WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization

Yan Zhang

April 23, 2009 by Auerbach Publications
Reference - 451 Pages - 234 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781420066623 - CAT# AU6662
Series: Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications


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  • Covers WiMAX networks architecture, standardization, protocols, security, planning, and applications
  • Includes detailed theoretical and practical information on WiMAX planning and optimization
  • Explains WiMAX networks planning with practical examples and illustrative figures
  • Analyzes WiMAX performance with capacity enhancement techniques
  • Provides essential information on network planning for mobile service providers, wireless system operators, and telecommunication equipment manufacturers



This book offers a comprehensive explanation on how to dimension, plan, and optimize WiMAX networks. The first part of the text introduces WiMAX networks architecture, physical layer, standard, protocols, security mechanisms, and highly related radio access technologies. It covers system framework, topology, capacity, mobility management, handoff management, congestion control, medium access control (MAC), scheduling, Quality of Service (QoS), and WiMAX mesh networks and security. Enabling easy understanding of key concepts and technologies, the second part presents practical examples and illustrative figures to explain planning techniques and optimization algorithms. The author provides both theoretical and practical information to ensure in-depth, realistic results.

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