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Communication Systems for the Mobile Information Society

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ISBN-10: 0470026766

ISBN-13: 9780470026762

Edition: 2006

Authors: Martin Sauter

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Not only presenting a technical description of the different wireless communication systems available, this title also shows how to stay connected while on the move by combining the different technologies.
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Book details

List price: $110.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/25/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 382
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Abbreviations
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Circuit-Switched Data Transmission
Transmission Speeds
The Signaling System Number 7
The SS-7 Protocol Stack
SS-7 Protocols for GSM
The GSM Subsystems
The Network Subsystem
The Mobile Switching Center (MSC)
The Visitor Location Register (VLR)
The Home Location Register (HLR)
The Authentication Center
The Short Messaging Service Center (SMSC)
The Base Station Subsystem (BSS)
Frequency Bands
The Base Transceiver Station (BTS)
The GSM Air Interface
The Base Station Controller (BSC)
The TRAU for Voice Data Transmission
Mobility Management and Call Control
Location Area and Location Area Update
The Mobile Terminated Call
Handover Scenarios
The Mobile Station
The SIM Card
The Intelligent Network Subsystem and CAMEL
General Packet Radio Service (GPRS)
Circuit-Switched Data Transmission over GSM
Packet-Switched Data Transmission over GPRS
GPRS and the IP Protocol
GPRS vs. Fixed-Line Data Transmission
The GPRS Air Interface
GPRS vs. GSM Timeslot Usage on the Air Interface
Mixed GSM/GPRS Timeslot Usage in a Base Station
Coding Schemes
Enhanced Data Rates for GSM Evolution (EDGE) - EGPRS
Mobile Station Classes
Network Mode of Operation
GPRS Logical Channels on the Air Interface
The GPRS State Model
GPRS Network Elements
The Packet Control Unit (PCU)
The Serving GPRS Support Node (SGSN)
The Gateway GPRS Support Node (GGSN)
GPRS Radio Resource Management
GPRS Interfaces
GPRS Mobility Management and Session Management (GMM/SM)
Mobility Management Tasks
GPRS Session Management
Session Management from a User Point of View
The Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS) over GPRS
Web Browsing via GPRS
Impact of Delay on the Web Browsing Experience
Web Browser Optimization for Mobile Web Browsing
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS)
Overview, History, and Future
UMTS Release 99: A New Radio Access Network
UMTS Release 4: Enhancements for the Circuit-Switched Core Network
UMTS Release 5: Introduction of the IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS)
UMTS Release 5: High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
UMTS Release 6: High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
UMTS Release 7 and Beyond: Even Higher Data Rates
Important New Concepts of UMTS
The Radio Access Bearer (RAB)
The Access Stratum and Non-Access Stratum
Common Transport Protocols for CS and PS
Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
Spreading Factor, Chip Rate, and Process Gain
The OVSF Code Tree
Scrambling in the Uplink and Downlink Directions
UMTS Frequency and Cell Planning
The Near-Far Effect and Cell Breathing
Advantages of the UMTS Radio Network Compared to GSM
UMTS Channel Structure on the Air Interface
User Plane and Control Plane
Common and Dedicated Channels
Logical, Transport, and Physical Channels
Example: Network Search
Example: Initial Network Access Procedure
The Uu Protocol Stack
The UMTS Terrestrial Radio Access Network (UTRAN)
Node-B, Iub Interface, NBAP, and FP
The RNC, Iu, Iub, and Iur Interfaces, RANAP and RNSAP
Adaptive Multi Rate (AMR) Codec for Voice Calls
Radio Resource Control (RRC) States
Core-Network Mobility Management
Radio Network Mobility Management
Mobility Management in the Cell-DCH State
Mobility Management in Idle State
Mobility Management in Other States
UMTS CS and PS Call Establishment
UMTS Release 99 Performance
Data Rates, Delay, and Applications
Radio Resource Management Example
UMTS Web Browsing Experience
Number of Simultaneous Users per Cell
UMTS Release 5: High-Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA)
HSDPA Channels
Shorter Delay Times and Hybrid ARQ (HARQ)
Node-B Scheduling
Adaptive Modulation, Coding, and Transmission Rates
Establishment and Release of an HSDPA Connection
HSDPA Mobility Management
UMTS Release 6: High-Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA)
E-DCH Channel Structure
The E-DCH Protocol Stack and Functionality
E-DCH Scheduling
E-DCH Mobility
E-DCH Terminals
UMTS and CDMA2000
Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN)
Wireless LAN Overview
Transmission Speeds and Standards
WLAN Configurations: From Ad-hoc to Wireless Bridging
Ad-hoc, BSS, ESS, and Wireless Bridging
SSID and Frequency Selection
Management Operations
The MAC Layer
Air Interface Access Control
The MAC Header
The Physical Layer
IEEE 802.11b - 11 Mbit/s
IEEE 802.11g with up to 54 Mbit/s
IEEE 802.11a with up to 54 Mbit/s
WLAN Security
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Wireless Protected Access (WPA), WPA2, and 802.11i
Comparison of WLAN and UMTS
802.16 and WiMAX
Standards, Evolution, and Profiles
WiMAX PHYs for Point-to-Multipoint FDD or TDD Operation
Adaptive OFDM Modulation and Coding
Physical Layer Speed Calculations
Cell Sizes
Physical Layer Framing
Frame Structure in FDD Mode for Point-to-Multipoint Networks
Frame Structure in TDD Mode for Point-to-Multipoint Networks
Ensuring Quality of Service
MAC Management Functions
Connecting to the Network
Power, Modulation, and Coding Control
Dynamic Frequency Selection
MAC Management of User Data
Fragmentation and Packing
Data Retransmission (ARQ)
Header Compression
Advanced 802.16 Functionalities
Mesh Network Topology
Adaptive Antenna Systems
Mobile WiMAX: 802.16e
OFDM Multiple Access for 802.16e Networks
Power-Saving Functionality
Idle Mode
WiMAX Network Infrastructure
Network Reference Architecture
Micro Mobility Management
Macro Mobility Management
Comparison of 802.16 with UMTS, HSDPA, and WLAN
Overview and Applications
Physical Properties
Piconets and the Master/Slave Concept
The Bluetooth Protocol Stack
The Baseband Layer
The Link Controller
The Link Manager
The HCI Interface
The L2CAP Layer
The Service Discovery Protocol
The RFCOMM Layer
Bluetooth Connection Establishment Overview
Bluetooth Security
Security Modes
Bluetooth Profiles
Basic Profiles: GAP, SDP, and the Serial Profile
The Network Profiles: DUN, LAP, and PAN
Object Exchange Profiles: FTP, Object Push, and Synchronize
Headset, Hands-Free, and SIM Access Profile
High-Quality Audio Streaming
Comparison between Bluetooth and Wireless LAN