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Heterogeneous and opportunistic wireless networks

Michel Kieffer
Marios Kountouris


Recent years have witnessed the evolution of a large plethora of wireless technologies with different characteristics, as a response of the operators’ and users’ needs in terms of an efficient and ubiquitous delivery of advanced multimedia services. The wireless segment of network infrastructure has penetrated in our lives, and wireless connectivity has now reached a state where it is considered to be an indispensable service as electricity or water supply. Wireless data networks grow increasingly complex as a multiplicity of wireless information terminals with sophisticated capabilities get embedded in the infrastructure.

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hal-00658239 , version 1 (10-01-2012)



Jordi Perez-Romero, Sergio Palazzo, Laura Galluccio, Giacomo Morabito, Alessandro Leonardi, et al.. Heterogeneous and opportunistic wireless networks. Sergio Benedetto (Editor), Marco Luise (Editor), Luis Correia (Editor). The Newcom++ Vision Book: Perspectives of Research on Wireless Communications in Europe, Springer, pp.41-66, 2012, ⟨10.1007/978-88-470-1983-6_3⟩. ⟨hal-00658239⟩
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