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A wide range of real-world examples illustrates the theoretical aspects of this tutorial introduction to digital mobile wireless networks. In particular, 2.5G and 3G packet-switched systems are discussed in detail, as are wireless LANs and personal-area networks. Many worked examples and homework exercises are provided, and a solutions manual is available for instructors. The book is an ideal text for electrical engineering and computer science students taking courses in wireless communications. It will also be an invaluable reference for practicing engineers.Read more
- Provides an accessible introduction to the theory and practice of modern wireless networks
- Contains many worked examples and homework exercises
- Solutions manual available for instructors
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"Schwartz provides an excellent tutorial on modern digital mobile wireless communication systems, including a solid theoretical foundation as well as block diagram descriptions of systems deployed today or planned for the future. Highly recommended."
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"[Five stars] I rarely award books top marks, but there is no doubt that this one fully deserves it. If you are looking for one book to both cover wireless fundamentals and give you details of the key wireless systems in use today, I'd strongly recommend this one."
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- Date Published: January 2005
- format: Hardback
- isbn: 9780521843478
- length: 470 pages
- dimensions: 244 x 170 x 25 mm
- weight: 0.94kg
- availability: Available
Table of Contents
1. Introduction and overview
2. Characteristics of the mobile radio environment - propagation phenomena
3. Cellular concept and channel allocation
4. Dynamic channel allocation and power control
5. Modulation techniques
6. Multiple access techniques: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA - system capacity comparisons
7. Coding for error detection and correction
8. Second-generation, digital, wireless systems
9. Performance analysis: admission control and handoffs
10. 2.5G/3G mobile wireless systems: packet-switched data
11. Access and scheduling techniques in cellular systems
12. Wireless LANs and personal-area networks.
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