Offers up-to-date information on developments in mobile information systems. The text also presents an overview of the field, including GSM, cellular radio, mobile data and ITS. Additional sections cover satellite navigation systems, electronic tolling and road pricing.
: Introduction: Advances in Mobile Information Systems. Mobile Radio Systems: Radio Communication -- Modulation, Regulation, Propagation. Introduction to Radio Systems. Cellular Radio, Analog & Digital, World-Wide. GSM Cellular Radio -- Technology and World-Wide Implementation. Satellite Communication for Mobiles. Mobile Data and ITS. Intelligent Transport Systems: Satellite Navigation Systems. Traffic Control. ITS in Europe. ITS in the US. ITS in Japan. Road Tolling and Road-Use Pricing Technology. The Future: Mobile Information Systems. Appendices.
Introduction - advances in mobile information systems; mobile radio systems - radio communication, modulation, regulation, propagation; introduction to radio systems; cellular radio, analogue and digital, worldwide; GSM cellular radio - technology and world-wide implementation; satellite communication for mobiles; mobile data and ITS; intelligent transport systems - satellite navigation systems; traffic control; ITS in Europe; ITS in the US; ITS in Japan; road tolling and road-use pricing technology; the future - mobile information systems.