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Mobile Communications Handbook

Authored by: Jerry D. Gibson

Print publication date:  August  2012
Online publication date:  August  2012

Print ISBN: 9781439817230
eBook ISBN: 9781439817247
Adobe ISBN:

10.1201/b12494
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Book description

With 26 entirely new and 5 extensively revised chapters out of the total of 39, the Mobile Communications Handbook, Third Edition presents an in-depth and up-to-date overview of the full range of wireless and mobile technologies that we rely on every day. This includes, but is not limited to, everything from digital cellular mobile radio and evolving personal communication systems to wireless data and wireless networks

Illustrating the extraordinary evolution of wireless communications and networks in the last 15 years, this book is divided into five sections:

  • Basic Principles provides the essential underpinnings for the wide-ranging mobile communication technologies currently in use throughout the world.
  • Wireless Standards contains technical details of the standards we use every day, as well as insights into their development.
  • Source Compression and Quality Assessment covers the compression techniques used to represent voice and video for transmission over mobile communications systems as well as how the delivered voice and video quality are assessed.
  • Wireless Networks examines the wide range of current and developing wireless networks and wireless methodologies.
  • Emerging Applications explores newly developed areas of vehicular communications and 60 GHz wireless communications.

Written by experts from industry and academia, this book provides a succinct overview of each topic, quickly bringing the reader up to date, but with sufficient detail and references to enable deeper investigations. Providing much more than a "just the facts" presentation, contributors use their experience in the field to provide insights into how each topic has emerged and to point toward forthcoming developments in mobile communications.

Table of contents

Chapter  1:  The Discrete Fourier Transform Download PDF
Chapter  2:  Pulse Code Modulation  Download PDF
Chapter  3:  Baseband Signaling and Pulse Shaping Download PDF
Chapter  4:  Complex Envelope Representations for Modulated Signals  Download PDF
Chapter  5:  Modulation Methods Download PDF
Chapter  6:  Error Control Coding Download PDF
Chapter  7:  Information Theory Download PDF
Chapter  8:  Rayleigh Fading Channels  Download PDF
Chapter  9:  Channel Equalization Download PDF
Chapter  10:  Echo Cancellation Download PDF
Chapter  11:  Synchronization of Communication Receivers Download PDF
Chapter  12:  Pseudonoise Sequences Download PDF
Chapter  13:  Introduction to Spread Spectrum Systems Download PDF
Chapter  14:  Signal Space Download PDF
Chapter  15:  Optimum Receivers Download PDF
Chapter  16:  MIMO Systems for Diversity and Interference Mitigation Download PDF
Chapter  17:  High-Throughput MIMO Systems Download PDF
Chapter  18:  Digital Communication System Performance  Download PDF
Chapter  19:  Fundamental Limitations on Increasing Data Rate in Wireless Systems Download PDF
Chapter  20:  Interference and Its Impact on System Capacity Download PDF
Chapter  21:  Cell Design Principles Download PDF
Chapter  22:  Wireless Data Download PDF
Chapter  23:  Third-Generation Cellular Communications: An Air Interface Overview Download PDF
Chapter  24:  3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced Radio Access Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  25:  IEEE 802.16m Radio Access Technology Download PDF
Chapter  26:  Land Mobile Radio and Professional Mobile Radio: Emergency First Responder Communications Download PDF
Chapter  27:  Digital Audio Broadcasting Download PDF
Chapter  28:  Speech Coding for Wireless Communications Download PDF
Chapter  29:  Video Compression Download PDF
Chapter  30:  Machine Assessment of Speech Communication Quality Download PDF
Chapter  31:  Wireless Network Protocols Download PDF
Chapter  32:  Cross-Layer Design in Wireless Communications Download PDF
Chapter  33:  Cooperative Communication Technologies Download PDF
Chapter  34:  Cross-Layer Cooperative Communication in Wireless Networks Download PDF
Chapter  35:  Wireless Mesh Networks Download PDF
Chapter  36:  IP Multimedia Subsystem: Analysis of Scalability and Integration  Download PDF
Chapter  37:  Cognitive Radio Networks Download PDF
Chapter  38:  Vehicular Communications Download PDF
Chapter  39:  60 GHz Wireless Communication Download PDF
prelims Download PDF
Glossary Download PDF
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