Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems
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A comprehensive new edition on mobile computing—covering both mobile and sensor data

The new paradigm of pervasive computing was born from the needs of highly mobile workers to access and transfer data while on the go. Significant advances in the technology have lent and will continue to lend prevalence to its use—especially in m-commerce. Covering both mobile data and sensor data, this comprehensive text offers updated research on sensor technology, data stream processing, mobile database security, and contextual processing.

Packed with cases studies, exercises, and examples, Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems covers essential aspects of wireless communication and provides a thorough discussion about managing information on mobile database systems (MDS). It addresses the integration of web and workflow with mobile computing and looks at the current state of research.

Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems presents chapters on:

Mobile Database SystemMobile and Wireless CommunicationLocation and Handoff ManagementFundamentals of Database ProcessingIntroduction to Concurrency Control MechanismsEffect of Mobility on Data ProcessingTransaction Management in Mobile Database SystemsMobile Database RecoveryWireless Information DisseminationIntroduction to Sensor TechnologySensor Technology and Data Streams ManagementSensor Network Deployment: Case Studies

Fundamentals of Pervasive Information Management Systems is an ideal book for researchers, teachers, and graduate students of mobile computing. The book may also be used as a reference text for researchers or managers.

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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.

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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

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