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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Table of Contents

1 DID Trunks Via The Cellular System 1
2 28 GHz Local Multipoint Distribution Service LMDS: Strengths and Challenges 7
3 A Wireless Infrastructure to Support Research Activities 19
4 A CDPID Performance Model for an Intelligent Transportation Systems Architecture Evaluation 27
5 Capacity of Channel Hopping Channel Stream On Cellular Digital Packet Data CDPD 39
6 A CSMA/CA Protocol for Wireless Desktop Communications 51
7 CDMA Forward Link Capacity in a Flat Fading Channel
8 The Effect of Directional Antennas in CDMA Wireless Local Loop Systems 71
9 Decision-Directed Coherent Delay-Locked PN Tracking Loop for DS-CDMA 81
10 Adaptive Beamforming for Wireless Communications 89
11 PCS System Design Issues in the Presence of Microwave OFS 95
12 An Evaluation Point Culling Algorithm for Radio Propagation Simulation Based on the Imaging Method 111
13 Space vs. Polarization Diversity Gain in 2 GHz PCS 1900 123
14 Minimization of Outage Probability in Cellular Communication Systems by Antenna Beam Tilting 135
15 Performance of RSS-, SIR-based Handoff and Soft Handoff in Microcellular Environmeuts 147
16 On the Use of Signal-To-Noise Ratio Estimation for Establishing Hidden Markov Models 159
17 On the Performance of 4-Phase Sequences in Asynchronous CDMA Systems 171
18 Adaptive MLSE Equalization Forms for Wireless Communications 183
19 Simulation of RBDS AM Subcarrier Modulation Techniques to Determine BER and Audio Quality 195
20 Simulation of Reverse Channel of Narrowband PCS 201
Index 213
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