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Software Defined Radio The Software Communications Architecture

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ISBN-10: 0470865180

ISBN-13: 9780470865187

Edition: 2007

Authors: John Bard, Vincent J. Kovarik, Vincent J. Kovarik

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The Software Communications Architecture (SCA) establishes an implementation-independent framework for the development of Joint Tactical Radio System software configurable radios. It specifies the Operating Environment, services and interfaces that applications use.Software Defined Radio: The Software Communications Architecture focuses on the issues and benefits associated with developing a radio system in compliance with the SCA specification. This book provides a comprehensive, practical introduction to building a SCA-compliant system taking the reader through the historical and conceptual background to help filling in the gaps between the intent of the SCA specification and the…    
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Book details

List price: $179.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/23/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 440
Size: 6.95" wide x 9.94" long x 1.21" tall
Weight: 2.244
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Audience
Scope
Conventions Used in this Book
Organization
Additional Material and Author Contact
The Operating Environment (OE)
Introduction
Software Radios
The Software Communications Architecture
The Operating Environment
The SCA Specification Structure
Summary
Operational Scenarios
Startup
Shutdown
Application (Un)Installation
Instantiate Application
Control Application
System Configuration
General Requirements and Services
Non-Functional Requirements
Name Service
Event Service
Log Service
File System
File
Foundation Interfaces and Data Types
Testable Object
Port Supplier
Life Cycle
Property Set
Resource
Resource Factory
Port
Devices and the Device Manager
Introduction
Device
Loadable Device
Executable Device
Aggregate Device
Device Manager
Domain Management
Domain Manager
File Manager
The Application Factory
Application
Operating Environment Security
Core Framework Security Requirements
Certification
Certification Process
Operating Environment Certification
Waveform Assessment and Certification
The Domain Profile
The Domain Profile
Overview
SCA Domain Profile XML
Domain Profile Data Types
Base Descriptor Files
Properties Descriptor
softpkg
Software Component Descriptor
Device Package Descriptor
Device Configuration Descriptor
Overview
Device configuration
The Domain Manager Descriptor
Overview
The Software Assembly Descriptor
Overview
Building an SCA-Compliant System
The POSIX Operating System
An Operating Environment
Linux 2.6 Kernel
POSIX Threads
The Thread Object
Un-named Semaphores
Mutex Variables
Thread Attributes
Conditional Variables
Less Interesting Thread Calls
All ORBS are not Created Equal
CORBA Basics
The Object Management Group
'C' ORB versus C++ ORBs
Initial Services
The Interface Repository
Minimum CORBA
The Portable Object Adapter (POA)
Real-time CORBA
Overview of Available ORBs
The Services
Interoperable Naming Service
Event Service
Log Service
Exploring the Domain
Application Factory Attributes
Application Attributes
Device Manager Attributes
Device Attributes
Aggregate Device Attributes
Domain Manager Attributes
Properties
Manipulating Ports
Summary
An SCA-compliant Application
Hello World Legacy Application
Legacy Hello World SPD
HMI Applications
Shutting Down
An SCA-compliant Hello World Application
Mandatory POSIX Calls