Fourth-Generation Wireless Networks: Applications and Innovations, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1615206752
  • ISBN-13: 9781615206759
  • DDC: 621.384
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 341 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released June 2010
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
List of Reviewers.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
Foreword: Wireless Communication-History and Visions.
1: Network Architectures.
2: Roadmaps and Architectural Models.
3: Evolution of Personal Wireless Broadband Services from 3G to 4G.
4: A New Global Ubiquitous Consumer Environment for 4G Wireless Communications.
5: 4G Access Network Architecture.
6: Architecture for IP-Based Next Generation Radio Access Network.
7: Long Term Evolution (LTE): An IPv6 Perspective.
8: HWN* Framework Towards 4G Mobile Communication Networks.
9: Forthcoming 4G Challenges: Problems and Solutions.
10: User Experience in 4G Networks.
11: Fourth Generation Networks: Adoption and Dangers.
12: Potential Scenarios and Drivers of the 4G Evolution.
13: Knowledge Sharing to Improve Routing and Future 4G Networks.
14: Next Generation Technologies.
15: Personal Environments: Towards Cooperative 4G Services.
16: Next Generation Broadband Services from High Altitude Platforms.
17: Radio-over-Fibre Networks for 4G.
18: Radio Access Protocols.
19: Scheduling and Quality of Service.
20: MAC Protocol of WiMAX Mesh Network.
21: Advanced Scheduling Schemes in 4G Systems.
22: End-to-End Quality of Service in Evolved Packet Systems.
23: Mobility and Handover.
24: An End-to-End QoS Framework for Vehicular Mobile Networks.
25: LTE Mobility Solutions at Network Level for Global Convergence.
26: Handover Optimization for 4G Wireless Networks.
27: Cross-Layer Designs.
28: Survey of Cross-Layer Optimization Techniques for Wireless Networks.
29: Cross-Layer Joint Optimization of Multimedia Transmissions over IP Based Wireless Networks.
30: Video Streaming Based Services over 4G Networks: Challenges and Solutions.
31: Physical Layer Advances.
32: Advanced Multiple Access Transmission Schemes.
33: Aspects of OFDM-Based 3G LTE Terminal Implementation.
34: The Use of Orthogonal Frequency Code Division (OFCD) Multiplexing in Wireless Mesh Network (WMN).
35: A New Approach to BSOFDM: Parallel Concatenated Spreading Matrices OFDM.
36: The Next Generation CDMA Technology for Futuristic Wireless Communications: Why Complementary Codes?.
37: Enhanced Decoding Techniques.
38: Configurable and Scalable Turbo Decoder for 4G Wireless Receivers.
39: Parallel Soft Spherical Detection for Coded MIMO Systems.
40: Collaboration and Capacity.
41: Capacity Estimation of OFDMA-Based Wireless Cellular Networks.
42: Wireless Collaboration: Maximizing Diversity through Relaying.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.