This comprehensive resource offers professionals detailed guidance on the engineering aspects of building software for wireless communications. From design and architecture to security and testing, the book shows how to overcome every engineering challenge encountered in successfully developing wireless software. Filled with open-source code examples, this handy reference provides practical, ready solutions for building software applications that make wireless networks work. It covers such hot applications as wireless information systems, wireless advertising and marketing, wireless payment systems, location-based portals, and mobile trading and sales systems. The book also explains how to integrate these applications into wireless LANs, personal wireless networks, and 3G and 4G wireless networks. Written for software developers and architects at all levels, this volume includes hands-on tutorials that take readers through each phase of wireless software development and implementation.
About the Author
Jerry Zeyu Gao is an associate professor of the department of computer engineering at San Jose State University. He has published two other software engineering books, including Testing and Quality Assurance for Component-Based Software (Artech House, 2003), and 55 technical papers in IEEE/ACM journals, magazines, and international conferences. He is the co-chair for the First and Second IEEE International Workshops on Mobile Commerce and Services. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Texas at Arlington
Simon S.Y. Shim is an associate professor of the department of computer engineering at San Jose State University. He has published more than 40 technical papers in IEEE/ACM journals, magazines, and international conferences. He co-chaired IEEE International Workshops on Mobile Commerce and Services.
Xiao Su is an assistant professor in the Computer Engineering Department, San Jose State University. She received her B.E. in computer science and engineering from Zhejiang University in China, and her M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She has published over 20 articles in IEEE and ACM sponsored journals and conferences. She has served as publication chair, publicity chair, and technical program committee member for several well-respected international conferences.
Hsing Mei is an associate professor in the department of computer science and information engineering at Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan. He is also a visiting professor at Inter-University Institute of Macau. His research interest includes web computing, mobile wireless software, and distributed systems. He received his M.S. and Ph.D. in computer science and engineering from the University of Texas at Arlington.