Wireless Internet

Magda El Zarki, Geert Heijenk, Kenneth S. Lee

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    Abstract

    This chapter addresses the topic of wireless Internet, the extension of the wireline Internet architecture to the wireless domain. As such the chapter introduces the reader to the dominant characteristics of the Internet, from its structure to the protocols that control the forwarding of data and the its delivery. The chapter then describes the current status of wireless networking, focusing on current and future cellular technologies, wireless LANs mobile IP, and the newly emerging personal area networking (PAN) systems.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationThe Internet Encyclopedia
    EditorsHossein Bidgoli
    Place of PublicationHoboken, NJ, USA
    PublisherWiley
    Pages831-849
    Number of pages19
    ISBN (Electronic)9780471482963
    ISBN (Print)9780471222019
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Jan 2004

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