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Wireless Local Area Networks

The Promise of Radio Access (Innovative Technology Series)

by Guy Pujolle

  • 25 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Kogan Page .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local area networks (LANs),
  • Information Technology,
  • Computers,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Computer Books: General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHossam Afifi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages300
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12269466M
    ISBN 101903996562
    ISBN 109781903996560

    A local area network (LAN) is a computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area such as a residence, school, laboratory, university campus or office building. By contrast, a wide area network (WAN) not only covers a larger geographic distance, but also generally involves leased telecommunication circuits.. Ethernet and Wi-Fi are the two most common . Local area networks evolved to meet the growing demand for high data rate, low- cost communication among these machines. 2) Geographic Scope; Economic and Technical Considera- tions: Fig. 1 illustrates the geographic scope spanned by long- haul packet networks, local area networks, and computer sys- tem Size: 2MB.

    Wireless Local-Area Network Fundamentals and troubleshoot their own wireless local-area networks (WLANs). Starting with an overview of the technology and architecture of WLANs, the book goes on to explain services and advanced features that such applications can provide. the book goes on to explain services and advanced features that. Presents a wise introduction written by engineers from the primary wireless LAN producers Each chapter brings the reader up-to-date with the most recent in LAN technology from such firms as 3com, Alcatel, Ericsson, Intermec, Mobilian, Cisco Strategies, Texas Units, Time Area Corp., and Group Associates Provides detailed information for anyone who wants to review, implement, .

    CHAPTER 6 WIRED AND WIRELESS LOCAL AREA NETWORKS. THE PRECEDING chapters provided a fundamental understanding of the five basic layers in a typical network. This chapter draws together these concepts to describe how wired and wireless LANs work. We first summarize the major components of LANs and then describe the two most commonly used .   Handbook of Wireless Local Area Networks: Applications, Technology, Security, and Standards captures the current state of wireless LANs, and serves as theCited by: 9.


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Wireless Networks by Rajmohan Rajaraman. This note covers both the theory and practice of wireless networking. We will then study widely-used wireless local area network standards and TCP/IP extensions for mobile and wireless networking.

Wireless Local Area Networks: The New Wireless Revolution covers virtually every aspect of wireless LAN history and design, including standards, network security, public access, wireless applications, and future technology.

Among the 16 contributions you will find: * Texas Instruments on the evolution of wireless standards5/5(1). Wireless is a term used to describe telecommunications in which electromagnetic waves (rather than some form of wire) carry the signal over part or all of the communication path and the network is the totality of switches, transmission links and terminals used for the generation, handling and receiving of telecoms traffic.

Wireless networks are rapidly evolving, and are 5/5(1). WLAN: Stands for "Wireless Local Area Network." A WLAN, or wireless LAN, is a network that allows devices to connect and communicate wirelessly.

Unlike a traditional wired LAN, in which devices communicate over Ethernet cables, devices on a WLAN communicate via Wi-Fi. Support for wireless local area networks (WLANs) in corporate offices and employee’s homes is becoming a necessary activity for networking professionals, requiring new knowledge and training.

The purpose of the article is to provide readers with a basic understanding of the techniques, concepts, architecture and principles of Size: KB. This page is designed to help IT and Business leaders better understand the technology and products in the.

Wired and Wireless LAN Access Infrastructure market and to act as a launching pad for further research. The content in this page has been sourced from Gartner Wireless Local Area Networks book Insights rating and review pages.

Focusing on the physical layer, Networking Fundamentals provides essential information on networking technologies that are used in both wired and wireless networks designed for local area networks (LANs) and wide-area networks (WANs).

The book starts with an overview of telecommunications followed by four parts, each including several chapters. Handbook of Wireless Local Area Networks: Applications, Technology, Security, and Standards captures the current state of wireless LANs, and serves as the single comprehensive reference on the subject.

Addressing challenges related to the further. Handbook of Wireless Local Area Networks: Applications, Technology, Security, and Standards captures the current state of wireless LANs, and serves as the single comprehensive reference on the subject. Addressing challenges related to the further development of WLAN technology, the Handbook covers t.

This book is part of the IEEE Standards Wireless Networks Series. This book describes Wireless Local Area Networks Quality of Service enhancements.

Those enhancements enable the support of real-time applications such as voice and video. The scope of the book includes: Overview of QoS mechanisms and architectures. Wireless local area networks (LANs) and personal area networks (PANs) seem set to play an expanding role in the future of telecommunications, and particularly in the convergence of local networks This book is an introduction to the subject by the companies at the forefront of wireless LAN development.

Local area networks have particular value in the monitoring and control of systems that have a number of separate sensors, actuators, and control units dispersed over a large area.

Indeed, for such large instrumentation systems, a local area network is the only viable transmission medium in terms of performance and cost. Cell networks support mobile phones that connect over long distances, a type of wireless wide area network (WWAN).

What distinguishes a local network from a wide network are the usage models they support along with some rough limits on physical distance and area. Handbook of Wireless Local Area Networks: Applications, Technology, Security, and Standards captures the current state of wireless LANs, and serves as the single comprehensive reference on the subject.

Addressing challenges related to the further development of WLAN technology, the Handbook covers the entire spectrum of topics from basic 5/5(1). This book fills that gap in the literature and is written to provide essentials of wireless communications and wireless networking, including Wireless Personal Area Networks (WPAN), Wireless Local Area Networks (WLAN), and Wireless Wide Area Networks (WWAN).

Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN): Security Risk Assessment and Countermeasures Nwabude Arinze Sunday v ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I am grateful to God Almighty for his grace and strength that sustained me through out the duration of this work, thereby making it a success. Special thanks go to my supervisor, Fredrik Erlandsson, for his support and guidance.

Wireless local area networks enable small groups of users to connect via mobile devices. This introductory text explains how they function, what their main advantages are and how to assess their usefulness to organizations and groups needing to connect without having to use expensive, fixed cabling systems.

Wireless Local-Area Networks: A brief history of wireless networking and some of the basic concepts. How Bandwidth Is Achieved from RF Signals: The frequency spectrum used in. networks provide the information transport platform for wireless local area networks (WLANs) and wireless wide area networks (WWANs).

Ad hoc networks have no pre-existing (fixed) infrastructure and the network architecture Size: 2MB. Forouzan's Local Area Networks offers reader-friendly, comprehensive coverage of LAN technologies, which prepares students the reader to use these technologies LAN applications are used in businesses, educational facilities, hospitals, stock exchanges, and 4/5.

A wireless LAN (WLAN) is a wireless computer network that links two or more devices using wireless communication to form a local area network (LAN) within a limited area such as a home, school, computer laboratory, campus, or office building.

This gives users the ability to move around within the area and remain connected to the network. Through a gateway, a WLAN .Authors of each chapter in this book, mostly top researchers in relevant research fields in the U.S.

and China, presented their research findings and results about the security of the following types of wireless networks: Wireless Cellular Networks, Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs), Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks (WMANs), Bluetooth.1.

Define local area network. A local area network is a group of microcomputers or other workstation devices located within a small or confined area and are connected by a common cable. A LAN can be part of a larger backbone network connected to other LANs, a host mainframe, or public networks.

2. Describe at least three types of Size: KB.