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Universal Wireless Personal Communications

Universal Wireless Personal Communications

By (author): Ramjee Prasad
Copyright: 1998
Pages: 664
ISBN: 9780890069585

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Written by a leading authority in the communications industry, this single-source reference provides in-depth understanding of the fundamental and advanced principles behind the development of a global personal communication system capable of providing convenient multimedia communications to individuals in every corner of the world. The book explores the behavior of macro-, pico-, satellite-, and overlay-cellular systems and gives you the knowledge you need to successfully address their related transmission system issues and problems. Whether you're a seasoned communications engineer responsible for planning and developing third generation mobile systems (FPLMTS/IMT-2000/UMTS), or a future engineer who needs a basic understanding of wireless-related technologies, you'll find the clearly presented information in this book invaluable. Introductory chapters review statistical radio channel models, present mathematical and analytical models for evaluating co-channel interference probability, discuss multiple and random access protocols, identify and describe a wide range of CDMA systems, and much more. More advanced, solution-oriented sections cover OFDM system applications, analyze MC-CDMA in a wireless environment, outline basic antenna system and diversity schemes, and present an analytical model used to evaluate bit-error probability. You also gain a solid understanding of the theory and applications associated with wireless broadband multimedia communications (WBMC) and satellite communications (SATCOM).
Introduction. Radio Propagation Aspects. Cellular Concept. Macrocellular Systems. Microcellular Systems. Picocellular Systems. Adaptive Equalization. Multiple Access Protocols. Basic CDMA Concepts. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM). Multicarrier CDMA. Antenna Diversity. Millimeter Wave Communication. Dynamic Channel Assignment and DECT. Air Interface Multiple Access Schemes for FPLMTS/IMT-2000/UMTS. Wireless Broadband Multimedia Communications. OFDM Based Wireless ATM Transmission Systems. Satellite Communication.
  • Ramjee Prasad Ramjee Prasad is director of the Center for TeleInFrastruktur (CTIF), Aalborg University. He is the author of OFDM for Wireless Communications Systems (Artech House, 2004), coauthor of Applied Satellite Navigation Using GPS, GALILEO, and Augmentation Systems, Multicarrier Techniques for 4G Mobile Communications, and WLANs and WPANs towards 4G Wireless, (Artech House, 2005, 2003, 2003), co-editor of Wireless IP and Building the Mobile Internet (Artech House, 2003), and is the author/coauthor of several other books published by Artech House.
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