Mobile Wireless Communications

by Mischa Schwartz

Wireless communication has become a ubiquitous part of modern life, from global cellular telephone systems to local and even personal-area networks. This 2004 book provides a tutorial introduction to digital mobile wireless networks, illustrating theoretical underpinnings with a wide range of real-world examples. The book begins with a review of propagation phenomena, and goes on to examine channel allocation, modulation techniques, multiple access schemes, and coding techniques. GSM and IS-95 systems are reviewed and 2.5G and 3G packet-switched systems are discussed in detail. Performance analysis and accessing and scheduling techniques are covered, and the book closes with a chapter on wireless LANs and personal-area networks. Many worked examples and homework exercises are provided and a solutions manual is available for instructors. The book is an ideal text for electrical engineering and computer science students taking courses in wireless communications. It will also be an invaluable reference for practising engineers.
  • Cambridge University Press; December 2004
  • ISBN: 9780511261800
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF or secure ePub format
  • Title: Mobile Wireless Communications
  • Author: Mischa Schwartz
  • Imprint: Cambridge University Press

In The Press

'I rarely award books top marks, but there is no doubt this one fully deserves it. If you are looking for one book to both cover wireless fundamentals and give you details of the key wireless systems in use today, I'd strongly recommend this one.' William Webb, IEE Communications Engineer