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Telecommunications and the City provides the first critical and state-of-the-art review of the relations between telecommunications and all aspects of city development and management.     


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Wireless Internet Telecommunications

Between the late1970s and early 1990s, developments and inventions in two different areas, wireless and the Internet, were going on roughly at the same time, each in its own world. Especially in the 1990s, each area grewand blossomed tremendously.Today, the Internet and wireless are converging towards an exciting future.This can be partly explained by the recent convergence of communications and computing technologies. However, it is also indicative of the possibilities that could be obtained bymerging the features of the Internet and of wireless communications.This comprehensive book gives you a hands-on understanding of the techniques and architectures being used to provide voice and data services over wireless networks. It serves as a unified "how it works" guide to wireless Internet telecommunications, systematically addressing each of the technological components and how they fit together. You get a clear picture of protocols like RTP for multimedia transport and SIP for session control signaling, and see whats being done to tackle tough challenges in QoS control, mobility management, and security in the wireless environment. The book discusses at length the cutting-edge IP Multimedia Sub-System (IMS) of UMTS to illustrate how each of these crucial components can be successfully implemented in a real-world wireless IP system.     

Author Name :K. Daniel Wong

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Wi-Fi Toys: 15 Cool Wireless Projects for Home Office and Entertainment

Wi-Fi is that subset of wireless communications designed for high-speed Internet access.This book is for you if you are interested in spending a little extra time with your Wi-Fi access points and computer.The primary focus is the technical enthusiasts with a few extra hours on the weekend.Many of the projects in this book can be accomplished with an assembly of off-the-shelf, easily purchased products, so hobbyists of all skill levels will find something in this book.     

Author Name :Mike Outmesguine

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Wi-Fi Security

Enhance security and maintain privacy of mission-critical data, even when going wireless. This book covers 802.11 security for Windows, Linux, Macs, Palms, and other PDAs.     

Author Name :Stewart Miller

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Systems Engineering in Wireless Communications

Systems Engineering in Wireless Communications focuses on the area of radio resource management in third generation wireless communication systems from a systems engineering perspective. The authors provide an introduction into cellular radio systems as well as a review of radio resource management issues. Additionally, a detailed discussion of power control, handover, admission control, smart antennas, joint optimization of different radio resources , and cognitive radio networksis offered. This book differs from books currently available, with its emphasis on the dynamical issues arising from mobile nodes in the network. Well-known control techniques, such as least squares estimation, PID control, Kalman filers, adaptive control, and fuzzy logic are used through out the book.     

Author Name :Heikki Niilo Koivo, Mohammed Elmusrati

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Planar Antennas for wireless communications

Planar Antennas for Wireless Communications organizes today's most important planar antenna designs into one easy-to-use reference. In this, the latest addition to the Wiley Series in Microwave and Optical Engineering, the author presents more than seventy advanced planar antenna designs, along with detailed design considerations and experimental results, including: PIFAs for internal mobile phone antennas ; Very-low-profile monopoles for internal mobile phone antennas ; Base-station antennas for cellular systems; Planar antennas for WLAN applications ; DR antennas for wireless communications and integration of antennas for different operating bands. Each chapter features a multitude of illustrations for the geometries and experimental results of the featured designs, as well as a complete list of related references for further study, making the book an invaluable design resource for antenna scientists and engineers alike.     

Author Name :Kin-Lu Wong

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LTE and the Evolution to 4G Wireless: Design and Measurement Challenges

In telephony,4Gis the fourth generation of cellular wireless standards. It is a successor to3Gand2Gfamilies of standards. A 4G system is expected to provide a comprehensive and secure all-IP based solution where facilities such as ultra-broadband (giga-bit speed such as 100+ MiB/s) Internet access, IP telephony, gaming services, and streamed multimedia may be provided to users.     

Author Name :Moray Rumney

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Wireless Optical Communication Systems

This book is organized for professional and academic readers engaged in modem design for wireless optical intensity channels. Significant background material is presented on both the properties as well as on fundamental communications principles. Wireless Optical Communication Systems can be used by physicists and experimentalists as an introduction to signaling design as well as communication systems designers.     

Author Name :Steve Hranilovic

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Fundamentals of Wireless Communication

This book is a web of interlocking concepts. The concepts can be structured roughly into three levels:channel characteristics andmodeling; communication concepts and techniques; application of these concepts in a system context. A wireless communication engineer should have an understanding of the concepts at all three levels as well as the tight interplay between the levels. We emphasize this interplay in the book by interlacing the chapters across these levels rather than presenting the topics sequentially from one level to the next.     

Author Name :David Tse, Pramod Viswanath

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GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) provides a service to more than 500 million users throughout 168 countries worldwide. It is the world market leader serving 69 0f all mobile digital users and is currently evolving into UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System).     

Author Name :Friedhelm Hillebrand

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Audio Engineering

The aim is to give a good picture of the field by focusing on a number of audio topics without either getting too specialized or making do with vague generalities. This book can give a better knowledge which overall gives considerable insight into the whole subject of audio engineering, but which also acts as a jumping-off point for further study. Most of the chapters include comprehensive references and extremely useful suggestions for further reading     

Author Name :Douglas Self

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Three-Dimensional Television: Capture, Transmission, Display

A3D television (3D-TV)is atelevision setthat employs techniques of3Dpresentation, such asstereoscopiccapture,multi-viewcapture, or2D plus depth, and a3D displaya special viewing device to project atelevisionprogram into a realistic three-dimensional field.     

Author Name :Springer

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Satellite Communication Systems

Acommunications satellite(sometimes abbreviated toCOMSAT) is an artificialsatellitestationed in space for the purpose oftelecommunications. Modern communications satellites use a variety of orbits includinggeostationary orbits,Molniya orbits, otherelliptical orbitsand low (polarand non-polar) Earth orbits.For fixed (point-to-point) services, communications satellites provide amicrowave radio relaytechnology complementary to that ofsubmarine communication cables. They are also used for mobile applications such as communications to ships, vehicles, planes and hand-held terminals, and for TV and radiobroadcasting, for which application of other technologies, such as cable, is impractical or impossible.     

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Wi-Fi Toys: 15 Cool Wireless Projects for Home Office and Entertainment

This ultra-cool volume invites readers to tap into your inner geek and build seventeen ultra-cool wireless devices including a solar powered access point a wireless picture frame that dynamically changes its own photos and even a wireless car-to-car audio and video system With a few simple tools some off-the-shelf parts and this book readers will be creating wireless devices they never thought were possible-toys that certainly can't be found at the local computer store Written by the co founder and members of the Southern California Wireless Users Group.     

Author Name :Mike Outmesguine

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Introduction to Optical Waveguide Analysis

Anoptical waveguideis a physical structure that guides electromagnetic waves in the optical spectrum. Common types ofopticalwaveguides includeoptical fiberand rectangular waveguides.     

Author Name :Kenji Kawano and Tsutomu Kitoh

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Nanometer CMOS RFICs for Mobile TV Applications

The RF front-end is the most fundamental building block of any wireless system.Nanometer CMOS RFICs for Mobile TV Applicationsbrings together what IC design engineers need to know for the development of low-cost, wide-dynamic range RF front-ends for todays fastest growing communication markets. Drawing on their experience from both industry and academia, the authors use the emerging DVB-H mobile TV standard to provide readers with the step-by-step design progression of the described nanometer CMOS RFICs.     

Author Name :Ahmed A. Youssef, James W. Haslett

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Television Studies: The Key Concepts is the definitive reference guide to an area of rapidly expanding academic interest. Among those aspects of television studies covered in this comprehensive and up-to-date guide are: theoretical perspectives which have shaped the study of television - Marxism; semiology; feminism concepts which have shaped the study of television - narrative; representation; bias     

Author Name :Bernadette Casey, Neil Casey, Ben Calvert, Liam French, Justin Lewis,

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Cellular Authentication for Mobile and Internet Services introduces the reader into the field of secure communication for mobile applications, including secure web browsing with a phone or PC, Single Sign-On (SSO), mobile broadcast content protection, secure location services, etc. The book discusses the Generic Authentication Architecture (GAA) of the mobile standardization body 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and its American counterpart 3GPP2 in full detail and with all variants. It explains the usage of GAA by various standardization bodies and standardized applications, and also looks at a number of non-standardized ones, such as secure remote login to enterprise environment and card personalization.     

Author Name :Silke Holtmanns, Valtteri Niemi, Philip Ginzboorg, Pekka Laitinen, N. Asokan

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Cable Communications Technology

Cable is now as much in the broadband business as it is television. This book explains the fundamentals of coaxial cable technology and the DSP that controls it, along with the cable modem and voice over IP technology now drastically changing the cable operators business. Aimed at working engineers and technicians, it can also be used a textbook for the a basic cable communications course in a 2 year tech program.     

Author Name :Eugene Bartlett

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Reliable Communications for Short-Range Wireless Systems

Describing underlying principles and practical implementation schemes for short-range wireless systems, this comprehensive book reviews the latest wireless standards, focusing on reliability. In addition to covering high-rate and low-rate standards, including UWB, ZigBee, and 60 GHz communications, this resource details factors affecting reliability at different layers of the protocol stack.     

Author Name :Ismail Guvenc, Sinan Gezici, Zafer Sahinoglu and Ulas C. Kozat

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Sensor Networks with IEEE 802.15.4 Systems

This book presents a simple, yet complete, approach to the design and performance analysis of distributed processing algorithms and techniques suitable for IEEE 802.15.4 networks. In particular, the book focuses on the bottom two layers of the ISO/OSI stack (Physical and Medium Access Control), discussing also a few issue related to routing. The book is a the synergistic combination of signal processing aspects on the one hand and MAC and connectivity issues on the other hand. The goal of the book is to clearly link physical layer aspects with medium access and topology aspects, in order to provide the reader with a clear understanding of how to approach the design of proper distributed signal processing and medium access algorithms in this context.     

Author Name :Chiara Buratti, Marco Martal, Roberto Verdone, Gianluigi Ferrari

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Modern Communications Receiver Design and Technology

This comprehensive 462 pages textbook and reference on the subject of radio frequency (RF) receiver design presents the concepts, mathematics and design forsuch systems. Chapters include discussions on superheterodyne receivers, dynamic range, mixers, complex coherent frequency synthesizers, automatic gain control and beat frequency oscillators and additional sections cover advanced topics like digital signal processing (DSP) and software defined radios (SDR) as well as electronic warfare (EW) receivers. Intended for electrical engineering students and engineers, this comprehensive volume contains 360 illustrations including complex block diagrams, photographs and schematics. Drentea is an electrical engineer with fifty years of experience in the field of RF engineering and has worked for the Military Avionics and Corporate divisions of Honeywell and Hughes/Raytheon Systems.     

Author Name :Cornell Drentea

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Understanding Telecommunication Networks

This new book explains how telecommunications networks work. It uses straightforward language supported by copious block - schematic diagrams so that non-engineers and engineers alike can learn about the principles of fixed and mobile telecommunications networks carrying voice and data. The book covers all aspects of today's networks, including how they are planned, formed and operated, plus next generation networks and how they will be implemented. After an introductory chapter on telephony, the book briefly describes all of today's networks - PSTN, mobile, cable television, the Internet, etc. - and considers how they interconnect. Individual chapters then consider the principles, technologies and network structures relating to transmission, circuit switching, signalling and control, data (including voice-over-IP) networks, and mobile networks. The important subject of numbering and addressing for telephony and IP is then covered. The book concludes with a chapter designed to pull everything together, considering architecture, quality of service and performance, operations, network evolution and next generation networks.     

Author Name :Andy Valdar

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Location-Based Services

Location-based Services (LBSs) are mobile services for providing information that has been created, compiled, selected or filtered under consideration of the users current locations or those of other persons or mobile devices. Typical examples are restaurant finders, buddy trackers, navigation services or applications in the areas of mobile marketing and mobile gaming. The attractiveness of LBSs is due to the fact that users are not required to enter location information manually but are automatically pinpointed and tracked.This book explains the fundamentals and operation of LBSs and gives a thorough introduction to the key technologies and organizational procedures, offering comprehensive coverage of positioning methods, location protocols and service platforms, alongside an overview of interfaces, languages, APIs and middleware with examples demonstrating their usage.     

Author Name :Axel Kupper

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Frontiers in Antennas

The state of the art in antenna design and engineering.Edited by one of the world's foremost authorities on smart antennas and featuring contributions from global experts, Frontiers in Antennas discusses the latest advances in antenna design and engineering. This pioneering guide deals primarily with frontier antenna designs and frontier numerical methods. Many of the concepts presented have emerged within the last few years and are still in a rapid state of development. Each chapter provides in-depth details on a unique and modern antenna technology.     

Author Name :Frank B. Gross

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Brave New Unwired World

A whirlwind tour through the exciting landscape opening up around digital wireless communication.In The Brave New Unwired World, the CEO of one of today's hottest wireless businesses explores the latest thinking and trends in the exciting world of digital wireless communication and boldly predicts the future of this hot new field. He acquaints readers with the amazing technologies involved and the no less amazing profit opportunities opening up around them. Drawing upon his unique access to top management at Nokia, Ericsson, Motorola, Verizon, IBM, Cisco, Psion, Microsoft, and other key players, he profiles those who are vying to be among the first to cash in on the wireless revolution while holding their own against brilliant upstarts, government regulation, and the threat of extinction by competitors who appear from virtually nowhere, at any moment.     

Author Name :Alex Lightman

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E-Business and Telecommunications

This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Joint Conference on e-Business and Telecommunications, ICETE 2009, held in Milan, Italy, in July 2009. The 34 revised full papers presented together with 4 invited papers in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 300 submissions. They have passed two rounds of selection and improvement. The papers are organized in topical sections on e-business; security and cryptography; signal processing and multimedia applications; wireless information networks and systems.     

Author Name :Mohammad S. Obaidat, Joaquim Filipe

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Nanotechnology for Telecommunications

With its unique promise to revolutionize science, engineering, technology, and other fields, nanotechnology continues to profoundly impact associated materials, components, and systems, particularly those used in telecommunications. These developments are leading to easier convergence of related technologies, massive storage data, compact storage devices, and higher-performance computing. Nanotechnology for Telecommunications presents vital technical scientific information to help readers grasp issues and challenges associated with nanoscale telecommunication system development and commercializationand then avail themselves of the many opportunities to be gleaned.This book provides technical information and research ideas regarding the use of nanotechnology in telecommunications and information processing, reflecting the continuing trend toward the use of optoelectronics. Nanotech will eventually lead to a technology cluster that offers a complete range of functionalities for systems used in domains including information, energy, construction, environmental, and biomedical.     

Author Name :Sohail Anwar, M. Yasin Akhtar Raja, Salahuddin Qazi, Mohammad Ilyas

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Wireless Communications Over Rapidly Time-Varying Channels

As a result of higher frequencies and increased user mobility, researchers and systems designers are shifting their focus from time-invariant models to channels that vary within a block. This book explains the latest theoretical advances and practical methods to give an understanding of rapidly time varying channels, together with performance trade-offs and potential performance gains, providing the expertise to develop future wireless systems technology. As well as an overview of the issues of developing wireless systems using time-varying channels, the book gives extensive coverage to methods for estimating and equalizing rapidly time-varying channels, including a discussion of training data optimization, as well as providing models and transceiver methods for time-varying ultra-wideband channels.     

Author Name :Franz Hlawatsch and Gerald Matz

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Communications, Radar and Electronic Warfare

A practical guide to the principles of radio communications for both civilian and military applications.In this book, the author covers both the civilian and military uses of technology, focusing particularly on the applications of radio propagation and prediction. Divided into two parts, the author introduces the basic theory of radio prediction before providing a step-by-step explanation of how this theory can be translated into real-life applications. In addition, the book presents up-to-date systems and methods to illustrate how these applications work in practice. This includes systems working in the HF bands and SHF. Furthermore, the author examines the performance of these systems, and also the effects of noise, interference and deliberate jamming, as well as the performance of jamming, detection and intercept systems. Particular attention is paid to the problems caused by Radio Controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (RCIEDs).     

Author Name :Adrian Graham

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Industrial Communication Systems

The successful operation of any production process is dependent upon a well designed and reliable communication system. Modern communication systems that are employed within a factory use a variety of means for sending and receiving information. With time, these systems have become more and more complicated. This volume in The Industrial Electronics Handbook, Second Edition spans the full gamut of topics which are needed for engineers working with industrial communication systems. A detailed description of the numerous topics covered in this volume is outlined in the Preambles that are provided for the various sections, and readers are directed there for the detailed topics contained within. The four other volumes in the Handbook are available individually: Fundamentals of Industrial Electronics, Intelligent Systems, Power Electronics and Motor Drives, and Control and Mechatronics. Additionally, all of the volumes are available as a set.     

Author Name :Bogdan M. Wilamowski and J. David Irwin

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UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System) is the third generation telecommunications system based on WCDMA. WCDMA (Wideband Code Division Multiple Access) is the radio interface for UMTS. WCDMA is characterised by use of a wider band than CDMA. It has additional advantages of high transfer rate, and increased system capacity and communication quality by statistical multiplexing, etc. WCDMA efficiently utilises the radio spectrum to provide a maximum data rate of 2 Mbit/s.UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System) will offer a consistent set of services to mobile computer and phone users no matter where they are located in the world. Based on the GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) communication standard, UMTS, endorsed by major standards bodies and manufacturers, is the planned standard for mobile users around the world by 2002.Today's cellular telephone systems are mainly circuit-switched, with connections always dependent on circuit availability. Packet-switched connection, using the Internet Protocol (IP), means that a virtual connection is always available to any other end point in the network. It will also make it possible to provide new services, such as alternative billing methods (pay-per-bit, pay-per-session, flat rate, asymmetric bandwidth, and others).The higher bandwidth of UMTS also promises new services, such as video conferencing and promises to realise the Virtual Home Environment (VHE) in which a roaming user can have the same services to which the user is accustomed when at home or in the office, through a combination of transparent terrestrial and satellite connections.     

Author Name :Bernhard H. Walke, P. Seidenberg, M. P. Althoff

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An Analytical Approach to Optical Burst Switched Networks

This book presents the state of the art results on modeling and analysis of OBS networks. It provides researchers with new directions for future research and helps them gain a better understanding of modeling OBS networks. This book classifies all the literature on modeling and analysis of OBS networks and serves as a thought provoking material for the researchers working on the analysis of high-speed networks. The scope of this book however is not limited to OBS networks alone but extends to high-speed communication networks with limited or no buffers.     

Author Name :T. Venkatesh, C. Siva Ram Murthy

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Digital Communications, Fourth Edition

The text is flexible and can easily be used in a one semester course or there is enough depth to cover two semesters. Its comprehensive nature makes it a great book for students to keep refer to in their professional careers. This best-selling book in "Digital Communications" by John G. Proakis has been revised to reflect the current trends in the field. Some of the topics that have been added include Turbocodes, Antenna Arrays, Iterative Detection, and Digital Cellular Systems. Also new to this edition are electronic figures for presentation materials found on the website.     

Author Name :John G. Proakis

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Single and Multi-Carrier DS-CDMA

This volume is dedicated to a range of CDMA and MC-CDMA transmission aspects of systems designed for communicating over fading wireless channels.Currently, a technical in-depth book on this subject, which has a similar detailed exposure of the recent advances in CDMA, M-ary CDMA and MC-CDMA, is unavailable. A further attraction of the joint treatment of these topics is that it allows the reader to view their design trade-offs in a comparative context. Divided into five main parts: Part I provides a detailed introduction to the subject of CDMA systems designed for employment in various application. Part II deals with the currently hot topic of genetic algorithm assisted multiuser detection. Part III gives a detailed account of new, reduced-complexity M-ary CDMA schemes. Part IV considers a range of novel MC-CDMA schemes which have the potential of supporting numerous design objectives.Part V provides an overview of the 3G wireless system proposals and characterises the expected network capacity gains attained with the aid of adaptive CDMA systems. By providing an all-encompassing self-contained treatment this groundbreaking volume will have appeal to researchers, postgraduate students, academics practising research and development engineers working for wireless communications and computer networking companies, as well as senior undergraduate students and technical managers in the field.     

Author Name :Lajos L. Hanzo, L-L. Yang, E-L. Kuan, K. Yen

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Intelligent Multimedia Communication

Multimedia data are used more and more widely in human being's life, e.g., videoconferencing, visual telephone, IPTV, etc. Nearly most of the applications need multimedia transmission techniques that send multimedia data from one side to another side and keep the properties of efficiency, robustness and security. Here, the efficiency denotes the time cost of transmission operations, the robustness denotes the ability to survive transmission errors or noises, and the security denotes the protection of the transmitted media content. Recently, various intelligent or innovative techniques are invented, which bring vast performance improvements to practical applications. For example, such content transmission techniques as p2p, sensor network and ad hoc network are constructed, which adaptively use the peers properties to improve the networks resources. Multimedia adaptation techniques can adjust the multimedia data rate in order to compliant with the networks bandwidth. Scalable encryption techniques can generate the data stream that can be correctly decrypted after bit rate conversion. Ubiquitous multimedia services make the user share any kind of content anywhere.The book includes fourteen chapters highlighting current concepts, issues and emerging technologies.     

Author Name :Chang Wen Chen, Zhu Li, and Shiguo Lian

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Regulation and Entry into Telecommunications Markets

This book analyses telecommunications markets from early to mature competition, filling the gap between the existing economic literature on competition and the real-life application of theory to policy. Paul De Bijl and Martin Peitz focus on both the transitory and the persistent asymmetries between telephone companies, investigating the extent to which access price and retail price regulation stimulate both short- and long-term competition. They explore and compare various settings, such as non-linear versus linear pricing, facilities-based versus unbundling-based or carrier-select-based competition, non-segmented versus segmented markets. On the basis of their analysis, De Bijl and Peitz then formulate guidelines for policy. This book is a valuable resource for academics, regulators and telecommunications professionals. It is accompanied by simulation programs devised by the authors both to establish and to illustrate their results.     

Author Name :Paul de Bijl, Martin Peitz

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OSS Design Patterns

This book advocates a pattern-based approach to the design of interfaces to Operations Support Systems (OSSs) to reduce the cost of delivering telecommunications management solutions. OSSs are the large servers that host the OSS applications that manage telecommunications services. Developing solutions to manage telecommunications services entails integrating the functionality of a number of OSS applications through their integration interfaces. Owing to the complexity, size, and distributed nature of telecommunications networks and services, application designers have necessarily turned to the latest software technologies to implement OSS applications. This has led to a proliferation of interface styles and underlying information models that makes systems integration both expensive and error prone.Rather than proposing yet another technology-specific interface specification and information model, this book makes the case for an agreement across the OSS community on a core set of technology-neutral OSS Design Patterns. The book details over a dozen OSS-specific design patternsmany based on proven distributed-systems patternsthat will help in the design of consistent interfaces to OSS applications. Each pattern is accompanied by examples of its implementation in two software technologies: Java Platform, Enterprise Edition and Java Message Service. OSS application designers will find that the book makes a compelling case for adopting these architectural and programming patterns to future-proof their designs. It is a valuable contribution to the growing ecosystem of best practices, common code, and proven designs for OSS applications and their interfaces.     

Author Name :Colin Ashford and Pierre Gauthier

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Handbook of Smart Antennas for RFID Systems

The Handbook of Smart Antennas for RFID Systems is a single comprehensive reference on the smart antenna technologies applied to RFID. This book will provide a timely reference book for researchers and students in theareas of both smart antennas and RFID technologies. It is the first book to combine two of the most important wireless technologies together in one book. The handbook will feature chapters by leading experts in both academia and industryoffering an in-depth description of terminologies and concepts related to smart antennas in various RFID systems applications. Some topics are: adaptive beamforming for RFID smart antennas, multiuser interference suppression in RFID tag reading, phased array antennas for RFID applications,smart antennasin wireless systems and market analysis and case studiesof RFID smart antennas. This handbook will cover the latest achievements in the designs and applications for smart antennas for RFID as well as the basic concepts, terms, protocols, systems architectures and case studies in smart antennas for RFIDreaders and tags.     

Author Name :Nemai Chandra Karmakar

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Optically Amplified WDM Networks

With the advent of wavelength routing and dynamic, reconfigurable optical networks, new demands are being made in the design and operation of optical amplifiers. This book provides, for the first time, a comprehensive review of optical amplifier technology in the context of these recent advances in the field. It demonstrates how to manage the trade-offs between amplifier design, network architecture and system management and operation.The book provides an overview of optical amplifiers and reconfigurable networks before examining in greater detail the issues of importance to network operators and equipment manufacturers, including 40G and 100G transmission. Optical amplifier design is fully considered, focusing on fundamentals, design solutions and amplifier performance limitations. Finally, the book discusses other emerging applications for optical amplifiers such as optical networks for high data rate systems, free space systems, long single span links and optical digital networks.     

Author Name :John Zyskind, Atul Srivastava

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Digital Satellite Communications

An invaluable working tool for professional engineers in telecommunications, this volume describes and explains the latest methods in digital satellite communications, much of it unavailable in other books. Numerous problems and examples of practical systems also make thhe delay analysis of FDMA (Frequency Division) and TDMA (Time Division) channels for packet transmission access.     

Author Name :Tri T. Ha

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Algorithmic Aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks

This book constitutes the reviewed proceedings of the Third International Workshop on Algorithmic Aspects of Wireless Sensor Networks, ALGOSENSORS 2007, held in Wroclaw, Poland, July 14, 2007, in association with ICALP 2007. The 11 revised full papers presented together with 2 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 26 submissions; they are fully revised to incorporate reviewers' comments and discussions at the workshop. Topics addressed are foundational and algorithmic aspects of the wireless sensor networks research. In particular, ALGOSENSORS focuses on abstract models, complexity-theoretic results and lower-bounds, as well as the design and analysis of algorithms for wireless sensor networks.     

Author Name :Miroslaw Kutylowski, Jacek Cichon

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UMTS Network Planning, Optimization, and Inter-Operation with GSM

UMTS Network Planning, Optimization, and Inter-Operation with GSMis an accessible, one-stop reference to help engineers effectively reduce the time and costs involved in UMTS deployment and optimization.Rahnemaincludes detailed coverage from both a theoretical and practical perspective on the planning and optimization aspects of UMTS, and a number of other new techniques to help operators get the most out of their networks.Provides an end-to-end perspective, from network design to optimization, Incorporates the hands-on experiences of numerous researchers, Single authorship allows for strong coherency and accessibility, Details the complete iteration cycle of radio link budgeting for coverage planning and dimensioning.     

Author Name :Moe Rahnema

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Coordinated Multiuser Communications

Coordinated Multiuser Communications provides for the first time a unified treatment of multiuser detection and multiuser decoding in a single volume. Many communications systems, such as cellular mobile radio and wireless local area networks, are subject to multiple-access interference, caused by a multitude of users sharing a common transmission medium. The performance of receiver systems in such cases can be greatly improved by the application of joint detection and decoding methods. Multiuser detection and decoding not only improve system reliability and capacity, they also simplify the problem of resource allocation. Coordinated Multiuser Communications provides the reader with tools for the design and analysis of joint detection and joint decoding methods. These methods are developed within a unified framework of linear multiple-access channels, which includes code-division multiple-access, multiple antenna channels and orthogonal frequency division multiple access. Emphasis is placed on practical implementation aspects and modern iterative processing techniques for systems both with, and without integrated error control coding. Focusing on the theory and practice of unifying accessing and transmission aspects of communications, this book is a valuable reference for students, researchers and practicing engineers.     

Author Name :Christian Schlegel, Alex Grant

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Mobile Channel Characteristics

Mobile Channel Characteristicsintroduces the principal transmission phenomena of mobile and personal communication - the ones that affect design of modems, channel simulators, smart antennas, and other system components at the physical level. It is designed to be accessible to senior undergraduates, as well as graduate students and working engineers. The treatment parallels mathematical derivations with intuitive explanations and simple approximations in order to develop the reader's understanding of the phenomena. Because of this strong tutorial flavor, the text is also suitable for those entering the area from a different academic discipline.     

Author Name :James Cavers

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Acoustics for Engineers 2nd Edition

Blauert's and Xiang's "Acoustics for Engineers" provides the material for an introductory course in engineering acoustics for students with basic knowledge in mathematics. In the second, enlarged edition, the teaching aspects of the book have been substantially improved. Carefully selected examples illustrate the application of acoustic principles and problems are provided for training. "Acoustics for Engineers" is designed for extensive teaching at the university level. Under the guidance of an academic teacher it is sufficient as the sole textbook for the subject. Each chapter deals with a well defined topic and represents the material for a two-hour lecture. The 15 chapters alternate between more theoretical and more application-oriented concepts.     

Author Name :Jens Blauert and Ning Xiang

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High Speed Packet Access (HSPA) is a collection of two mobile telephony protocols, High Speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA) and High Speed Uplink Packet Access (HSUPA). Allowing networks based on the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System to achieve data rates of several megabits per second, these powerful protocols are ideal for applications ranging from file transfer to multimedia streaming.From basic concepts to research grade material, the HSDPA/HSUPA Handbook provides technical information on all aspects of HSDPA/HSUPA. With contributions from 30 experts from around the world, this comprehensive HSPA reference provides a global and authoritative perspective of this rapidly emerging technology.     

Author Name :Borko Furht and Syed A. Ahson

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Traffic Analysis and Design of Wireless IP Networks

This study focuses on the future direction in wireless/mobile telecommunications as a standalone concept for building wireless IP systems, including commercial, campus, local and global networks. It examines the integration of the Internet and mobile networks, which are merging as a result of global demand for seamless mobile communication.     

Author Name :Toni Janevski

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Mobile Opportunistic Networks

The widespread availability of mobile devices coupled with recent advancements in networking capabilities make opportunistic networks one of the most promising technologies for next-generation mobile applications. Are you ready to make your mark? Featuring the contributions of prominent researchers from academia and industry, Mobile Opportunistic Networks: Architectures, Protocols and Applications introduces state-of-the-art research findings, technologies, tools, and innovations. From fundamentals to advanced concepts, the book provides the comprehensive technical coverage of this rapidly emerging communications technology you need to make contributions in this area.     

Author Name :Mieso K. Denko

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Optical Fibre Transmission Systems

The main topic of this book is the description and calculation of the transmission properties of optical fibers for communications, but it also describes those properties of optical sources and detectors that are important for systems designers...     

Author Name :S. Geckeler

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Location Lighting for Television

The first book of its kind to introduce the problems of location lighting for single camera operators and provide an insight into the technology and techniques required to solve those problems. The approach is of a basic and introductory nature, geared toward the student and trainee cameraman. Professionals needing a refresher course on the subject will also find this an invaluable reference packed with key information, theory and practical approaches to different lighting situations.     

Author Name :Alan Bermingham

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Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management

The telecommunications industry has advanced in rapid, significant, and unpredictable ways into the twenty-first century.Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Managementguides the global industry and academia even further by providing an in-depth look at current and developing trends, as well as examining the complex issues of developing, introducing, and managing cutting-edge telecommunications technologies.     

Author Name :Thomas Plevyak, Veli Sahin

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Cognitive Radio Communications and Networks

This book gives comprehensive and balanced coverage of the principles of cognitive radio communications, cognitive networks, and details of their implementation, including the latest developments in the standards and spectrum policy. Case studies, end-of-chapter questions, and descriptions of various platforms and test beds, together with sample code, give hands-on knowledge of how cognitive radio systems can be implemented in practice. Extensive treatment is given to several standards, including IEEE 802.22 for TV White Spaces and IEEE SCC41.     

Author Name :Alexander M. Wyglinski, Maziar Nekovee, Thomas Hou

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Control and Adaptation in Telecommunication Systems

The book is devoted to mathematical foundations providing synthesis and analysis of control and adaptation algorithms targeting modern telecommunication systems (TCS). These algorithms are finding more and more applications in modern telecommunication technologies and they determine the efficiency of TCS. The concept of telecommunication management network is used as a base methodology. The most popular technologies and network management methods are discussed. They include such issues as Common Management Information Protocol, Remote Network Management Protocol Information Base, Simple Network Management Protocol, and Net Flow.     

Author Name :Vladimir Popovskij, Alexander Barkalov, Larysa Titarenko

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Integral and Diagnostic Intrusive Prediction of Speech Quality

This work deals with the instrumental measurement methods for the perceived quality of transmitted speech. These measures simulate the speech perception process employed by human subjects during auditory experiments. The measure standardized by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), called Wideband-Perceptual Speech Quality Evaluation (WB-PESQ), is not able to quantify all these perceived characteristics on a unidimensional quality scale, the Mean Opinion Score (MOS) scale. Recent experimental studies showed that subjects make use of several perceptual dimensions to judge about the quality of speech signals. In order to represent the signal at a higher stage of perception, a new model, called Diagnostic Instrumental Assessment of Listening quality (DIAL), has been developed. It includes a perceptual and a cognitive model which simulate the whole quality judgment process. Except for strong discontinuities, DIAL predicts very well speech quality of different speech processing and transmission systems, and it outperforms the WB-PESQ.     

Author Name :Nicolas Cote

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Mobile Multimedia Processing

Whereas the mobile device has become ubiquitous in people's daily life not only as a cellular phone but also as a media player, a mobile computing device, and a personal assistant, it is particularly important to address challenges timely in applying advanced pattern recognition, signal, information and multimedia processing techniques, and new emerging networking technologies to such mobile systems. The 15 articles in this state-of-the-art survey foster interdisciplinary discussions and research in mobile multimedia processing techniques, applications and systems, and bring stimulus to researchers on pushing the frontier of emerging new technologies and applications. This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed post-workshop proceedings of the First International Workshop on Mobile Multimedia Processing, WMMP 2008, held in Tampa, FL, USA, in December 2008, in conjunction with ICPR 2008, the 19th International Conference on Pattern Recognition. The papers went through two rounds of reviewing and improvement and are organized in topical sections on accessibility and learning, server assisted adaptation and networking applications, entertainment, face and speech processing, and development environment.     

Author Name :Xiaoyi Jiang, MatthewY. Ma, ChangWen Chen

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Sharing RF Spectrum with Commodity Wireless Technologies

Much energy has been spent on the subject of spectrum scarcity that would threaten to stunt the growth of wireless technologies and services. This concern comes on the heels of the great successes of both cellular communications and consumer oriented communications like Wi-Fi and Bluetooth that have changed the way people use computers and communications and that have led to the creation of large new markets for products and services.The response of many spectrum regulators throughout the world in addressing these concerns has been to consider releasing more spectrum for unlicensed or for shared use. An example is the spectrum that is released by the transition to digital TV: the frequencies freed up are destined, in part, to new applications that would be license exempt. A possible beneficiary of new spectrum releases would be "the smart grid", a networked application of digital sensor and control technology to the energy delivery segment of the energy utility industry. This policy has heightened the interests of all involved in spectrum sharing and many proposals are being considered or brought forward. However, theory in this area is scarce and practice proves resistive of quick solutions. A case in point is RLAN/radar spectrum sharing in the 5GHz range: six years after the ITU-R allocated this shared spectrum, the rules for sharing as well as the means to verify compliance with these rules are not fully mature.Another recent development is the interest in spectrum pricing and trading which tend to focus on the economic aspects of spectrum sharing at the expense understanding of the limitations as well as the technical possibilities of spectrum sharing.     

Author Name :Jan Kruys, Luke Qian

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Introduction to Satellite Communications 3rd edition

This essential resource has become the industry's standard introduction to satellite networks. Professionals and students alike turn to this highly understandable book for a comprehensive overview of satellite technology, applications, and management. Thoroughly updated and expanded with a wealth of new material, the third edition covers all the fundamentals of satellites, ground control systems, and earth stations. It provides a practical understanding of the basic construction and usage of commercial satellite networks - how parts of a satellite system function, how various components interact, which role each component plays, and which factors are the most critical to success. This latest edition focuses on digital communications and digital processing, as well as systems engineering of satellite systems. Moreover, the book focuses on the economic, legal, and management issues involved in running the business of satellite communications.     

Author Name :Bruce R. Elbert

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Mobile Telecommunications Protocols for Data Networks

Mobile users are demanding fast and efficient ubiquitous connectivity supporting data applications. This connectivity has to be provided by various different networks and protocols which guarantee that mobile networks function efficiently, performing routing and handoff for mobile users.Hac proposes a comprehensive design for mobile communications including mobile agents, access networks, application protocols, ubiquitous connectivity, routing, and handoff. It covers the entire spectrum of lower and upper layer protocols to evaluate and design modern mobile telecommunications systems. Furthermore, the aspects of modern mobile telecommunications for applications, networking, and transmission are described.     

Author Name :Anna Hac

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The Internet and Its Protocols

TheInternetis now such a well-known concept that it no longer needs introduction. Yet only a relatively small proportion of people who make regular use of email or the World Wide Web have a clear understanding of the computers and telecommunications networks that bring them together across the World.Not only is this book thorough in covering the networking technologies and the applications of today's communications networks, it also guides you to comprehensive understanding of problems and solutions. This should be mandatory reading for every professional in our business.     

Author Name :Adrian Farrel

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Engineering Optics

Engineering Optics is a book for students who want to apply their knowledge of optics to engineering problems, as well as for engineering students who want to acquire the basic principles of optics.     

Author Name :Keigo Iizuka

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Radio Signal Finding

The ideal companion for ham radio operators, this book is packed with ideas and tips for everything from getting smoothly launched to isolating different signals. It includes complete coverage of the International Short-Wave Bands, as well as "extraterrestrial" signal finding--from satellites to moonbounce and Doppler Shifts.     

Author Name :Jim Sinclair

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Performance Optimization of Digital Communications Systems

Because fine-tuning the parameters of a system is critical to a developer's success, Performance Optimization of Digital Communications Systems examines particular optimization problems in digital communications, presenting analytical techniques in combination with SystemView and MATLAB simulations. Consisting of ten chapters, this monograph presents a unique method for determining the quality of a communications channel - a great advantage to any company that uses this method. The book presents a method for the transmission of proprietary data. It also describes the means to reduce the peak-to-average power ratio and introduces optimal phase shifters for multicarrier communication systems. This volume contains numerous illustrations and includes appendices that offer optimization puzzles, MATLAB scripts, and some newly discovered properties of flat-spectrum and spectrum-shaped waveforms.     

Author Name :Vladimir S. Mitlin

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Telecommunication Switching and Networks 2008

This book provides an in-depth knowledge on telecommunication switching and a good background for advanced studies in communication networks. For best understanding, more diagrams (202), tables (35) and related websites, which provide sufficient information have been added.     

Author Name :P. Gnanasivam

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Internet Telephony

Internet telephony is the integration and convergence of voice and data networks, services, and applications. The rapidly developing technology can convert analog voice input to digital data, send it over available networked channels, and then convert it back to voice output. Traditional circuit-switching networks such as telephone lines can be used together with packet-switching networks such as the Internet, thereby merging communication modes such as email, voice mail, fax, pager, real-time human speech, and multimedia videoconferencing into a single integrated system. Because Internet telephony allows the interchangeable and seamless use of phones, computers, personal digital assistants, TV cables, wireless, and Web technology, myriad combinations become possible. The transformation of the Internet from a network application using phone lines to a general communications infrastructure through which voice is but one of many data types offered has a wide impact on applications, architectures, networks, economics, public policy, industry structures, regulation, and service providers. This book explores these and other issues, and considers future scenarios as Internet telephony continues to alter the communications landscape.     

Author Name :Lee W. McKnight, William Lehr, David D. Clark

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Modulation, Detection and Coding

Telecommunications is a field which develops quickly. An understanding of analysing methods which goes beyond simply an understanding of the results of the analysis is valuable knowledge - knowledge that will remain relevant over time and which will aid in understanding new developments as they arise.This text contains theory, fully solved examples, exercises with answers and a short presentation of some communication systems. Basic knowledge in signal processing and probability theory is a necessity to acquire the material. The book is intended for courses on at least the master level but can also be used for self study.     

Author Name :Tommy Oberg

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Wireless Communications over MIMO Channels

Wireless Communications over MIMO Channels: Applications to CDMA and Multiple Antenna Systemscovers both, state-of-the-art channel coding concepts and CDMA and multiple antenna systems, rarely found in other books on the subject.Furthermore, an information theoretical analysis of CDMA and SDMA systems illuminate ultimate limits and demonstrates the high potential of these concepts. Besides spatial multiplexing, the use of multiple transmit antennas in order to increase the link reliability by diversity concepts (space-time coding) is described. Another focus is the application of error control coding in mobile radio communications.Accompanying appendices include: basic derivations, tables of frequently used channel models, chain rules for entropy and information, data processing theorem, basics of linear algebra, Householder reflection and Givens rotation, and the LLL algorithm for lattice reduction.     

Author Name :Volker Kuhn

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NTT DoCoMo became the first in the world to launch a next-generation mobile phone service that enables large-capacity communications. The W-CDMA mobile communications technology, known as one of the third-generation standard, was adopted to realize this high-speed, high-quality service. This volume, the fruit of collective efforts made by engineers engaged in R&D at NTT DoCoMo, is a standard technical documentation describing the basic technologies that constitute the W-CDMA mobile communications system in detail and individual systems that are expected to play an important role in future implementations.     

Author Name :Keiji Tachikawa

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Waves and Stability in Continuous Media

This book contains recent contributions in the field of waves propagation and stability in continuous media. The volume is the sixth in a series published by World Scientific since 1999.     

Author Name :A. M. Greco,s. Rionero,T. Ruggeri

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VSAT Networks

Satellites for communication services have evolved quite significantly in size and power since the launch of the first commercial satellites in 1965. This has permitted a consequent reduction in the size of earth stations, and hence their cost, with a consequent increase in number. Small stations, with antennas in the order of 1.21.8 rn, have become very popular under the acronym VSAT, which stands for Very Small Aperture Terminals. Such stations can easily be installed at the customers premises and, considering the inherent capability of a satellite to collect and broadcast signals over large areas, are being widely used to support a large range of services. Examples are broadcast and distribution services for data, image, audio and video, collection and monitoring for data, image and video, two-way interactive services for computer transactions, data base inquiry, internet access and voice communications.     

Author Name :Gerard Maral

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VoIP Emergency Calling

This book provides a comprehensive view of the emerging standards for VoIP emergency calling from an International perspective. In this book, the authors provide a treatment of the VoIP emergency calling process that is both comprehensive, looking at all aspects of emergency calling, and practical, providing technical details on how such functions can be implemented. In addition, the authors describe the standardization efforts of the Internet Engineering Task Force who are currently working to improve the situation for VoIP emergency calls. The book provides an overview of emergency calling with a particular focus on the ECRIT emergency calling architecture, and discusses considerations related to implementation, deployment, and regulation of next-generation emergency calling. It also takes a look at practical aspects of emergency calling, with a set of exercises to help the reader get familiar with the technologies involved.     

Author Name :Karl Heinz Wolf, Richard Barnes

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Vertical Software Industry Evolution

Seldom has any business been in such turmoil as the Communication Service Providers (CSP) business is today. Telecom operators providing communication services constructed the infrastructure of the global information society with their trillion investments on various telecommunication technologies from broadband to mobile. Their investments on software turned their technology-specific in-house procedures into modern layered OSS/BSS.This book analyzes the status and the future evolution of OSS/BSS software industry from multiple viewpoints including technology diffusion, vertical disintegration and evolution of a vertical software industry. The analysis uses both commercial databases on software market transactions and interviews of operators in Europe and Far East, using quantitative and qualitative methods.This research complying academic standards aims at serving the practical business needs in the companies shaping the future of communications: the CSPs and the software developers sometimes found in a single enterprise.     

Author Name :Pasi Tyrvainen and Oleksiy Mazhelis

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Transporting Compressed Digital Video

Transporting Compressed Digital Video introduces fundamental principles and important technologies used in design and analysis of video transport systems for many video applications, such as MPEG and Motion JPEG video, in digital networks. It can be used as a textbook for senior undergraduate and graduate- level courses on video compression and communication, and as a reference book by communication engineers and video coding specialists. Both professionals and students will benefit from the information in this self-contained work on video transport systems engineering.     

Author Name :Xuemin Chen

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Transflective Liquid Crystal Displays

Sunlight readable transflective liquid crystal displays, used on devices from cell phones and portable media players, to GPS and even some desktop monitors, have become indispensable in our day-to-day lives.Transflective Liquid Crystal Displaysis a methodical examination of this display technology, providing a useful reference to the fundamentals of the topic. Including thorough descriptions of the essential physics of transflective LCD technologies, the book also compares transflective LCD technology with alternatives, such as OLED displays, to enable display engineers to appropriately select the correct device for their particular application.     

Author Name :Zhibing Ge, Shin-Tson Wu

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The Wireless Web

Offering the prospect of instantaneous, cable-free Internet connectivity and an array of Web services to cell phones, handheld computers, and other mobile devices, wireless technology is already changing the way business is done, on and off the Web. If you're a non-technical executive or manager who needs to get up to speed as quickly as possible on this "next big thing" in the world of eCommerce, you need Bryan Bergeron's The Wireless Web. Writing from a business perspective, Bergeron fills you in on the key concepts and important technologies involved. You get a detailed look at the domestic wireless market as well as the European and Asian markets. Most importantly, he provides you with a complete blueprint for capitalizing on the new wave of eCommerce.     

Author Name :Bryan P. Bergeron

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The Radio Station

The Radio Station is considered the standard work on radio media. It remains a concise and candid guide to the internal workings of radio stations and the radio industry in all of its various forms. Not only will you begin understand how each job at a radio station is best performed, you will learn how it meshes with those of the rest of the radio station staff. If you are uncertain of your career goals, this book provides a solid foundation in who does what, when, and why.The Radio Station details all departments within a radio stationbe it a terrestrial, satellite, or Internet operation-from the inside-out, covering technology to operations, and sales to syndication. It also offers an overview of how government regulations affect radio stations today and how radio stations have adapted to new communications technologies. Drawing on the insights and observations of those who make their daily living by working in the industry, this edition continues its tradition of presenting the real-world perspective of where radio comes from, and where it is heading. The Eighth Edition of this classic text includes expanded sections on digital, satellite, and Internet radio; integration of new technologies; new and evolving formats; the uses and applications of podcasts and blogs; mobile multimedia devices; programming for the new radio formats; new contributions by key industry executives; digital studios; station clustering and consolidation; industry economics and statistics; and updated rules and regulations. The new companion website features the interviews and essays with industry professionals, an image bank, additional suggested reading, and a listing of helpful links to industry websites. This edition is loaded with new illustrations, feature boxes and quotes from industry pros, bringing it all together for the reader.     

Author Name :Michael C Keith

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The Radio Handbook

The Radio Handbook is a comprehensive guide to radio broadcasting. It examines the various components that make radio, from music selection to news presentation, and from phone-ins to sport programs. Completely rewritten for this second edition, it encourages a critical approach to radio listening and practices and shows how communication theory informs everyday broadcasts. It offers advice on working in radio and outlines the skills required for a career in the industry. The Radio Handbook includes interviews with people working at all levels in the industry including program controllers, news presenters and DJs. It examines a variety of stations including nationwide and local, commercial radio, community and student broadcasters, explores the growth of commercial radio and analyzes the birth of digital audio broadcasts and internet radio and their effects on the industry.     

Author Name :Carole Fleming

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TErrestrial Trunked RAdio

Terrestrial Trunked Radio (TETRA) has become the tool to design any type of public security systems, in particular due to the strongly increased security demands for mobile systems. In this book, the authors show how TETRA can be strongly improved and these improvements will most probably be part of future TETRA standards. The areas examined include channel assignment and multiple access techniques, video transmission, wireless LAN integration, and the establishment of multiple wireless mesh networks. Since the requirements for these networks is security, the authors show that innovative techniques such as those based on chaotic signals can be used in order to maximize security.     

Author Name :Peter Stavroulakis

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Telecommunications and Networks

Telecommunications is an old and stable technology if you think only of telephones and telegraph. But in the 1960s came computers and the processing of data. Soon, we needed data communications to transmit data to remote PCs connected by networks. Later, these points of communications increased in number, with the transmission being no longer limited to data but included text, voice and even images and video. This book explains in clear and simple language the development of this technology, the management of telecommunications and the many applications that are now possible because of telecommunications.     

Author Name :K.M. Hussain,D.S. Hussain

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System Design for Telecommunication Gateways

System Design for Telecommunication Gateways provides a thorough review of designing telecommunication network equipment based on the latest hardware designs and software methods available on the market. Focusing on high-end efficient designs that challenge all aspects of the system architecture, this book helps readers to understand a broader view of the system design, analyze all its most critical components, and select the parts that best fit a particular application. In many cases new technology trends, potential future developments, system flexibility and capability extensions are outlined in preparation for the longevity typical for products in the industry.     

Author Name :Alexander Bachmutsky

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Switched Linear Systems

Switched linear systems have a long history in the control literature but - along with hybrid systems more generally - they have enjoyed a particular growth in interest since the 1990s. The large amount of data and ideas thus generated have, until now, lacked a co-ordinating framework to focus them effectively on some of the fundamental issues such as the problems of robust stabilizing switching design, feedback stabilization and optimal switching.     

Author Name :Zhendong Sun

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Single-Camera Video Production

Acquire the basic knowledge needed to plan, shoot, and edit field and in-studio video productions!     

Author Name :Robert B. Musburger

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Reinventing Public Service Television for the Digital Future

Since the 1980s there has been much speculation about the demise of public service television, initially because of the advent of cable and satellite television and the variety of entertainment channels they offer. While the proliferation of global niche media might seem to accelerate the demise of public television, in reality, public broadcasters are undergoing a reinvention. Reinventing Public Service Television for the Digital Future draws on fifty interviews with media industry and academic specialists from four countries to discuss on how public service broadcasting institutions are responding to the changes in digital media. This seminal work offers superior insights into the constraints and possibilities of the public service system and its prospects for survival in the age of on-demand media.     

Author Name :Mary Debrett

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Radio Wave Propagation for Telecommunication Applications

This book thoroughly describes the physical mechanisms of electromagnetic wave propagation in the terrestrial and near spaceenvironment. It thus provides advanced students and development engineers the background for the design of reliable telecommunication systems in the radiofrequency domain.     

Author Name :Herve Sizun

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Radio Network Planning and Optimisation for UMTS

Radio Network Planning and Optimisation for UMTS, Second Edition, is a comprehensive and fully updated introduction to WCDMA radio access technology used in UMTS, featuring new content on key developments. Written by leading experts at Nokia, the first edition quickly established itself as a best-selling and highly respected book on how to dimension, plan and optimise UMTS networks. This valuable text examines current and future radio network management issues and their impact on network performance as well as the relevant capacity and coverage enhancement methods.In addition to coverage of WCDMA radio access technology used in UMTS, and the planning and optimisation of such a system, the service control and management concept in WCDMA and GPRS networks are also introduced. This is an excellent source of information for those considering future cellular networks where Quality of Service (QoS) is of paramount importance.     

Author Name :Jaana Laiho, Toma Novosad

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Polarization Optics in Telecommunications

The telecommunications bubble of the late 1990's resulted in a wealth of new research, techniques and components design, although the industry-funded research remains scattered and has not been well documented in the technical literature. This book intends bring together recent advances in telecommunications to create a standard, practical reference for component designers and users of telecommunications-grade micro-optics components. Beginning with a history of polarization optics in telecomm applications, the author offers a formalism of the application of spin-vector calculus to polarization optics. Applications discussed include fiber collimators, optical isolators, optical circulators, optical interleavers, and extended discussion of Polarization Mode Dispersion (PMD) and its generating instruments and measurement. This bookfills a gap in the technical literature, as a reference to researchers and component designers in industry and academia.     

Author Name :Jay N.Damask

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Plunkett's Telecommunications Industry Almanac 2009

Market research guide to the telecommunications industry: a tool for strategic planning, competitive intelligence, employment searches or financial research. Includes a chapter of trends, valuable statistical tables, and an industry-specific glossary. Also provides profiles of the 500 biggest, most successful companies in all facets of the telecommunications industry--includes addresses, phone numbers, executive names.     

Author Name :Jack W. Plunkett

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Optical Communication Theory and Techniques

This book is a collection of papers dealing with the theoretical aspects of optical communications. It is divided into four parts: Information and Communication Thoery for Optical Communications; Coding Theory and Techniques; Characterizing, Measuring, and Calculating Performance in Optical Fiber Communication Systems; and Modulation Formats and Detection. Each paper is self-contained, and will give the reader a clear picture of the treated topic, an overview of the theoretical aspects, and an idea of the most recent advances.     

Author Name :Enrico Forestieri

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OFDMA System Analysis and Design

Here s a unique resource that provides an up-to-date understanding of how to plan, analyze, and design next-generation broadband wireless networks. This comprehensive book includes the necessary background information needed to understand the material and places emphasis on practical engineering know-how that can be readily applied to designing an OFDMA-based system. Professionals find detailed discussions on topics from the physical and medium access control layers, to QoS and security functions. Rather than just offering simple explanations of standards, this invaluable book takes a close look at the Mobile WiMAXTM system, explaining how the technical features work and why they were adopted. Moreover, the author includes his own design frameworks and principles that have been developed through his own research and experience. This comprehensive reference is supported with over 170 illustrations and more than 190 equations.     

Author Name :Samuel C. Yang

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Next Generation Intelligent Optical Networks

The book covers protocols and other significant issues of the next generation optical network for undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and managers in the industry. Topics are discussed without complex math, but with citations to references for those interested in an advanced math level.     

Author Name :Stamatios Kartalopoulos

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Network Processors

Network processing units (NPUs) will be the occasion of sweeping changes in the network hardware industry over the next few years. This new breed of microchip impacts chip designers like Intel, equipment vendors like Cisco, application developers like IBM and Morotola, and an army of software engineers who spent the last decade working on protocols and network management solutions. A thoroughly practical dissection of the early NPU market, this designer's guide explains how network processors work and provides detailed information on all major commercial architectures, from features to design considerations. Comparative tables are a rich source of cross-industry info. Coverage includes traffic managers, classification chips, content-addressable memories, switch fabrics, security accelerators, storage coprocessors and NetASICs.     

Author Name :Panos Lekkas

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Nanotechnology applications to telecommunications and networking

This is believed to be the first book that takes a view of nanotechnology from a telecommunications and networking perspective. Nanotechnology refers to the manipulation of materials at the atomic or molecular level. Nanotechnology is getting a lot of attention of late not only in academic settings and in laboratories around the world, but also in government and venture capitalists initiatives. There now is a major drive to commercialize the technology by all sorts of firms, ranging from startups to Fortune 100 companies. At the start of the decade, Charles Vest, the president of MIT, observed: We are just beginning to understand how to use nanotechnology to build devices and machines that imitate the elegance and economy of nature. The gathering nanotechnology revolution will eventually make possible a huge leap in computing power, vastly stronger yet much lighter materials, advances in medical technologies, as well as devices and processes with much lower energy and environmental costs.     

Author Name :Daniel Minoli

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LTE - The UMTS Long Term Evolution

LTE - The UMTS Long Term Evolution: From Theory to Practiceprovides the reader with a comprehensive system-level understanding of LTE, built on explanations of the theories which underlie it. The book is the product of a collaborative effort of key experts representing a wide range of companies actively participating in the development of LTE, as well as academia. This gives the book a broad, balanced and reliable perspective on this important technology. Lucid yet thorough, the book devotes particular effort to explaining the theoretical concepts in an accessible way, while retaining scientific rigour. It highlights practical implications and draws comparisons with the well-known WCDMA/HSPA standards. The authors not only pay special attention to the physical layer, giving insight into the fundamental concepts of OFDMA, SC-FDMA and MIMO, but also cover the higher protocol layers and system architecture to enable the reader to gain an overall understanding of the system.     

Author Name :Stefania Sesia, Issam Toufik, Matthew Baker

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Light wave technology

The state of the art of modern lightwave system design.Recent advances in lightwave technology have led to an explosion of high-speed global information systems throughout the world. Responding to the growth of this exciting new technology, Lightwave Technology provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the underlying theory, development, operation, and management of these systems from the perspective of both physics and engineering.The first independent volume of this two-volume set, Components and Devices, deals with the multitude of silica- and semiconductor-based optical devices. This second volume, Telecommunication Systems, helps readers understand the design of modern lightwave systems, with an emphasis on wavelength-division multiplexing (WDM) systems.     

Author Name :Govind P.Agrawal

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Handbook of fiber optic data communication

The intervening period has seen many significant changes, which required updating the original chapters; new types of lasers and photodetectors, a new physical layer interface for ESCON, new packaging technology for parallel optics, and many more revisions too numerous to mention have been included. Many new chapters have also been added to address the rapidly accelerating rate of change which has characterized wavelength multiplexing, optically clustered servers, small form factor connectors and transceivers, special types of fiber optic cable, and other areas which would have been classified as emerging technologies only a short while ago. Open standards, which to a great extent have created the Internet and the Web (remember TCPAP?) also continue to evolve, and new standards are emerging to deal with the requirements of the next-generation intelligent optical infrastructure; some of these standards, such as MPLS and Infiniband, have been added to this edition.     

Author Name :Casimer Decusatis

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Grid Enabled Remote Instrumentation

Grid architectures, which are viewed as tools for the integration of distributed resources, play a significant role as both managers of computational resources but also as aggregators of measurement instrumentation and pervasive large-scale data acquisition platforms. The functionality of a grid architecture allows managing, maintaining, and exploiting hetereogeneous instrumentation and acquisition devices in a unifed way by providing standardized interfaces and common work environments to their users. This result is achieved through the properties of isolation from the physical network and from the peculiarites of the isntrumentation granted by standard middleware together with secure and flexibile mechanisms which seek, access, and aggregate distributed resources.This book focuses on a number of aspects related to the effective exploitation of remote instrumentation on the grid. These include middleware architecture, high speed networking in support of grid applications, wireless grid for acquisition devices and sensor networks, quality of service provisioning for real time control, and measurement instrumentation.     

Author Name :Franco Davoli, Norbert Meyer,Roberto Pugliese, Sandro Zappatore

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GPRS in Practice

Professionals quickly discover that, although the technical specifications for GPRS cover all parts of the engineering functions in detail and depth, they are lacking in one important feature; the conceptual framework within which the specifications sit -GPRS in Practicefills this gap. By beginning with an explanation of why GPRS is necessary and describing the core concept of GPRS operations, the TBF (Temporary Block Flow), a revision section then covers the GSM Air Interface with its Radio, Physical and Logical channels and this progressively leads to the GPRS logical channels - what they do and how they do it. The book then moves on to a brief introduction of the GPRS protocol stack which provides a launch pad for a detailed trip into all the layers of this stack, with detailed diagrams and explanations of each layer integrated into an overall understanding of how the GPRS service operates in practice.     

Author Name :Peter McGuiggan

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Free Space Optics

Free Space Optics will begin with the fundamentals of the technology before launching into FSO topologies, deployment issues, applications, and case studies.     

Author Name :Heinz Willebrand,Baksheesh S. Ghuman

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Flow TV

Flow TVbrings together a wide array of scholars to provocatively interrogate the sprawling and converging world of televisual media culture. Both celebrating new potentials of the digital age, and acting as a canary in thegemeinschaft, the book dramatizes why critical media studies matters now more than ever. The essays in this collection offer exciting, but level-headed analyses of television at the beginning of the 21st century. Together, they offer wonderful tributes, extensions, and complications of Raymond Williams' concept of 'flow,' analyzing television's still developing technology and cultural form without simply embracing the hype of the 'digital age.     

Author Name :Michael Kackman,Marnie Binfield,Matthew Thomas Payne,Allison Perlman, Bryan Sebok

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Cutting-edge femtocell design and implementation techniques.This in-depth resource provides comprehensive coverage of femtocells and how they integrate with existing 3G and emerging wireless protocols and standards. Femtocells: Design & Application provides a technical roadmap for migrating to femtocell technology, covering network architecture, media protocols, system performance, and security issues. Detailed architectural diagrams illustrate various deployment options. This is a practical guide to the pioneering technology that enables extended indoor service coverage.     

Author Name :Joseph Boccuzzi, Michael Ruggiero

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Distributed Video Sensor Networks

Collecting the work of leading researchers from a broad range of disciplines, this timely text/reference offers an in-depth survey of the state of the art in distributed camera networks. The book addresses a broad spectrum of critical issues in this highly interdisciplinary field: current challenges and future directions; video processing and video understanding; simulation, graphics, cognition and video networks; wireless video sensor networks, communications and control; embedded cameras and real-time video analysis; applications of distributed video networks; and educational opportunities and curriculum-development.Topics and features: presents an overview of research in areas of motion analysis, invariants, multiple cameras for detection, object tracking and recognition, and activities in video networks; provides real-world applications of distributed video networks, including force protection, wide area activities, port security, and recognition in night-time environments; describes the challenges in graphics and simulation, covering virtual vision, network security, human activities, cognitive architecture, and displays; examines issues of multimedia networks, registration, control of cameras (in simulations and real networks), localization and bounds on tracking; discusses system aspects of video networks, with chapters on providing testbed environments, data collection on activities, new integrated sensors for airborne sensors, face recognition, and building sentient spaces; investigates educational opportunities and curriculum development from the perspective of computer science and electrical engineering.     

Author Name :Bir Bhanu, Chinya V. Ravishankar, Amit K. Roy-Chowdhury, and Hamid Aghajan

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Distributed Coordination of Multi-agent Networks

Distributed Coordination of Multi-agent Networks introduces problems, models, and issues such as collective periodic motion coordination, collective tracking with a dynamic leader, and containment control with multiple leaders, and explores ideas for their solution. Solving these problems extends the existing application domains of multi-agent networks; for example, collective periodic motion coordination is appropriate for applications involving repetitive movements, collective tracking guarantees tracking of a dynamic leader by multiple followers in the presence of reduced interaction and partial measurements, and containment control enables maneuvering of multiple followers by multiple leaders.     

Author Name :Wei Ren and Yongcan Cao

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Data Converters for Wireless Standards

This text presents the design of data converters for emerging standards and introduces the underlying circuit design principles. It is an excellent reference for IC and mixed signal designers, design managers and project leaders in industry, particularly those in the wireless semiconductor industry.     

Author Name :Ismail Mohamed Mostafa,Chunlei Shi

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Concepts, Models, and Tools for Information Fusion

An international panel of leading experts gives you a penetrating and cohesive look at current and future information fusion technology in this unique volume. Examining decision-making models and the command and control process, you develop a solid foundation that lets you explore the latest in situation awareness. The book examines human factors and their effect on analysis to help you judge users' trust in decision support systems.     

Author Name :Eloi Bosse, Jean Roy, Steve Wark

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Building Telephony Systems with Asterisk

An easy introduction to using and configuring Asterisk to build feature-rich telephony systems for small and medium businesses. * Install, configure, deploy, secure, and maintain Asterisk * Build a fully-featured telephony system and create a dial plan that suits your needs * Learn from example configurations for different requirements     

Author Name :David Gomillion, Barrie Dempster

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Asterisk 1.4

Asterisk is the leading Open Source Telephony application and PBX software solution. It represents an effective, easy-to-administer, and accessible platform for running enterprise telephony requirements. The real world, however, offers numerous hurdles when running Asterisk in the commercial environment including call routing, resilience, or integrating Asterisk with other systems. This book will show you some of the ways to overcome these problems.     

Author Name :Colman Carpenter, David Duffett, Nik Middleton, Ian Plain

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Antenna Impedance Matching

This is an ARRL publication written by Wilfred N. Caron. At first glance it looks like a useful book. However, first glances can be deceiving. The book, which was first published in 1989 and reprinted in 1993 is full of errors. In fact, the first four pages of the book are devoted to correcting the numerous errors in the text. This makes the book virtually unreadable as you never feel sure if what you are reading is right or wrong.     

Author Name :Wilfred N. Caron

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3d Video Technologies

This book provides a broad overview of research trends in 3D video and related technologies. The text was developed to meet the needs of a nontechnical reader group who desire to understand the issues, concerns, technical problems and their currently proposed solutions, and the interactions among different components of the entire 3DTV chain. Current state-of-the-art and research activities are presented, along with predicted research directions for the near, medium, and long term.     

Author Name :Levent Onural

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3D and HD Broadband Video Networking

Recent years have seen an exponential increase in video and multimedia traffic transported over the internet and broadband access networks. This timely resource addresses the key challenge facing many service providers today: effective bandwidth management for supporting high-quality video delivery. Written by a recognized expert in the field, this practical book describes ways to optimize video transmission over emerging broadband networks. Moreover, the book explores new wireless access networks that can enable video connectivity both inside and outside the residential premise.     

Author Name :Benny Bing

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Television Production Handbook

This classic, best-selling text introduces students to the basic skills required in all aspects of television production, including camera and studio, field equipment and production, and multicamera directing, at the same time emphasizing the latest production techniques and technology, such as audio workstations, non-linear editing, and HDV (High Definition Video). TELEVISION PRODUCTION HANDBOOK introduces cutting-edge developments in the field, while maintaining its reputation as the standard for the Television Production course. Presented in full-color for the first time, this is the most current, technically accurate reference text available, and it offers the most extensive teaching and learning package for the course.     

Author Name :Herbert Zettl

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Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business

Telecommunications planning and management has become increasingly important in this digital economy as significant implications for corporate strategies are constantly being developed. As these technologies continue to evolve and become key strategic assets in business organizations, researchers, higher education faculty, and practitioners are in great need of appropriate resources assisting their understanding of all aspects of telecommunications planning and management.The Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business, 2-Volumes extends an excellent collection of original, in-depth, and innovative articles on telecommunications policy, industry, management, technology development, design, and business applications. Providing researchers and practitioners with a state-of the-art reference for future research and practices on a wide range of topics including government regulations, diffusion of technology, and analysis of network operators, this Handbook of Research is a definite must-read for those in the telecommunications field as well as non-specialists interested in telecommunications.     

Author Name :Handbook of Research on Telecommunications Planning and Management for Business,

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The Impact of International Television

For several decades, cultural imperialism has been the dominant paradigm for conceptualizing, labeling, predicting, and explaining the effects of international television. It has been used as an unchallenged premise for numerous essays on the topic of imported television influence, despite the fact that the assumption of strong cultural influence is not necessarily reflected in the body of research that exists within this field of study. In The Impact of International Television: A Paradigm Shift, editor Michael G. Elasmar and his contributors challenge the dominant paradigm of cultural imperialism, and offer an alternative paradigm with which to evaluate international or crossborder message influence. In this volume, Elasmar has collected original research from leading scholars working in the area of crossborder media influence, and contributes his own meta-analysis to examine what research findings actually show on the influences of crossborder messages. The contributions included here illustrate points, such as: the contentions of cultural imperialism and the context in which its assumptions emerged and developed; the complexities of the relationship between exposure to foreign television and its subsequent effects on local audience members; the applicability of quantitative methods to a topic commonly tackled using argumentation, critical theory, and other qualitative approaches; and the difficulty of achieving strong and homogenous effects.     

Author Name :Michael G. Elasmar

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Telecommunication Circuits and Technology

Working in a college that teaches at both further and higher education level, the author is ideally placed to understand the unique problems of teaching to this group of students. In addition, this practical text will also be attractive to technical professionals wishing to update their skills or become familiar with new technology.     

Author Name :Andrew Leven

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Fiber Optics Technician's Manual

Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, now in its second edition, continues to serve as a practical guide for the designer, installer, and troubleshooter of fiber optic cable plants and networks used in today's communications systems. Comprehensive in scope, this book addresses applications of fiber optics including telephone, CATV, and computer networks. Discussion centers on the basics of the technology, the components used, and their installation. Based on materials developed by trainers for their own training programs, including the successful "Fiber U" program, Fiber Optic Technician's Manual, 2nd Edition has been thoughtfully updated and now features new applications, plus new components and processes that have become widely used in the industry. Hints at the future of this rapidly evolving technology are also included.     

Author Name :Jim Hayes

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Programming the Mobile Web

Today's market for mobile apps goes beyond the iPhone to include BlackBerry, Nokia, Windows Phone, and smartphones powered by Android, webOS, and other platforms. If you're an experienced web developer, this book shows you how to build a standard app core that you can extend to work with specific devices. You'll learn the particulars and pitfalls of building mobile apps with HTML, CSS, and other standard web tools.     

Author Name :Maximiliano Firtman

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Radar Systems, Peak Detection and Tracking

As well as being fully up-to-date, this book provides wider subject coverage than many other radar books. The inclusion of a chapter on Skywave Radar, and full consideration of HF/OTH issues makes this book especially relevant for communications engineers and the defense sector.     

Author Name :Michael Kolawole

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Wireless Internet Telecommunications

This one-stop resource also explains enhancements to the next generation of the Internet protocol (IPv6) that will offer greater support for wireless IP networks, and includes a look at future potential applications for wireless Internet communications. Supported by over 100 illustrations and packed with references for further research, this practical volume offers you an integrated perspective of the converging wireless and Internet technologies that will be indispensable to your work in the field.     

Author Name :K. Daniel Wong

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Wi-Fi Toys

This ultra-cool volume invites readers to tap into your inner geek and build seventeen ultra-cool wireless devices including a solar powered access point a wireless picture frame that dynamically changes its own photos and even a wireless car-to-car audio and video system With a few simple tools some off-the-shelf parts and this book readers will be creating wireless devices they never thought were possible-toys that certainly can't be found at the local computer store Written by the cofounder and members of the Southern California Wireless Users Group this book provides readers with hands-on instruction and insider tips and tricks from those who are on the bleeding edge of wireless technology New addition to the ExtremeTech line of books-books for serious technophiles     

Author Name :Mike Outmesguine

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Monochrome and Colour Television

The text is based on the CCIR 625-B monochrome (black and white) and PAL-B and G Colour televion standards as adopted by India and many other countries. The American and French TV sytems have also been given due coverage while presenting various aspects of the subject starting from television camera to the receiver picture tube.     

Author Name :R.R. Gulati

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Nanometer CMOS RFICs for Mobile TV Applications

Nanometer CMOS RFICs for Mobile TV Applications focuses on how to break the trade-off between power consumption and performance (linearity and noise figure) by optimizing the mobile TV front-end dynamic range in three hierarchical levels: the intrinsic MOSFET level, the circuit level, and the architectural level. It begins by discussing the fundamental concepts of MOSFET dynamic range, including nonlinearity and noise. It then moves to the circuit level introducing the challenges associated with designing wide-dynamic range, variable-gain, broadband low-noise amplifiers (LNAs). The book gives a detailed analysis of a new noise-canceling technique that helps CMOS LNAs achieve a sub - 2 dB wideband noise figure. Lastly, the book deals with the front-end dynamic range optimization process from the systems perspective by introducing the active and passive automatic gain control (AGC) mechanism.     

Author Name :Ahmed A. Youssef, James W. Haslett

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Mobile Database Systems

A breakthrough sourcebook to the challenges and solutions for mobile database systems.This text enables readers to effectively manage mobile database systems (MDS) and data dissemination via wireless channels. The author explores the mobile communication platform and analyzes its use in the development of a distributed database management system. Workable solutions for key challenges in wireless information management are presented throughout the text.     

Author Name :Vijay Kumar

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Cellular Authentication for Mobile and Internet Services

Cellular Authentication for Mobile and Internet Services introduces the reader into the field of secure communication for mobile applications, including secure web browsing with a phone or PC, Single Sign-On (SSO), mobile broadcast content protection, secure location services, etc. The book discusses the Generic Authentication Architecture (GAA) of the mobile standardization body 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) and its American counterpart 3GPP2 in full detail and with all variants. It explains the usage of GAA by various standardization bodies and standardized applications, and also looks at a number of non-standardized ones, such as secure remote login to enterprise environment and card personalization.     

Author Name :Silke Holtmanns, Valtteri Niemi, Philip Ginzboorg, Pekka Laitinen, N. Asokan

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Intelligent Communications Systems

This book offers a thorough review of research on intelligent communication systems, focusing on the applications of artificial intelligence to telecommunications that help realize user-friendly interfaces. Intelligent Communication Systems presents the direct result of more than a decade of the author's experiences, research activity, and education in applying artificial intelligence to telecommunications technology. In this book, several fundamental research areas are covered. Some of the areas covered are human-friendly interfaces for telecommunication services with such concepts as Telesensation and HyperReality, computer vision, and the telecommunication description method based on state space. In artificial intelligence research state space is the set of all attainable states of a problem and the possible alternative courses of action to determine the best solution to the problem.     

Author Name :Nobuyoshi Terashima

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Coupled Data Communication Techniques for High-Performance and Low-Power Computing

This book provides an overview of the circuits, architectures, and chip packaging for coupled data techniques. It discusses the current research in chip-to-board capacitive coupling, chip-to-chip capacitive coupling, chip-to-chip inductive coupling, and chip-to-chip optical coupling. Circuits, modeling, and their implications for packaging are explored in depth. Mechanical methods to ensure accurate and sustained chip alignment are discussed, as well as electrical methods to compensate for resulting misalignment. Finally, the book covers issues raised by design for manufacturing and test.     

Author Name :Ron Ho, Robert Drost

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Digital Switching Systems

With deregulation, the telecommunications industry is becoming focused on service and reliability issues. Now there's a comprehensive answerbook that telecommunications professionals can turn to for problem-solving guidelines to make their company's telephone services reliable and trouble-free. This book, developed at Bellcore, presents analysis and techniques and methodlogies for upgrading the reliability of digital switching systems (DSS) and teaching (DSS) and teaching DSS architectures, internal communications, and controls as it covers the newest switches and technologies such as SS7 and ATM.     

Author Name :Syed R. Ali

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Wireless Optical Communication Systems

This volume is organized for professional and academic readers engaged in modem design for wireless optical intensity channels. Significant background material is presented on both the properties as well as on fundamental communications principles. Wireless Optical Communication Systems can be used by physicists and experimentalists as an introduction to signalling design as well as communication systems designers.     

Author Name :Steve Hranilovic

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Monochrome and Colour Television

The text is based on the CCIR 625-B monochrome (black and white) and PAL-B and G Colour televion standards as adopted by India and many other countries. The American and French TV sytems have also been given due coverage while presenting various aspects of the subject starting from television camera to the receiver picture tube.     

Author Name :R.R. Gulati

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Introduction to Telecommunications Network Engineering

The book gives a thorough working knowledge of the ever growing and interrelated array of telecom and data communications technologies. From protocols and operation of the Internet (IP, TCP, HTTP, ...) and its access systems such as ADSL, and GSM... to the basics of transmission and switching, this newly revised resource delivers an up-to-date introduction to a broad range of networking technologies, clearly explaining the networking essentials you need to know to be a successful networking professional. Moreover, the book explores the future developments in optical, wireless and digital broadcast communications.     

Author Name :Tarmo Anttalainen

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Microwave Engineering

A considerable amount of material in this book is related to the design of specific microwave circuits and components, for both practical and motivational value. It also presents the analysis and logic behind these designs so that the reader can see and understand the process of applying the fundamental concepts to arrive at useful results. The derivations are well laid out and the majority of each chapter's formulas are displayed in a nice tabular format every few pages. This Third Edition offers greatly expanded coverage with new material on: Noise; Nonlinear effects; RF MEMs; transistor power amplifiers; FET mixers; oscillator phase noise; transistor oscillators and frequency multiplier.     

Author Name :David M. Pozar

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ITV Handbook

iTV Handbook: Technologies and Standards, by Edward M. Schwalb, provides an integrative overview of interactive TV (iTV), an enormously complex technology. Coverage includes most aspects of each link in the iTV service chain, plus details on hardware, software, technologies, file and asset-management formats, protocols, standards, security considerations, the broadcast file system, and more.     

Author Name :Edward M. Schwalb

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GSM (Global System for Mobile communication) provides a service to more than 500 million users throughout 168 countries worldwide. It is the world market leader serving 69 0f all mobile digital users and is currently evolving into UMTS (Universal Mobile Telecommunication System).By describing the critical decisions and the phases of the development this key text explains how the GSM initiative became a success in Europe and how it evolved to the global mobile communication system. Initially the strategy and technical specifications were agreed for Europe and the subsequent evolution to a global solution was achieved by incorporating all non-European requirements and by inviting all committed parties worldwide to participate. The process started in 1982 and the first GSM networks went into commercial service in 1992. The first UMTS networks are expected in 2002 and the fourth generation discussions have begun     

Author Name :Friedhelm Hillebrand

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Fiber Optic Sensors

This book highlights the development of fiber optic sensors and classic applications; provides new methods for the construction of high-speed and high-capacity fiber sensor systems; and describes recent developments in fiber optic amplifiers, fiber Bragg grating sensors, optical isolators, optical time domain reflectometry (OTDR), and fiber optic gyroscopes. The book details structural fatigue monitoring for dams and bridges, the effect of external and environmental factors on fiber optic sensor performance, interferometer configuration multiplexing architecture, polarization fading mitigation, and system integration, and updated applications of fiber optic sensors.     

Author Name :Francis T.S. Yu, Shizhuo Yin

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Fiber Optic Data Communication

This book is an authoritative review of current and future trends in the field of telecommunications. Written by industry experts who are developing leading-edge data communication networks, Fiber Optic Data Communication provides professionals and students alike with a look at emerging technologies and their applications.     

Author Name :Casimer DeCusatis

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The Future of Mobile Communications

Mobile communications are about to enter the third stage in their development, widely known as 3G. This will bring always-on Internet access to mobile devices. This book investigates the history of mobile communications and explores the technological background to 3G in a user-friendly manner. It examines the licensing process throughout the world, and draws conclusions about the prospects for 3G through a comprehensive analysis of the issues that have been raised so far.     

Author Name :Peter Curwen

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Global Mobile Satellite Communications

Global Mobile Satellite Communications (GMSC) are specific satellite communication systems for maritime, land and aeronautical applications, which will enable connections between Mobile Earth Stations (MES), such as ships, land vehicles and aircraft on the one hand and telecommunications subscribers on shore on the other, through the medium of space segment configuration (satellite constellation), Land Earth Stations (LES) and PTT, Terrestrial Telecommunications Network (TTN) or other landline providers. This book is very important for modern shipping, road, rail and aeronautical concerns, because GMSC are providing more effective business, trade and prosperity in the new millennium, in the first place for safety and security matters and secondly, for commercial communications. Thus, the most considerable marketing and technical point of this book is due to a great deficiency of suitable manuals on the present international book market, which completely describe GMSC fundamentals, space segments, ground segments (MES and LES) and Global Mobile Personal Satellite Communications (GMPSC).     

Author Name :Stojce Dimov Ilcev

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Fixed Mobile Convergence Handbook

This book provides technical information about all aspects of FMC. The areas covered range from basic concepts to research grade material, including future directions. It captures the current state of FMC and serves as a comprehensive reference material on this subject. It consists of 16 chapters authored by 44 experts from around the world. The targeted audience for the handbook include professionals who are designers and/or planners for FMC systems, researchers (faculty members and graduate students), and thosewho would like to learn about this field.     

Author Name :Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

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An Introduction to Radio Frequency Engineering

This book provides an excellent introduction to radio frequency engineering, using a straightforward and easily understood approach combined with numerous worked examples, illustrations and homework problems. The author has focussed on minimising the mathematics needed to grasp the subject while providing a solid theoretical foundation for the student. Emphasis is also placed on the practical aspects of radio engineering. The book provides a broad coverage of RF systems, circuit design, antennas, propagation and digital techniques. Written for upper level undergraduate courses, it will also provide an excellent introduction to the subject for graduate students, researchers and practising engineers.     

Author Name :Christopher Coleman

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Power Line Communications in Practice

Power line communications (PLC) is quickly taking root worldwide as an excellent alternative to Ethernet and Wi-Fi in private homes, buildings without Ethernet pre-wiring, and areas where Internet access is difficult. Here at last is everything telecom engineers need to know about the technology, applications, equipment, design, and installation in a single convenient source. The first English-language reference of its kind, this benchmark resource brings engineers quickly up to speed on PLC network architecture, functionalities, security issues, and applications. It describes PLC equipment, and addresses key issues involved with PLC installation and configuration before spelling out step-by-step procedures for deploying PLC networks in homes. The book provides design guidelines for large-scale PLC business networks spanning network architecture, equipment selection, configuration, security, and other key factors.     

Author Name :Xavier Carcelle

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Order modulation & optical fiber transmission

Catering to the current interest in increasing the spectral efficiency of optical fiber networks by the deployment of high-order modulation formats, this monograph describes transmitters, receivers and performance of optical systems with high-order phase and quadrature amplitude modulation. In the first part of the book, the author discusses various transmitter implementation options as well as several receiver concepts based on direct and coherent detection, including designs of new structures. Hereby, both optical and electrical parts are considered, allowing the assessment of practicability and complexity. In the second part, a detailed characterization of optical fiber transmission systems is presented, regarding a wide range of modulation formats. It provides insight in the fundamental behavior of different formats with respect to relevant performance degradation effects and identifies the major trends in system performance.     

Author Name :Matthias Seimetz

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Radiowave Propagation and Antennas for personal communication

Gain a better understanding of the various propagation and antenna problems associated with personal communications with this updated and expanded version of the 1995 bestseller. As with its first edition, this new book quickly brings you up to speed on the personal communication radio channel, and demystifies the complicated engineering details behind fixed-site antennas, personal communications device (PCD) antennas near to the human body, and the radio propagation channel.The book also contains brand new material, including propagation characteristics associated with various new protocols, expanded sections on multipath wave propagation, new sections covering RF exposure standards, new problem-and-solution sets, and much more. Valuable reading for radio design engineers and PCS system designers, mechanical engineers, and EE students. Software Included! Accompanying software containing Mathcad version 6.0 and 7.0 Professional Edition templates guide you through chapter-end problems, and FORTRAN source code and executable code assist you in further study of loop and dipole antennas. One 3.5" IBM PC-compatible diskette; Mathcad templates compatible with IBM-PC and Macintosh versions of Mathcad.     

Author Name :Kazimierz Siwiak

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