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Fourth-Generation Wireless Networks: Applications and Innovations

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Fourth-Generation Wireless Networks: Applications and Innovations presents a comprehensive collection of recent findings in access technologies useful in the architecture of wireless networks. Based on research results from academia and industry, this innovative publication covers cutting-edge findings on topics such as 4G security, mobile technologies, and handover mechanisms.

Table of Contents

  1. Copyright
  2. Dedication
  3. List of Reviewers
  4. Foreword: Wireless Communication—History and Visions
  5. REFERENCES
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Network Architectures
    1. Evolution of Personal Wireless Broadband Services from 3G to 4G
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. PERSONAL WIRELESS BROADBAND COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
      4. 3. STANDARDS OF WIRELESS BROADBAND SYSTEMS
      5. 4. WHAT IS 3GPP?
      6. 5. WHY 3GPP2?
      7. 6. UMTS AND 3G
      8. 7. 3GPP LTE/3GPP2 LTE AND THE ROAD AHEAD
      9. 8. FEATURES OF 4G WIRELESS SYSTEMS
      10. 9. ARCHITECTURE OF 4G
      11. 10. DIFFERENCES BETWEEN 3G AND 4G
      12. 11. THE IMPACT OF 4G ON OTHER SYSTEMS
      13. 12. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCES
    3. A New Global Ubiquitous Consumer Environment for 4G Wireless Communications
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. UCWW AND THE NEW CONSUMER-CENTRIC BUSINESS MODEL (CBM)
      5. THIRD-PARTY AUTHENTICATION, AUTHORIZATION AND ACCOUNTING (3P-AAA)
      6. THIRD-PARTY CHARGING AND BILLING (3P-C&B)
      7. SERVICE ADVERTISEMENT, DISCOVERY, AND ASSOCIATION (ADA) AND WIRELESS BILLBOARD CHANNELS (WBCS)
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. ADDITIONAL READING
      1. ENDNOTES
    6. 4G Access Network Architecture
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OVERVIEW OF WIRELESS NETWORK ARCHITECTURES
      4. 3. ADVANCED NETWORK ARCHITECTURES
      5. 4. IP-TRIGGERED RESOURCE ALLOCATION STRATEGY (ITRAS)
      6. 5. CONCLUSION
    7. REFERENCES
    8. ADDITIONAL READING
      1. ENDNOTE
    9. Architecture for IP-Based Next Generation Radio Access Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WIRELESS ROUTER ARCHITECTURE
      5. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. Long Term Evolution (LTE): An IPv6 Perspective
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION TO IPV6
      3. 2. LTE AND IPV6
      4. 3. IMS-IPV6 MULTIMEDIA SUBSYSTEM
      5. CONCLUSION
      6. GLOSSARY
    12. REFERENCES
    13. HWN* Framework Towards 4G Mobile Communication Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. HYBRID WIRELESS NETWORK: CHALLENGES AND SOLUTIONS
      4. HWN* MANAGEMENT FRAMEWORK AND ALGORITHMS
      5. HWN* SIMULATIONS
      6. HWN* KEY EVALUATION RESULTS
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. User Experience in 4G Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. USER PERCEPTION IN 4G NETWORKS
      5. EXPERIMENTS AND RESULTS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    16. REFERENCES
    17. Fourth Generation Networks: Adoption and Dangers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 4G MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
      4. MIGRATION TO 4G
      5. STANDARDIZATION MOVES
      6. CHALLENGES TO 4G VISION
      7. TECHNOLOGICAL SOLUTIONS FOR 4G
      8. MOBILE/WIRELESS GRIDS FOR 4G MOBILE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS
      9. CURRENT RESEARCH FOR MOBILITY MANAGEMENT IN 4G
      10. SECURITY ISSUES IN 4G AND WIRELESS SECURITY
      11. RESEARCH REQUIRED FOR 4G WIRELESS APPLICATIONS
      12. CONCLUSION
    18. REFERENCES
    19. Potential Scenarios and Drivers of the 4G Evolution
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. 4G TECHNOLOGIES
      5. WIMAX VS. LTE
      6. 4G READINESS ASSESSMENT
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
    20. REFERENCES
    21. Knowledge Sharing to Improve Routing and Future 4G Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. WHY DO WE NEED NEW ROUTING MECHANISMS?
      5. NEW ROUTING AND CLASSIFICATION
      6. SOCIAL OVERLAY NETWORKS
      7. POLICIES FOR UNTRADITIONAL ROUTING
      8. ANALYSES OF UNTRADITIONAL ROUTING
      9. COMPARING INNOVATION ROUTING AND 4G REQUIREMENTS
      10. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      11. CONCLUSION
    22. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    23. Personal Environments: Towards Cooperative 4G Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. COOPERATIVE PERSONAL/GROUP SERVICES IN 4G
      4. 3. COOPERATION IN THE PUE
      5. 4. TECHNICAL DIMENSION: ROUTING, A PRACTICAL ENABLER OF COOPERATION IN 4G
      6. 5. LIMITS AND POTENTIALS OF COOPERATION IN PUE: A SOCIO-TECHNICAL DIMENSION
      7. 6. SUMMARY
    24. REFERENCE
    25. Next Generation Broadband Services from High Altitude Platforms
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. SCENARIOS OF DELIVERING BROADBAND SERVICES FROM HAPS AND COEXISTENCE PERFORMANCE
      4. 3. HAP AND TERRESTRIAL SYSTEM COEXISTENCE PERFORMANCE
      5. 4. COEXISTENCE TECHNIQUES OF HAP AND TERRESTRIAL SYSTEMS
      6. 5. CONCLUSION AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
    26. REFERENCES
    27. Radio-over-Fibre Networks for 4G
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RADIO-OVER-FIBRE TRANSMISSION
      5. (4G, B3G AND 3G)-ON-FIBRE
      6. EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
      7. CONCLUSION
    28. REFERENCES
  9. Radio Access Protocols
    1. MAC Protocol of WiMAX Mesh Network
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. FRAME STRUCTURE
      4. 3. NETWORK CONFIGURATION
      5. 4. NETWORK ENTRY
      6. 5. SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS
      7. 6. DISTRIBUTED ADAPTIVE TIME SLOT ALLOCATION
      8. 7. MARITIME WIMAX MESH NETWORKING
      9. 8. CONCLUSION
    2. REFERENCE
    3. Advanced Scheduling Schemes in 4G Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ADVANCED SCHEDULING SCHEMES IN 4G SYSTEMS
      4. BASIC SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS IN 4G NETWORKS
      5. PACKET SCHEDULING ALGORITHMS FOR 4G NETWORKS
      6. GAME THEORETIC FRAMEWORK FOR ADVANCED SCHEDULING
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH SCOPE
      8. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. End-to-End Quality of Service in Evolved Packet Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. INTRODUCTION TO EPS QOS
      5. EPS QOS MODELING
      6. 4G NETWORKS AND FURTHER RESEARCH
      7. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. An End-to-End QoS Framework for Vehicular Mobile Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. NEMO-BSP OPERATION AND ARCHITECTURE
      4. 3. PROBLEM STATEMENT
      5. 4. END-TO-END QOS ARCHITECTURE DESIGN
      6. 5. INTELLIGENT ROUTE CONTROL
      7. 6. SIMULATION AND RESULTS
      8. 7. SUMMARY
    8. REFERENCES
    9. LTE Mobility Solutions at Network Level for Global Convergence
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. ALL-IP MOBILE NETWORKS: GLOBAL MOBILITY MANAGEMENT
      4. ALL-IP MOBILE NETWORKS: LOCAL MOBILITY MANAGEMENT
      5. MOBILITY MANAGEMENT IN LTE NETWORKS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. CONCLUSION
    10. REFERENCES
    11. Handover Optimization for 4G Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. STATE-OF-THE-ART TRENDS FOR HANDOVERS
      5. ON OPTIMIZING HANDOVER PERFORMANCE FOR 4G WIRELESS NETWORKS
      6. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
    13. Survey of Cross-Layer Optimization Techniques for Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. CURRENT PRINCIPLES FOR CROSS-LAYER DESIGN
      3. CATEGORIES FOR CROSS-LAYER DESIGN PROPOSALS AND IMPLEMENTATION METHODS
      4. ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH CROSSLAYER DESIGN IN TERMS OF QOS, MOBILITY, AND SECURITY
      5. CHALLENGES TO APPLICATIONS AND SERVICES
      6. CROSS-LAYER DESIGN FOR THE NEXT GENERATION WIRELESS COMMUNICATION
      7. SUMMARY
      8. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    14. REFERENCES
    15. Cross-Layer Joint Optimization of Multimedia Transmissions over IP Based Wireless Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CROSS-LAYER JOINT OPTIMISATION FOR MULTIMEDIA TRANSMISSION OVER AN IP WIRELESS LINK
      5. OPTIMISATION OF THE END-TO-END COMMUNICATION CHAIN BY INSERTION OF MODIFICATIONS IN THE DIFFERENT MODULES
      6. INSERTION OF INTELLIGENT CONTROLLERS FOR CROSS-LAYER DESIGN
      7. NUMERICAL RESULTS
      8. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    16. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    17. Video Streaming Based Services over 4G Networks: Challenges and Solutions
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1 INTRODUCTION
      3. 2 VIDEO STREAMING SERVICES IN 4G NETWORKS
      4. 3 OUR CROSS LAYER STRATEGY FOR EFFICIENT VIDEO STREAMING
      5. 4 FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. 5 CONCLUSION
    18. REFERENCES
      1. ADDITIONAL READINGS
  10. Physical Layer Advances
    1. Aspects of OFDM-Based 3G LTE Terminal Implementation
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. OVERVIEW OF LTE AND LTE-ADVANCED
      4. 3. SYNCHRONIZATION AND CELL IDENTIFICATION
      5. 4. CHANNEL ESTIMATION
      6. 5. EQUALIZATION AND DETECTION
      7. 6. CHANNEL CODING AND DECODING
      8. 7. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    2. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    3. The Use of Orthogonal Frequency Code Division (OFCD) Multiplexing in Wireless Mesh Network (WMN)
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. COMBINING DIFFERENT MULTIPLE ACCESS SCHEMES
      4. FUTURE RESEARCH IN WMN
      5. CONCLUSION
    4. REFERENCES
    5. A New Approach to BSOFDM: Parallel Concatenated Spreading Matrices OFDM
      1. 1. ABSTRACT
      2. 2. INTRODUCTION
      3. 3. PARALLEL CONCATENATED SPREADING MATRICES OFDM
      4. 4. SYSTEM DESCRIPTION OF PCSM-OFDM
      5. 5. HIGHER ORDER PARALLEL CONCATENATED SPREADING MATRICES OFDM
      6. 6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      7. 7. CONCLUSION
    6. REFERENCES
    7. The Next Generation CDMA Technology for Futuristic Wireless Communications: Why Complementary Codes?
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WHY COMPLEMENTARY CODES?
      4. DIFFERENT TYPES OF COMPLEMENTARY CODES
      5. SYSTEM MODEL FOR PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
      6. INTERFERENCE-FREE OPERATION IN NG-CDMA SYSTEM
      7. PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
      8. TECHNICAL FEATURES OF NG-CDMA TECHNOLOGY
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    8. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTE
    9. Configurable and Scalable Turbo Decoder for 4G Wireless Receivers
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. MULTI-STANDARD TURBO DECODER ARCHITECTURE
      5. TURBO INTERNAL INTERLEAVER ARCHITECTURE
      6. PARALLEL TURBO DECODING
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
    11. Parallel Soft Spherical Detection for Coded MIMO Systems
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. 1. INTRODUCTION
      3. 2. BACKGROUND ON MIMO DECODING
      4. 3. PARALLEL LIST SPHERE DETECTOR
      5. 4. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
      1. ENDNOTES
    13. Capacity Estimation of OFDMA–Based Wireless Cellular Networks
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. ANALYTICAL INTERFERENCE MODEL FOR OF DMA-BASED CELLULAR NETWORKS
      5. MOBILE WIMAX EXAMPLE
      6. CONCLUSION
    14. REFERENCES
    15. Wireless Collaboration: Maximizing Diversity through Relaying
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. TWO-PHASE COMMUNICATION
      5. PERFORMANCE RESULTS OF COLLABORATIVE COMMUNICATIONS
      6. COLLABORATIVE COMMUNICATIONS WITH POWER ALLOCATION
      7. MULTIPLE RELAYS
      8. FUTURE WORK
      9. CONCLUSION
    16. REFERENCES
    17. ADDITIONAL READING
  11. Compilation of References
  12. About the Contributors
  13. Index