This book could not have been published without the help of many people. We thank them for their efforts in improving the quality of the book. We have done our best to accurately describe advanced Internet protocols, services, and applications as well as the basic concepts. We alone are responsible for any remaining errors. If any error is found, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. We will correct them in future editions.
Several chapters of the book are based on our research works. We would like to thank the people who have contributed materials to some chapters, especially Dr. Nattapong Kitsuwan (UEC Tokyo), Mohammad Kamrul Islam (UEC Tokyo), Khondaker M. Salehin (New Jersey Institute of Technology), and Tuhina Sarkar (New Jersey Institute of Technology).
The entire manuscript draft was reviewed by Katsuhiro Amako (UEC Tokyo), Dr. Neda Beheshti (Ericsson), Komlan Egoh (New Jersey Institute of Technology), Prof. Ziqian Dong (New York Institute of Technology), Agostinho A. Jose (UEC Tokyo), Prof. Chuan-Bi Lin (Chaoyang University of Technology, Taiwan), Abu Hena Al Muktadir (UEC Tokyo), Ihsen Aziz Ouédraogo (UEC Tokyo), Dr. Kiran Yedavalli (Ericsson), and Dr. Ying Zhang (Ericsson). We are immensely grateful for their comments and suggestions.
Eiji wishes to thank his wife, Naoko, his daughter, Kanako, and his son, Shunji, for their love and support. Roberto would like to thank his wife, Vatcharapan, and his children, Marco and Nelli, ...