© 1996

Mobile Communications

Technology, tools, applications, authentication and security IFIP World Conference on Mobile Communications 2 – 6 September 1996, Canberra, Australia

  • José L. Encarnação
  • Jan M. Rabaey

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Keynote Paper

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
  3. Mobile Technology, Tools and Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. System Support for Mobile Communications

    3. Caching and Replication for Mobile Communications

      1. H. V. Leong, A. Si, B. Y. L. Chan
        Pages 31-38
    4. Basic Architectures for Mobile Information Systems

    5. Mobile Agents and Multimedia Applications

      1. Martin G. Brown
        Pages 69-77
      2. C. Belz, M. Bergold, H. Häckelmann, R. Strack
        Pages 98-107
    6. Networking and Protocols for Mobile Communication

    7. Methods and Algorithms for Mobile Information Access

    8. Mobile Communication Architectures

      1. Timo Alanko, Markku Kojo, Heimo Laamanen, Kimmo Raatikainen, Martti Tienari
        Pages 151-158

About this book


Mobile computing is one of the biggest issues of computer technology, science and industry today. This book looks at the requirements of developing mobile computing systems and the challenges they pose to computer designers. It examines the requirements of mobile computing hardware, infrastructure and communications services. Information security and the data protection aspects of design are considered, together with telecommunications facilities for linking up to the worldwide computer infrastructure. The book also considers the mobility of computer users versus the portability of the equipment. The text also examines current applications of mobile computing in the public sector and future innovative applications.


Overhead Quality of Service Quality of Service (QoS) Smart Card communication information multimedia

Editors and affiliations

  • José L. Encarnação
    • 1
  • Jan M. Rabaey
    • 2
  1. 1.Fraunhofer — IGDDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.EECS DepartmentUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

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