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IEEE Wireless Communications

Issue 4 • Date Aug. 2009

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  • IEEE Wireless Communications - Front cover

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s): C1
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  • Table of contents

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  • Service-oriented design for broadband wireless networks - [Message from the Editor-in-Chief]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):2 - 3
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  • Spectrum inventory issues

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):4 - 5
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    In the United States the issue of a "spectrum inventory" is of much current interest. A bill has been introduced in Congress, S. 649 (http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/getdoc.cgi?dbname=111_cong_bills&docid=f:s649is.txt.pdf), that would require both U.S. spectrum regulators, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration/NTIA (for federal government spectrum users) and Fe... View full abstract»

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  • Scanning the literature

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):6 - 7
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  • Untethered clouds

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):8 - 10
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    Welcome to this first issue on Industry Perspectives, a section dedicated to broad impact articles that aim to bridge the gap between academic research and emerging industry applications. In this issue, we showcase two articles. The usefulness of cloud computing as a virtualized Internet resource has been well documented. The first article by Jan Kruys describes how wireless technologies such as W... View full abstract»

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  • Seamless mobility: are we there yet?

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):12 - 13
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    Seamless mobility is the ability for users to remain connected while roaming across different networks. This paper analyses the issues involved in general mobility scenario for seamless mobility and presents the challenges, solutions and opportunities in achieving seamless mobility. View full abstract»

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  • Service-oriented broadband wireless network architecture [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):14 - 15
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  • Security in service-oriented vehicular networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):16 - 22
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    Service-oriented vehicular networks support diverse infrastructure-based commercial services including Internet access, real-time traffic concerns, video streaming, and content distribution. The success of service delivery in vehicular networks depends on the underlying communication system to enable the user devices to connect to a large number of communicating peers and even to the Internet. Thi... View full abstract»

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  • Multipath routing for multiple description video communications over wireless mesh networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):24 - 30
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    During the past few years, wireless mesh networks have drawn significant attention from academia and industry as a fast, easy, and inexpensive solution for broadband wireless access. In WMNs it is important to support video communications in an efficient way. To address this issue, this article studies the multipath routing for multiple description video delivery over IEEE 802.11-based WMNs. Speci... View full abstract»

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  • Using P2P overlays to provide QoS in service-oriented wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):32 - 38
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    An increasing number of applications require some form of guarantees from the network, in terms of bandwidth or access and transfer delay. This demand for quality of service can be met by means of different mechanisms, depending on the networks being traversed, as well as the degree of integration of the services with the communication infrastructure. Whereas end-to-end QoS provision is still an o... View full abstract»

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  • Network-coding-based scheduling and routing schemes for service-oriented wireless mesh networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):40 - 46
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    Service-oriented wireless mesh networks have recently been receiving intensive attention as a pivotal component to implement the concept of ubiquitous computing due to their easy and cost-effective deployment. To deliver a variety of services to subscriber stations, a large volume of traffic is exchanged via mesh routers in the mesh backbone network. One of the critical problems in service-oriente... View full abstract»

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  • A quality-driven decision engine for live video transmission under service-oriented architecture

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):48 - 54
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    Service-oriented architecture provides a solution to the increasing network complexity due to ever-growing heterogeneous networks. As the most significant component of SOA, the decision engine is to create a workflow, defined as a sequence of individual data processing entities, for providing end-to-end QoS of a given task. Although the workflow of video transmission is generally known, existing s... View full abstract»

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  • Dynamic composition of services for end-to-end information transport

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):56 - 62
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    An increasing number of communication technologies in access and core segments of the network belonging to different providers and subject to different network design criteria are making networks complex and difficult to manage. In such networks it is also more difficult to guarantee requested levels of quality of service. Service oriented design can be the answer to problems facing the providers ... View full abstract»

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  • Topology control for service-oriented wireless mesh networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):64 - 71
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    Topology control is one of the most critical design issues in multihop wireless networks. Topology control has been investigated extensively in the literature. Nevertheless, it is noted that most existing studies do not consider the requirements on upper layer applications or services. In this article we address the topology control issues on service-oriented wireless mesh networks. In particular,... View full abstract»

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  • Downlink scheduling for multimedia multicast/broadcast over mobile wimax: connection-oriented multistate adaptation

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):72 - 79
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    With its comprehensive QoS support and ubiquitous coverage, the mobile WiMAX network offers promising opportunities for unwiring the last mile connectivity to Internet. However, stringent QoS demands of multimedia applications entail studies on service-oriented radio resource management. This article systematically examines the design issues and the state of the art of multimedia downlink scheduli... View full abstract»

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  • Security, privacy, and accountability in wireless access networks

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):80 - 87
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    The presence of ubiquitous connectivity provided by wireless communications and mobile computing has changed the way humans interact with information. At the same time, it has made communication security and privacy a hot-button issue. In this article we address the security and privacy concerns in wireless access networks. We first discuss the general cryptographic means to design privacy-preserv... View full abstract»

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  • Wake-up receivers for wireless sensor networks: benefits and challenges

    Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):88 - 96
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    For successful data delivery, the destination nodes should be listening to the medium to receive data when the sender node starts data communication. To achieve this synchronization, there are different rendezvous schemes, among which the most energy-efficient is utilizing wakeup receivers. Current hardware technologies of wake-up receivers enable us to evaluate them as a promising solution for wi... View full abstract»

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IEEE Wireless Communications is designed for individuals working in the communications and networking communities.

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Editor-in-Chief

Hamid Gharavi
National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)