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Simulation and Software Radio for Mobile Communications  
By Hiroshi Harada & Ramjee Prasad. Written for researchers, this book discusses how to design wireless communication systems and evaluate them with computer simulations. Topics covered include PSK-based digital transmission schemes, orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) transmission, code division multiple access (CDMA) transmission, multiple access protocols, cellular telecommunication systems, and software radio communication systems. MATLAB is introduced and used to solve numerous examples throughout the book.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Mobile Fading Channels  
Written for senior-level students and engineers in telecommunications and electrical engineering, this text presents the modeling, analysis, and simulation of mobile fading channels.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Space-Time Processing for CDMA Mobile Communications  
By Pieter van Rooyen, Michiel Lötter & Danie van Wyk. Written for research students and design engineers, this book addresses many basic questions related to the use of space-time processing in CDMA-based third-generation systems. It also presents models for the integration of space-time processing, error correction coding, and multi-user detection techniques. Topics covered in this book include: cellular systems, antenna array theory, smart antenna techniques, and performance of basic and advanced space-time processors.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
An Introduction to Digital Communications  
By Jack Kurzweil. Written for advanced undergraduate and graduate students, this book focuses on the central theoretical and practical issues involved in modem design. The basic issues of baseband and passband data transmission are presented with descriptions of applications to specific digital transmission systems. Then, specific design issues are addressed, including timing and carrier recovery, channel characterization, adaptive equalization, and trellis coding. MATLAB is used to mathematically derive and simulate the performance of distorted channels, and the Symbolic Math Toolbox is used to analyze Markov processes.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Antenna and EM Modeling with MATLAB  
By Sergey N. Makarov. Written for students and professionals in the field of antenna design, this book demonstrates how to use MATLAB to solve basic radiation/scattering antenna problems in structures that range from simple dipoles to patch antennas and patch antenna arrays.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Principles of Communications, 5e: Systems, Modulation, and Noise  
By Rodger E. Ziemer & William H. Tranter. Written for senior-level undergraduates, first-year graduate students, and practicing engineers, this book presents the principles of communications at the physical layer. The book provides an overview of the necessary background in signal, system, probability, and random process theory required for analog and digital communications.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Finite Element Method for Electromagnetics: Antennas, Microwave Circuits, And Scattering Applications  
By John L. Volakis, Arindam Chatterjee & Leo C. Kempel. Written for graduate students and practicing engineers, this book covers the theory, development, implementation, and application of the finite element method. Topics covered include mesh truncation schemes, Galerkin's and Ritz methods, sparse matrix storage schemes, one-and two-dimensional theory and applications, and three-dimensional development of the finite element method. MATLAB is used to solve examples on implementing matrix assembly and one-dimensional FEM analysis.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Introduction to Cryptography: with Coding Theory  
By Wade Trappe & Lawrence C. Washington. Written for advanced undergraduate courses in cryptography and network security, this book provides a mathematical overview of cryptography and its applications. Topics covered include classical cryptosystems, the data encryption standard, RSA algorithm, digital signatures, key establishment protocols, error correcting codes, and quantum cryptography. An appendix contains an introduction to MATLAB and example problems from throughout the book solved with MATLAB.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Wireless Communications and Networking  
By Jon W. Mark & Weihua Zhuang. Written for senior-level undergraduate or first-year graduate courses, this book focuses on the fundamentals of wireless communications and networking. The text gives the reader an overview of the prominent features of first and second generation wireless cellular systems, and those perceived for the third generation.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Estimation with Applications to Tracking and Navigation: Theory, Algorithms, and Software  
By Yaakov Bar-Shalom, Xiao Rong Li & Thiagalingam Kirubarajan. Written for graduate engineering students and engineers working in remote sensors and tracking, this book covers the design and implementation of state estimation algorithms for tracking and navigation. The book discusses the estimation of various quantities from inherently inaccurate remote observations. It also explains state estimator design using a balanced combination of linear systems, probability, and statistics.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Analog and Digital Communication Systems, 5e  
By Martin S. Roden. Written as an introduction to the study of analog and digital communications, this book provides a balanced presentation of the theory and application of both forms of communication. Topics covered include signal analysis, baseband transmission, amplitude and angle modulation, source and channel encoding, digital modulation, baseband digital communication, and design considerations. MATLAB is used to solve example problems throughout the book.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Radio Network Planning and Optimization for UMTS  
By Jaana Laiho, Achim Wacker & Tomás Novosad. Written for wireless operators, network and terminal manufacturers, frequency regulation bodies, and university students, this book explains how to dimension, plan, and optimize Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS) networks. It introduces the properties of the spread spectrum system and provides a general overiew of the physical layer of Universal Terrestrial Radio Access. The radio network planning process for Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) is presented and information on how to dimension, plan, and roll out a 3rd generation network, both theoretically and practically, is provided. A static radio network simulator implemented in MATLAB is available on CD bound in the book.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Video Processing and Communications  
By Yao Wang, Jörn Ostermann & Ya-Qin Zhang. ISBN 0-13-017547-1. Written for graduate students and practicing engineers, this book presents both the theoretical concepts and the practical solutions of digital video processing and communications. Topics covered include error control, scalable coding, video streaming applications, motion estimation, sampling, and basic coding theory.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
ADSL, VDSL, and Multicarrier Modulation  
By John A.C. Bingham. This book is written for graduate students, designers, and system planners working with DSL modems, Internet access, and telephony. By providing a guide for multicarrier modulation (MCM), this book presents the tools necessary to design MCM modems, understand current implementations, and formulate strategies for future improvements and research. MATLAB programs are included to illustrate analyses presented in the book.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Computer Communication Networks: Analysis and Design  
By Fayez Gebali. Written for practicing engineers and students, this book presents the mathematical theory and techniques necessary for analyzing telecommunication systems. Topics covered include Markov chains, queuing, probability, communication protocol modeling, traffic modeling, interconnection networks, and database design. An introduction to MATLAB is included in an appendix.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Distributed Feedback Semiconductor Lasers  
By John Carroll / James Whiteaway & Dick Plumb, ISBN 0-85296-917-1
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Detection, Estimation, and Modulation Theory, Part IV: Optimum Array Processing  
By Harry L. Van Trees. This book provides a fundamental understanding of array processing suitable for research or implementation of actual array processing systems. The book includes a variety of models and criteria for study and comparison, practical application examples of optimum algorithms, and numerous problems that expand the book's material.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Digital Communications: Design for the Real World  
By Andy Bateman, ISBN 0-201-34301-0 This book introduces readers to the fundamentals of digital communicationsthrough an applications-driven approach. Devised specifically to serveas a first-stage text for undergraduate students, this book and CD-ROMpackage relates theory to real-world products and emphasizes the designchoices facing professional communications engineers. The text focuseson digital transmission and modern design, identifying performance trade-offs,design choices, and practical issues in implementation over real-worldchannels. It covers the basics needed by beginners, as well as moderndevelopments relevant to the practicing engineer or manager, such as channelcoding and CDMA.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Antenna Engineering Using Physical Optics: Practical CAD Techniques and Software  
By Leo Diaz, ISBN 0-89006-732-5 This book discusses the theory of physical optics analysis and describessoftware analysis tools. It shows how to combine physical optics modelingtechniques with the free space dyadic Green's function to enable quickand easy calculations of antenna patterns and diffraction from nearbyobjects. The book includes detailed examples, 100 illustrations, and morethan 120 equations. MATLAB program listings throughout the text illustratethe particular techniques.
Submitted: Dec 24, 2003
Doppler Applications in LEO Satellite Communication Systems  
By Irfan Ali, Pierino G. Bonanni, Naofal Al-Dhahir & John E. Hershey. This book presents a set of techniques useful in the construction of Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communication systems, including the use of the Doppler shifts to aid communications. Topics covered include LEO satellites, Doppler characterization, Doppler estimation, satellite visibility prediction, Doppler-based multiple access, and Doppler for power control.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
MATLAB und Simulink in Signalverarbeitung und Kommunikationstechnik  
By Josef Hoffmann. Written in German, this book is intended for engineering students and practicing engineers. The book begins with a description of MATLAB functions and Simulink blocks for analyzing continuous, discrete, and stochastic systems. Other topics covered include: baseband digital transmission, transmission through band-limited channels, and transmission through carrier modulation. MATLAB and Simulink are used to simulate signal processing systems and the modulation and demodulation processes of communication systems.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001
Lessons in Estimation Theory for Signal Processing, Communications, and Control  
By Jerry M. Mendel. Providing an introduction to the general field of estimation theory, the subject matter of this book is divided equally into two parts: parametric estimation, and state estimation. Each lesson includes a summary of what has been taught, theory and examples specific to the topic, and multiple-choice summary questions to test what the reader has learned. Examples are presented throughout the text using MATLAB, the Control System Toolbox, and the Optimization Toolbox.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Telecommunications Demystified  
By Carl R. Nassar. Written for electrical engineering undergraduates and professionals, this book covers basic and complex concepts in communications theory and technology. Topics covered include source and channel coding, estimation, synchrionization, baseband and carrier modulation, and analog communications.
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Electronic Communication Systems, 2e  
By Roy Blake. ISBN 0-7668-2684-8. Written for students in two-, three-, and four-year programs in electronics technology and electronics engineering technology, this book presents the fundamentals of communications with comprehensive coverage of data and advanced communications. The book begins with the discussion of traditional analog communications and follows with modern developments in digital, data, and network communications. At the end of each chapter, examples using MATLAB and Simulink are provided.
Submitted: Apr 26, 2002
Home Networking Basis: Transmission Environments and Wired/Wireless Protocols  
This book is intended as a reference resource for chip designers, systems developers, and service providers in the "home networking" industry. Topics covered include transmission environments, simulation techniques, standards requirements, and system guidelines related to home networking technology. MATLAB and Simulink are used to solve numerous example problems throughout the book.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Multimedia Signals and Systems  
By Mrinal Kr. Mandal. Written for advanced-level courses and professionals, this book provides a technical introduction to multimedia signal processing techniques and systems. Topics covered include transforms; subband decomposition; digital audio, image, and video compression; data acquisition; and electronic displays.
Submitted: Feb 09, 2004
Digitale Signalverarbeitung in der Nachrichten?bertragung: Elemente, Bausteine, Systeme und ihre Algorithmen  
By Peter Gerdsen & Peter Kröger.This book, written in German, provides a short introduction to MATLAB for signal processing and communications. It explains theories such as FFT and DFT and how algorithms are derived from them. Different filters are discussed as well as FM/AM convertors, frequency modulation, and decoders. Digital filters are considered, including bi-linear transform and Fourier approximation techniques. Also discussed is the impact of fixed-point arithmetic and the accuracy of filter outputs. MATLAB and Simulink are applied throughout the book. Chapters cover how to build MATLAB function files and script files, how to build Simulink models, the discrete blocks in the Simulink library, and how MATLAB and Simulink exchange information.
Submitted: Nov 10, 2001



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