About the BookNetworking and communication has created a global village in terms of immediacy within which people across the world can share audio, video and text data. This has made notable impact on social and national life. Instant access to databanks for information has increased the speed of the process of making decisions. It has brought about great changes in jobs, working locations, and cultures as well. The emerging technologies give an impetus to globalisation, increase competition and make it imperative for the organizations to incorporate and adopt new developments in their manufacturing and service applications.
Communication and networking constitutes the nervous system of the information technology-enabled economic scenario. In the present era of globalisation, one has to constantly keep pace with new avenues and growth in order to be competitive in various endeavors.
The book covers all the pertinent topics on the subject which include Broadband Wireless Communication System; Mobile Computing; Wireless Personal Communications; Mobile Database; Wireless ad hoc Sensor and Bluetooth Networks; Multimedia Communications; Advances in Satellite Communication; Networking Protocols, Routing and Algorithms; Optical Communication; Parallel and Distributed Architectures and Algorithms; Antennas, Propagation and Transmission Technology; Network Security; Communication Software Techniques; Wi-fi Systems; Information Theory and Coding; and Grid Computing. Latest trends in networking and communication have been incorporated at appropriate places.
The book will be highly useful to the students and teachers of Engineering particularly Computer Science, IT, Electronics and Communication. It will also prove highly beneficial to research scholars working in these fields.About the Author/sGirish Kumar Srivastava, Master in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, obtained Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management in 1983 from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has served Telco (now Tata Motors), Scooters India Limited and Tata Steel for 33 years where he was involved with Design, Project and Research and Development activities. He was instrumental in promoting various Total Quality Management schemes including ISO Certification, Value Engineering and Quality Circles and carried out third party audits of Quality System (ISO:9000) in various industrial organizations. He joined Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala and served for four years as Professor and Head in the School of Management. He is currently heading the Department of Mechanical Engineering at GLA Institute of Technology & Management, Mathura.
Charul Bhatnagar did her Ph.D. in Computer Science from Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan. She has had a brilliant academic record throughout. Her research papers in the areas of theory of Computer Science and Bioinformatics have been published in various journals of repute. She has presented papers in many conferences. She has more than 10 years of academic as well as industrial experience. She is a member of the Computer Society of India. Apart from being an academician, she is also a very able administrator. She is currently heading the Department of Computer Science at GLA Institute of Technology & Management, Mathura.