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Smart Cities and Homes by Petros Nicopolitidis, Mohammad S Obaidat

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Chapter 5

A survey on enabling wireless local area network technologies for smart cities

N. Omheni*
M.S. Obaidat
F. Zarai**    Department of Telecommunications, ENET’COM, University of Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia    Department of Computer and Information, Fordham University, Bronx, NY, United States

Abstract

Over the previous 25 years, the development of the Internet and the progress of wireless technologies have made an incredible impact on lifestyle around the world. Together, these two features have changed the communication requirements in domestic, public, and business scenarios. At the beginning of this decade, wireless devices became affordable and Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) rapidly became more secure and the standard technology to connect ...

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