This is an extensively revised and updated new edition of the best-selling Mobile Antenna Systems Handbook. Comprehensive, authoritative and practical, it provides the information you need to understand the relationship between the elements involved in antenna systems design for mobile communications. You get sound advice in choosing the appropriate antenna for any given requirement - including antennas for ITS, access to the latest modeling formulas for macro, micro and pico cell propagation, and guidance on the latest RF safety standards and measurement techniques.
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Whether gaming, constant communications and connectivity, or streaming video and audio is the future killer app that keeps consumers reaching for mobile devices, you can turn to this book for the hands-on technology details you need to know to prepare yourself and your organizations for tomorrow's world of wireless multimedia. The books includes in-depth discussions on the hottest topics in this area, including AAA, multiple access protocols, IPv6 and adaptive technologies. Such resource management strategies as power control, user admission techniques, and congestion control are fully explained, helping you design wireless multimedia systems that provide the required degree of quality of service by effectively utilizing limited radio resources.
"This cutting-edge volume provides a detailed look at the two main aspects of systems biology: the design of sophisticated experimental methods and the development of complex models to analyze the data. Focusing on methods that are being used to solve current problems in biomedical science and engineering, this comprehensive, richly illustrated resource shows you how to: design of state-of-the art methods for analyzing biological systems Implement experimental approaches for investigating cellular behavior in health and disease; use algorithms and modeling techniques for quantitatively describing biomedical problems; and integrate experimental and computational approaches for a more complete view of biological systems." --Book Jacket.
Along with the growth of RF and microwave technology applications, there is a mounting concern about the possible adverse effects over human health from electromagnetic radiation. Addressing this issue and putting it into perspective, this groundbreaking resource provides critical details on the latest advances in high frequency electromagnetic dosimetry. The book takes a scientific and rigorous engineering point of view, helping you achieve highly accurate exposure assessments.
This cutting-edge, first-of-its-kind resource gives you a comprehensive understanding of the simulation and evaluation methods used for today's mobile communication systems. Written by two highly regarded experts in the field, the book focuses on the performance of both the physical and protocol layer transmission scheme. It defines and presents several invaluable simulation tools written in MATLAB® code, along with clear examples that explain their use.
This book develops the principles and practice of laser radar system design by examining sensor technology across the entire electromagnetic spectrum. This new book discusses the similarities and differences between microwave and optics technologies. It combines a microwave radar system treatment of the range equation, target cross-section and measurement principles with an optical receiver discussion which illustrates differences in system noise mechanizations. The presentation also includes theoretical and hardware considerations which illustrates systems utilized to provide altimetry, rangefinding, target designation and imaging, as well as laser radar systems providing instantaneous six-dimensional target information.
This newly revised edition of the Artech House bestseller brings you the most, up-to-date, comprehensive analysis of the current trends in WWW security available, with brand new chapters on authentication and authorization infrastructures, server-side security, and risk management. You also find coverage of entirely new topics such as Microsoft.NET Passport. From HTTP security, firewalls and proxy servers, cryptographic security protocols, electronic payment systems. to public key infrastructures, authentication and authorization infrastructures, and client-side security, the book offers an in-depth understanding of the key technologies and standards used to secure the World Wide Web, Web-based applications, and Web services.
This work focuses on a new digital radio architecture now emerging as a key technology in the wireless industry and in the third generation of cellular communication. This book addresses the problems of wireless high data rates from a physical layer point of view and presents an innovative approach from both a theoretical and practical point of view. The author explains the fundamental theory for the transmission of digitally modulated signals with and without antenna arrays, details new families of digital radio architectures, describes advanced signal processing methods and evaluates algorithmic approaches by hardware platforms and associated measurements.