IP/ATM Mobile Satellite Networks

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Gain the knowledge needed to execute end-to-end performance analysis over satellite links and networks, evaluate throughput and capacity over satellite systems, and understand IP/ATM over SATCOM issues and limitations with this in-depth, practical resource. The book examines current and future land mobile satellite (LMS) communication systems, and the techniques necessary to support reliable and efficient communication.

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Overview

Gain the knowledge needed to execute end-to-end performance analysis over satellite links and networks, evaluate throughput and capacity over satellite systems, and understand IP/ATM over SATCOM issues and limitations with this in-depth, practical resource. The book examines current and future land mobile satellite (LMS) communication systems, and the techniques necessary to support reliable and efficient communication.

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Meet the Author

John R. Farserotu is head of the Wireless Communication Section at CSEM in Neuch√Ętel, Switzerland, where his research interests include wireless communication, modulation and coding, satellite communication and networking. He holds an M.S.E.E. in communications from George Washington University and a Ph.D. from Deft University of Technology. Ramjee Prasad is wireless information and multimedia chair and co-director of the Center for PersonKommunikation at Aalborg University. He is the author of CDMA for Wireless Personal Communications (Artech House, 1996) and Universal Wireless Personal Communications (Artech House, 1998), co-author of OFDM for Wireless Multimedia Communications (Artech House, 2000), and co-editor of Third Generation Mobile Communication Systems (Artech House, 2000) and WCDMA: Towards IP Mobility and Mobile Internet (Artech House, 2001).

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Table of Contents

Introduction - Overview (A Look at the Near- and Mid-Term Future). Multimedia Information Services. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM). Land Mobile Satellite Communication. An Overview of Land Mobile Satellite Communication - Introduction (Historical Perspectives, Review of Existing and Planned Systems). Orbital Considerations (LEO, MEO or GEO). Frequency Allocations (L-Band, Ka-Band and Other Frequencies. Interference Constraints. A Review of Existing and Planned Systems. Land Mobile SATCOM in IMT-2000 and UMTS. IMT-2000 Radio Transmission Technology (RTT) Proposals for SATCOM. Evolving Towards Fourth Generation Mobile Systems and Beyond (a Unified Solution). The Land Mobility Satellite Communications Channel - Introduction. Mobility, Orbit, Frequency and Doppler. Multipath Fading. Shadowing and Fading. Interference. Rain and Atmosphere Effects. General Model. Multimedia Information Services for LMS - Introduction (What is Multimedia Communication for Land Mobile Satellite). Review of Applicable Standards. Quality of Service. A Hypothetical Reference Model for Land Mobile Satellite. An Introduction to IP/ATM over SATCOM - Introduction (Operation over a Satellite Link). Delay and Delay Variation over the Satellite Link. Errors over the Satellite Link. Availability, Outages and Recovery (Rain). Satellite ATM Network Architectures - Introduction. Network Topology. Multicasting. Satellite Relay. On-Board Processing and Satellite Switching. Network Design Issues - Introduction. TCP/IP over SATCOM. Security. Mobility and Handover. Synchronization. MAC Layer Issues for IP/ATM over LMS - Introduction. ATM Signaling Techniques and QoS Negotiations. Connection Admission Control (Importance for ATM/LMS, OBP vs. No OBP, Potential Algorithms). QoS Guarantee and Error Control (Potential ARQ Protocols). Flow Control and Adaptability (Traffic Intensity and Mix, Channel). Multiple Access Techniques and Receiver Considerations - Introduction (Waveform Design Considerations). A Comparison of FDMA, TDMA and CDMA for ATM over LMS. DS-CDMA for ATM over LMS. FH-CDMA for ATM over LMS. Hybrid DS/FH for ATM over LMS. The RAKE Receiver, MAI and MUD Techniques. On-Board Processing vs. Satellite Relay. Modulation and Error Control for ATM Based LMS (TCM, Turbo Codes, ARQ, Diversity) - Introduction. A Layered Approach to Error Control for ATM over SATCOM. ARQ Protocols. Forward Error Correction. Diversity through Multicasting. Smart Antennas and Spatial Diversity (Sectorized, Adaptive Arrays, Beam Forming, Diversity Combining) - Introduction. Adaptive Antenna Arrays and Beam Forming. Processing Power and Complexity. Terminal Applications. Satellite Applications. Satellite Traffic Based Resource Allocation and Efficiency (Traffic Profile, Resource Allocation Techniques, PG, Throughput and Erlangs vs. Eb/N0) - Introduction. Traffic Modeling and Analysis. QoS Requirements (Variable). Pool of Resources Concept for QoS Based Capacity Allocation. Capacity Estimation. Potential Algorithms for Resource Allocation. Processed vs. Unprocessed Satellites. LMS Services and Cost Effectiveness (General Cost Modeling for Satellite Space and Ground Segment) - Introduction. Cost Modeling of the Space Segment. Cost Modeling of Terminals or Handsets. Cost of Services (Cost per Bit, Packet, Cell, Connection).

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