Covering both mobile data and sensor data, this comprehensive text offers updated research on sensor technology, stream data processing, mobile database security, and contextual processing. Packed with exercises and examples, the book covers essential aspects of wireless communication and provides a thorough discussion about managing information on mobile database systems. In addition, the author addresses the integration of web and workflow with mobile computing and looks at the current state of research.
VIJAY KUMAR, PhD, is Professor of Computer Science in the department of Computer Science Electrical Engineering at the University of Missouri Kansas City. Dr. Kumar has served as a consultant to the United Nations and is on the editorial review board of several peer-reviewed journals. He is the editor-in-chief of two peer-reviewed journals: International Journal of Next Generation Computing (IJNGC) and International Journal of Computer Science (IJCS). His research interests include recovery and security in mobile database systems, workflow on the web, mobile computing databases, data warehousing, and web security.
PREFACE ix ACKNOWLEDGMENTS xvii 1 MOBILE DATABASE SYSTEM 1 2 MOBILE AND WIRELESS COMMUNICATION 7 3 LOCATION AND HANDOFF MANAGEMENT 44 4 FUNDAMENTALS OF DATABASE PROCESSING 61 5 INTRODUCTION TO CONCURRENCY CONTROL MECHANISMS 93 6 EFFECT OF MOBILITY ON DATA PROCESSING 112 7 TRANSACTION MANAGEMENT IN MOBILE DATABASE SYSTEMS 127 8 MOBILE DATABASE RECOVERY 219 9 WIRELESS INFORMATION DISSEMINATION 239 10 INTRODUCTION TO SENSOR TECHNOLOGY 299 11 SENSOR TECHNOLOGY AND DATA STREAMS MANAGEMENT 317 12 SENSOR NETWORK DEPLOYMENT: CASE STUDIES 348 GLOSSARY 361 INDEX 367