Wireless Personal Communications: The Evolution of Personal Communications Systems / Edition 1

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Wireless Personal Communications: The Evolution of Personal Communications Systems deals with the topics of wireless networks and services; wireless code division multiple access; antennas, propagation, and system design; and simulation, modulation and equalization for wireless communications. All chapters present new and original research in a number of emerging areas, and provide valuable insight into practical and theoretical issues facing the wireless field.
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Papers from the Fifth Virginia Tech Symposium on Wireless Personal Communications deal with aspects of wireless networks and services; code division multiple access; antennas and propagation; and simulation, modulation, and equalization for wireless links. Highlights include papers on a CDPD performance model for an intelligent transportation systems architecture evaluation; adaptive beamforming for wireless communications; and simulation of reverse channel of narrowband PCS. Can be used as a reference and as a text for advanced courses on wireless communications. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Preface. I: Wireless Networks and Services. 1. DID Trunks via the Cellular Systems; T.F. Evans. 2. 28GHz Local Multipoint Distribution Service (LMDS): Strengths and Challenges; S.Y. Seidel, H.W. Arnold. 3. A Wireless Infrastructure to Support Research Activities; A. Hills, R. Hovey. 4. A CDPD Performance Model for an Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture Evaluation; S.P. Arnold, et al. 5. Capacity of Channel Hopping Channel Stream On Cellular Digital Packet Data (CDPD); J.M. Jacobsmeyer. 6. A CSMA/CA Prool for Wireless Desktop Communications; J. Lansford. II: Wireless CDMA. 7. CDMA Forward Link Capacity in a Flat Fading Channel; L.M.A. Jalloul, K. Rohani. 8. The Effect of Directional Antennas in CDMA Wireless Local Loop Systems; A.T. Erdogan, et al. 9. Decision-Directed Coherent Delay-Locked PN Tracking Loop for DS-CDMA; M. Sawahashi, F. Adachi. III: Antennas, Propagation and System Design. 10. Adaptive Beamforming for Wireless Communications; J. Litva, et al. 11. PCS System Design Issues in the Presence of Microwave OFS; T.T. Tran, et al. 12. An Evaluation Point Culling Algorithm for Radio Propagation Simulation Based on the Imaging Method; S. Takahashi, et al. 13. Space vs. Polarization Diversity Gain in 2 GHz PCS 1900; P. Donaldson, et al. 14. Minimization of Outage Probability in Cellular Communication Systems by Antenna Beam Tilting; J. Fuhl, A.F. Molisch. 15. Performance of RSS-, SIR-Based Handoff and Soft Handoff in Microcellular Environments; P.-E. Östling. IV: Simulation, Modulation and Equalization for Wireless Communications. 16. On the Use of Signal-To-Noise Ratio Estimation for Establishing Hidden Markov Models; W.H. Tranter, O.H. Lee. 17. On the Performance of 4-Phase Sequences in Asynchronous CDMA Systems; M.D. Burroughs, S.G. Wilson. 18. Adaptive MLSE Equalization Forms for Wireless Communications; G.E. Bottomley, S. Chennakeshu. 19. Simulation of RBDS AM Subcarrier Modulation Techniques to Determine BER and Audio Quality; S. Sarror, et al. 20. Simulation of Reverse Channel of Narrowband PCS; R. Petrovic, et al. Index.
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