Based on cutting-edge research projects in the field, this comprehensive 4-volume book series provides the latest details and covers the most impactful aspects of mobile, wireless, and broadband communications development. These books present key systems and enabling technologies in a clear and accessible manner, offering you a detailed roadmap the future evolution of next generation communications. Drawing upon the insights of leading experts in the field, each of the four volumes is dedicated to an area of critical importance, including Radio Interfaces; Networks, Services and Applications; Reconfigurability; and Ad Hoc Networks.
Volume 1: Radio Interfaces: Introduction.; Spectrum-Efficient Radio Interface Technologies.; Modulation and Coding.; Multiple Access Schemes.; Smart Antennas and Related Technologies.; Coverage Enhancement Through Relay-Based System.; Interference Management.; Efficient Management of Radio Resources.; Conclusions.; Volume 2: Networks, Services and Applications: Introduction.; Hybrid Wireless Networks.; End-to-End Quality of Service.; Satellite Communications Networks.; Service Infrastructures.; Applications.; Advanced Services and Applications.; Conclusions.; Volume 3: Reconfigurability:Introduction.; Enabling Technologies.; Autonomic Communications.; System Capabilities.; Protocols, Architectures, and Traffic Modeling for Reconfigurable/Adaptive Networks.; Reconfigurable Radio Equipment Management.; Radio Resource and Spectrum Management.; Reconfiguration Threats and Security Objectives.; Prototyping and Requirements of the Developed Platform.; Conclusions.; Volume 4: Ad Hoc Networks and PANs: Ad Hoc Networks.; Wireless Sensor Networks.; Quality of Service, Security, and Energy Management in Wireless Ad-hoc and Sensor Networks.; The Concept of PAN, P-PAN and PN.; Standards and Emerging Technologies for Ad Hoc Networks.; Conclusions.