Engineering - Electrical

Digital & Wireless Communications

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Mobile SmartLife via Sensing, Localization, and Cloud Ecosystems

Kaikai Liu, Xiaolin Li
June 19, 2017

Indoor location is one of the two most important contexts (time and location), becoming a key entry for mobile Internet. This book envisions potential indoor location applications, overviews the related state of the art technologies, and presents original patented techniques and open source...

MIMO Wireless Communications over Generalized Fading Channels

Brijesh Kumbhani, Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum
June 15, 2017

MIMO systems have been known to better the quality of service for wireless communication systems. This book discusses emerging techniques in MIMO systems to reduce complexities and keep benefits unaffected at the same time. It discusses about benefits and shortcomings of various MIMO technologies...

Opportunistic Networking: Vehicular, D2D and Cognitive Radio Networks

Nazmul Siddique, Syed Faraz Hasan, Salahuddin Muhammad Salim Zabir
June 12, 2017

Opportunistic networking, by definition, allows devices to communicate whenever a window of opportunity is available. Many emerging technologies employ opportunistic exchanges of information. This book addresses this trend in communications engineering, taking into account three specific...

Frequency-Domain Receiver Design for Doubly Selective Channels

Paulo Montezuma, Fabio Silva, Rui Dinis
June 12, 2017

Frequency-Domain Receiver Design for Doubly-Selective Channels discusses broadband wireless transmission techniques, which are serious candidates to be implemented in future broadband wireless and cellular systems, aiming at providing high and reliable data transmission and concomitantly high...

RFID and Sensor Networks: Architectures, Protocols, Security, and Integrations

Yan Zhang, Laurence T. Yang, Jiming Chen
May 22, 2017

The escalating demand for ubiquitous computing along with the complementary and flexible natures of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) have sparked an increase in the integration of these two dynamic technologies. Although a variety of applications can be...

TV White Space Spectrum Technologies: Regulations, Standards, and Applications

Rashid Abdelhaleem Saeed, Stephen J. Shellhammer
May 22, 2017

Although sophisticated wireless radio technologies make it possible for unlicensed wireless devices to take advantage of un-used broadcast TV spectra, those looking to advance the field have lacked a book that covers cognitive radio in TV white spaces (TVWS). Filling this need, TV White Space...

Satellite Communication Engineering, Second Edition

Michael Olorunfunmi Kolawole
April 06, 2017

An undeniably rich and thorough guide to satellite communication engineering, Satellite Communication Engineering, Second Edition presents the fundamentals of information communications systems in a simple and succinct way. This book considers both the engineering aspects of satellite systems as...

Neuro-Fuzzy Equalizers for Mobile Cellular Channels

K.C. Raveendranathan
April 06, 2017

Equalizers are present in all forms of communication systems. Neuro-Fuzzy Equalizers for Mobile Cellular Channels details the modeling of a mobile broadband communication channel and designing of a neuro-fuzzy adaptive equalizer for it. This book focuses on the concept of the simulation of wireless...

Speech Enhancement: Theory and Practice, Second Edition

Philipos C. Loizou
March 31, 2017

With the proliferation of mobile devices and hearing devices, including hearing aids and cochlear implants, there is a growing and pressing need to design algorithms that can improve speech intelligibility without sacrificing quality. Responding to this need, Speech Enhancement: Theory and Practice...

Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems: Simulation and Applications

Stanislovas Staras, Romanas Martavicius, Julius Skudutis, Vytautas Urbanavicius, Vladislavas Daskevicius
March 29, 2017

The field of electromagnetics has seen considerable advances in recent years, based on the wide applications of numerical methods for investigating electromagnetic fields, microwaves, and other devices. Wide-Band Slow-Wave Systems: Simulation and Applications presents new technical solutions and...

Wireless Multimedia Communication Systems: Design, Analysis, and Implementation

K.R. Rao, Zoran S. Bojkovic, Bojan M. Bakmaz
March 29, 2017

Rapid progress in software, hardware, mobile networks, and the potential of interactive media poses many questions for researchers, manufacturers, and operators of wireless multimedia communication systems. Wireless Multimedia Communication Systems: Design, Analysis, and Implementation strives to...

Industrial Wireless Sensor Networks: Applications, Protocols, and Standards

V. Çağrı Güngör, Gerhard P. Hancke
March 29, 2017

The collaborative nature of industrial wireless sensor networks (IWSNs) brings several advantages over traditional wired industrial monitoring and control systems, including self-organization, rapid deployment, flexibility, and inherent intelligent processing. In this regard, IWSNs play a vital...