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Emerging Trends in Communication Networks


  • Covers state of the art topics in communication networks currently in research and development stages

  • Provide a thorough description of communication networks

  • Presents illustrative diagrams for ease of understanding


Part of the SpringerBriefs in Electrical and Computer Engineering book series (BRIEFSELECTRIC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 1-4
  3. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 5-18
  4. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 19-32
  5. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 33-43
  6. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 45-58
  7. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 59-69
  8. Syed Faraz Hasan
    Pages 71-72
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 73-76

About this book


This book covers the state of the art in communication networks with the help of illustrative diagrams and recent references published in reputed journals and magazines. The book gives readers a glimpse into the next generation of communication networks. It explores topics that are currently in the research phase and/or are expected to be deployed in recent future such as LTE networks and IPv6 networks. This book is written for students/researchers who wish to come up to date with the recent trends in telecommunications.


Cladistics Conventional routing paradigm Device-to-Device communication LTE network LTE-Advanced Networks Mobile relay networks Opportunistic channel access Opportunistic vehicular communication Programmable networks Resource grid

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.School of Engineering and Advanced TechnologyMassey UniversityPalmerston NorthNew Zealand

About the authors

Syed Faraz Hasan is an Assistant Professor, at Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea.

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From the book reviews:

“The book focuses on recent advancements in communication networks. … I would recommend this book to students and postgraduates who want to familiarize themselves with current trends in communication networks. … the author provides exercise questions with which students can check their understanding of the topics. … the book is well written and worth recommending.” (Robert Wojcik, Computing Reviews, October, 2014)