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OFDM-Based Broadband Wireless Networks: Design and Optimization

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OFDM-based Broadband Wireless Networks covers the latest technological advances in digital broadcasting, wireless LAN, and mobile networks to achieve high spectral efficiency, and to meet peak requirements for multimedia traffic. The book emphasizes the OFDM modem, air-interface, medium access-control (MAC), radio link protocols, and radio network planning.

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Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright
  4. Dedication
  5. Contents
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter 1: Introduction
    1. 1.1 OFDM-based wireless network overview
    2. 1.2 The need for “cross-layer” design
    3. 1.3 Organization of this text
    4. Bibliography
  8. Chapter 2: OFDM Fundamentals
    1. 2.1 Broadband radio channel characteristics
    2. 2.2 Canonical form of broadband transmission
    3. 2.3 OFDM realization
    4. 2.4 Summary
    5. Bibliography
  9. Chapter 3: PHY Layer Issues — System Imperfections
    1. 3.1 Frequency synchronization
    2. 3.2 Channel estimation
    3. 3.3 I/Q imbalance compensation
    4. 3.4 Phase noise compensation
    5. 3.5 Summary
    6. Bibliography
  10. Chapter 4: PHY Layer Issues — Spatial Processing
    1. 4.1 Antenna array fundamentals
    2. 4.2 Beamforming
    3. 4.3 MIMO channels and capacity
    4. 4.4 Space-time coding
    5. 4.5 Wide-area MIMO beamforming
    6. 4.6 Summary
    7. Bibliography
  11. Chapter 5: Multiple Access Control Protocols
    1. 5.1 Introduction
    2. 5.2 Basic MAC protocols
    3. 5.3 OFDMA advantages
    4. 5.4 Multiuser diversity
    5. 5.5 OFDMA optimality
    6. 5.6 Summary
    7. Appendix I : C n ( p ) is a convex function
    8. Appendix II : C ( p ) is a convex function
    9. Bibliography
  12. Chapter 6: OFDMA Design Considerations
    1. 6.1 Cross-layer design introduction
    2. 6.2 Mobility-dependent traffic channels
    3. 6.3 IEEE 802.16e traffic channels
    4. 6.4 Summary
    5. Bibliography
  13. Chapter 7: Multi-Cell Frequency Planning
    1. 7.1 Introduction
    2. 7.2 OFDMA DCA
    3. 7.3 Spectrum efficiency under different sector configurations
    4. 7.4 Summary
    5. Appendix: Proof of Proposition 13
    6. Bibliography
  14. Chapter 8: Appendix
    1. 8.1 IEEE 802.11 and WiFi
    2. 8.2 IEEE 802.16e and Mobile WiMAX
    3. 8.3 Performance analysis of WiMAX systems
    4. Bibliography
  15. Notations, Acronyms and Commonly Used Symbols
    1. Notations
    2. Acronyms
    3. Commonly Used Symbols
  16. About the Authors
  17. Index