Handbook of Green Information and Communication Systems

Handbook of Green Information and Communication Systems

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Elsevier Science and Technology

This book gives a comprehensive guide on the fundamental concepts, applications, algorithms, protocols, new trends and challenges, and research results in the area of Green Information and Communications Systems. It is an invaluable resource giving knowledge on the core and specialized issues in the field, making it highly suitable for both the new and experienced researcher in this area.

Key Features:

  • Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both theoretical and practical perspectives
  • Provides a unified covering of otherwise disperse selected topics on green computing, information, communication and networking
  • Includes a set of downloadable PowerPoint slides and glossary of terms for each chapter
  • A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors
  • Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge

Coverage includes:

  • Smart grid technologies and communications
  • Spectrum management
  • Cognitive and autonomous radio systems
  • Computing and communication architectures
  • Data centres
  • Distributed networking
  • Cloud computing
  • Next generation wireless communication systems
  • 4G access networking
  • Optical core networks
  • Cooperation transmission
  • Security and privacy



  • Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both a theoretical and practical perspective
  • A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors
  • Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge

This book gives a comprehensive guide on the fundamental concepts, applications, algorithms, protocols, new trends and challenges, and research results in the area of Green Information and Communications Systems. It is an invaluable resource giving knowledge on the core and specialized issues in the field, making it highly suitable for both the new and experienced researcher in this area.

Key Features:

    • Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both theoretical and practical perspectives
      • Provides a unified covering of otherwise disperse selected topics on green computing, information, communication and networking
        • Includes a set of downloadable PowerPoint slides and glossary of terms for each chapter
          • A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors
            • Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge

              Coverage includes:

              • Smart grid technologies and communications

              • Spectrum management

              • Cognitive and autonomous radio systems

              • Computing and communication architectures

              • Data centres

              • Distributed networking

              • Cloud computing

              • Next generation wireless communication systems

              • 4G access networking

              • Optical core networks

              • Cooperation transmission

              • Security and privacy
              • Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both a theoretical and practical perspective
              • A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors
              • Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge


              Elsevier

              This book presents selected contemporary research and development topics on technologies, computing and communication architectures, in green communications, computing, information, and networking systems.

              Nowadays, with the escalating energy costs and the greater awareness of the wireless communications and networking industry and global warming impact on the environment, there is a clear demand for developing more energy efficient ‘green communications’ while improving the power efficiency in information, communication and network systems.

              Edited by worldwide leading experts, this book provides a comprehensive guide to selected topics, both ongoing and emerging, in green communications, computing, information, and networking systems.

              Consisting of contributions from well known and high profile researchers and scientists in their respective specialties, coverage includes smart grid technologies and communications, spectrum management, cognitive and autonomous radio systems, computing and communication architectures, data centres, distributed networking, cloud computing, next generation wireless communication systems, 4G access networking, optical core networks, cooperation transmission, and security and privacy.

              Key Features:

              • Discusses existing and emerging communications and computing models, design architectures, technology and research and development challenges in green communications, computing, information, and networking systems
              • Provides a unified covering of otherwise disperse selected topics on green computing, information, communication and networking
              • Includes a set of downloadable PowerPoint slides and glossary of terms for each chapter

              Green Information and Communication Systems is an ideal reference for practitioners and researchers working in the areas of green communications, green computing, green networking, and green innovative applications. It also serves as an excellent textbook for graduate and senior undergraduate courses in computer science, computer engineering, electrical engineering, software engineering, systems engineering, communication engineering and information engineering and information science.


              • Core research topics of green information and communication systems are covered from a network design perspective, giving both a theoretical and practical perspective
              • A ‘whose-who’ of international contributors
              • Extensive bibliography for enhancing further knowledge


              Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, ©2013
              ISBN: 9780124158825
              012415882X
              0124158447
              9780124158443
              Characteristics: 1 online resource

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