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In today's competitive and fast-changing telecom industry, most professionals find themselves in the difficult situation of having to sacrifice keeping on top of the latest technology because they are striving to meet another round of high-pressure deadlines. Essentials of Modern Telecommunications Systems offers you a solution to this problem, helping you quickly coming up to speed with the latest advances in your field. By cutting out arcane mathematics and management-speak jargon, it focuses on the essentials you need for rapidly understanding and mastering the latest implementation and development techniques. It provides the complete systems picture from semiconductors to end-to-end networking.
About the Author
Nihal Kularatna is a senior lecturer at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, where he is also active in the research and development of power electronics and sensor systems. Formerly the CEO of the Arthur C. Clarke Institute for Modern Technologies in Sri Lanka, he is an electronics engineer with more than 26 years of experience. He is also the author of four books and numerous papers and reports. Dileeka Dias a senior lecturer in the department of electronic and telecommunication engineering, University of Moratuwa, Sri Lanka. She holds an M.S. and Ph.D. in electrical engineering and computer science from the University of California, Davis.
Table of Contents
The Communications Channel and the Communications Network. Essentials of Digital Telephony. Switching Systems. Modems for Data Transmission over Telephone Networks. Cellular Systems. Fixed Access Telephony and the Wireless Local Loop. The Digital Subscriber Loop. Transmission Techniques. Telecommunication Systems and Testing. Implementation aspects of a modern cellular codec.