Modern wireless communications

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Pearson Prentice Hall, 2005 - Technology & Engineering - 560 pages
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This book provides a self-motivating introduction to wireless communications; it presents topics in a manner consistent with their natural evolution, based on the principle of increasing spectral efficiency of the radio transmission. TOPICS: Wireless Systems begins with a discussion of FDMA systems and follows with the evolution through TDMA, CDMA, and SDMA techniques. Engineering principles required for each multiple access strategy are presented parallel to it. For electrical engineers and others involved in wireless communications.

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Contents

Propagation and Noise
11
Modulation
88
Additional Problems
96
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Simon Haykin is the Director of the Cognitive Systems Laboratory at McMaster University, Canada. He is a pioneer in adaptive signal-processing, theory and applications in radar and communications, areas of research that have occupied much of his professional life. He is a Fellow of the IEEE and the Royal Society of Canada and is the recipient of the Henry Booker Gold Medal from URSI (2002), the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Technical Sciences from ETH Zentrum, Zurich (1999) and many other medals and prizes. In addition to the seminal journal papers 'Cognitive Radio' and 'Cognitive Radar', he has also written or co-written nearly 50 books including a number of best-selling textbooks in the fields of signal processing, communications, and neural networks and learning machines.

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