Wireless Local Loops: Theory and Applications / Edition 1

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The demand for greater flexibility both in bandwidth allocation as well as in geographical terms has opened up the new application area of Wireless Local Loops (WLL). WLL provide a telephone system where subscribers are connected to the Public Switches Telephone Network (PSTN) using radio signals rather than copper wire for part or all of the connection between the subscriber and the switch.
Divided into two parts, theoretical aspects and applications, Wireless Local Loops brings together contributions from leading world experts in this increasingly important section of wireless communication systems.

- Covers all aspects of WLL from design to implementation.
- Explains the theoretical aspects of WLL including areas such as propagation, modulation, coding, channel modelling and also traffic engineering issues.
- Presents the applications areas of WLL including interference, prototype designs of various access protocols, a mobility manager, a remote management systems and the provision of multimedia services.

By providing a self-contained treatment of the progressively important area Wireless Local Loops will have immense appeal to practising engineers, researchers and graduate students needing to understand the bakground to WLL and its major role in the provision of new services.

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"Covering both theoretical aspects and practical applications...this book considers every stem from design to implementation." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 26, No. 2, June 2002)
From The Critics
Covering both theoretical aspects and practical applications of Wireless Local Loops, this book considers every step from design to implementation. Chapters discuss digital service technologies, propagation models, capacity enhancement, combined trellis coded quantization and modulation, low-sequency W-CDMA codes, traffic considerations, dynamic channel allocation schemes, interference, prototype development, mobility management, remote management, and current and future services. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471498469
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/11/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 308
  • Product dimensions: 6.85 (w) x 9.86 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Meet the Author

Peter Stavroulakis obtained a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from New York University. He has worked at Bell Laboratories on new telecommunications services. He spent three years at Oakland University and two years at the University of Athens. He has been managing director of ATT International (Greece) Ltd., and is presently marketing the entire NYNEX product/services portfolio in Europe. He serves on the Board of Editors of the Journal of the Society for Machine Intelligence. He has prepared and edited two special issues in the Benchmark Book series and co-edited a special issue of the Journal of the Franklin Institute. His publications include a book on satellite intersystem interference and numerous technical papers and journals.
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Table of Contents

Part I Theoretical aspects

Introduction to WLL: Digital Service Technologies

Propogation Models for Wireless Local Loops

Wireless Local Loop Networks Capacity Enhancement by Space Division Multiple Access

Combined Trellis Coded Quantization/Modulation over a Wireless Local Loop Environment

Low Sequency W-CDMA Codes Lead to More Economic WLL and Infostation Terminals

Wide-band Wireless Outdoor to Indoor Local Loop Channel Models for Urban and Suburban Environments at 2GHz

Traffic Consideration in Comparing Access Techniques for WLL

Traffic Based Dynamic Channel Allocation Schemes for WLL

WLL as an Interferer

Part II Applications

Development of a Prototype of the Broadband Radio Access Integrated Network

PBX based Mobility Manager for WLL

Remote Management and Upgrade in a Wireless Local Loop System

Current and Future Services using Wireless Local Loop (WLL) Systems


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