The Wireless Metropolitan Area Network (WirelessMAN) is a promising Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) technology that provides high-speed, high-bandwidth efficiency and high-capacity multimedia services for both residential and enterprise applications. Mobile WiMAX: Toward Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks examines the basic concepts, recent advances, and latest standard specifications pertinent to WirelessMANs, placing emphasis on IEEE 802.16-based WiMAX.
After introducing the basics of WirelessMAN, the book addresses topics in three accessible parts. The first part focuses on radio frequency (RF), signal processing, multiple in-multiple out (MIMO) technology, and identifying challenges and possible solutions in the physical layer. An examination of protocol issues follows, including those involving medium access control (MAC), quality of service (QoS) in point-to-multi-point (PMP) and mesh networks, cross layer optimization, mobility management, handoff in heterogeneous networks, energy management, and link adaptation mechanisms. The final part considers issues regarding security, economy, and system capacity in the WiMAX.
Mobile WiMAX: Toward Broadband Wireless Metropolitan Area Networks is an important resource for those interested in understanding all aspects relevant to the technical, practical, economic, and policy issues concerning WirelessMANs. It offers comprehensive practical and technical guidance on the fundamentals and recent advances in general WirelessMAN, as well as the latest standard specifications in IEEE 802.16a/c/d/e families.
Table of Contents
IEEE 802.16-Based WirelessMAN, Sahar Ghazal and Jalel Ben-Othman
RF System and Circuit Challenges for WiMAX, Balvinder Bisla
WirelessMAN Physical Layer Specifications: Signal Processing Perspective, Kun-Chien Hung, David W. Lin, Youn-Tai Lee, and Kanchei Loa
MIMO for WirelessMAN, Xiaopeng Fan, Steven Y. Lai, Yuan Zheng, and Jiannong Cao
MIMO Spectral Efficiency of the Mobile WiMAX Downlink, Alexei Davydov, Roshni Srinivasan, Shailender Timiri, Yang-seok, Choi, Hujun Yin, Atul Salvekar, and Apostolos Papathanassiou
Medium Access Control in WirelessMAN, Mehmet S. Kuran, Fatih Alagoz, and Tuna Tugcu
QoS Services Provisioning at MAC Layer in WiMax Systems, Maode Ma and Yan Zhang
Radio Resource Management in IEEE 802.16 WiMAX Mesh Networks, Hung-Yu Wei
Cross-Layer Design in WirelessMAN, Taesoo Kwon and Dong-Ho Cho
Mobility Management in Mobile WiMAX, Shiao-Li Tsao and You-Lin Chen
Dynamic Network Selection in Wireless LAN/MAN Heterogeneous Networks, Olga Ormond, Gabriel-Miro Muntean, and John Murphy
Mobility Support for Wireless PANs, LANs, and MANs, Marc Emmelmann, Berthold Rathke, and Adam Wolisz
Energy Management in the IEEE 802.16e WirelessMAN, Yan Zhang, Jianhua Ma, Laurence T. Yang, Yifan Chen, and Jun Zheng
Link Adaptation Mechanisms in WirelessMAN, Gurkan Gur, Fatih Alagoz, and Tuna Tugcu
Analysis of Threats to WiMax/802.16 Security, Michel Barbeau and Christine Laurendeau
Techno-Economic Analysis of Fixed WiMAX Networks, T. Smura, H. Hammainen, T. Rokkas, and D. Katsianis
Capacity of OFDMA-Based WirelessMAN, Hongxiang Li and Hui Liu