Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID): Emerging Technologies, Applications and Improvement Strategies

Xinxin Fan (Editor)
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada

Series: Electronics and Telecommunications Research
BISAC: TEC034000



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Radio-Frequency Identification (RFID) is an emerging wireless communication technology that has stimulated numerous innovative applications in multiple industry sectors. This book focuses on the recent progress in RFID systems, with emphasis on their applications in transportation, construction, healthcare as well as the associated security and privacy issues.

In addition, the book covers the state-of-the-art methodologies and tools for investigating RFID systems and identifies new research challenges and opportunities. This book will be an invaluable guide for researchers and industry practitioners in the field of electrical and computer engineering, wireless communication systems, and embedded systems. (Imprint: Nova)


Chapter 1 - Design and Application of RFID Technology in the Container Transport System (pp. 1-44)
Jifeng Qian, Zhandong Liu and Xia Xie (Tianjin Transportation University, China)

Chapter 2 - RFID Technology for Drug Labelling in the Emergency Department: RFID to Minimise the Occurrence of Adverse Events (pp. 45-52)
María Martínez Pérez, José Ramón Vizoso Hermida, Guillermo Vázquez González and Isabel Martín Herranz (Xerencia de Xestion Integrada A Coruma, Spain)

Chapter 3 - Applications of RFID Technology in the Construction Industry: An Academic Literature Review (pp. 53-70)
Javad Majrouhi Sardroud (Islamic Azad University, Iran)

Chapter 4 - Software Defined Radio, GNU Radio, RFID and Their Applications (pp. 71-92)
Muhammad Khizer Kaleem (Ericsson Canada Inc., Canada)

Chapter 5 - Aspects of RFID Securities (pp. 93-118)
Fei Huo (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Chapter 6 - Lightweight Cryptography for Passive RFID Systems: A Research Survey (pp. 119-152)
Kalikinkar Mandal and Xinxin Fan (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Chapter 7 - Low-Complexity Attacks on Selected Lightweight Stream Ciphers (pp. 153-186)
Qi Chai and Xinxin Fan (University of Waterloo, Canada and others)

Chapter 8 - Grouping Proof Protocols Based on Low-cost RFID Tags (pp. 187-214)
Kuo-Hui Yeh, Nai-Wei Lo and Siao-Mei Chen (National Dong Hwa University, and National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan)

Chapter 9 - Side-Channel Attacks on RFID Systems - State of the Art (pp. 215-236)
Xinxin Fan (University of Waterloo, Canada)


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