In this chapter we shall examine some key issues and principles that arise in networking for pervasive computing. We revisit definitions of network scope and mobility; review the key implications of radio links, including bands, access, error, security and power consumption; discuss naming and addressing in mobile use of networks, including discovery and Mobile IP; and finally review popular standards in short-range wireless networks used in many pervasive computing systems, including 802.11 and 802.15 (Bluetooth and ZigBee).


Mobile Node Home Agent Pervasive Computing Foreign Agent Correspondent Node 
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  1. 1.University of SussexBrightonUnited Kingdom

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