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Wireless Communications : TDMA versus CDMA - Savo G. Glisic

Wireless Communications

TDMA versus CDMA

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In Time Division Multiple Access (TDMA), within a given time frame a particular user is allowed to transmit within a given time slot. This technique is used in most of the second-generation digital mobile communication systems. In Europe the system is known as GSM, in USA as DAMPS and in Japan as MPT. In Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) every user is using a distinct code so that it can occupy the same frequency bandwidth at the same time with other users and still can be separated on the basis of low correlation between the codes. These systems like IS-95 in the USA are also developed and standardized within the second generation of the mobile communication systems. CDMA systems within a cellular network can provide higher capacity and for this reason they become more and more attractive. At this moment it seems that both TDMA and CDMA remain viable candidates for application in future systems.
Wireless Communications: TDMA versus CDMA provides enough information for correct understanding of the arguments in favour of one or other multiple access technique. The final decision about which of the two techniques should be employed will depend not only on technical arguments but also on the amount of new investments needed and compatibility with previous systems and their infrastructures.
Wireless Communications: TDMA versus CDMA comprises a collection of specially written contributions from the most prominent specialists in wireless communications in the world today and presents the major, up to date, issues in this field. The material is grouped into four chapters: Communication theory, covering coding and modulation, Wireless communications, Antenna & Propagation and Advanced Systems & Technology.
The book describes clearly the issues and presents the information in such a way that informed decisions about third generation wireless systems can be taken. It is essential reading for all researchers, engineers and managers working in the field of Wireless Communications.

Preface
Introduction: TDMA Versus CDMAp. 1
Communication Theory
Coding and Modulation for the Fading Channelp. 21
Per-Survivor Processing (PSP)p. 41
Communication Over Multipath Fading Channels: A Time-Frequency Perspectivep. 73
Iterative Decoding Algorithmsp. 99
Acquisition of Direct-Sequence Spread-Spectrum Signalsp. 121
Wireless Communicationsp. 147
Evolving Wireless LAN Industry Products and Standardsp. 149
Optimal Joint Handoff and Code Assignment in CDMA Cellular Networksp. 167
Wireless ATM Technology: Present Status and Future Directionsp. 183
A System for Wireless Data Servicesp. 205
Wireless Packet and Wireless ATM Systemsp. 231
Overview of Wideband CDMAp. 241
Impulse Radiop. 245
Overview of Wireless in Local Loopp. 265
Antennas and Propagationp. 291
Spatial and Temporal Communication Theory Using Software Antennas for Wireless Communicationsp. 293
Review of Ray Modeling Techniques for Site Specific Propagation Predictionp. 323
Fundamentals of Smart Antennas for Mobile Radio Applicationsp. 345
Advanced Systems and Technologyp. 377
Mobile and Personal Communications: Acts and Beyondp. 379
Overview of Research Activities for Third Generation Mobile Communicationp. 415
Advanced CDMA for Wireless Communicationsp. 447
Wireless Communication Technology in Intelligent Transport Systemsp. 491
RFIC Design for Wireless Communicationsp. 509
VLSI Signal Processing Solutions for Wireless Communications: A Technology Overviewp. 525
Indexp. 535
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ISBN: 9780792380054
ISBN-10: 0792380053
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 540
Published: 31st August 1997
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 2.1