LTE (Long Term Evolution) is the 3GPP's (3rd Generation Partnership Project) new standard and accompanying technologies that mobile network operators such as ATT, Verizon and TeliaSonera are adopting for their networks.
To move to higher-speed networks that can cater to customer demand for mobile more » broadband multimedia applications, the 3GPP has developed the latest LTE-Advanced (LTE Release 10) standard, which will be fixed in December 2010. This book focuses on LTE and LTE-Advanced, and provides engineers with real insight and understanding into the why and how of the standard and its related technologies. This book is written by engineers from Ericsson--the world's leading telecommunications supplier--who was heavily involved in the development of the standard. « less
The evolution of mobile communication standards presents numerouschallenges in mobile handset design. Designers must continue toturn out handsets that maintain high device performance and airinterface compatibility, while at the same time shrink powerconsumption, form factors, and costs. Mobile Handset more » Design is uniquely written to equipprofessionals and students with a complete understanding of how amobile phone works, and teaches the skills to design the latestmobile handsets. Das walks readers through mobile phone operatingprinciples, system infrastructure, TDMA-FDMA-CDMA-OFDMA techniques,hardware anatomy, software and protocols, and internal modules,components, and circuits. He presents all problems associated withmobile wireless channels and recommends corresponding designsolutions to overcome those issues.
Mobile RF front-end, digital baseband design techniques, and associated trade-offs are alsocovered. Das also discusses the productization aspects and reviewsnew research developments for different mobile phone systems overgenerations. Teaches basic working principles of legacy and 4G mobilesystems Vividly illustrates and explains all key components and theanatomy of mobile phones Explains all hardware and software blocks, from principle topractice to product Discusses key design attributes such as low power consumptionand slim form factors Moves through all topics in a systematic fashion for easycomprehension Presentation files with lecture notes available for instructoruse This book is essential for practicing software, hardware and RF design engineers and product managers working to create innovate,competitive handsets.
Mobile Handset Design is also idealfor fresh graduates or experienced engineers who are new to themobile industry, and is well-suited for industry veterans as ahandy reference. « less
A comprehensive presentation of the video communication techniques and systems, this book examines 4G wireless systems which are set to revolutionise ubiquitous multimedia communication. 4G Wireless Video Communications covers the fundamental theory and looks at systems' descriptions with a focus on more » digital video. It addresses the key topics associated with multimedia communication on 4G networks, including advanced video coding standards, error resilience and error concealment techniques, as well as advanced content-analysis and adaptation techniques for video communications, cross-layer design and optimization frameworks and methods. It also provides a high-level overview of the digital video compression standard MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 that is expected to play a key role in 4G networks. Material is presented logically allowing readers to turn directly to specific points of interest. The first half of the book covers fundamental theory and systems, while the second half moves onto advanced techniques and applications. This book is a timely reflection of the latest advances in video communications for 4G wireless systems. One of the first books to study the latest video communications developments for emerging 4G wireless systems Considers challenges and techniques in video delivery over 4G wireless systems Examines system architecture, key techniques and related standards of advanced wireless multimedia applications Written from both the perspective of industry and academia. « less
With 40# new material the new edition of Advanced Wireless Networks provides a comprehensive representation of the key issues in 4G wireless networks. Focussing on cognitive, cooperative and opportunistic paradigms to provide further increase in network efficiency, the book explores and addresses issues more » in wireless internet, mobile cellular and WLAN, as well as sensor, ad hoc, bio-inspired, active and cognitive networks. It examines the problem of cross-layer optimisation and network information theory as well as adaptability and reconfigurability in wireless networks. This book is an integral description of future wireless networks and the interconnection between their elements. The information is presented in a logical order within each chapter making it ideal for all levels of reader including researchers involved in modelling and analysis of future networks as well as engineers working in the area. Each chapter starts with introductory material and gradually includes more sophisticated models and mathematical tools concluding with a comprehensive list of references. Fully updated throughout with five new chapters on Opportunistic Communications; Relaying and Mesh Networks; Topology Control; Network Optimization; and Cognitive Radio Resource Management Unifies the latest research on cognitive, cooperative and opportunistic paradigms in wireless communications Provides efficient analytical tools for network analysis Discusses security issues, an essential element of working with wireless networks Supports advanced university and training courses in the field Companion website containing extra appendix on Queuing theory « less
LTE, WiMAX, IMS, 4G Devices and the Mobile Web 2.0
Giving a sound technical introduction to 3GPP LTE and SAE, this book explains the decisions taken during standardization while also examining the likely competition for LTE such as HSPA+ and WiMAX. As well as looking at next generation network technologies, Beyond 3G - Bringing Networks, Terminals and more » the Web Together describes the latest mobile device developments, voice and multimedia services and the mobile web 2.0. It considers not only how the systems, devices and software work but also the reasons behind why they are designed in this particular way. How these elements strongly influence each other is discussed as well as how network capabilities, available bandwidth, mobile device capabilities and new application concepts will shape the way we communicate in the future. This book gives an end to end introduction to wireless, from mobile software architecture to core networks, making it a valuable resource for anyone working in the industry. « less
From the editors of the highly successful WCDMA for UMTS, this new book gives a complete and up-to-date overview of Long Term Evolution (LTE) in a systematic and clear manner. It starts with an in-depth explanation of the background and standardization process before moving on to examine the system architecture more » evolution (SAE). The basics of air interface modulation choices are introduced and key subjects such as 3GPP LTE physical layer and protocol solutions are described. Mobility aspects and radio resource management together with radio and end-to-end performance are assessed. The voice solution and voice capacity in LTE are also illustrated. Finally, the main differences between LTE TDD and FDD modes are examined and HSPA evolution in 3GPP Releases 7 and 8 is described.
LTE for UMTS is one of the first books to provide a comprehensive guide to the standards and technologies of LTE. « less
Wireless communications continue to attract the attention of both research community and industry. Since the first edition was published significant research and industry activities have brought the fourth generation (4G) of wireless communications systems closer to implementation and standardization.
"Advanced more » Wireless Communications" continues to provide a comparative study of enabling technologies for 4G. This second edition has been revised and updated and now includes additional information on the components of common air interface, including the area of space time coding, multicarrier modulation especially OFDM, MIMO, cognitive radio and cooperative transmission.
Ideal for students and engineers in research and development in the field of wireless communications, the second edition of Advanced Wireless Communications also gives an understanding to current approaches for engineers in telecomm operators, government and regulatory institutions. « less
2G/2.5G/3G...Evolution to 4G
A highly practical guide rooted in theory to include the necessary background for taking the reader through the planning, implementation and management stages for each type of cellular network. Present day cellular networks are a mixture of the technologies like GSM, EGPRS and WCDMA.
They even contain more » features of the technologies that will lead us to the fourth generation networks. Designing and optimising these complex networks requires much deeper understanding. Advanced Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation presents radio, transmission and core network planning and optimisation aspects for GSM, EGPRS and WCDMA networks with focus on practical aspects of the field. Experts from each of the domains have brought their experiences under one book making it an essential read for design practitioners, experts, scientists and students working in the cellular industry. « less
What will the future of wireless communications look like? What drives mobile communications systems beyond 3G? In "Next Generation Mobile Systems" the authors answer these questions and others surrounding the new technologies. The book examines the current research issues driving the wireless world more » and provides an inclusive overview of how established technologies will evolve to suit next generation mobile systems. While the term '4G' already dominates research in industry and academia, there are still numerous hurdles to take before this ambitious concept can become reality. Acclaimed researchers from NTT-DoCoMo take up the debate of what type of mobile communications will emerge in the post-3G era." Next Generation Mobile Systems": covers the evolution of IP-based systems and IP mobility; gives a detailed overview of radio-access technologies and wireless LANs; explains APIs for mobile systems and IP mobility; addresses middleware and applications, including terminal platform technologies, multimedia, and wireless web services; and, discusses security in future mobile networks, including sections on Cryptographic Algorithms and Protocols for XG, Authentication, Authorization, and Accounting, and Security Policy Enforcement for Downloaded Code. This valuable resource will provide communications engineers, telecommunications managers and researchers in industry and academia with a sound understanding of the future direction of mobile technology. « less
2G/2.5G/3G... Evolution to 4G
With the complexity of the cellular networks increasing day by day, a deeper understanding of the design and performance of end-to-end cellular networks is required. Moreover, all the types of networks from 2G-2.5G-3G seem to co-exist. Fundamentals of Cellular Network Planning and Optimisation covers more » end-to-end network planning and optimisation aspects from second generation GSM to third generation WCDMA networks including GPRS and EDGE networks. All the sub-systems of the network i.e. radio network, transmission network and core network have been covered with focus on both practical and theoretical issues. By bringing all these concepts under one cover, this book becomes essential reading for the network design engineers working either with cellular service vendors or operators, experts/scientists working on end-to-end issues and undergraduate/post-graduate students. « less