The material is presented clearly and logically allowing theuninitiated reader to commence reading it at fundamentalnon-mathematical conceptual level at the beginning of the book,while advanced readers can turn directly to the required chapterdescribing solutions to a number of wireless FDD or TDD networkingproblems. This book will inspire researchers, practicing engineers,operators, marketing engineers and advanced postgraduates.
Audio and Voice Compression for Wireless and WirelineCommunications, Second Edition is divided into four partswith Part I covering the basics, while Part II outlines the designof analysis-by-synthesis coding, including a 100-page chapter onvirtually all existing standardised speech codecs. The focusof Part III is on wideband and audio coding as well astransmission. Finally, Part IV concludes the book with a range ofvery low rate encoding techniques, scanning a range ofresearch-oriented topics.Fully updated and revised second edition of “VoiceCompression and Communications”, expanded to cover AudiofeaturesIncludes two new chapters, on narrowband and wideband AMRcoding, and MPEG audio codingAddresses the new developments in the field of wideband speechand audio compressionCovers compression, error resilience and error correctioncoding, as well as transmission aspects, including cutting-edgeturbo transceiversPresents both the historic and current view of speechcompression and communications.
Covering fundamental concepts in a non-mathematical way beforemoving to detailed discussions of theoretical principles, futureconcepts and solutions to various specific wireless voicecommunication problems, this book will appeal to both advancedreaders and those with a background knowledge of signal processingand communications.
The book commences with an introduction to Information Theory,followed by a discussion of Regular as well as Irregular VariableLength Coding and their applications in joint source and channelcoding. Near-capacity designs are created using ExtrinsicInformation Transfer (EXIT) chart analysis. The latest techniquesare discussed, outlining radical concepts such as Genetic Algorithm(GA) aided construction of diverse VLC codes. The book concludeswith two chapters on VLC-based space-time transceivers as well ason frequency-hopping assisted schemes, followed by suggestions forfuture work on the topic.Surveys the historic evolution and development of VLCsDiscusses the very latest research into VLC codesIntroduces the novel concept of Irregular VLCs and theirapplication in joint-source and channel coding
The horizon of the content is then extended to incorporatetopics which have found their way into diverse standard systems.These include space-time block and trellis codes, as well as otherMultiple-Input Multiple-Output (MIMO) schemes andnear-instantaneously Adaptive Quadrature Amplitude Modulation(AQAM). The book also elaborates on turbo equalisation by providinga detailed portrayal of recent advances in partial responsemodulation schemes using diverse channel codes.
A radically new aspect for this second edition is the discussionof multi-level coding and sphere-packing schemes, ExtrinsicInformation Transfer (EXIT) charts, as well as an introduction tothe family of Generalized Low Density Parity Check codes.
This new edition includes recent advances in near-capacityturbo-transceivers as well as new sections on multi-level codingschemes and of Generalized Low Density Parity Check codesComparatively studies diverse channel coded and turbo detectedsystems to give all-inclusive information for researchers,engineers and studentsDetails EXIT-chart based irregular transceiver designsUses rich performance comparisons as well as diversenear-capacity design examples
This monograph collates the latest techniques in a number ofspecific design areas of turbo-detected MIMO-OFDM wireless systems.As a result a wide range of topical subjects are examined,including channel coding and multiuser detection (MUD), with aspecial emphasis on optimum maximum-likelihood (ML) MUDs,reduced-complexity genetic algorithm aided near-ML MUDs and spheredetection. The benefits of spreading codes as well as jointiterative channel and data estimation are only a few of the radicalnew features of the book.
Also considered are the benefits of turbo and LDPC channelcoding, the entire suite of known joint coding and modulationschemes, space-time coding as well as SDM/SDMA MIMOs within thecontext of various application examples. The book systematicallyconverts the lessons of Shannon's information theory into designprinciples applicable to practical wireless systems; the depth ofdiscussions increases towards the end of the book.Discusses many state-of-the-art topics important to today'swireless communications engineers.Includes numerous complete system design examples for theindustrial practitioner.Offers a detailed portrayal of sphere detection.Based on over twenty years of research into OFDM in the contextof various applications, subsequently presenting comprehensivebibliographies.
Video Compression and Communications has been updated andcondensed yet remains all-encompassing, giving a comprehensiveoverview of the subject. Covering compression issues, coding delay,implementational complexity and bitrate, the book also looks at thehistorical perspective to video communication.New edition of successful and informative text, Wireless VideoCommunicationsSubstantial new material has been added on areas such as H.264,MPEG4 coding and transceiversClear presentation and broad scope make it essential for anyoneinterested in wireless communicationsSystematically converts the lessons of Shannon's informationtheory into design principles applicable to practical wirelesssystems.
This book is ideal for postgraduates and researchers incommunication systems but will also be a valuable reference toundergraduates, development and systems engineers of videocompression applications as well as industrialists, managers andvisual communications practitioners.
CDMA is a form of multiplexing, which allows numerous signals tooccupy a single transmission channel, optimising the use ofavailable bandwidth. Multiplexing is sending multiple signalsor streams of information on a carrier at the same time in the formof a single, complex signal and then recovering the separatesignals at the receiving end.
Multi-Carrier (MC) CDMA is a combined technique of DirectSequence (DS) CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access) and OFDMtechniques. It applies spreading sequences in the frequencydomain.
Wireless communications has witnessed a tremendous growth duringthe past decade and further spectacular enabling technologyadvances are expected in an effort to render ubiquitous wirelessconnectivity a reality.
This technical in-depth book is unique in its detailed exposureof OFDM, MIMO-OFDM and MC-CDMA. A further attraction of thejoint treatment of these topics is that it allows the reader toview their design trade-offs in a comparative context.
Divided into three main parts:
Part I provides a detailed exposure of OFDM designed foremployment in various applications
Part II is another design alternative applicable in thecontext of OFDM systems where the channel quality fluctuationsobserved are averaged out with the aid of frequency-domainspreading codes, which leads to the concept of MC-CDMA
Part III discusses how to employ multiple antennas at thebase station for the sake of supporting multiple users in theuplinkPortrays the entire body of knowledge currently available onOFDMProvides the first complete treatment of OFDM, MIMO(MultipleInput Multiple Output)-OFDM and MC-CDMAConsiders the benefits of channel coding and space time codingin the context of various application examples and featuresnumerous complete system design examplesConverts the lessons of Shannon’s information theory intodesign principles applicable to practical wireless systemsCombines the benefits of a textbook with a research monographwhere the depth of discussions progressively increase throughoutthe book
This all-encompassing self-contained treatment will appeal toresearchers, postgraduate students and academics, practisingresearch and development engineers working for wirelesscommunications and computer networking companies and seniorundergraduate students and technical managers.
Currently, a technical in-depth book on this subject isunavailable, which has a similar detailed exposure of OFDM,MIMO-OFDM and MC-CDMA. A further attraction of the joint treatmentof these topics is that it allows the reader to view their designtrade-offs in a comparative context.
Divided into three main parts:
Part I provides a detailed exposure of OFDM designed foremployment in various applications
Part II is another design alternative applicable in thecontext of OFDM systems where the channel quality fluctuationsobserved are averaged out with the aid of frequency-domainspreading codes, which leads to the concept of MC-CDMA
Part III discusses how to employ multiple antennas at thebase station for the sake of supporting multiple users in theuplink
By providing an all-encompassing self-contained treatment thisvolume will appeal to a wide readership, as it is both aneasy-reading textbook and a high-level research monograph.
—Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of Traffic
In Tubes, Andrew Blum, a correspondent at Wired magazine, takes us on an engaging, utterly fascinating tour behind the scenes of our everyday lives and reveals the dark beating heart of the Internet itself. A remarkable journey through the brave new technological world we live in, Tubes is to the early twenty-first century what Soul of a New Machine—Tracy Kidder’s classic story of the creation of a new computer—was to the late twentieth.
For the first time in history, the tools for cooperating on a global scale are not solely in the hands of governments or institutions. The spread of the internet and mobile phones are changing how people come together and get things done—and sparking a revolution that, as Clay Shirky shows, is changing what we do, how we do it, and even who we are. Here, we encounter a whoman who loses her phone and recruits an army of volunteers to get it back from the person who stole it. A dissatisfied airline passenger who spawns a national movement by taking her case to the web. And a handful of kids in Belarus who create a political protest that the state is powerless to stop. Here Comes Everybody is a revelatory examination of how the wildfirelike spread of new forms of social interaction enabled by technology is changing the way humans form groups and exist within them. A revolution in social organization has commenced, and Clay Shirky is its brilliant chronicler.
"Drawing from anthropology, economic theory and keen observation, [Shirky] makes a strong case that new communication tools are making once-impossible forms of group action possible . . . [an] extraordinarily perceptive new book." -Minneapolis Star Tribune
"Mr. Shirky writes cleanly and convincingly about the intersection of technological innovation and social change." -New York Observer
In his bestselling Here Comes Everybody, Internet guru Clay Shirky provided readers with a much-needed primer for the digital age. Now, with Cognitive Surplus, he reveals how new digital technology is unleashing a torrent of creative production that will transform our world. For the first time, people are embracing new media that allow them to pool their efforts at vanishingly low cost. The results of this aggregated effort range from mind-expanding reference tools like Wikipedia to life-saving Web sites like Ushahidi.com, which allows Kenyans to report acts of violence in real time. Cognitive Surplus explores what's possible when people unite to use their intellect, energy, and time for the greater good.
Books like Predictably Irrational and Sway have revolutionized how we view human behavior. Now, Stanford professor Clifford Nass has discovered a set of rules for effective human relationships, drawn from an unlikely source: his study of our interactions with computers.
Based on his decades of research, Nass demonstrates that-although we might deny it-we treat computers and other devices like people: we empathize with them, argue with them, form bonds with them. We even lie to them to protect their feelings.
This fundamental revelation has led to groundbreaking research on how people should behave with one another. Nass's research shows that:Mixing criticism and praise is a wildly ineffective method of evaluationFlattery works-even when the recipient knows it's fakeIntroverts and extroverts are each best at selling to one of their own
Nass's discoveries provide nothing less than a new blueprint for successful human relationships.
Reinventing Discovery tells the exciting story of an unprecedented new era of networked science. We learn, for example, how mathematicians in the Polymath Project are spontaneously coming together to collaborate online, tackling and rapidly demolishing previously unsolved problems. We learn how 250,000 amateur astronomers are working together in a project called Galaxy Zoo to understand the large-scale structure of the Universe, and how they are making astonishing discoveries, including an entirely new kind of galaxy. These efforts are just a small part of the larger story told in this book--the story of how scientists are using the internet to dramatically expand our problem-solving ability and increase our combined brainpower.
This is a book for anyone who wants to understand how the online world is revolutionizing scientific discovery today--and why the revolution is just beginning.
Ideal for Linux administrators, developers, and power users, this updated edition shows you how to write a basic dialplan step-by-step, and brings you up to speed on the features in Asterisk 11, the latest long-term support release from Digium. You’ll quickly gain working knowledge to build a simple yet inclusive system.Integrate Asterisk with analog, VoIP, and digital telephony systemsBuild an interactive dialplan, using best practices for more advanced featuresDelve into voicemail options, such as storing messages in a databaseConnect to external services including Google Talk, XMPP, and calendarsIncorporate Asterisk features and functions into a relational database to facilitate information sharingLearn how to use Asterisk’s security, call routing, and faxing featuresMonitor and control your system with the Asterisk Manager Interface (AMI)Plan for expansion by learning tools for building distributed systems
Author Tom Hutchison provides instructions on how to set up a website, as well as how to use the Internet to promote you or your client, and the website. Includes information on maximizing your site to increase traffic, online grassroots marketing tactics that will advance your career and how to best utilize social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter.
The accompanying website will keep you up-to-date, with online resources for web support. The author's blog is continuously updated to include the latest breaking techniques for promotion.
In December 2009, Google began customizing its search results for each user. Instead of giving you the most broadly popular result, Google now tries to predict what you are most likely to click on. According to MoveOn.org board president Eli Pariser, Google's change in policy is symptomatic of the most significant shift to take place on the Web in recent years-the rise of personalization. In this groundbreaking investigation of the new hidden Web, Pariser uncovers how this growing trend threatens to control how we consume and share information as a society-and reveals what we can do about it.
Though the phenomenon has gone largely undetected until now, personalized filters are sweeping the Web, creating individual universes of information for each of us. Facebook-the primary news source for an increasing number of Americans-prioritizes the links it believes will appeal to you so that if you are a liberal, you can expect to see only progressive links. Even an old-media bastion like The Washington Post devotes the top of its home page to a news feed with the links your Facebook friends are sharing. Behind the scenes a burgeoning industry of data companies is tracking your personal information to sell to advertisers, from your political leanings to the color you painted your living room to the hiking boots you just browsed on Zappos.
In a personalized world, we will increasingly be typed and fed only news that is pleasant, familiar, and confirms our beliefs-and because these filters are invisible, we won't know what is being hidden from us. Our past interests will determine what we are exposed to in the future, leaving less room for the unexpected encounters that spark creativity, innovation, and the democratic exchange of ideas.
While we all worry that the Internet is eroding privacy or shrinking our attention spans, Pariser uncovers a more pernicious and far- reaching trend on the Internet and shows how we can- and must-change course. With vivid detail and remarkable scope, The Filter Bubble reveals how personalization undermines the Internet's original purpose as an open platform for the spread of ideas and could leave us all in an isolated, echoing world.
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Following on the success of the first edition, this book isfully updated, covering the latest additions to LTE and the keyfeatures of LTE-Advanced.
This book builds on the success of its predecessor, offering thesame comprehensive system-level understanding built onexplanations of the underlying theory, now expanded to includecomplete coverage of Release 9 and the developing specificationsfor LTE-Advanced. The book is a collaborative effort of more than40 key experts representing over 20 companies activelyparticipating in the development of LTE, as well as academia. Thebook highlights practical implications, illustrates the expectedperformance, and draws comparisons with the well-known WCDMA/HSPAstandards. The authors not only pay special attention to thephysical layer, giving an insight into the fundamental concepts ofOFDMA-FDMA and MIMO, but also cover the higher protocol layers andsystem architecture to enable the reader to gain an overallunderstanding of the system.
Key New Features:Comprehensively updated with the latest changes of the LTERelease 8 specifications, including improved coverage of RadioResource Management RF aspects and performance requirementsProvides detailed coverage of the new LTE Release 9 features,including: eMBMS, dual-layer beamforming, user equipmentpositioning, home eNodeBs / femtocells and pico cells andself-optimizing networksEvaluates the LTE system performanceIntroduces LTE-Advanced, explaining its context and motivation,as well as the key new features including: carrier aggregation,relaying, high-order MIMO, and Cooperative Multi-Point transmission(CoMP).Includes an accompanying website containing a complete list ofacronyms related to LTE and LTE-Advanced, with a brief descriptionof each (ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/sesia_theumts"http://www.wiley.com/go/sesia_theumts/a)
This book is an invaluable reference for all research anddevelopment engineers involved in implementation of LTE orLTE-Advanced, as well as graduate and PhD students in wirelesscommunications. Network operators, service providers and R&Dmanagers will also find this book insightful.
Today's new data communication and computer interconnection systems run at unprecedented speeds, presenting new challenges not only in the design, but also in troubleshooting, test, and measurement. This book assembles contributions from practitioners at top test and measurement companies, component manufacturers,and universities. It brings together information that has never been broadly accessible before—information that was previously buried in application notes, seminar and conference presentations, short courses, and unpublished works.
Readers will gain a thorough understanding of the inner workings of digital high-speed systems, and learn how the different aspects of such systems can be tested. The editors and contributors cover key areas in test and measurement of transmitters (digital waveform and jitter analysis and bit error ratio), receivers (sensitivity, jitter tolerance, and PLL/CDR characterization), and high-speed channel characterization (in time and frequency domain). Extensive illustrations are provided throughout.
Coverage includesSignal integrity from a measurement point of view Digital waveform analysis using high bandwidth real-time and sampling (equivalent time) oscilloscopes Bit error ratio measurements for both electrical and optical links Extensive coverage on the topic of jitter in high-speed networks State-of-the-art optical sampling techniques for analysis of 100 Gbit/s + signals Receiver characterization: clock recovery, phase locked loops, jitter tolerance and transfer functions, sensitivity testing, and stressed-waveform receiver testing Channel and system characterization: TDR/T and frequency domain-based alternatives Testing and measuring PC architecture communication links: PCIexpress, SATA, and FB DIMM
"This is the first book about QOS that I actually enjoyedreading precisely because the authors focused on real-life QoS andnot in academic discussions about it."
Per Nihlen, IP Network Manager, NORDUnet
The new authoritative, practical guide to delivering QOSguarantees
This new benchmark in quality of service (QOS) study is writtenby two experts in the field who deal with QOS predicaments everyday. The authors not only provide a lucid understanding of moderntheory of QOS mechanisms in packet networks but how to apply themin practice. In addition, they detail the QOS management featuresfound in modern routers used by Internet Service Providers (ISPs)and large enterprise companies and networks, all in an effort toenable network managers and engineers to configure productionnetworks with a quality of service guarantee. The book's focus onaddressing network behavior ("real effects") in relation to theconfiguration of network elements (routers and switches), is bothrefreshing and insightful.
QOS-Enabled Networks contains up-to-date coverageof:QOS mechanisms in packet networks and how to apply them inpracticeQOS management features now common in modern-day routersHow network behavior is related to configuration of networkelementsLayer 2 VPN and QOSQOS in mobile LTE networks
QOS-Enabled Networks is an invaluable guide fornetworking engineers needing to provide QOS services for serviceproviders, ISPs and large enterprises, as well as for networkdesign and operations engineers.
Breaking the mix down by different effects - EQ, distortion, compression, expansion, pitch shift, delay, reverb, and more - and applying them to some of the most important instruments in pop music, Mix Smart will arm you with the skills and techniques you need to tap into your musicality and express it through multitrack mixing, putting true professional quality mixing within your reach.
*Future proof, ear-opening strategies will empower your inner-musician, giving you the knowledge you need to develop your mixing skills - from basic to advanced
*Breaking the mix down by different effects, with detailed strategies for the most important pop instruments showing you how to create the perfect combination
*Bonus Website, www.recordingology.com, packed with samples and example tracks, so you can practice as you learn
*Mix Smart Quick Start summaries at the end of each chapter get you to work faster
*Demystifies the technical, making the tools of the mix rig accessible - analog and digital, outboard and in the box, stereo and surround
*For everyone who mixes - studio, live, music, film, games, and broadcast
The recording studio is your musical instrument, and it's time you really learned how to play. Alex Case shows you not just how to mix well, but how to Mix Smart!
A radical departure from conventional Bluetooth technology, Bluetooth low energy (BLE) enables breakthrough wireless applications in industries ranging from healthcare to transportation. Running on a coin-sized battery, BLE can operate reliably for years, connecting and extending everything from personal area network devices to next-generation sensors. Now, one of the standard’s leading developers has written the first comprehensive, accessible introduction to BLE for every system developer, designer, and engineer.
Robin Heydon, a member of the Bluetooth SIG Hall of Fame, has brought together essential information previously scattered through multiple standards documents, sharing the context and expert insights needed to implement high-performance working systems. He first reviews BLE’s design goals, explaining how they drove key architectural decisions, and introduces BLE’s innovative usage models. Next, he thoroughly covers how the two main parts of BLE, the controller and host, work together, and then addresses key issues from security and profiles through testing and qualification. This knowledge has enabled the creation of Bluetooth Smart and Bluetooth Smart Ready devices.
This guide is an indispensable companion to the official BLE standards documents and is for every technical professional and decision-maker considering BLE, planning BLE products, or transforming plans into working systems.
Topics IncludeBLE device types, design goals, terminology, and core concepts Architecture: controller, host, applications, and stack splits Usage models: presence detection, data broadcasting, connectionless models, and gateways Physical Layer: modulation, frequency band, radio channels, power, tolerance, and range Direct Test Mode: transceiver testing, hardware interfaces, and HCI Link Layer: state machine, packets, channels, broadcasting, encryption, and optimization HCI: physical/logical interfaces, controller setup, and connection management L2CAP: channels and packet structure, and LE signaling channels Attributes: grouping, services, characteristics, and protocols Security: pairing, bonding, and data signing Generic Access Profiles: roles, modes, procedures, security modes, data advertising, and services Applications, devices, services, profiles, and peripherals Testing/qualification: starting projects, selecting features, planning, testing, compliance, and more
Mechanical Design for the Stage will be a reference for you that will:
* provide the basic engineering formulas needed to predict the forces, torques, speeds, and power required by a given move
* give a technician a design process to follow which will direct their work from general concepts to specific detail as a design evolves, and
* show many examples of traditional stage machinery designs.
The book's emphasis will be on following standard engineering design and construction practices, and developing machines that are functional, efficient to build, easily maintained, and safe to use.
The new edition of this successful book is now fully up to date with the new standards, latest technological developments and includes a new chapter on specifying optical components.
Whether you are looking for a complete self-study course in fiber optics, a concise reference text to dip into, or a readable introduction to this fast moving technology, this book has the solution.
* A practical, no-nonsense guide to fiber optics
* Up-to-date coverage that minimises mathematics
* New material on specifying optical components
The MIDI Manual is packed full of useful tips and practical examples on sequencing and mixing techniques. It also covers editors/librarians, working with a score, MIDI in mass media and multimedia and synchronisation. The MIDI spec is set out in detail along with the helpful guidelines on using the implementation chart.
Illustrated throughout with helpful photos and screengrabs, this is the most readable and clear book on MIDI available.
To move to higher-speed networks that can cater to customer demand for mobile broadband multimedia applications, the 3GPP has developed the latest LTE-Advanced (LTE Release 10) standard, which will be fixed in December 2010. This book focuses on LTE and LTE-Advanced, and provides engineers with real insight and understanding into the why and how of the standard and its related technologies. This book is written by engineers from Ericsson--the world's leading telecommunications supplier--who was heavily involved in the development of the standard.Follow-up to the very successful 3G Evolution, now focusing on LTE and LTE Advanced standard and its accompanying technologies Complete and clear explanation of LTE Advanced by the people who played a leading role in its development, which will enable engineers to quickly grasp the latest 3GPP Release 10 standard and implement it in their products Not a contributed book as most others on this topic are: this book gives an integrated introduction to the technologies and the standard
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Now there is a practical guide for those who design or implement the emerging WBEM systems or produce a CIM model of a device or service. A Practical Approach to WBEM/CIM Management describes in detail WBEM/CIM architecture and explores the standard models developed by the Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF). It explores the interfaces with which your WBEM/CIM code will have to work, and offers examples of applicable models and related code.
This book introduces the components of WBEM architecture, defines models within CIM, and illustrates communication between the WBEM client and server. It also investigates transitioning from SNMP or proprietary systems to WBEM/CIM.
Realizing that the field is undergoing a period of massive growth and change, the author focuses primarily on the areas which have been standardized and which differ little between implementations. He does, however, provide coding examples using the openPegasus implementation, demonstrating concepts common to other C++ and Java-based implementations.
This book will contain pragmatic information on how to engineer IMS networks as well as an applications-oriented approach for the engineering and networking professionals responsible for making IMS function in the real world.
* Describes the convergence of wireless IMS (IP Multimedia Subsystem) with other networks, including wireline and cable
* Discusses building interfaces for end users and IMS applications servers
* Explores network management issues with IMS
This concise book is an ideal starting point for anyone using Sonar for the first time and is suitable for users of both Studio and Producer Editions.
All the key areas are covered, including: * set up * recording and editing audio * recording and editing MIDI * using plug-in instruments* using ReWire * the console view and routing * automation * working with video *mixing down and mastering.
Updates on new features can be found at www.focaleasyguidetocakewalksonar.com
The Third Edition of Radio System Design forTelecommunications brings this highly acclaimed book fully upto date with the latest technological advances and newapplications. At the same time, the hallmarks of the previouseditions, including the text's popular tutorial presentation, havebeen retained. Readers therefore get all the tools and guidancethey need to master an essential set of current design techniquesfor radio systems that operate at frequencies of 3 MHz to 100GHz.
Using simple mathematics, the author illustrates design conceptsand applications. The book's logical organization, beginning with adiscussion of radio propagation problems, enables readers toprogressively develop the skills and knowledge needed to advance inthe text. Topics that are new to the Third Edition include:Chapter devoted to wireless LANs (WLANs) as detailed in IEEE802.11Subsections covering IEEE 802.15, 802.16, 802.20, and thewireless metropolitan area network (WMAN)WiFi, WiMax, and UWB applications that have recentlyexperienced explosive growthBroadband radio in telecommunications, as well as offsetfrequency division multiplex (OFDM), a new technique fortransmitting information in an interference environmentThe use of very small aperture satellite terminal (VSAT)systems as an economical alternative to public switchedtelecommunication networks (PSTN)
Review questions and problems at the end of each chapter engagereaders' newfound skills and knowledge and help them assess whetherthey are ready to progress to the next chapter. References areprovided for readers who want to investigate particular topics ingreater depth.
Students in wireless telecommunications will find the book'stutorial style ideal for learning all the ins and outs of radiosystem design, whereas professionals in the industry will want torefer to the Third Edition for its clear explanations of the latesttechnology and applications.
What does this mean for us as individuals and for society as a whole? What are the social implications of this technological revolution that we have witnessed in the short span of about 20 years? Do people of different generations use these technologies in the same ways, or do they adopt them to support their communication habits formed at different times of their lives? How does the illusion of control provided by these technologies affect the way we think about what is meaningful in our lives? Hanson examines the wide-ranging impact of this change. How do individuals posting their viewpoints on the Internet affect democracy? Is it possible to ever completely prevent identity theft over the Internet? How permanent is information stored on the Internet or on a hard drive? Do cell phones change the way people think about privacy or the way they communicate with others? Does email? Do videogames teach new social principles? Do cell phones and the Internet change traditional communication behaviors and attitudes? Hanson discusses these crucial issues and explores to what extent individuals do have control, and she assesses how social and governmental services are responding to (or running from) the problems posed by these new technologies.
Technology and theory
If you're relatively new to the technology and theory behind today's dance music, Rick Snoman discusses the basics of MIDI, synthesis and sampling, as well as music theory, effects, compression, microphone techniques and sound design.
This section covers techniques for producing different musical styles, including Trance, Trip Hop, Rap and House. Snoman takes a close look at the general programming principles behind drum loops, basses and leads for each genre, in addition to the programming and effects used to create the sounds.
Mixing and promotion
Snoman guides you through the art of mixing, mastering, remixing, pressing and publishing your latest masterpiece. This includes a look at how record companies operate, copyrighting your material, pressing your own records and the costs involved. Finally, guest contributors offer essential advice on DJ'ing and how to create your own website to promote your music.
The CD provides demo tracks showing what can be achieved when applying the advice contained in the book, including examples of the quality difference before and after mixing and mastering. The CD also contains free software demos for you to download.
For even more advice and resources, check out the book's official website www.dancemusicproduction.com
Acts as a single source reference guide to PLC collatinginformation that is widely dispersed in current literature, such asin research papers and standards.Covers both the state of the art, and ongoing researchtopics.Considers future developments and deployments of PLC
Features:A systematic and detailed, top-down approach to the design of 4G cellular systems based on IEEE 802.16m and 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced technologies A systematic approach to understanding IEEE 802.16m radio access network and mobile WiMAX network architecture and protocols The first comprehensive technical reference on the design, development and performance evaluation of IMT-Advanced systems, including the theoretical background and design principles as well as implementation considerations
About the author:
The author, chief architect and technical lead of the IEEE 802.16m project at Intel Corporation, initiated and masterminded the development of the IEEE 802.16m standard and has been one of the leading technical drivers in its standardization process in IEEE. The author was also a leading technical contributor to the definition and development of requirements and evaluation methodology for the IMT-Advanced systems in ITU-R. Reflecting the author’s 20+ years expertise and experience, the book provides an in-depth, systematic and structured technical reference for professional engineers, researchers, and graduate students working in cellular communication systems, radio air-interface technologies, cellular communications protocols, advanced radio access technologies for 4G systems, and broadband cellular standards.A systematic and detailed, top-down approach to the design of 4G cellular systems based on IEEE 802.16m and 3GPP LTE/LTE-Advanced technologiesA systematic approach to understanding IEEE 802.16m radio access network and mobile WiMAX network architecture and protocolsThe first comprehensive technical reference on the design, development and performance evaluation of IMT-Advanced systems, including the theoretical background and design principles as well as implementation considerations
An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all theproblems in the book is available from the Wiley editorialdepartment.
While the standards and products for VoIP and SIP services havereached market maturity, security and regulatory aspects of suchservices are still being discussed. SIP itself specifies only abasic set of security mechanisms that cover a subset of possiblesecurity issues. In this book, the authors survey important aspectsof securing SIP-based services. This encompasses a description ofthe problems themselves and the standards-based solutions for suchproblems. Where a standards-based solution has not been defined,the alternatives are discussed and the benefits and constraints ofthe different solutions are highlighted.
Key Features:Will help the readers to understand the actual problems ofusing and developing VoIP services, and to distinguish between realproblems and the general hype of VoIP securityDiscusses key aspects of SIP security includingauthentication, integrity, confidentiality, non-repudiation andsignallingAssesses the real security issues facing users of SIP, anddetails the latest theoretical and practical solutions to SIPSecurity issuesCovers secure SIP access, inter-provider secure communication,media security, security of the IMS infrastructures as well as VoIPservices vulnerabilities and countermeasures againstDenial-of-Service attacks and VoIP spam
This book will be of interest to IT staff involved in deployingand developing VoIP, service users of SIP, network engineers,designers and managers. Advanced undergraduate and graduatestudents studying data/voice/multimedia communications as well asresearchers in academia and industry will also find this bookvaluable.
A welcome Revised Edition of the successful LTE Securityaddressing the security architecture for SAE/LTE, which is based onelements of the security architectures for GSM and 3G, but whichneeded a major redesign due to the significantly increasedcomplexity, and different architectural and business requirementsof fourth generation systems. The authors explain in detailthe security mechanisms employed to meet these requirements. Thespecifications generated by standardization bodies only informabout how to implement the system (and this only to the extentrequired for interoperability), but almost never inform readersabout why things are done the way they are. Furthermore,specifications tend to be readable only for a small group ofexperts and lack the context of the broader picture. The book fillsthis gap by providing first hand information from insiders whoparticipated in decisively shaping SAE/LTE security in the relevantstandardization body, 3GPP, and can therefore explain the rationalefor design decisions in this area.A concise, fully updated guide to the 3GPP LTE SecurityStandardization specificationsDescribes the essential elements of LTE and SAE Security,written by leading experts who participated in decisively shapingSAE/LTE security in the relevant standardization body, 3GPPExplains the rationale behind the standards specificationsgiving readers a broader understanding of the context to thesespecificationsIncludes new chapters covering 3GPP work on system enhancementsfor MTC, plus application layer security in ETSI TC M2M andembedded smart card in ETSI SCP; Security for Machine-typeCommunication, Relay Node Security, and Future Challenges,including Voice over LTE, MTC, Home base stations,LIPA/SIPTO, and New Cryptographic Algorithms
Essential reading for System engineers, developers and people intechnical sales working in the area of LTE and LTE security,communication engineers and software developers in mobilecommunication field.
William Moylan takes an inside look into a range of popular music, including recordings by The Beatles, offering you insights into making meaningful sound judgements during recording. Sample production sequences and descriptions of the recordist's roles as composer, conductor and performer provides you with a clear view of the entire recording process.
The foreword has graciously been provided by industry legend Rupert Neve.
The book also includes an audio CD featuring exercises, reference materials, examples of mixes and sound qualities, and tracks and instructions for setting up and evaluating playback systems.
Chris Braithwaite and Mike Scott use their extensive experience of training engineers across Europe, and their backgrounds in working with Nokia, Ericsson and Orange to deliver a uniquely practical guide written from the perspective of the engineer and network planner. This guide is a valuable addition to the literature on UMTS which to date has been dominated by theoretical and reference works. The authors consider each of the key topics of UMTS/WCDMA and 3G rollout in terms of Coverage, Capacity and Quality of Service- the key considerations for all engineers and managers working in 3G telecoms.
*A real-world design guide with cookbook-style instructions and rules of thumb, not another R&D-level book or crib to the standards.
*Covers the hot engineering issues in UMTS planning, design and implementation.
*UMTS is the natural evolutionary choice for operations of GSM networks, currently representing a customer base of more than 747 million end users in over 180 countries and representing over 70% of today's digital wireless market[source: GSM Association]
Key Features:The ultimate guide to recent advances and research intoWSNsDiscusses the most important problems and issues that arisewhen programming and designing WSN systemsShows why the unique features of WSNs –self-organization, cooperation, correlation -- will enable newapplications that will provide the end user with intelligence and abetter understanding of the environmentProvides an overview of the existing evaluation approaches forWSNs including physical testbeds and software simulationenvironmentsIncludes examples and learning exercises with a solutionsmanual; supplemented by an accompanying website containingPPT-slides.
Wireless Sensor Networks is an essential textbook foradvanced students on courses in wireless communications, networkingand computer science. It will also be of interest to researchers,system and chip designers, network planners, technical mangers andother professionals in these fields.
The Acclaimed RF Microelectronics Best-Seller, Expanded and Updated for the Newest Architectures, Circuits, and Devices
Wireless communication has become almost as ubiquitous as electricity, but RF design continues to challenge engineers and researchers. In the 15 years since the first edition of this classic text, the demand for higher performance has led to an explosive growth of RF design techniques. In RF Microelectronics, Second Edition, Behzad Razavi systematically teaches the fundamentals as well as the state-of-the-art developments in the analysis and design of RF circuits and transceivers.
Razavi has written the second edition to reflect today’s RF microelectronics, covering key topics in far greater detail. At nearly three times the length of the first edition, the second edition is an indispensable tome for both students and practicing engineers. With his lucid prose, Razavi nowOffers a stronger tutorial focus along with hundreds of examples and problems Teaches design as well as analysis with the aid of step-by-step design procedures and a chapter dedicated to the design of a dual-band WiFi transceiver Describes new design paradigms and analysis techniques for circuits such as low-noise amplifiers, mixers, oscillators, and frequency dividers
This edition’s extensive coverage includes brand new chapters on mixers, passive devices, integer-N synthesizers, and fractional-N synthesizers. Razavi’s teachings culminate in a new chapter that begins with WiFi’s radio specifications and, step by step, designs the transceiver at the transistor level.
Coverage includesCore RF principles, including noise and nonlinearity, with ties to analog design, microwave theory, and communication systems An intuitive treatment of modulation theory and wireless standards from the standpoint of the RF IC designer Transceiver architectures such as heterodyne, sliding-IF, directconversion, image-reject, and low-IF topologies. Low-noise amplifiers, including cascode common-gate and commonsource topologies, noise-cancelling schemes, and reactance-cancelling configurations Passive and active mixers, including their gain and noise analysis and new mixer topologies Voltage-controlled oscillators, phase noise mechanisms, and various VCO topologies dealing with noisepower-tuning trade-offs All-new coverage of passive devices, such as integrated inductors, MOS varactors, and transformers A chapter on the analysis and design of phase-locked loops with emphasis on low phase noise and low spur levels Two chapters on integer-N and fractional-N synthesizers, including the design of frequency dividers Power amplifier principles and circuit topologies along with transmitter architectures, such as polar modulation and outphasing
As fields like communications, speech and image processing, and related areas are rapidly developing, the FFT as one of the essential parts in digital signal processing has been widely used. Thus there is a pressing need from instructors and students for a book dealing with the latest FFT topics.
Fast Fourier Transform - Algorithms and Applications provides a thorough and detailed explanation of important or up-to-date FFTs. It also has adopted modern approaches like MATLAB examples and projects for better understanding of diverse FFTs.
Fast Fourier Transform - Algorithms and Applications is designed for senior undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, engineers, and scientists in the field, and self-learners to understand FFTs and directly apply them to their fields, efficiently. It is designed to be both a text and a reference. Thus examples, projects and problems all tied with MATLAB, are provided for grasping the concepts concretely. It also includes references to books and review papers and lists of applications, hardware/software, and useful websites. By including many figures, tables, bock diagrams and graphs, this book helps the reader understand the concepts of fast algorithms readily and intuitively. It provides new MATLAB functions and MATLAB source codes. The material in Fast Fourier Transform - Algorithms and Applications is presented without assuming any prior knowledge of FFT. This book is for any professional who wants to have a basic understanding of the latest developments in and applications of FFT. It provides a good reference for any engineer planning to work in this field, either in basic implementation or in research and development.
The Digital Interface Handbook is a thoroughly detailed manual for those who need to get to grips with digital audio and video systems. Francis Rumsey and John Watkinson bring together their combined experience to shed light on the differences between audio interfaces and show how to make devices 'talk to each' in the digital domain despite their subtle differences. They also include detailed coverage of all the regularly used digital video interfaces.
New information included in this third edition: dedicated audio interfaces, audio over computer network interfaces and revised material on practical audio interfacing and synchronisation.
The book follows the audio signal path from the mix console to the audience and provides comprehensive information as to how the sound is spread over the listening area. The complex nature of the physics of speaker interaction over a listening space is revealed in terms readily understandable to audio professionals. Complex speaker arrays are broken down systematically and the means to design systems that are capable of being fully optimized for maximum spatial uniformity is shown.
The methods of alignment are shown, including measurement mic placement, and step-by-step recipes for equalization, delay setting, level setting, speaker positioning and acoustic treatment. These principles and techniques are applicable to the simplest and most complex systems alike, from the single speaker to the multi-element "line array.
The focus of this book makes it uniquely relevant to control engineers and network designers working in this area. The industrial application of networking is explored in terms of design, installation and troubleshooting, building the skills required to identify, prevent and fix common industrial data communications problems - both at the design stage and in the maintenance phase.
The focus of this book is 'outside the box'. The emphasis goes beyond typical communications issues and theory to provide the necessary toolkit of knowledge to solve industrial communications problems covering RS-232, RS-485, Modbus, Fieldbus, DeviceNet, Ethernet and TCP/IP. The idea of the book is that in reading it you should be able to walk onto your plant, or facility, and troubleshoot and fix communications problems as quickly as possible. This book is the only title that addresses the nuts-and-bolts issues involved in design, installation and troubleshooting that are the day-to-day concern of engineers and network specialists working in industry.
* Provides a unique focus on the industrial application of data networks
* Emphasis goes beyond typical communications issues and theory to provide the necessary toolkit of knowledge to solve industrial communications problems
* Provides the tools to allow engineers in various plants or facilities to troubleshoot and fix communications problems as quickly as possible