder Approach offers practical guidance to research scientists and engineers using Mach–Zehnder holographic interferometry methods to study phase objects in the laboratory. The Mach–Zehnder approach allows the use of standard photographic film and electronic CCD/CMOS sensors with low resolving power, making it a simpler and more affordable option for testing many types of phase objects. This book demonstrates how to use standard photographic film for the optical recording and reconstruction of Mach–Zehnder holograms. It also illustrates techniques for using CCD/CMOS cameras to digitally record Mach–Zehnder holograms/interferograms of transparent objects. Bringing together original research and information scattered throughout existing literature, this book focuses on the holographic reference beam and shearing interferometry methods. In particular, it looks at how these methods and optical schemes can be directly applied to testing aerodynamic flows, as well as to plasmas, shocks, and waves in noncoherent laser–matter interactions. Numerous reconstructed and classic interferograms, deflectograms, and Schlierengrams illustrate the material, helping readers develop and design their own optical scheme and choose applicable details to apply the approach. Describing methods in a mathematically simple and accessible way, the book is also suitable for graduate students in the fields of aerospace engineering and optics, as well as those in laser, thermal, and plasma physics.

Catalog no. K13869, March 2012, 211 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8187-3, $99.95 / £63.99

Korea University, South Korea

Junghyun Park NeoEnBiz, Bucheon, South Korea

Byoungho Lee Seoul National University, South Korea

Most available books on computational electrodynamics are focused on FDTD, FEM, or other specific technique developed in microwave engineering. In contrast, Fourier Modal Method and Its Applications in Computational Nanophotonics is a complete guide to the principles and detailed mathematics of the up-to-date Fourier modal method of optical analysis. It takes readers through the implementation of MATLAB® codes for practical modeling of well-known and promising nanophotonic structures. The authors also address the limitations of the Fourier modal method.

Features: • Provides a comprehensive guide to the principles, methods, and mathematics of the Fourier modal method • Explores the emerging field of computational nanophotonics • Presents clear, step-by-step, practical explanations on how to use the Fourier modal method for photonics and nanophotonics applications • Includes the necessary MATLAB codes, enabling readers to construct their own code Using this book, graduate students and researchers can learn about nanophotonics simulations through a comprehensive treatment of the mathematics underlying the Fourier modal method and examples of practical problems solved with MATLAB codes.

Contents: Introduction Scattering Matrix Method for Multiblock Structures Fourier Modal Method A Perfect Matched Layer for Fourier Modal Method Local Fourier Modal Method Perspectives on the Fourier Modal Method Catalog no. 88386, March 2012, 326 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8838-0, $179.95 / £114.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optical Materials and Applications

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Lightwave Engineering

Moriaki Wakaki

Yasuo Kokubun

Tokai University, Kanagawa, Japan

Yokohama National University, Japan

This book brings together electromagnetic, mechanics, thermodynamics, solid-state physics, chemistry, optics, and materials science to provide a coherent picture of optical properties. It discusses the underlying physical basis of each property, including constituents, bonding, and structural order. It also discusses units and unit conversions, provides simple models for estimating properties or extrapolating data, and presents examples of how to fit data using these models. Two chapters are completely devoted to practical problems in optical systems.

Suitable as both a textbook and as a reference source, this volume is divided into two parts. The first section presents a comprehensive introduction to lightwave engineering using plane wave, while the second section provides an in-depth analysis of lightwave propagation in terms of electromagnetic theory. This book features useful appendices that offer formulas for Fourier transform, derivation of Green's theorem, vector algebra, Gaussian function, cylindrical function, and more.

Catalog no. DK3199, August 2012, c. 264 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-2759-8, $139.95 / £89.00

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Optical Nano and Micro Actuator Technology Edited by

Introduction to Holography

George K. Knopf

Vincent Toal

University of Western Ontario, London, Canada

Dublin Institute of Technology, Ireland

Yukitoshi Otani

Over the course of its 60-year history, holography has enabled new insights into the nature of light and has contributed to innovative applications. With more than 300 illustrations, this practical guide explains how to use holographic techniques to solve specific problems in a variety of fields. The text chronicles the historical development of holography, reviews essential optics, and presents basic holographic principles. It covers numerous existing and emerging holographic applications in advertising, data storage, life sciences, and nanoengineering.

Utsunomiya University, Japan

With a multidisciplinary, multiple author perspective, this book provides essential background for understanding light-driven systems. It also introduces new ideas of optical actuator design and the leading-edge technologies used for realizing solutions in a wide variety of applications. It discusses principles of controlby-light systems and thermodynamic properties of light-material interaction. It also presents applications of smart optically driven nano and micro actuators, including development of consumer products, microrobotics, microassembly tools and systems, and integrated devices for environmental monitoring and medical diagnostics.

Catalog no. K10987, September 2011, 502 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1868-8, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Optics, Lasers & Photonics Broadband Optical Modulators

Optical Fiber Communications Systems

Science, Technology, and Applications Edited by

Theory and Practice with MATLAB® and Simulink® Models

Antao Chen

Le Nguyen Binh

University of Washington, Seattle, USA

Edmond Murphy JDS Uniphase Corporation, Bloomfield, Connecticut, USA

An in-depth overview of optical modulator science and technology, this book covers topics including fundamental physics, material science, device design, system applications, and practical implementation. Contributors also address the optical and electro-optic properties of relevant materials—such as lithium niobate, silicon, and III-V compound semiconductors—in addition to electro-optic polymers, organic nonlinear optic crystals, and other emerging materials. It covers applications used in fiber optic transmission systems and fiber optic gyroscopes as well as emerging applications in sensing and signal processing.

Catalog no. K11192, November 2011, 568 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2506-8, $129.95 / £82.00

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Recent progress in optical communications has focused on the next generation of the Internet—the Optical Internet. From fundamental to modern aspects, this book provides an understanding of lightwave communication systems in which the lightwave is used as the carrier to transport information over the optical guided media. The text presents optical communication techniques and applications, employing single mode optical fibers as the transmission medium. Additional topics include optical transmitters, optical receivers, optical fiber amplifiers, and optical fiber communication systems.

Catalog no. K10309, April 2010, 560 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0620-3, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

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Computational Methods for Electromagnetic and Optical Systems Second Edition John M. Jarem University of Alabama, Huntsville, USA

Partha P. Banerjee University of Dayton, Ohio, USA

This text examines a variety of spectral computational techniques— including k-space theory, Floquet theory and beam propagation— that are used to analyze electromagnetic and optical problems. The authors tie together different applications in EM and optics in which the state variable method is used. Emphasizing the analysis of planar diffraction gratings using rigorous coupled wave analysis, the book presents many cases that are analyzed using a full-field vector approach to solve Maxwell’s equations in anisotropic media where a standard wave equation approach is intractable.

Catalog no. K10235, April 2011, 432 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0422-3, $119.95 / £76.99

Guided Wave Photonics Fundamentals and Applications with MATLAB® Le Nguyen Binh The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

In the early part of this century, silicon photonics emerged as one of the most important developments for interconnecting ultra high-speed electronic subsystems on an ultra-large scale of integrated electronic circuits. Guided wave technology supplies the techniques for these interconnections. Starting with fundamentals, this book also provides an advanced understanding of guided optical wave devices. It focuses on the essentials of the technology and applies these aspects to modern optical fiber communications and signal processing. MATLAB® code is included throughout the text.

Catalog no. K11400, August 2011, 804 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2855-7, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eTextbook

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Optics, Lasers & Photonics Handbook of Optical and Laser Scanning Second Edition

Applied Optics Fundamentals and Device Applications

Gerald F. Marshall

Nano, MOEMS, and Biotechnology

Niles, Michigan, USA

Mark A. Mentzer

Glenn E. Stutz Lincoln Laser Company, Phoenix, Arizona, USA

U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, USA

Revealing the fundamentals of light beam deflection control, factors in image fidelity and quality, and the newest technological developments impacting scanner system design and applications, this second edition reviews elements of laser beam characterization and describes optical systems for laser scanners. Featuring a logical chapter organization, authoritative yet accessible writing, hundreds of supporting illustrations, and contributions from 27 international subject specialists, the book affords a valuable range of perspectives as well as global coverage of optical and laser beam scanning.

Providing an interdisciplinary look at optics technology, this book investigates the connection between nanotechnology, MOEMS, and biotechnology. It covers fundamental relationships and system applications and includes design examples and numerous useful references. The author discusses emerging technologies augmented with MEMS, MOEMS, nanotechnology, biotechnology, fiber optic sensing, integrated optics, optical computing and signal processing, integrated optics, and electro-optics. He uses case studies to illustrate how emerging optics technologies are applied in the marketplace.

Catalog no. K10433, August 2011, 788 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0879-5, $179.95 / £114.00

Catalog no. K11430, May 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2906-6, $129.95 / £82.00

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Introduction to Sensors

Edited by

Peyman Milanfar University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Written by the leading researchers in the field of image and video super-resolution, this book is a definitive overview of super-resolution imaging. Surveying state-of-the-art techniques, its 14 sections span a wide range of modern super-resolution imaging methods and include variational, Bayesian, feature-based, multi-channel, learning-based, locally adaptive, and nonparametric methods. It discusses medical, military, and remote-sensing applications. The book is suitable as a professional reference, a basis for short courses on the subject, or as part of a graduate course on digital image processing.

John Vetelino and Aravind Reghu University of Maine, Orono, USA

The need for new types of sensors is more critical than ever due to increasingly complex technologies, health and security concerns for a burgeoning world population, and the emergence of terrorist activities. The design, fabrication, testing, and use of sensors require a variety of technical and non-technical expertise. This book examines the theoretical foundations and practical applications of sensors in the modern era, exploring the industries that use them and the underlying rationale for their use.

Catalog no. K10422, August 2010, 208 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0852-8, $104.95 / £66.99

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Optics, Lasers & Photonics Practical Applications of Microresonators in Optics and Photonics

Digital Optical Communications

Edited by

Le Nguyen Binh

Andrey B. Matsko

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Independent Contractor, Pasadena, California, USA

Assembling an international team of experts, this book reports on progress in the rapidly growing field of monolithic micro- and nanoresonators. The book opens with a chapter on photonic crystal-based resonators (nanocavities). It goes on to describe resonators in which the closed trajectories of light are supported by any variety of total internal reflection in curved and polygonal transparent dielectric structures. The book also covers distributed feedback microresonators for slow light, controllable dispersion, and enhanced nonlinearity.

Catalog no. 65785, March 2009, 585 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-6578-7, $159.95 / £99.00 Also available as an eBook

InfraredVisableUltraviolet Devices and Applications, Second Edition

After reviewing the fundamentals of modern communications, specifically high-speed optical communications, this text explores the field’s practical applications. It focuses primarily on enhancements to digital technology that are leading to greater effectiveness within ultra-high capacity networks. It highlights the uses of these communication techniques in optical transmission systems and networks. Using case studies and examples, much of it drawn from the author’s own experiences, it presents the theoretical foundations and technical developments that are continually leading to faster and faster transmissions.

Catalog no. 82051, November 2008, 580 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8205-0, $129.95 / £82.99

Near-Earth Laser Communications Edited by

Dave Birtalan

Hamid Hemmati

OPTEK Technology, Carrollton, Texas, USA

Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, California, USA

William Nunley

With an emphasis on near-earth links including air, LEO, MEO, and GEO orbits, this volume presents a summary of important free-space laser communication subsystem challenges and discusses potential ways to overcome such challenges. It provides up-todate information on component and subsystem technologies, fundamental limitations, and approaches to reach those limits. Highlighting key design variations and critical differences between them, the book also highlights optical communications work performed in the United States, Europe, and Japan.

Technical Consultant (Retired from TRW Inc.,) Richardson, Texas, USA

Helping engineers acquire necessary background for designing infrared optoelectronic devices, this volume examines basic semiconductors’ characterization, packaging, and function. The book is a mini-encyclopedia of infrared optoelectronic applications and provides a review of semiconductor physics. The applications section is divided by industry: industrial, automotive, military, consumer, medical, telecommunications, and SSL. The section on silicon photo sensors is thoroughly updated to reflect the technological advancement in silicon electronics in the last 20 years.

Catalog no. DK3188, March 2009, 418 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8247-5381-8, $149.95 / £96.00 Also available as an eBook

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Optics, Lasers & Photonics VLSI Micro- and Nanophotonics

Ultra-Fast Fiber Lasers

Science, Technology, and Applications

Principles and Applications with MATLAB® Models

Edited by

El-Hang Lee, Louay A. Eldada, Manijeh Razeghi, and Chennupati Jagadish

Le Nguyen Binh

There is a significant difference between VLSI (very large scale integration) micro/nanoelectronics and VLSI micro/nanophotonics. This book is about the latter, which is meant to define photonic devices, circuits, and subsystems in small sizes reaching down in scale to micron, submicron, nano-scale, and quantum-scale dimensions. It examines issues concerning three essential steps in this technology: miniaturization, interconnection, and integration of microphotonic devices, circuits, and systems at the micron or submicron scale.

Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Catalog no. DK4378, September 2010, 632 pp. ISBN: 978-1-57444-729-3, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

The European Research Center of Hua Wei Technologies GmbH, Munich, Germany

Nam Quoc Ngo Based on recent research and the latest developments, this book presents techniques and applications of ultra-short pulse lasers. It describes principal methods for mode-locking of lightwave and examines the operations of the laser source in both linear and nonlinear regimes. The book discusses the fundamental aspects of the phenomena of lightwave pulse sequence where the width is extremely short. It also covers applications of such laser source in high-speed communication systems and networks.

Catalog no. K10564, July 2010, 438 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1128-3, $135.95 / £87.00 Also available as an eBook

Microoptics and Nanooptics Fabrication

Principles of Adaptive Optics

Edited by

Third Edition

Shanalyn Kemme

Robert Tyson

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

University of North Carolina, Charlotte, USA

Advances in micro/nanooptical fabrication technologies have led to the next generation of optical components. This volume explores this vital relationship, detailing fabrication processes as they affect a micro or nanooptical component's intended performance. Various contributors examine topics such as surface relief diffractive optical elements, solar cell microoptics, gray-scale refractive microoptics, digital and analog mask properties, microoptics replication, ion exchange optics, semiconductor waveguides, optical MEMS, and two- and three-dimensional photonic crystals.

The third edition of this highly referenced work offers a comprehensive guide to the systems, components, and processes of adaptive optics. It covers the history of adaptive optics technology and highlights applications in astronomy, communication systems, and medical imaging. The book discusses the pros and cons of various adaptive optics system configurations as well as the emergence of novel components, such as micromachined mirrors. It also details important equations for atmospheric turbulence, optical compensation, and laser guide stars.

Catalog no. DK5844, August 2009, 232 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3676-8, $139.95 / £89.00

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Communication and Networking in Smart Grids Yang Xiao The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, USA

Appropriate for researchers, practitioners, and students alike, Communication and Networking in Smart Grids presents state-of-the-art approaches and novel technologies for communication networks in smart grids. It explains how contemporary grid networks are developed and deployed and presents a collection of cutting-edge advances to help improve current practice. Prominent researchers working on smart grids and in related fields around the world explain the fundamental aspects and applications of smart grids. Describing the role that communication and networking will play in future smart grids, they examine power delivery and the complete range of features and services available through smart grids. The book is divided into two parts: Smart Grids in General and Communications and Networks in Smart Grids. Its comprehensive coverage includes: • Management of locally generated powers in micro grids • Multi-perspective service management in virtual power plants • Distributed algorithms for demand management and grid stability in smart grids • Electric distribution grid optimizations for plug-in electric vehicles • Communication technologies, networks, and strategies for practical smart grid deployments —from substations to meters • Ontology-based resource description and discovery framework for low Carbon grid networks • QoS in networking for smart grids Outlining an optimum method for the design of distributed electric power supply and communication networks, the book reports on key ICT system engineering trends for regional energy marketplaces supporting electric mobility. It considers the spectrum of related topics in communication, IT, and security to provide readers with the understanding needed to participate in the development, design, and implementation of future smart grid communications and networks.

Catalog no. K13681, May 2012, 325 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7873-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

End-to-End Adaptive Congestion Control in TCP/IP Networks Christos N. Houmkozlis and George A. Rovithakis Artistotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece

Establishing adaptive control as an alternative framework to design and analyze Internet congestion controllers, End-to-End Adaptive Congestion Control in TCP/IP Networks employs a rigorously mathematical approach coupled with a lucid writing style to provide extensive background and introductory material on dynamic systems stability and neural network approximation. The book also presents a parallel examination of specific adaptive congestion control, NNRC, using adaptive control and approximation theory, as well as extensions toward cooperation of NNRC with application QoS control.

Features: • Uses adaptive control techniques for congestion control in packet switching networks • Employs a rigorously mathematical approach with lucid writing style • Presents simulation experiments illustrating significant operational aspects of the method, including scalability, dynamic behavior, wireless networks, and fairness • Applies to networked applications in the music industry, computers, image trading, and virtual groups by techniques such as peer-to-peer, file sharing, and Internet telephony • Contains working examples to highlight and clarify key attributes of the congestion control algorithms presented Drawing on the recent research efforts of the authors, the book offers numerous tables and figures to increase clarity and summarize the algorithms that implement various NNRC building blocks. Extensive simulations and comparison tests analyze its behavior and measure its performance through monitoring vital network quality metrics. Divided into three parts, the book offers a review of computer networks and congestion control, presents an adaptive congestion control framework as an alternative to optimization methods, and provides appendices related to dynamic systems through universal neural network approximators.

Catalog no. K11881, May 2012, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4057-3, $139.95 / £89.00 Also available as an eBook

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Networking Communications Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare

Cloud Computing Methodology, Systems, and Applications Edited by

Edited by

Lizhe Wang, Rajiv Ranjan, Jinjun Chen, and Boualem Benatallah

Stephan Jones and Frank M. Groom Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, USA

As Cloud computing continues to revolutionize applications in academia, industry, government, and many other fields, the transition to this efficient and flexible platform presents serious challenges at both theoretical and practical levels. Comprehensive and timely, Cloud Computing: Methodology, Systems, and Applications summarizes progress in state-of-the-art research and offers step-by-step instruction on how to implement it. Ideal for a broad audience that includes researchers, engineers, IT professionals, and graduate students, this book is composed of three sections: • Fundamentals of Cloud Computing: Concept, Methodology, and Overview • Cloud Computing Functionalities and Provisioning • Case Studies, Applications, and Future Directions The book addresses the obvious technical aspects of using Cloud but goes beyond, exploring the cultural/social and regulatory/legal challenges that are quickly coming to the forefront of discussion. Properly applied as part of an overall IT strategy, Cloud can help small and medium business enterprises (SMEs) and governments in optimizing expenditure on application-hosting infrastructure. This material outlines a strategy for using Cloud to exploit opportunities in areas including but not limited to government, research, business, high-performance computing, web hosting, social networking, and multimedia. With contributions from a host of internationally recognized researchers, this reference delves into everything from necessary changes in users’ initial mindset to actual physical requirements for the successful integration of Cloud into existing in-house infrastructure. Using case studies throughout to reinforce concepts, the book also addresses recent advances and future directions in methodologies, taxonomies, IaaS/SaaS, data management and processing, programming models, and applications.

As the population ages and healthcare costs continue to soar, the focus of the nation and the healthcare industry turns to reducing costs and making the delivery process more efficient. Demonstrating how improvements in information systems can lead to improved patient care, Information and Communication Technologies in Healthcare explains how to create a holistic medical records system as a core component to addressing the issues affecting the U.S. healthcare system. Examining the impact of our aging population on healthcare, the book describes the range of systems that support key segments of the industry, including hospitals, physicians, imaging, and nursing. It considers patient records, the physician’s office, emerging home-monitoring networks, the recording and information submitting process, and hospice/nursing home use. The book investigates: • Healthcare technology • Healthcare data standards • Healthcare information exchange • Legal and regulatory issues • Electronic medical records • Usability by patients and physicians • Security and privacy • Healthcare facility planning • Emerging media and healthcare This volume includes a case study that illustrates the human factors behind the implementation of technology. Following the principle that data should be captured only once, stored in a repository, and then made available throughout the medical system, this book is the ideal starting point for those looking to improve the effectiveness and cost efficiencies of the healthcare system.

Catalog no. K12507, November 2011, 264 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5413-6, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Networking Communications Coming Soon!

Introduction to Network Emulation

Cloud and Virtual Data Storage Networking

Edited by

Razvan Beuran

Greg Schulz StorageIO Group, Stillwater, Minnesota, USA

National Institute of Information & Communications Technology, Ishikawa, Japan

Written by noted author, blogger, industry analyst, and IT veteran Greg Schulz, this book covers data storage networks for cloud and virtual environments, from a hardware, software, services, and best practices perspective. Filled with real-world insights, blueprints, and recommendations, this vendor- and technology-neutral text provides the tools to achieve efficient, optimized, flexible, scalable, and resilient data storage networking infrastructures. Coverage includes public and private cloud, virtualization, and traditional IT environments.

Emulation is a hybrid experimentation technique intended to bridge the gap between simulation and real-world testing. Emulation aims to reproduce in real time and in a controlled manner the essential functionality of a system. This book describes the technique of network emulation and compares it with other approaches: analytical modeling, network simulation, and real-world testing. The book presents examples of network emulators on the market and includes a case study involving the wireless network emulation testbed QOMB.

Catalog no. K12375, August 2011, 400 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5173-9, $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. N10488, July 2012, 300 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4310-91-8, $129.95 / £82.00

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Official (ISC)2 Guide to the SSCP® CBK®


Wireless Body Area Networks

Edited by

Technology, Implementation, and Applications

Harold F. Tipton

Edited by

Second Edition

HFT Associates, Villa Park, California, USA

Helping thousands of people obtain the distinguished (ISC)²® Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP®) certification, this bestselling guide has quickly become the book that many of today’s security practitioners depend on to attain and maintain the required competence of the seven domains of the (ISC)²® CBK®. This second edition brings together leading IT security tacticians from around the world to discuss the critical role that policy, procedures, standards, and guidelines play within the overall information security management infrastructure.

Catalog no. K10267, December 2010, 467 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0483-4, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

Mehmet R. Yuce Monash University, Victoria, Australia

Jamil Khan University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia

Providing a comprehensive overview of the latest WBAN systems, technologies, and applications, this volume starts with the basic techniques involved in designing and building WBAN systems. It explains deployment issues and then moves into application areas. The remaining chapters focus on the development of hardware, signal processing algorithms, and wireless communication and network design for wearable and implantable body sensors used in WBAN applications. The book also discusses antenna design, propagation in and around the body, channel modeling, coexistence, and power management issues.

Catalog no. N10478, December 2011, 350 pp. ISBN: 978-981-4316-71-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Signal Processing New!

Mathematical Foundations for Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking Edited by

Erchin Serpedin Texas A&M University, College Station, USA

Thomas Chen Swansea University, Wales, UK

Dinesh Rajan Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

Mathematical Foundations for Signal Processing, Communications, and Networking describes mathematical concepts and results important in the design, analysis, and optimization of signal processing algorithms, modern communication systems, and networks. Helping readers master key techniques and comprehend the current research literature, the book offers a comprehensive overview of methods and applications from linear algebra, numerical analysis, statistics, probability, stochastic processes, and optimization. From basic transforms to Monte Carlo simulation to linear programming, the text covers a broad range of mathematical techniques essential to understanding the concepts and results in signal processing, telecommunications, and networking. Along with discussing mathematical theory, each self-contained chapter presents examples that illustrate the use of various mathematical concepts to solve different applications. Each chapter also includes a set of homework exercises and further readings for additional study. This text helps readers understand fundamental and advanced results as well as recent research trends in the interrelated fields of signal processing, telecommunications, and networking. It provides all the necessary mathematical background to prepare students for more advanced courses and train specialists working in these areas.

Contents: Introduction. Signal Processing Transforms. Linear Algebra. Elements of Galois Fields. Numerical Analysis. Combinatorics. Probability, Random Variables, and Stochastic Processes. Random Matrix Theory. Large Deviations. Fundamentals of Estimation Theory. Fundamentals of Detection Theory. Monte Carlo Methods for Statistical Signal Processing. Factor Graphs and Message Passing Algorithms. Unconstrained and Constrained Optimization Problems. Linear Programming and Mixed Integer Programming. Majorization Theory and Applications. Queueing Theory. Network Optimization Techniques. Game Theory. A Short Course on Frame Theory. Index.

Catalog no. K12570, December 2011, 857 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5513-3, $139.95 / ÂŁ89.00


Coming Soon!

Signal Processing in Radar Systems Vyacheslav Tuzlukov Kyungpook National University, South Korea

Signal Processing in Radar Systems is devoted to robust signal processing problems in complex radar systems constructed based on the generalized approach to signal processing in noise. The book presents a detailed analysis of various procedures and methods to measure and estimate the main statistical parameters of stochastic processes, such as the mean (or mathematical expectation), variance, correlation (covariance) function, power spectral density, probability density functions, and spikes of energy spectra. It investigates analog and discrete procedures and methods for measurements and errors, which are characteristic of these procedures and methods. Additionally, the book examines structural block diagrams of digital meters and structural block diagrams of optimal meters to define the mathematical expectation (the mean), variance, and parameters of the correlation (covariance) function. It also measures and determines the variance of estimations and biases of the mentioned above parameters. Lastly, the book explores a procedure to measure the mathematical expectation (the mean) and variance of nonstationary stochastic process under robust signal processing employed by complex radar systems. General formulas for definition of biases and variances of statistical parameter estimations are presented in the form suitable for direct analytical calculation.

Contents: Design of Digital Signal Processing and Control Algorithms Employed by Radar Systems. Principles of Systems Approach to Design a Complex Radar System. Digital Matched Filter for Signal Processing Employed by Complex Radar Systems. 2Digital Interperiod Signal Processing Algorithms. Generalized Detector with Amplitude and Phase Tracking Systems. Signal Detection Algorithms and Target Trajectory Tracking. Filtering Algorithms and Target Trajectory Parameter Extrapolation. Design and Construction of Control Algorithms of Radar System Functioning. Design of Computer System of Digital Signal Processing and Control Algorithms Employed by Radar Systems. Design Principles of Computer System All-Round Algorithm Employed by Radar Systems. Designing Principles of Computer System Employed by Complex Radar Systems. Computer System for Digital Signal Processing in Radar Systems (Example). Analysis of Digital Signal Processing System (Example). Measuring Methods of Stochastic Processes Employed by Radar Systems. Foundations of Theory of Statistical Estimations of Parameters of Stochastic Processes. Estimation of Mathematical Expectation of Stochastic Processes. Estimate of Variance of Stochastic Processes. Estimation of Probability Distribution Function and Probability Density Function of Stochastic Process. Estimation of FrequencyTime Parameters of Stochastic Process. Appendices. Index.

Catalog no. K11252, August 2012, c. 712 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2607-2, $199.95 / ÂŁ127.00 Also available as an eBook

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Signal Processing New!


Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB® to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs

Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems

Second Edition Thad B. Welch, Cameron H.G. Wright, and Michael G. Morrow From the Foreword: “…There are many good textbooks today to teach digital signal processing, but most of them are content to teach the theory, and perhaps some MATLAB® simulations. This book has taken a bold step forward. It not only presents the theory, it reinforces it with simulations, and then it shows us how to actually use the results in real-time applications. …This last step is not a trivial step, and that is why so many books, and courses, present only theory and simulations. With the combined expertise of the three authors of this text… the reader can step into the real-time world of applications with a text that presents an accessible path… .” — Delores M. Etter, Texas Instruments Distinguished Chair in Electrical Engineering and Executive Director, Caruth Institute for Engineering Education, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas, USA

Mastering practical application of real-time digital signal processing (DSP) remains one of the most challenging and time-consuming pursuits in the field. It is even more difficult without a resource to bridge the gap between theory and practice. Filling that void, Real-Time Digital Signal Processing from MATLAB® to C with the TMS320C6x DSPs, Second Edition is divided into three sections that cover enduring fundamentals and present practical projects and invaluable appendices. This updated edition gives readers hands-on experience in real-time DSP using a practical, step-by-step framework that also incorporates demonstrations, exercises, and problems, coupled with brief overviews of applicable theory and MATLAB® application.

Simulation and Applications Stanislovas Staras, Romanas Martavicius, Julius Skudutis, Vytautas Urbanavicius, and Vladislavas Daskevicius "... valuable information for scientists, engineers and students related to investigation, design and applications of the wide-band slow-wave structures ... based on the valuable experience of known experts in the field of the wide-band electrodynamic systems" —Jonas Stankunas, Director of Antanas Gustaitis' Aviation Institute of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

The field of electromagnetics has seen considerable advances in recent years, based on the wide applications of numerical methods for investigating electromagnetic fields, microwaves, and other devices. Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems: Simulation and Applications presents new technical solutions and research results for the analysis, synthesis, and design of slow-wave structures for modern electronic devices with super-wide pass-bands. It makes available, for the first time in English, significant research from the past 20 years that was previously published only in Russian and Lithuanian. The authors examine electrodynamics, multiconductor lines, and numerical methods for the modeling, simulation, analysis, and design of various super-wideband slow-wave structures, including helical, meander, and gutter-type systems.

Engineers, educators, and students rely on this book for precise, simplified instruction on use of real-time DSP applications. The book’s software supports the latest high-performance hardware, including the powerful, inexpensive, and versatile OMAP-L138 Experimenter Kit and other development boards.

The book features: • The electrodynamic method for analysis of helical structures containing periodical inhomogeneities • The multiconductor line method for analysis of complex helical, meander, and gutter-type wideband slow-wave structures • The method of moments for modeling and analysis of multiconductor lines containing a limited number of lines and meander structures with limited length • Use of powerful software systems Microwave Office®, MICROWAVE STUDIO®, and MATLAB® for modeling, analysis, and design

Incorporating readers’ valuable feedback and suggestions, this installment covers additional topics (such as PN sequences) and more advanced real-time DSP projects (including higher-order digital communications projects), making it even more valuable as a learning tool.

Presenting the theory, principles, properties, and applications of wide-band and super-wide-band slow-wave structures, this book will be of interest to students, engineers, researchers, and designers in the fields of electronic and microwave engineering.

Catalog no. K13903, December 2011, 436 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8303-7, $89.95 / £57.99

Catalog no. K13839, March 2012, 460 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8154-5, $179.95 / £114.00

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Signal Processing New!

Ultrawideband Radar Applications and Design

Atmospheric Influences with Models and Applications

Edited by

James D. Taylor J.D. Taylor Associates, Gainesville, Florida, USA

Pranab Kumar Karmakar

“James Taylor has collected a strong collection of international contributors who can thoroughly articulate the difficulties with the development of ultrawideband (UWB) radars. … The text provides insight into practical design of waveforms that have low probability of detection, and efficient waveform ambiguity properties for detecting fixed and moving targets.” —Mark E. Davis, Medavis Consulting, New York

Ultrawideband Radar: Applications and Design outlines the latest advances in the theory, design, and implementation of ultrawideband (UWB) radar technology, which shows promise for use in diverse applications ranging from toilet flushing sensors and cancer detection equipment to radar sensors that could be used in homes, public places, cars, hospitals, and aircraft. Detailing their potential for use in medicine, security, and other key areas, the book covers topics including the technology’s history and government regulation internationally. It also discusses propagation theory and examples of precision ranging as applied to material penetration, imaging, and additional medical applications.

Contents: Ultrawideband Radar Applications and Design. Ultrawideband Communications and Radar Development. Signal Waveforms Variations in Ultrawideband Wireless Systems: Causes and AfterEffects. American and European Ultrawideband Systems Regulations. Principles of Materials Penetrating Ultrawideband Radar Systems. Ultrawideband and Random Signal Radar. Automatic Measurement of Ground Permittivity and Automatic Object Location Detection with GPR Images Containing a Response from a Local Object. Large Target Ultrawideband Pulse Signal Backscattering Theory For Perfectly Conducting Objects Located Near The Boundary Of Uniform HalfSpace With Complex Parameters. Medical Applications of Ultrawideband Radar. Large Current Radiators: Problems, Analysis and Design. The Novelda Nanoscale Impulse Radar. Principles and Methods of Materials Penetrating UWB Radar Imagery. Holographic Subsurface Radar Technology and Applications. Xaver™ Through-Wall UWB Radar Design Study. The Camero-Inc. Radar Signal Acquisition System for Signal-To-Noise Improvement. The Camero-Inc. Time Delay Calibration System (TDCS) For Range Cell Synchronization. The Camero-Inc. UWB Radar for Concealed Weapons Detection.

Catalog no. 89862, May 2012, 533 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8986-8, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook


Microwave Propagation and Remote Sensing

University of Calcutta, West Bengal, India

Because prevailing atmospheric/troposcopic conditions greatly influence radio wave propagation above 10 GHz, the unguided propagation of microwaves in the neutral atmosphere can directly impact many vital applications in science and engineering. These include transmission of intelligence and radar and radiometric applications used to probe the atmosphere, among others. Where most books address either one or the other, Microwave Propagation and Remote Sensing: Atmospheric Influences with Models and Applications melds coverage of these two subjects to help readers develop solutions to the problems they present. This reference offers a brief, elementary account of microwave propagation through the atmosphere and discusses radiometric applications in the microwave band used to characterize and model atmospheric constituents—also known as remote sensing. Summarizing the latest research results in the field, as well as radiometric models and measurement methods, this book covers topics including: • Free space propagation • Reflection, interference, polarization, and other key aspects of electromagnetic wave propagation • Radio refraction and its effects on propagation delay • Methodology of estimating water vapor attenuation using radiosonde data • Knowledge of rain structures and use of climatological patterns to estimate/measure attenuation of rain, snow, fog, and other prevalent atmospheric particles and human-made substances • Dual/multifrequency methodology to deal with the influence of clouds on radiometric attenuation • Deployment of microwaves to ascertain various tropospheric conditions • Composition and characteristics of the troposphere, to help readers fully understand microwave propagation • Derived parameters of water, free space propagation, and conditions and variable constituents such as water vapor and vapor pressure, density, and ray bending

Catalog no. K12214, September 2011, 257 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4899-9, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

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Signal Processing Probability and Random Processes for Electrical and Computer Engineers

Digital Signal Processing with Examples in MATLAB® Second Edition Samuel D. Stearns

Second Edition

Sandia National Laboratories, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Charles W. Therrien and Murali Tummala

Donald R. Hush

Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, USA

Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA

With updates and enhancements to the incredibly successful first edition, Probability and Random Processes for Electrical and Computer Engineers, Second Edition retains the best aspects of the original but offers an even more potent introduction to probability and random variables and processes. Written in a clear, concise style that illustrates the subject’s relevance to a wide range of areas in engineering and physical and computer sciences, the text is divided into two parts. The first focuses on the probability model, random variables and transformations, and inequalities and limit theorems. The second examines several types of random processes and queuing theory.

The second edition of this bestselling text introduces the fundamentals of DSP. In addition to discussing current applications, the book includes chapters on analog systems models and pattern recognition using support vector machines as well as sections on the chirp z-transform, resampling, waveform reconstruction, discrete sine transform, and logarithmic and nonuniform sampling. It also contains a comprehensive table of transforms. Numerous exercises and examples harness the power of MATLAB® and MATLAB functions and examples are available for download online.

New or Updated for the Second Edition:

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• A new chapter on random vectors that adds some advanced new material and supports topics associated with discrete random processes • Reorganized chapters that further clarify topics, including random processes (including Markov and Poisson) and analysis in the time and frequency domain • A large collection of new MATLAB®-based problems and computer projects/assignments that are available from the CRC Press website Maintaining the simplified, intuitive style that proved effective the first time, this edition integrates corrections and improvements based on feedback from students and teachers. Focused on strengthening the reader’s grasp of underlying mathematical concepts, the book combines an abundance of practical applications, examples, and other tools to simplify unnecessarily difficult solutions to varying engineering problems in communications, signal processing, networks, and associated fields.

Contents: Part I: Probability and Random Variables. Introduction. The Probability Model. Random Variables and Transformations. Expectation, Moments, and Generating Functions. Two and More Random Variables. Inequalities, Limit Theorems, and Parameter Estimation. Random Vectors. Part II: Introduction to Random Processes. Random Processes. Random Signals in the Time Domain. Random Signals in the Frequency Domain. Markov, Poisson, and Queueing Processes. Appendices.

Catalog no. K11329, September 2011, 431 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2698-0, $79.95 / £49.99

Catalog no. K11720, April 2011, 516 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3782-5, $99.95 / £63.99


Discrete Systems and Digital Signal Processing with MATLAB® Second Edition Taan S. ElAli King Faisal University, Al-Ahsa, Saudi Arabia

Books on linear systems typically combine coverage of both discrete and continuous systems, but with coverage of this magnitude, often not enough information is presented on either of the two subjects. Providing in-depth exploration of both discrete linear systems and signal processing in one volume, this book is firmly rooted in basic mathematical principles. It includes many problems solved first by using analytical tools, then through application of MATLAB®. Each chapter provides examples that illustrate presented theoretical concepts.

Catalog no. K11391, December 2011, 619 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2818-2, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Signal Processing

The Digital Signal Processing Handbook Second Edition, Three-Volume Set Edited by

Vijay K. Madisetti Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

"An excellent compendium of theoretical topics in DSP … a one-stop shop of technical information on digital signal processing. … This book has saved me days in independent research." —Howard Rubin, on

"A useful handbook for the professional as well as for graduate students and faculty." —E. A. Hoyer, Wichita State University, in CHOICE

Now available in a three-volume set, this updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Digital Signal Processing Handbook continues to provide the engineering community with authoritative coverage of the fundamental and specialized aspects of information-bearing signals in digital form. Encompassing essential background material, technical details, standards, and software, The Digital Signal Processing Handbook, Second Edition reflects cutting-edge information on signal processing algorithms and protocols related to speech, audio, multimedia, and video processing technology associated with standards ranging from WiMax to MP3 audio, low-power/high-performance DSPs, color image processing, and chips on video. The three-volume set draws on the experience of leading engineers, researchers, and scholars and includes 29 new chapters that address multimedia and Internet technologies, tomography, radar systems, architecture, standards, and future applications in speech, acoustics, video, radar, and telecommunications. Emphasizing theoretical concepts, Digital Signal Processing Fundamentals provides comprehensive coverage of the basic foundations of DSP, offering ideal introduction and reference for classrooms or professional education courses. Giving readers first-hand exposure to the knowledge, experience, and insight of leading engineers, researchers, and scholars in the field, it presents a wide scope of DSP topics relevant to engineering, computer science, design, marketing, and academic research. The second edition includes a new chapter on conjugate gradients for inverse problems. Wireless, Networking, Radar, Sensor Array Processing, and Nonlinear Signal Processing thoroughly covers the foundations of signal processing related to wireless, radar, space–time coding, and mobile communications together with associated applications to networking, storage, and communications. It contains 22 chapters on WiFi, WiMax, ultra wideband applications, Internet tomography, and detection and provides technical details and introduction to standards and software. The third volume in the Handbook—Video, Speech, and Audio Signal Processing and Associated Standards— details the basic foundations of speech, audio, image, and video processing and associated applications to broadcast, storage, search and retrieval, and communications.

Catalog no. 45636, December 2009, 2394 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-4563-5, $304.45 / £191.00 Also Available as Individual Volumes

Digital Signal Processing Fundamentals Catalog no. 46063, November 2009, 904 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-4606-9, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

Wireless, Networking, Radar, Sensor Array Processing, and Nonlinear Signal Processing Catalog no. 46047, November 2009, 874 pp., ISBN: 978-1-4200-4604-5, $107.95 / £69.99 Also available as an eBook

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Signal Processing

Principles of Speech Coding Tokunbo Ogunfunmi

Signals and Systems Laboratory with MATLAB®

Santa Clara University, California, USA

Alex Palamides and Anastasia Veloni

Madihally Narasimha Qualcomm, Inc. and Stanford University, California, USA

Technological Educational Institute of Piraeus, Athens, Greece

Understanding the basics of speech coding is necessary for the design of various modern devices that rely on speech interfaces. This text examines the underlying signal processing techniques used in speech coding. The authors present standards from various organizations, including the ITU. With a focus on applications, this comprehensive text demonstrates the practical implementation of a popular standardized speech coder on a DSP processor and covers the most recent research findings.

Developed as a textbook for the laboratory part of the course, this book introduces students to theory through analytical examples implemented in MATLAB® code. Every theoretical concept is accompanied by the corresponding code implementation. The commands are executed one-by-one at the MATLAB command prompt and the results are given side-by side. The text teaches readers how to program in MATLAB and how to use it to perform signals and systems analysis.

Catalog no. 7428, April 2010, 381 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-7428-9, $104.95 / £66.99

Catalog no. K11500, August 2010, 567 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3055-0, $83.95 / £53.99

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Digital Signal Processing Laboratory Second Edition B. Preetham Kumar California State University, Sacramento, USA

Given the rapid software and hardware developments in DSP, it is vital for students to complement their theoretical learning with practical applications. Each chapter of this book consists of a brief section on theory to explain the underlying mathematics and principles, a problem-solving section, and a computer laboratory section with programming examples and exercises using MATLAB® and Simulink®. Chapters include a hardware laboratory section composed of exercises using test and measuring equipment.

Catalog no. K10900, May 2010, 298 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1737-7, $94.95 / £59.99 Also available as an eBook

Unsupervised Signal Processing Channel Equalization and Source Separation João M. T. Romano, Romis R. de F. Attux, Charles C. Cavalcante, and Ricardo Suyama This book provides a unified and systematic presentation of topics such as blind equalization, source separation, and nonlinear adaptive filtering. Based on classical and recent results in the literature, it addresses the study of unsupervised criteria and algorithms in the contexts of SISO, SIMO, and MIMO equalization, and blind source separation. It also explores emergent trends such as nonnegative and sparse component analysis, machine learning techniques, and bioinspired optimization.

Catalog no. DK6036, September 2010, 340 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-3751-2, $145.95 / £93.00 Also available as an eBook

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Security New!

Communication System Security Lidong Chen National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Guang Gong University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

A Multidisciplinary Introduction to Information Security Edited by

Stig F. Mjolsnes Norwegian University of Science & Technology, Trondheim

Designed as a comprehensive introduction, Communication System Security covers the basics of establishing trusted communications and common methods and mechanisms used in protecting transmitted and processed information. The authors demonstrate security principles by presenting them with existing practical security protocols. In particular, they use past design failures and security flaws to explain the common pitfalls in security design. Exercise problems enable readers to understand the principles and to practice the security analysis skills they have learned in the text.

Bringing together methods in pure mathematics, computer and telecommunication sciences, and social sciences, this book focuses on the security, privacy, and safety of information and communication technology. It begins with the basic components of hardware and algorithms, then covers integration and systems, and concludes with human factors in these systems. It discusses cryptography, hardware and software security, communication and network security, intrusion detection systems, access policy and control, risk and vulnerability analysis, and security technology management.

Divided into four parts, the book introduces the practical cryptography primitives in Part I and includes details on pseudorandom sequences and stream cipher design. Part II introduces security mechanisms and protocols. It covers security infrastructure support and the main subroutine designs for establishing protected communications. Design principles are illustrated through practical network security protocols such as IPsec, TLS, SSH, and cellular network domain security solutions.

Catalog no. C5905, November 2011, 348 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-8590-7, $89.95 / £57.99

Part III examines security for communication networks with wireless interface and introduces general access authentication protocols. The book provides a detailed discussion of protocols used for UMTS/LTE and the protocols specified in IETF. The wireless specific protection mechanisms for the air link of UMTS/LTE and IEEE 802.11 are presented to demonstrate special solutions for wireless networks. This section also introduces key establishment and authentication in broadcast and multicast scenarios. Part IV addresses system security. It introduces the principle of building a trusted platform on a communication device and methods of applying protection at the physical layer of a communication link. Thorough and accessible, the book provides complete course material on communication system security for graduate and undergraduate students in engineering and is also a solid reference for engineers, designers, and researchers.

Catalog no. K11870, May 2012, 759 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4036-8, $89.95 / £57.99

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Location-Based Services Handbook Applications, Technologies, and Security Edited by

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

Meeting the demands of the rapid growth of wireless Internet subscribers and the development of the world location-based services (LBS) market, this volume introduces and comprehensively discusses various location-based applications and proximity and security services. The material is composed of three major sections that discuss applications, technologies, and security. Written by experts from across the globe, the articles range from basic concepts to research-grade material and include discussions of future directions.

Catalog no. 71963, July 2010, 327 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7196-2, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook


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Security Security of SelfOrganizing Networks MANET, WSN, WMN, VANET Edited by

Al-Sakib Khan Pathan International Islamic University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

An exploration of security issues in self-organizing networks, this book reflects the latest research and advances to address security issues from many different angles. The author discusses security issues in MANET and VANET and proposes specific solutions to specific security problems. Following this, he delineates critical issues of WSN and WMN and explores the latest trends. The book’s clear, concise style provides a thorough and comprehensive picture of security aspects of MANET, WSN, WMN, and VANET.

Catalog no. K11012, October 2010, 638 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-1919-7, $125.95 / £80.99 Also available as an eBook

VoIP Handbook Applications, Technologies, Reliability, and Security Edited by

Syed A. Ahson Microsoft Corporation, Bellevue, Washington, USA

Mohammad Ilyas Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, USA

From basic concepts to future research directions, this volume provides technical information on all aspects of VoIP. It explores a wide range of applications, including smart phones and access to emergency services. Highlighting the security threats and vulnerabilities related to VoIP technologies, the text discusses compression techniques for VoIP over wireless interfaces. It evaluates the performance of VoIP calls over 802.11b and 802.11e WLANs in infrastructure and ad-hoc mode architectures.

Catalog no. 70207, December 2008, 440 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4200-7020-0, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Wireless Multimedia Communications

Wireless Security and Cryptography

Convergence, DSP, QoS, and Security

Specifications and Implementations

K. R. Rao

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University of Texas at Arlington, USA

Nicolas Sklavos

Zoran S. Bojkovic and Dragorad A. Milovanovic University of Belgrade, Serbia

Blending coverage of wireless multimedia communications with convergence technologies, digital signal processing, quality of service, and security, this book provides a unified approach to integrating the full spectrum of engineering demands across wireless networks and systems. It identifies problems that cause information loss in point-to-point signal transmission through wireless channel and discusses techniques for minimizing those losses. The authors illustrate the differences in implementing various systems and distill the underlying theory into an accessible resource.

Catalog no. 8582, November 2008, 344 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8582-7, $115.95 / £73.99 Also available as an eBook

Technological Educational Institute of Patras, Greece

Xinmiao Zhang Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

This reference explores the latest technologies and applications needed to overcome security issues in wireless and handheld communications devices. While several books on the market cover similar topics, this handbook is unique in its treatment of specification and implementation aspects, including hardware design techniques. It proposes efficient and novel methods to implement security schemes in wireless protocols with high performance. It also explores the state of the art in implementation of wireless protocol security for current and future wireless communications.

Catalog no. 8771, March 2007, 416 pp. ISBN: 978-0-8493-8771-5, $104.95 / £66.99 Also available as an eBook

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Industrial Communication Systems Instrument Engineers' Handbook Volume 3, Process Software and Digital Networks, Fourth Edition Edited by

Béla G. Lipták Liptak Associates, Stamford, Connecticut, USA

Halit Eren Curtin University of Technology, Bentley, Australia

Instrument Engineers' Handbook: Volume 3, Process Software and Digital Networks, Fourth Edition is the latest addition to an enduring collection that industrial automation (AT) professionals often refer to as the "bible". First published in 1970, the entire handbook is composed of standalone volumes that cover the measurement (Volume 1), control (Volume 2) and software (Volume 3) aspects of automation. This fourth edition of the third volume provides a review of control software packages used in plant optimization, control, maintenance, and safety. Assessing the rapid evolution of automation and optimization in control systems used in all types of industrial plants, this book details the wired/wireless communications and software used. This includes applications for intelligent instruments, enhanced networks, internet use, virtual private networks, and integration of control systems with the main networks used by management, all of which operate in a linked global environment. Topics covered include: • Advances in new displays • Software and networks that help monitor, control, and optimize industrial processes • Strategies to counteract changes in market conditions and energy and raw material costs • Techniques to fortify the safety of plant operations and the security of digital communications systems This volume explores why the holistic approach to integrating process and enterprise networks is convenient and efficient. It shows how firewalls must separate the business (IT) and the operation (automation technology, or AT) domains to guarantee the safe function of all industrial plants. Reinforcing the fact that all industrial control systems are, in general, critically interdependent, this handbook provides a wide range of software application examples from a host of industries.

Intelligent Diagnosis and Prognosis of Industrial Networked Systems Chee Khiang Pang, Frank L. Lewis, Tong Heng Lee, and Zhao Yang Dong In an era of intense competition where plantoperating efficiencies must be maximized, downtime due to machinery failure has become more costly. To cut operating costs and increase revenues, industries have an urgent need to predict fault progression and the remaining lifespan of industrial machines, processes, and systems. Intelligent Diagnosis and Prognosis of Industrial Networked Systems proposes linear mathematical tool sets that can be applied to realistic engineering systems. The book offers an overview of the fundamentals of vectors, matrices, and linear systems theory required for intelligent diagnosis and prognosis of industrial networked systems. Building on this theory, it then develops automated mathematical machineries and formal decision software tools for real-world applications. The book includes portable tool sets for many industrial applications, including: • Forecasting machine tool wear in industrial cutting machines • Reduction of sensors and features for industrial Fault Detection and Isolation (FDI) • Identification of critical resonant modes in mechatronic systems for system design of R&D • Probabilistic small-signal stability in large-scale interconnected power systems • Discrete event command and control for military applications The book also proposes future directions for intelligent diagnosis and prognosis in energy-efficient manufacturing, life cycle assessment, and systems of systems architecture. Written in a concise and accessible style, it presents tools that are mathematically rigorous but not complex. Bridging academia, research, and industry, this reference supplies the know-how for engineers and managers making decisions about equipment maintenance, as well as researchers and students in the field.

Catalog no. K11794, June 2011, 332 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3933-1, $139.95 / £89.95 Also available as an eBook

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Industrial Communication Systems Time-Triggered Communication Edited by

Roman Obermaisser Vienna University of Technology, Austria

"It is an excellent companion for those who seek to learn more about time-triggered communication or found themselves involved in the conception of timetriggered base solutions and the development of the arising technologies." —Richard Zurawski, IEEE Industrial Electronics Magazine

Examining the differences and commonalities of the most significant protocols, including TTP, FlexRay, TTEthernet, SAFEbus, TTCAN, and LIN, TimeTriggered Communication helps readers build an understanding of the conceptual foundation, operation, and application of time-triggered communication. Covering the spectrum, from low-cost time-triggered fieldbus networks to ultra-reliable time-triggered networks used for safety-critical applications, the authors illustrate the inherent benefits of time-triggered communication in terms of predictability, complexity management, fault-tolerance, and analytical dependability modeling. Examples covered include FlexRay in cars, TTP in railway and avionic systems, and TTEthernet in aerospace applications. Illustrating key concepts based on real-world industrial applications, this book: • Details the underlying concepts and principles of time-triggered communication • Explores the properties of a time-triggered communication system, contrasting its strengths and weaknesses • Focuses on the core algorithms applied in many systems, including those used for clock synchronization, startup, membership, and fault isolation • Describes the protocols that incorporate presented algorithms • Covers tooling requirements and solutions for system integration, including scheduling The information in this book is essential to industry leaders who design and manufacture products with distributed embedded systems based on timetriggered communication. It also benefits suppliers of embedded components or development tools used in this area. As an educational tool, this material can be used to teach students and working professionals in areas including embedded systems, computer networks, system architectures, dependability, real-time systems, and automotive, avionics, and industrial control systems.

Catalog no. K12092, October 2011, 575 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-4661-2, $129.95 / £82.00 Also available as an eBook

The Industrial Electronics Handbook Second Edition, Industrial Communication Systems Edited by

Bogdan M. Wilamowski and J. David Irwin Auburn University, Alabama, USA

The Industrial Electronics Handbook, Second Edition, Industrial Communication Systems combines traditional and newer, more specialized knowledge that helps industrial electronics engineers develop practical solutions for the design and implementation of high-power applications. Embracing the broad technological scope of the field, this collection explores fundamental areas, including analog and digital circuits, electronics, electromagnetic machines, signal processing, and industrial control and communications systems. It also facilitates the use of intelligent systems—such as neural networks, fuzzy systems, and evolutionary methods—in terms of a hierarchical structure that makes factory control and supervision more efficient by addressing the needs of all production components. Enhancing its value, this fully updated collection presents research and global trends as published in the IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics Journal, one of the largest and most respected publications in the field. Modern communication systems in factories use many different—and increasingly sophisticated—systems to send and receive information. Industrial Communication Systems spans the full gamut of concepts that engineers require to maintain a welldesigned, reliable communications system that can ensure successful operation of any production process. This volume covers technical principles, applicationspecific areas, technologies, Internet programming, trends, future outlook, and expected challenges.

Contents Abridged: Preambles for Industrial Communication Systems. Technical Principles. ISO/OSI Model. Media. Routing in Wireless Networks. Profiles and Interoperability. Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks. Ad-hoc Networks. RFID. RFID Technology. Security in Industrial Communication Systems. Ultra-low Power Wireless Communication. Industrial Strength Wireless Multimedia Sensor Network Technology. A Survey of Wireless Sensor Networks for Industrial Applications. Vertical Integration CA + PV. Multimedia Convergence for Enterprise Applications. Virtual Automation Networks. Industrial Agent Technology CA +PV...

Catalog no. K10148, February 2011, 962 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0281-6, $99.95 / £63.99 Also available as an eBook

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Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering Charles A. Gross and Thaddeus Roppel Auburn University, Alabama, USA

Real-world engineering problems are rarely, if ever, neatly divided into mechanical, electrical, chemical, civil, and other categories. For instance, civil engineers must contend with commercial electrical service and lighting design issues. Mechanical engineers have to deal with motors in HVAC applications, and chemical engineers are forced to handle problems involving process control. Engineers from all disciplines eventually encounter computer and electronic controls and instrumentation, which require at least a basic knowledge of electrical and other engineering specialties, as well as associated economics, and environmental, political, and social issues. Co-authored by Charles Gross—one of the most wellknown and respected professors in the field of electric machines and power engineering—and his worldrenowned colleague Thad Roppel, Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering provides an overview of the field for engineering professionals and students whose specialization lies in areas other than electrical. Simple and easy to use, yet more than sufficient in rigor and coverage of fundamental concepts, this resource teaches EE fundamentals but omits the typical analytical methods that hold little relevance for the audience. The authors provide many examples to illustrate concepts, as well as homework problems to help readers understand and apply presented material. In many cases, courses for non-electrical engineers, or non-EEs, have presented watered-down classical EE material, resulting in unpopular courses that students dislike and senior faculty members understandingly avoid teaching. To remedy this situation—and create more well-rounded practitioners—the authors focus on the true EE needs of non-EEs, as determined through their own teaching experience, as well as significant input from non-EE faculty. The book provides several important contemporary interdisciplinary examples to support this approach. The result is a fullcolor modern narrative that bridges the various EE and non-EE curricula and provides a truly relevant course that students and faculty can both enjoy.

Catalog no. K11681, February 2012, 481 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-3714-6, $89.95 / £57.99 Also available as an eBook

Communication Systems Modelling and Simulation using MATLAB® and Simulink® K. C. Raveendranathan Government Engineering College, Barton Hill, Thiruvanathapuram, India

Communication Systems Modelling and Simulation using MATLAB® and Simulink® is probably the first book that employs the technique of simulation experiments as a means of reinforcing the basic concepts of communication theory. Undergraduate students are generally exposed to a mathematically rigorous treatment of communications theory but seldom have the benefit of a practical-orientated approach employing modelling and simulation for a thorough assimilation of the subject. This book can supplement any standard textbook to cover this significant lacuna in the existing learning methodology. Using MATLAB for that purpose, the book’s introductory chapters provide an overview of computer simulation and MATLAB programming concepts. Thereafter, communications concepts are presented in the traditional manner and followed with appropriate simulations in MATLAB/Simulink. Relevant MATLAB source code is given whenever it is used to illustrate a point. All the source code given in the text has been tested on MATLAB kernel version 7.10 (Release R2010a) and is provided in the accompanying CD-ROM.

Selected Contents: Introduction to Systems, Models and Simulations. Systems Simulation: The Shortest Route to Applications. Modelling and Simulation. Types of Simulations. Discrete Event Systems (DES). ...Introduction to Programming in MATLAB. Introduction to MATLAB. Basic Features of MATLAB. Notation, Syntax, and Operations. Importing and Exporting Information. Elements of MATLAB Programming. Plotting with MATLAB. Specific Features of MATLAB. Special MATLAB Functions. ... Simulink. Simulink as a Tool for Model-Based Design. Invoking Simulink. Concept of Signal and Logic Flow. Creating Sub-systems in Simulink. Conclusion. Further Reading. Problems. ... Simulation of Signals and Systems. Continuous Time and Discrete Time Signals. Periodic Signals and Sequences. Even and Odd Signals. Elementary Signals. Basic Properties of Systems. ... Simulation of Analog Modulation Systems. Introduction. Mathematical Model of AM. Simulation of Amplitude Modulation. Simulation of Other Variants of AM. Frequency Spectra. ...

Catalog no. K13870, September 2011, 448 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-8190-3, $139.95 / £89.00


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Technical Writing A Practical Guide for Engineers and Scientists Phillip A. Laplante The Pennsylvania State University, Malvern, USA

Revenue Assurance Expert Opinions for Communications Providers Eric Priezkalns Revenue Protect Limited, UK

Written by a renowned engineer and widely published technical author, this guide enables readers to write, edit, and publish materials of a technical nature, including books, articles, reports, and electronic media. Complementing the traditional writer’s reference manuals and other books on technical writing, it helps readers understand the practical considerations in writing technical content. Drawing from his own work, the author presents examples illustrating how a publication originated as well as various challenges and solutions.

Drawing on the expertise of some of the leading minds in RA, this book supplies high-powered ideas and techniques for the effective management, planning, strategy formulation, and measurement of RA performance. Presented as a series of articles on current and emerging topics of interest, it provides extensive and multi-faceted guidance to help readers move from basic checks to optimizing performance. Complete with real-world tips and examples, it helps readers determine the most effective and efficient methods to achieve and maintain healthy revenue streams.

Catalog no. K11106, July 2011, 250 pp. Soft Cover ISBN: 978-1-4398-2085-8, $39.95 / £25.99

Catalog no. K12358, March 2011, 373 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5150-0, $79.95 / £49.99 Also available as an eBook

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Contracts for Engineers Intellectual Property, Standards, and Ethics Robert D. Hunter

Intelligent Systems for Engineers and Scientists Third Edition

Robert D. Hunter Associates, Austin, Texas, USA

Adrian A. Hopgood

Engineers encounter various forms of contracts at nearly every turn in their careers. This book enhances their ability to communicate contractual issues to lawyers and better understand the legal advice they receive. The text introduces the related subjects of intellectual property (including patents, copyright, trademarks, and trade secrets) and standards (including conformity assessment and accreditation) at both the micro and macro levels, and also discusses the role of ethics.

The third edition of this bestseller examines the principles of artificial intelligence and their application in engineering and science and presents techniques for developing intelligent systems to solve practical problems. Covering the spectrum of methods, it incorporates knowledge-based systems, computational intelligence, and their hybrids, and includes expanded chapters on genetic algorithms and singlecandidate optimization techniques. Example programs using rules and uncertainty are presented in an industry-standard format, enabling readers to run them on their own.

Catalog no. K12434, September 2011, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5286-6, $69.95 / £44.99 Also available as an eBook

Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Catalog no. K11124, December 2011, 451 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-2120-6, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

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Forthcoming Microwave Power Engineering with Advanced Computer Modeling

Green Communications and Networking

Edited by

Malgorzata Celuch and Vadim V. Yakovlev

F. Richard Yu, Xi Zhang and Victor C. M. Leung

Catalog no. K12280, October 2012, c. 450 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-5013-8, $149.95 / £95.00

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Mathematical Optics

Distributed Sensor Networks

Classical, Quantum, and Imaging Methods Edited by

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan, Maria Luisa Calvo and Tatiana Alieva Catalog no. K13194, November 2012, c. 390 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6960-4, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

Second Edition, Sensor Networking and Applications Edited by

S. Sitharama Iyengar and Richard R. Brooks Catalog no. K12918, October 2012, c. 872 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6287-2, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

LTE-Advanced Air Interface Technology Xincheng Zhang and Xiaojin Zhou Catalog no. K14396, August 2012, c. 503 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4665-0152-2, $119.95 / £76.99 Also available as an eBook

Distributed Sensor Networks Second Edition, Image and Sensor Signal Processing Edited by

S. Sitharama Iyengar and Richard R. Brooks

Green Communications Theoretical Fundamentals, Algorithms and Applications

Catalog no. K12917, October 2012, c. 752 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-6282-7, $149.95 / £95.00 Also available as an eBook

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Distributed Sensor Networks Second Edition, Two-Volume Set Edited by

Convergence Through All IP Networks Asoke K. Talukder, Nuno M. Garciam and Jayateertha G. M.

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Jay Liebowitz is the Orkand Endowed Chair of Management and Technology in the Graduate School of Management and Technology at the University of Maryland University College (UMUC). He was ranked one of the top 10 knowledge management (KM) researchers/practitioners out of 11,000 worldwide and was ranked number two in KM strategy worldwide according to the January 2010 Journal of Knowledge Management. In October 2011, the International Association for Computer Information Systems (IACIS) created the “Jay Liebowitz Outstanding Student Research Award” for the best student research paper at the IACIS annual conference. He has lectured and consulted worldwide.

Catalog no. K13618, June 2012, 316 pp. ISBN: 978-1-4398-7803-3, $99.95 / £63.99

This second edition of the Knowledge Management Handbook: Collaboration and Social Networking uses updated case studies to explain how organizations can: • Implement a knowledge-sharing culture • Embed knowledge management activities to encourage collaboration • Developing a knowledge retention strategy • Apply social network analysis to map knowledge flows • Use systems engineering approaches for collaboration and social networking

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