Mobile Computing & Wireless - Wireless
Networks, Wireless LANs, Applications
Here is a selection
of books that we reviewed from Barnes & Nobles collection:
Price $ $39.99
Intelligent Wireless Web
Peter Alesso &
Craig Smith, Addison Wesley, December 2001,
The book is a very good compilation of various technologies -
current and future, that will be required to build
intelligence into the next generation wireless web. Easy to
read. To business professionals, it is an excellent overview
of the challenges and to technology folks, it describes other
components that they must understand to build a complete
solution.- MobileInfo Rating **** (4
Price $ $39.99
Wireless Web: A Manager's Guide
Addison Wesley Longman Inc., June 2001, 272 pages;
Frank Coyle offers a no-nonsense, manager-level guide to
wireless data as it stands now, and as it's likely to
evolve. He begins with an overview of the potential business
applications -- supply chain management, delivery, finance,
retail, and so forth -- and their enabling technologies.
Wireless Computing Primer
Williams, M&T Books, 1996 300 pages
An easy-to-read primer on the subject for less
technically-inclined business analysts. It discusses all components of wireless communications
and mobile computing.
Communication & Networks by William Stallings
Stallings, Prentice Hall, August 2001, 600 pages
Topics : TDMA, CDMA, Satellite, 3G, Wireless Local
Loop, Mobile IP, WAP, 802.11, Bluetooth and more
Audience: A good technical introduction to
various networks for the technical professionals.
3G Wireless Demystified
By Hart, Levine
& Kjkta; Published by McGraw-Hill in August 2001
and has over 500 pages.
The book covers1G, 2G, GPRS, Edge, CDMA 2000, W-CDMA,
Wireless Economics, 3G Applications, etc.
Audience: For high level understanding of 3G
technology and business
3G Wireless Networks
By Clint Smith; Published by McGraw-Hill in
September 2001 and has 500 pages
Covers 1G, 2G, 2.5G, 3G, CDMA Air Interface,
WCDMA Architecture, Compatibility Issues
Audience: IT professionals and
network carrier business folks - not for network
GSM Network: GPRS Evolution: One Step Towards UMTS
By Tisal; Published by John
Wiley & Sons in May 201 and has 240 pages.
The book covers GSM standard, infrastructure components,
radio subsystem, SMS, WAP, UTMS, GPRS and Edge.
Data Over Wireless Networks -
Bluetooth, WAP &Wireless LANs
By Gilbert Held;
Published by McGraw-Hill in November 200 and has 344 pages.
The book covers emerging technology- wireless LANS, TDMA,
Bluetooth and vendor-specific applications - Cisco and
Wireless Broadband Networks Handbook
By John Vacca;
Published by McGraw-Hill in March 2001 and has over900 pages.
The book covers broadband networks in a lot of technical
Wireless LANs: Implementing
IEEE 802.11 Networks
By Jim Geier;
Published by Sams in June 2001 and has 345 pages.
The book provides a good base for those implementing wireless
LANs. MobileInfo Rating - **** (4
The IEEE 802.11 Handbook: A Designer's Companion
The Wi-Fi Experience: Everyone's Guide to 802.11b Wireless Networking
Building Wireless Community
Complete Idiot's Guide to Wireless Computing and Networking
Bluetooth Revealed: The Insider's Guide to an Open Specification for Global Wireless Communications
Beginning WAP: WML and WMLScript
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