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Wireless communications and networking: an overview

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2 Author(s)
R. Jordan ; Dept. of Electr. & Comput. Eng., New Mexico Univ., Albuquerque, NM ; C. T. Abdallah

This paper presents an overview of wireless local-area networks (LANs) and wireless personal area networks (PANS), with emphasis on the two most popular standards: IEEE 802.11, and Bluetooth. While there are many such surveys in the current literature and online, we attempt here to present wireless LANs and PANS in a unified fashion as a viable alternative to wired LANs, while stressing the remaining challenges and limitations

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IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine  (Volume:44 ,  Issue: 1 )