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This collection refers to contributions, consisting substantially of new material, to an edited compilation in which the material is subject to editorial scrutiny.

To be included in this collection the publication must meet the Higher Education Research Data Collection (HERDC) definition of research and:

  • be offered for sale be offered for sale as bound hard copies, packaged CD-ROMs or subscription/fee based e-books
  • have an International Standard Book Number (ISBN)
  • have been published by a commercial publisher

A book chapter may be included if it has been published previously as long as it constitutes substantial new knowledge and constitutes original research. The types of book chapters that may meet the criteria include:

  • a scholarly introduction of chapter length to an edited volume, where the content of the introduction reports research and makes a substantial contribution to a defined area of knowledge
  • a critical scholarly text of chapter length, e.g. in music, medieval or classical texts
  • critical reviews of current research

Unless they meet all of the criteria for inclusion, the following book chapters should be excluded:

  • chapters in textbooks
  • entries in reference books
  • anthologies
  • revisions of chapters in edited books
  • forewords
  • brief introductions
  • brief editorials
  • appendices
  • literary or creative pieces such as collections of short stories; and
  • translations.

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  • Wu, Leijia; Sandrasegaran, Kumbesan (Springer, 2012)
    Research in CRRM has many directions, e.g. policy translation and configuration, RAT selection, admission control, congestion control, horizontal handover, and packet scheduling. RAT selection algorithm is a key research ...
  • Wu, Leijia; Sandrasegaran, Kumbesan (Springer, 2012)
    The algorithms introduced in the last chapter use a single criterion to make RAT selection decisions. In this section, more complicated algorithms using a number of RAT selection criteria are discussed.
  • Wu, Leijia; Sandrasegaran, Kumbesan (Springer, 2012)
    Radio Resource Management (RRM) refers to a group of mechanisms that are collectively responsible for efficiently utilizing RRUs within a RAT to provide services with an acceptable level of QoS. RRM mechanisms contain Power ...
  • Lowe, David; Murray, Stephen; Kong, Xiaoying (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2011)
    The increasing prevalence and sophistication of wireless sensors is creating an opportunity for improving, or in many cases enabling, the real-time monitoring and control of distributed physical systems. However, whilst a ...
  • Lingarchani, Amit (IGI, 2011)
    Pervasive mobile services are part of almost all business processes. These services are provided irrespective of location, time and place using devices such as mobile phones, smartphones and laptops. This boost in mobile ...