Encyclopedia of Wireless Telecommunications

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Technology & Engineering - 724 pages
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Here's the perfect resource for professionals and students to gain an up-to-the-minute understanding of the latest wireless breakthroughs and technologies--along with priceless "real world" insight into their business applications and implementations.

Covering 2G, 2.5G, and 3G technologies at all tiers, from handsets to carriers, the "Encyclopedia of Wireless Telecommunications" offers a wide range of clear, concise, easy-to-read articles that make sense of constantly changing terminology and confusing acronyms. The author, an internationally recognized expert, goes beyond theory and definitions and links technical terms with markets and applications to address the nuts-and-bolts, dollars-and-cents issues surrounding wireless. There is no easier, faster, or more convenient way to keep up with the fast-moving world of wireless telecommunications.

Complete with detailed "how to" sidebars for developers, this "A-Z" sourcebook includes practical, plain-English articles on:
* Architectures
* Devices and handsets
* Free Space communications technology
* Globalization
* Infrastructure
* LAN technologies
* Local communication technologies (Bluetooth, Piano, IrDA, etc.)
* Principles of radio and light
* Services and products
* Standards and protocols
* and much more

Service providers, software developers, systems architects, network managers, and sales and marketing personnel will find they can consult this easy-access reference with confidence when they encounter an unfamiliar concept or have to get up to speed in a hurry on any wireless topic.

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About the author (2002)

FRANCIS BOTTO is a consultant and researcher in the field of wireless applications and computer/ Internet technologies. He has authored or co-authored a number of books and has published numerous articles about computer technology and the Internet.

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