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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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