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Wireless Communications

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ISBN-10: 0470741872

ISBN-13: 9780470741870

Edition: 2nd 2011

Authors: Andreas F. Molisch

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Wireless communications has grown rapidly over the past decade from a niche market into one of the most important, fast moving industries. Fully updated to incorporate the latest research and developments, Wireless Communications, Second Edition provides an authoritative overview of the principles and applications of mobile communication technology.The author provides an in-depth analysis of current treatment of the area, addressing both the traditional elements, such as Rayleigh fading, BER in flat fading channels, and equalization, and more recently emerging topics like multi-user detection in CDMA systems, MIMO systems, and cognitive radio. The dominant wireless standards, including cellular, cordless and wireless LANs, are discussed.- Topics featured include: wireless propagation channels, transceivers and signal processing, multiple access and advanced transceiver schemes, and standardized wireless systems.- Combines mathematical descriptions with intuitive explanations of the physical facts, enabling readers to acquire a deep understanding of the subject.- Includes new chapters on cognitive radio, cooperative communications and relaying, video coding, 3GPP Long Term Evolution, and WiMax; plus significant new sections on multi-user MIMO, 802.11n, and information theory. Companion website featuring: supplementary material on 'DECT', solutionsmanual and presentation slides for instructors, appendices, list of abbreviations and other useful resources."Professor Andreas F. Molisch, renowned researcher and educator, has put together the comprehensive book, Wireless Communications. The second edition, which includes a wealth of new material on important topics, ensures the role of the book as the key resource for every student, researcher, and practitioner in the field. "
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 11/23/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 884
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 2.00" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

List of abbreviations
List of symbols
Applications and requirements of wireless services
Types of services
Requirements for the services
Economic and social aspects
Technical challenges of wireless communications
Multipath propagation
Spectrum limitations
Limited energy
User mobility
Noise-and interference-limited systems
Noise-limited systems
Interference-limited systems
Wireless Propagation Channels
Propagation mechanisms
Free space attenuation
Reflection and transmission
Scattering by rough surfaces
Further Reading
Statistical description of the wireless channel
The time-invariant two-path model
The time-variant two-path model
Small-scale fading without a dominant component
Small-scale fading with a dominant component
Doppler spectra and temporal channel variations
Temporal dependence of fading
Large-scale fading
Wideband and directional channel characterization
The causes of delay dispersion
System-theoretic description of wireless channels
The WSSUS model
Condensed parameters
Ultrawideband channels
Directional description
Channel models
Narrowband models
Wideband models
Directional models
Deterministic channel-modeling methods
Further Reading
Channel sounding
Time domain measurements
Frequency domain analysis
Modified measurement methods
Directionally resolved measurements
Further Reading
Antennas for mobile stations
Antennas for base stations
Further Reading
Transceivers Andsignal Processing
Structure of a wireless communication link
Transceiver block structure
Simplified models
Further Reading
Modulation formats
Important modulation formats
Further Reading
Demodulator structure and error probability in additive-white-Gaussian-noise channels
Error probability in flat-fading channels
Error probability in delay-and frequency-dispersive fading channels
Further Reading
Macrodiversity and simulcast
Combination of signals
Error probability in fading channels with diversity reception
Transmit diversity
Further Reading
Channel coding
Fundamentals of coding and information theory
Block codes
Convolutional codes
Trellis-coded modulation
Bit interleaved coded modulation (BICM)
Low-density parity check codes
Coding for fading channel
Information-theoretic performance limits of fading channels
Further Reading
Speech coding
The sound of speech
From speech transmission to acoustic telepresence
Further Reading
Linear equalizers
Decision feedback equalizers
Maximum-likelihood sequence estimation - Viterbi detector
Comparison of equalizer structures
Fractionally spaced equalizers
Blind equalizers
Further Reading
Multiple Access Andadvancedtransceiver Schemes
Multiple access and the cellular principle
Frequency division multiple access
Time division multiple access
Packet radio
Principles of cellular networks
Further Reading
Spread spectrum systems
Frequency-hopped multiple access
Code division multiple access
Cellular code-division-multiple-access systems
Multiuser detection
Time-hopping impulse radio
Further Reading
Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
Principle of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing
Implementation of transceivers
Frequency-selective channels
Channel estimation
Peak-to-average power ratio
Intercarrier interference
Adaptive modulation and capacity
Multiple access - OFDMA
Multicarrier code division multiple access
Single-carrier modulation with frequency-domain equalization
Further Reading
Multiantenna systems
Smart antennas
Multiple-input multiple-output systems
Multiuser MIMO
Further Reading
Standardized Wireless Systems
Cognitive radio
Problem description
Cognitive transceiver architecture
Principles of interweaving
Spectrum sensing
Spectrum management
Spectrum sharing
Underlay Hierarchical Access - Ultrawideband Communications
Appendix: Further reading
Relaying Multi-hop, and Cooperative Communications
Introduction and motivation
Fundamentals of relaying
Relaying with multiple and parallel relays
Routing and resource allocation in multi-hop network
Routing and resource allocation in collaborative networks
Network coding
Further Reading
Video Calling
Transform and Quantization
Entropy Coding
Video Coding Standards
Layered Video Coding
Error Control
Video Streaming
Further Reading
GSM - Global System for Mobile communications
Historical overview
System overview
The air interface
Logical and physical channels
Circuit-switched data transmission
Services and billing
Further Reading
IS-95 and CDMA 2000
Historical overview
System overview
Air interface
Spreading and modulation
Logical and physical channels
Further Reading
Historical overview
System overview
Air interface
Physical and logical channels
Speech coding, multiplexing, and channel coding
Spreading and modulation
Physical-layer procedures
Further Reading
3GPP Long term Evolution
System Overview
Physical layer
Logical and physical channels
Physical layer procedures
Glossary for LTE
Further Reading
WiMax / IEEE 802.16
System Overview
Modulation coding
Logical and physical channels
Multiple-antenna techniques
Link Control
Glossary for Wimax
Wireless Local Area Networks
802.11a/g - Orthogonal-frequency-division-multiplexing-based local area networks
IEEE 802.11b - Wireless Fidelity
Packet transmission in 802.11 wireless local area networks
Alternative wireless local area networks and future developments
Further Reading
Chapter 1: Applications and requirements of wireless services
Chapter 2: Technical challenges of wireless communications
Chapter 3: Noise-and interference-limited systems
Chapter 4: Propagation mechanisms
Chapter 5: Statistical description of the wireless channel
Chapter 6: Wideband and directional channel characterization
Chapter 7: Channel models
Chapter 8: Channel sounding
Chapter 9: Antennas
Chapter 10: Structure of a wireless communication link
Chapter 11: Modulation formats
Chapter 12: Demodulation
Chapter 13: Diversity
Chapter 14: Channel coding
Chapter 15: Speech coding
Chapter 16: Equalizers
Chapter 17: Multiple access and the cellular principle
Chapter 18: Spread spectrum systems
Chapter 19: Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)
Chapter 20: Multiantenna systems
Chapter 21: Cognitive radio
Chapter 22: Relaying Multi-hop, and Cooperative Communications
Chapter 23: Video coding
Chapter 24: Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 25: IS-95 and CDMA 2000
Chapter 26: WCDMA/UMTS
Chapter 27: 3GPP Long term Evolution
Chapter 28: WiMax / IEEE 802.16
Chapter 29: Wireless Local Area Networks
Chapter 30: Exercises