EDGE for Mobile Internet

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Artech House, 2003 - Computers - 228 pages
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This ground-breaking resource offers you a detailed treatment of EDGE and its critical role in the development of the mobile Internet. The book explains how this global radio based high-speed mobile data standard can be introduced into GSM/GPRS networks, improving data transmission speeds to support multimedia services. It enables you to become thoroughly knowledgeable of EDGE specifications and covers concepts pertaining to several domains, including RF, signal processing, digital communications and communication networks.
 

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Contents

Introduction to the GSM System
1
112 The Standard Approach
2
12 General Concepts
3
122 Cellular Telephony
4
123 Public Land Mobile Network
5
124 Multiband Mobile Phones
6
127 Beacon Channel
8
132 Teleservices
9
533 Autonomous CellReselection Process
195
534 Measurement Report Sending
196
535 NetworkControlled CellReselection Process
197
541 Network Operating Modes
198
542 DRX Mode
200
543 NonDRX Mode
206
544 Paging Modes
207
55 Radio Resource Allocation
208

133 Supplementary Services
10
142 BSS
12
15 Radio Interface
14
152 Logical Channels
16
153 Mapping of Logical Channels onto Physical Channels
18
154 Voice Digital Communication Chain
25
155 Bursts Format
32
156 RF Characteristics
33
157 MS Cell Synchronization Procedure
41
158 Summary of MS Operations in Idle Mode
42
159 Measurements Performed by MS During Communication
44
References
46
GPRS Services
47
22 GPRS MS Classes
49
24 Quality of Service
50
241 Attributes in Release 9798
51
242 Attributes in Release 99
52
25 ThirdGeneration Partnership Project
56
References
59
Overview of GPRS
61
31 GPRS Logical Architecture
63
32 Transmission and Signaling Planes
64
322 Signaling Plane
66
33 Radio Interface
72
332 RR Management Principles
77
34 BSS Architecture
83
342 Transmission Plane
86
35 Mobility
88
352 GMM States
89
353 Overview of GMM Procedures
92
36 PDF Context
99
37 BSS Packet Flow Context Definition
100
38 Gb Interface
101
381 NS Layer
102
39 GPRS Backbone Network Architecture
103
392 Path Protocols
105
Radio Interface Physical Layer
107
41 PLL
108
412 Channel Coding
111
413 Power Control
115
414 MS Measurements
123
42 RF Physical Layer
125
422 Transmitter Path Characteristics
128
423 Receiver Path Characteristics
130
43 Case Studies
138
432 Viterbi Decoding
141
433 MS Measurements
150
434 RF Receiver Structures
153
435 RF Receiver Constraints
159
436 Transmitter Design
169
437 MS Synthesizer System Constraint
170
References
173
Radio Interface RLCMAC Layer
175
51 RLCMAC Block Structure
176
512 RLC Data Block
179
52 Broadcast Information Management
182
522 MS Acquisition of Broadcast Information
184
523 Frequency Parameters
187
53 Cell Reselection
189
531 Measurements
190
532 Criteria
191
551 Uplink TBF Establishment
209
552 Downlink TBF Establishment
229
553 Measurement Report in Packet Idle Mode
235
56 RLC
237
562 Segmentation and Reassembly of LLC PDUs
238
563 Transfer of RLC Data Blocks
240
564 Segmentation and Reassembly of RLCMAC Control Messages
245
57 TBF Release
246
572 Release of Downlink TBF
247
58 Case Studies
249
582 Resource Allocation Strategy
254
583 ACKNACK Request Period Within RLC Layer
262
584 Implementation of Dynamic Link Adaptation
265
Reference
268
Gb Interface
269
62 Frame Relay Basics
271
622 Addressing
272
623 Flow Control Mechanism
273
63 Addressing over Gb
275
632 PVC
276
634 Network Service Virtual Connection
277
636 BSSGP Virtual Connection
278
64 NS Layer
280
642 NSC Entity
285
65 BSSGP Layer
291
651 BSSGP Service Model
292
653 Signaling Procedures Between GMM SAPs
295
654 Signaling Procedures Between NM SAPs
298
655 Signaling Procedures Between PFM SAPs
306
656 Summary of BSSGP PDUs
307
66 Case Studies
309
662 Downlink Transfer Procedure
311
663 Scenario for Cell Reselection During Downlink Transfer on Gb Interface
313
References
316
Selected Bibliography
317
Signaling Plane
319
71 GMM
320
Control of the LLC Layer Operation
336
72 PDF Context Management
338
722 PDP Address
339
723 Traffic Flow Template
340
724 PDF State
342
726 PDP Context Procedures
343
73 GTP Layer for the Control Plane
350
731 Path Management Procedure
351
732 Tunnel Management Procedures
352
733 Location Management
353
Reference
354
User Plane
355
811 LLC Layer
356
812 SNDCP Layer
363
82 GTP Layer for the User Plane
380
83 IP Packet Sending Within GPRS PLMN
381
832 IP Packet Sending from GGSN to MS
383
842 Interworking with PDNs Based on PPP
386
Reference
387
List of Acronyms
389
About the Authors
401
Index
403
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Emmanuel Seurre holds an Engineering degree from the Ecole Speciale de Mecanique et d' Electricite. Seurre is platforms and applications product manager in the handset division of Alcatel Business Systems.

Patrick Savelli holds a Diplome D'Ingenieur Degree from the Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications (ENST), in Paris. He is an RF and system engineer at Mitsubishi Electric, and has done research at the Center for Communication Systems Research (CCSR) at the University of Surry in the UK.

Pierre-Jean Pietri works for ST Microelectronics, where he has done extensive work on the development of technical solutions for GSM, GPRS and EDGE handsets. He has also worked on the GSM network infrastructures at Alcatel Business Systems in a system specification team.

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