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The Handoff

Author : John Tournour
ISBN : 9781455527915
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 69.94 MB
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John Tournour, known to his many listeners and fans as JT the Brick, is one of the biggest sports radio personalities in America. Making it as a sports radio host is almost impossible, and JT went about it in a fearless way, leaving a lucrative position as a Merrill Lynch stockbroker to pursue his dream. But Tournour's hardest challenge would come when his best friend and mentor, Andrew Ashwood was diagnosed with cancer. THE HANDOFF is about JT the Brick's rise to sports radio stardom, and how his entire view of life changed as his best friend fought a losing battle to a deadly disease. As Andrew heroically endured chemotherapy treatment after treatment, Tournour was at his side, marveling at his friend's bravery and trying to be there for him as best he could. THE HANDOFF is about facing your fears, the power of connection, and the incredible lessons Tournour learned from his dear friend.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Handoff

Author : Walter Cartwright
ISBN : 1633937704
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 49.38 MB
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Through personal stories and expert examples by those who served, The Handoff is the answer to a long-neglected need of preparing the next generation for the burdens of protecting the freedoms of this great nation.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Encyclopedia Of Computer Science And Technology

Author : Phillip A. Laplante
ISBN : 9781351652490
Genre : Computers
File Size : 81.1 MB
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With breadth and depth of coverage, the Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Second Edition has a multi-disciplinary scope, drawing together comprehensive coverage of the inter-related aspects of computer science and technology. The topics covered in this encyclopedia include: General and reference Hardware Computer systems organization Networks Software and its engineering Theory of computation Mathematics of computing Information systems Security and privacy Human-centered computing Computing methodologies Applied computing Professional issues Leading figures in the history of computer science The encyclopedia is structured according to the ACM Computing Classification System (CCS), first published in 1988 but subsequently revised in 2012. This classification system is the most comprehensive and is considered the de facto ontological framework for the computing field. The encyclopedia brings together the information and historical context that students, practicing professionals, researchers, and academicians need to have a strong and solid foundation in all aspects of computer science and technology.
Category: Computers

Hard Handoff Of Data Packet Transmissions

Author : Risvan Coskun
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Within a hard handoff procedure of a mobile terminal from a first radio sector to a second radio sector, a handoff manager requests the allocation of network resources associated with the second radio sector for the mobile terminal. If the second radio sector does not have sufficient network resources to support the mobile terminal, the handoff manager instructs the mobile terminal to switch into a dormant mode. By doing this, the handoff manager can delay the disconnection of the packet data session until there is sufficient network resources or until an internal packet data protocol error occurs due to a request timing out. In the case that sufficient resources become available, the handoff manager instructs the mobile terminal to return to a connected mode. One advantage of this procedure is the reduced need to re-establish a data packet session in cases that there is a temporary lack of sufficient network resources during a hard handoff. Contents are put together from publicly available documents from USPTO and Google Scholar.

Handbook Of Antennas In Wireless Communications

Author : Lal Chand Godara
ISBN : 9781420042146
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 44.55 MB
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The move toward worldwide wireless communications continues at a remarkable pace, and the antenna element of the technology is crucial to its success. With contributions from more than 30 international experts, the Handbook of Antennas in Wireless Communications brings together all of the latest research and results to provide engineering professionals and students with a one-stop reference on the theory, technologies, and applications for indoor, hand-held, mobile, and satellite systems. Beginning with an introduction to wireless communications systems, it offers an in-depth treatment of propagation prediction and fading channels. It then explores antenna technology with discussion of antenna design methods and the various antennas in current use or development for base stations, hand held devices, satellite communications, and shaping beams. The discussions then move to smart antennas and phased array technology, including details on array theory and beamforming techniques. Space diversity, direction-of-arrival estimation, source tracking, and blind source separation methods are addressed, as are the implementation of smart antennas and the results of field trials of systems using smart antennas implemented. Finally, the hot media topic of the safety of mobile phones receives due attention, including details of how the human body interacts with the electromagnetic fields of these devices. Its logical development and extensive range of diagrams, figures, and photographs make this handbook easy to follow and provide a clear understanding of design techniques and the performance of finished products. Its unique, comprehensive coverage written by top experts in their fields promises to make the Handbook of Antennas in Wireless Communications the standard reference for the field.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Management Of Convergence Networks And Services

Author : Young-Tak Kim
ISBN : 9783540457763
Genre : Computers
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 9th Asia-Pacific Network Operations and Management Symposium, APNOMS 2006. The book presents 50 revised full papers and 25 revised short papers, organized in topical sections on management of ad hoc and sensor networks, network measurements and monitoring, mobility management, QoS management, management architectures and models, security management, E2E QoS and application management, management experience, NGN management, and IP-based network management.
Category: Computers

Emerging Directions In Embedded And Ubiquitous Computing

Author : Xiaobo Zhou
ISBN : 9783540368502
Genre : Computers
File Size : 25.63 MB
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Here are the refereed proceedings of the EUC 2006 workshops, held in conjunction with the IFIP International Conference on Embedded and Ubiquitous Computing in Seoul, Korea, August 2006. The book presents 102 revised papers spanning six workshops: network-centric ubiquitous systems (NCUS 2006), security in ubiquitous computing systems (SecUbiq 2006), RFID and ubiquitous sensor networks (USN 2006), trustworthiness, reliability and services in ubiquitous and sensor networks (TRUST 2006), embedded software optimization (ESO 2006), and multimedia solution and assurance in ubiquitous information systems (MSA 2006).
Category: Computers

Radio Resource Management For Multimedia Qos Support In Wireless Networks

Author : Huan Chen
ISBN : 1402076231
Genre : Computers
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This work presents a thorough review of the state-of-the-art techniques for maintaining QoS support for multimedia services over wireless networks. Several novel ideas and algorithms on integrated connection- and packet-level QoS, dynamic radio resource management, and multimedia QoS-aware services are described. Special emphasis is given to the following: -Mathematical models for analyzing connection-level and packet-level QoS, -Radio resource management schemes for TDMA and CDMA systems, -QoS-aware call admission control and seamless handoff schemes, -Dynamic call admission control for CBR and VBR traffic, -Markov decision process and linear programming techniques for optimal call admission control policy design. Radio Resource Management for Multimedia QoS Support in Wireless Networks will be of great interest to research scientists and graduate students working in the areas of wireless networks and QoS issues for multimedia traffic and related areas.
Category: Computers

Mobility Protocols And Handover Optimization

Author : Ashutosh Dutta
ISBN : 9781118825372
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 74.45 MB
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This book provides a common framework for mobilitymanagement that considers the theoretical and practical aspects ofsystems optimization for mobile networks. In this book, the authors show how an optimized system ofmobility management can improve the quality of service in existingforms of mobile communication. Furthermore, they provide atheoretical approach to mobility management, as well as developingthe model for systems optimization, including practical casestudies using network layer and mobility layer protocols indifferent deployment scenarios. The authors also address thedifferent ways in which the specific mobility protocol can bedeveloped, taking into account numerous factors including security,configuration, authentication, quality of service, and movementpatterns of the mobiles. Key Features: Defines and discusses a common set of optimizationmethodologies and their application to all mobility protocols forboth IPv4 and IPv6 networks Applies these technologies in the context of various layers:MAC layer, network layer, transport layer and application layercovering 802.11, LTE, WiMax, CDMA networks and protocols such asSIP, MIP, HIP, VoIP, and many more Provides a thorough analysis of the required steps during amobility event such as discovery, network selection, configuration,authentication, security association, encryption, binding update,and media direction Includes models and tables illustrating the analysis ofmobility management as well as architecture of sample wireless andmobility test beds built by the authors, involving inter-domain andintra-domain mobility scenarios This book is an excellent resource forprofessionals and systemsarchitects in charge of designing wireless networks for commercial(3G/4G), LTE, IMS, military and Ad Hoc environment. It will beuseful deployment guide for the architects wireless serviceproviders. Graduate students, researchers in industry and academia,and systems engineers will also find this book of interest.
Category: Technology & Engineering

High Speed Networks And Multimedia Communications

Author : Zoubir Mammeri
ISBN : 9783540222620
Genre : Computers
File Size : 32.70 MB
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on High Speed Networking and Multimedia Communications, HSNMC 2004, held in Toulouse, France in June/July 2004. The 101 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 266 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on quality of service, QoS, DiffServ, and performance analysis; scheduling and resource allocation; MPLS; routing and multicast; mobile networks, mobile IP, 3G/UMTS; IEEE 802.11 networks and ad hoc networks; wireless and WLAN; optical networks and WDM; applications and software development; and security and privacy.
Category: Computers