Wiley Survival Guide in Global Telecommunications: Signaling Principles, Protocols, and Wireless Systems
The book provides a comprehensive approach to telecom accessible to a broad audience. Each chapter concludes with a summary and exercises with solutions in some cases. Advanced equations requiring math background to appear only in the Appendix, and references are limited to books and review papers deemed accessible to the book’s intended broad audience.
Introduction: The Network Cloud.
Chapter 1. Signal Modulation, Coding, Detection and Processing.
1.1 Waves and Analog Signals.
1.2 Digital Signals and Coding.
1.3 Analog to Digital Voice Conversion.
1.4 Channel Noise.
1.5 Binary Transmission and Detection.
1.6 Error-Correction Coding.
1.7 Channel Information Capacity.
Chapter 2. Telephony and Data Networking.
2.1 Public Switched Telephone Networks (PSTN) and Services.
2.2 Analog Frequency-Division Multiplexing.
2.3 Plesiosynchronous Multiplexing.
2.4 Packet-Switched Networks.
2.5 Local-Area Networks.
Chapter 3. An Overview of Core-network Transmission Protocols.
3.1 Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH) and Synchronous Optical Network (SONET) Protocols.
3.2 Asynchronous Transfer-Mode (ATM) Protocol.
3.3 Transmission Control (TCP) and Internet (IP) Protocols.
Chapter 4. Wireless Communications.
4.1 Basic Physics of Radio-wave Signals.
4.2 Moblie Radio Communications.
4.3 Satellite-based Communications.
4.4 Fixed Wireless Networks.
Solution to Exercises.
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