Overviews and Tutorials (Free)

 

This page points to several overview chapters on mobile computing and wireless communications, information security, and e-business and distributed systems. You can also retrieve a few short tutorials for background information.

You can download this material by clicking on the specified hotlinks.  

 

Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications Overview

This is the front-matter of the wireless book and contains an overview chapter on Mobile Computing and Wireless Communications. The contents of this zipped file are:

         Preface

         Suggested use in Courses

         Glossary of Terms

         Detailed Table of Contents

         Chapter 1: Overview and the Big Picture (55 pages)

 

Information Security and Auditing Overview

This is the front-matter of the information security book and contains an overview chapter on information Security. The contents of this zipped file are:

         Preface

         Suggested use in Courses

         Glossary of Terms

         Detailed Table of Contents

         Chapter 1: Information Security in the Digital Age -- An Overview (35 pages)

 


e-Business and Distributed Systems Overview (Big Picture and Case Studies)
This is the first module of the “e-Business and Distributed Systems Handbook”. It is a zipped file (1.5 MB)  that contains the following material in pdf form (roughly 200 pages):

         Book Preface: Objectives, intended audience, suggested course outlines

         Acronyms and Glossary of Terms

         Detailed Table of Contents

         Chapter 1: e-Business and Distributed Systems - From Strategies to Working Solutions

         Chapter 2: Case Studies  and Examples

     

 

Tutorials and Detailed Discussion on Special Topics.

This Module contains short tutorials and discussion of special topics that can be used as background information. The module is a zipped file (1 MB) that contains the following chapters  (Roughly 200 pages)