This leading-edge resource offers you a new methodology for analyzing and studying the behavior of wireless communication systems in an interference environment. It provides you with modern tools and techniques for use in real-world applications that help you guarantee optimum system performance. The book treats both additive and multiplicative interfering signals, including in-depth descriptions of how these signals behave, regardless of the source.
About the Author
Peter Stavroulakis is a professor in electrical engineering at the Technical University of Crete, Chania, Greece. He is the founder of the Telecommunications Systems Institute of Crete. He received his Ph.D. in electrical engineering from New York University. He is a senior member of IEEE.
Table of Contents
Introduction. Interference Analysis Methodology - Introduction. Definition of Interference. Calculation or Estimation of Interference Power Density. Calculation of Carrier to Interference C/I Power Ratio. Determination of Relationship between C/I and Signal to Interference Ratio S/I or Error Probability Pe. Determination of Relationship between S/I or Pe and System Performance. Determination of Relationship Between System Performance and acceptable Level of System Parameter Change for Improving System Performance. Use of C/I as a Measure of Quality and Optimization in an Interference environment - Introduction. Comparison of Channel Allocation Schemes. Satellite Systems. Mobile Systems. Satellite/Mobile Systems. C/I, S/I as a Quality Measure. Blocking Probability as a Blocking Measure. Interference Suppression Techniques Introduction. Mitigation Methods. Nonlinear Methods. Kalman Filtering as a Suppression Mechanism. Combating Interference in Mobile Cellular Systems. Interference Avoidance Methods - Introduction. Interference Avoidance for Multiple Users. Greedy Interference Avoidance Algorithms. Cancellers - Introduction. Linear Interference Canceller with a Blind Algorithm for CDMA Systems. Indirect Co-channel Interference Canceller. Adaptive Interference Canceller. ISI and CCI Canceller. Interference Canceller Combining Path Pre-selecting Adaptive Array and Cascaded Equalizer. Trellis Coded Co-channel Interference Canceller. Interference Canceling Equalizer (ICE) for Mobile Radio. Multistage Interference Canceller. Hybrid Interference with Zero-delay Channel Estimation for CDMA. Appendix. Mathematical Foundations of Interference Analysis.