Tuesday, 9 July 2013


Mobile Communications introduces the topic by providing a thorough grounding in the field of mobile communications. A wide range of examples is combined with a strong pedagogy to allow the book's use in high level courses and for self-study. This book provides a non-mathematical, computer science focus.

  • Contains over 150 questions, over 250 illustrations, and a comprehensive glossary.
  • Explains the most current developments in mobile communications in both research and industry in a well-structured context with detailed technical background.
  • Conclude chapters with a set of exercises for self-study and references to standards, organizations, and research work related to the topic.
  • Provides an up-to-date idea of the mobile/wireless communications field.
  • Significant changes to be on top of this fast-developing topic.

Table Of Contants
  • Introduction.
  • Wireless transmission.
  • Medium access control.
  • Telecommunications systems.
  • Satellite systems.
  • Broadcast systems.
  • Wireless LAN.
  • Mobile network layer.
  • Mobile transport layer.
  • Support for mobility.
  • Outlook.

About the Author

Jochen H. Schiller
received his Master¿s and PhD degrees in computer science from the University of Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1993 and 1996, respectively. In 1996 -1997 he was a DFG postdoctoral research fellow at the Department of Computer Systems, Uppsala University, Sweden. Between June 1997 and April 2001 he was researcher at the Institute of Telematics, University of Karlsruhe. In September 1999, he was appointed Associate Professor attached to the École de Technologie Supérieure (ÉTS), Université du Québec, Canada. Between April 2000 and July 2000 he was Chair of Distributed Systems, Christian-Albrechts-University, Kiel, Germany, In February 2001 he received his habilitation on the topic "Quality of Service Aspects in Mobile Communication Systems". Since April 2001 he is Full Professor, Chair of Computer Systems & Telematics, Institute of Computer Science, Freie Universit¿t Berlin, Germany. He co-authored many articles and several book chapters on mobile and wireless networks, quality of service aspects and security issues.