Smart Phone and Next Generation Mobile Computing by Pei Zheng
(Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)

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This in-depth technical guide is an essential resource for anyone involved in the development of “smart” mobile wireless technology, including devices, infrastructure, and applications. Written by researchers active in both academic and industry settings, it offers both a big-picture introduction to the topic and detailed insights into the technical details underlying all of the key trends. Smart Phone and Next-Generation Mobile Computing shows you how the field has evolved, its real and potential current capabilities, and the issues affecting its future direction. It lays a solid foundation for the decisions you face in your work, whether you’re a manager, engineer, designer, or entrepreneur.

+ Covers the convergence of phone and PDA functionality on the terminal side, and the integration of different network types on the infrastructure side
+ Compares existing and anticipated wireless technologies, focusing on 3G cellular networks and wireless LANs
+ Evaluates terminal-side operating systems/programming environments, including Microsoft Windows Mobile, Palm OS, Symbian, J2ME, and Linux
+ Considers the limitations of existing terminal designs and several pressing application design issues
+ Explores challenges and possible solutions relating to the next phase of smart phone development, as it relates to services, devices, and networks
+ Surveys a collection of promising applications, in areas ranging from gaming to law enforcement to financial processing

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Dr. Larry Len Peterson is the recipient of the Sommers Research Award (Oregon Health and Sciences University), Stelwagon Award (The College of Physicians of Philadelphia/American Academy of Dermatology), Nelson Paul Anderson Award (Pacific Dermatologic Association, Inc.), two Western Heritage Awards, and the Scriver Bronze. He is an acknowledged expert on art and art history of the American West. This is his first novel. Dr. Peterson is a native of Plentywood, Montana, and lives with his wife, LeAnne, on the Spirit of Winter Ranch near Sisters, Oregon. Davie is a system architect with Cisco Systems, Inc., where he works on the development of internetworking technologies.
Published July 19, 2010 by Morgan Kaufmann. 350 pages
Genres: Computers & Technology, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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