Principles and Applications of GSM

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Prentice Hall PTR, 1999 - Technology & Engineering - 481 pages
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GSM and its derivatives have become the world's #1 wireless technology, enabling users to roam across most of Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, East Asia, and even much of the U.S. - all with one number and one bill. Principles & Applications of GSM is the first complete technical guide to this remarkable technology. Vijay K. Garg and Joseph E. Wilkes begin by introducing basic principles that apply to any wireless technology. Next, they present GSM in depth, covering everything you need to know to design and implement a GSM system.

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Contents

An Overview of Wireless Communications Systems
1
Standards for Wireless Communications Systems
17
Access Technologies
29
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Vijay K. Garghas been with AT&T Bell Laboratories (now Lucent Technologies) since 1985, designing GSM-based systems, evaluating wireless switching performance and capacity, and defining wireless network operations system requirements.

J.E. Wilkeswas on the team that designed the world's first cellular system, and is principal author of the original EIA compatibility specification for cellular phones. Since 1992, he has been active in many wireless projects, first at AT&T and now at Bellcore.

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