Broadband Wireless Access Networks for 4G: Theory, Application, and Experimentation

Broadband Wireless Access Networks for 4G: Theory, Application, and Experimentation

Raul Aquino Santos (University of Colima, Mexico), Victor Rangel Licea (National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico) and Arthur Edwards-Block (University of Colima, Mexico)
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Release Date: December, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 452
ISBN13: 9781466648883|ISBN10: 1466648880|EISBN13: 9781466648890|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4888-3


With the increased functionality demand for mobile speed and access in our everyday lives, broadband wireless networks have emerged as the solution in providing high data rate communications systems to meet these growing needs.

Broadband Wireless Access Networks for 4G: Theory, Application, and Experimentation presents the latest trends and research on mobile ad hoc networks, vehicular ad hoc networks, and routing algorithms which occur within various mobile networks. This publication smartly combines knowledge and experience from enthusiastic scholars and expert researchers in the area of wideband and broadband wireless networks. Students, professors, researchers, and other professionals in the field will benefit from this book’s practical applications and relevant studies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Applications
  • Broadband Networks
  • Digital Communications
  • Multimedia technologies
  • Routing Algorithms
  • Wireless Robotic Systems
  • Wireless Sensor Networks

Reviews and Testimonials

Computer scientists and engineers from around the world present 19 chapters on recent developments in broadband wireless access networks, including mobile standards LTE (RELEASE 8), LTE-Advanced, and IEEE 802.16m. They present technologies that work together to carry out coordinated functions and theory and applications related to the improvement and development of broadband wireless access networks. They cover PHY layer issues, including propagation models, delay, and throughput for WiMAX in urban environments; aperiodic ICIC-oriented (intercell interference coordination) and CSI (channel state information).

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Raúl Aquino Santos graduated from the University of Colima with a BE in Electrical Engineering, received his MS degree in Telecommunications from the Centre for Scientific Research and Higher Education in Ensenada, Mexico in 1990. He holds a PhD from the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering of the University of Sheffield, England. Since 2005, he has been with the College of Telematics, at the University of Colima, where he is currently a Research-Professor in telecommunications networks. His current research interests include wireless and sensor networks.
Arthur Edwards received his master’s degree in Education from the University of Houston in 1985. He has been a researcher-professor at the University of Colima since 1985, where he has served in various capacities. He has been with the School of Telematics since 1998. His primary areas of research are Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), distance learning, collaborative learning, multimodal leaning and mobile learning. The primary focus of his research is presently in the area of mobile collaborative learning.