Networks for Pervasive Services

Six Ways to Upgrade the Internet

By Antonio Liotta , George Exarchakos

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Despite being the beating heart of our globalized digital society, the internet has not had a software upgrade since the early 1990s. This book argues for an overhaul and presents simple, effective protocols for building complex, self-organizing networks.

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  • ISBN13: 978-9-4007-1472-4
  • 190 Pages
  • User Level: Science
  • Publication Date: May 12, 2011
  • Available eBook Formats: PDF
  • eBook Price: $129.00
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Readers will progress from an understanding of what the Internet is now towards an understanding of the motivations and techniques that will drive its future.
Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  1. Foreword.
  2. Preface.
  3. Acknowledgements.
  4. Ch 1 On the Way to the Pervasive Web.
  5. Ch 2 The Network, as We Know It.
  6. Ch 3  Six Problems for the Service Provider.
  7. Ch 4  Spontaneous Networks.
  8. Ch 5  Reactive Networks.
  9. Ch 6  Proactive Networks.
  10. Ch 7  Content
  11. aware Networks.
  12. Ch 8  Distribution
  13. efficient Networks.
  14. Ch 9  Discovering Virtual Resources.
  15. Ch 10  A Peek at the Future Internet. Index.
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