Over the entire process of the development of this book, many people have helped us; without them, this book would not have been possible.
First we thank the many people who reviewed drafts of this book: John Bodily, Michel Gertraide, Manish Kochhal, Fernando Martincic, John Quintero, Georgios Varsamapoulos, and Yong Xi.
We are grateful to the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Center for Embedded Networking Technologies (CEINT) for supporting our research in the areas related to this book.
We thank our employers, the Arizona State University, the University of New Orleans, the Wayne State University, and the Odyssey Research Associates/ATC-NY, for providing the working environment that made this book possible. We also ...