Do you need to improve wireless system performance? Learn how to maximise the efficient use of resources with this systematic and authoritative account of wireless resource management. Basic concepts, optimization tools and techniques, and application examples, are thoroughly described and analysed, providing a unified framework for cross-layer optimization of wireless networks. State-of-the-art research topics and emerging applications, including dynamic resource allocation, cooperative networks, ad hoc/personal area networks, UWB, and antenna array processing, are examined in depth. If you are involved in the design and development of wireless networks, as a researcher, graduate student or professional engineer, this is a must-have guide to getting the best possible performance from your network.
• Presents a unified framework for optimizing the allocation of wireless resources under different network operating conditions • Covers cross-layer optimization, and emerging applications such as ad hoc sensor networks and ultrawideband wireless systems • Contains practical examples
Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Basics Principles: 2. Wireless networks: an introduction; 3. Power control; 4. Rate adaptation; 5. Multiple access and spectrum access; Part II. Optimization Techniques for Resource Allocation: 6. Optimization formulation and analysis; 7. Mathematical programming; 8. Integer/combinatorial optimization; 9. Game theory; Part III. Advanced Topics: 10. Resource allocation with antenna-array processing; 11. Dynamic resource allocation; 12. Resource allocation for cooperative networks; 13. Game-theoretic approaches for resource allocation; 14. Ad hoc/sensor/personal-area networks; 15. Resource allocation for wireless multimedia; Bibliography; Index.