About the Author
Dr. Soon Xin Ng received a first-class B.Eng. degree in Electronics Engineering and the Ph.D. degree in mobile communications from the University of Southampton, U.K, in July 1999 and December 2002, respectively. Currently, he is continuing his research as a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Southampton U.K. His research interests are mainly in adaptive coded modulation, channel coding, turbo coding, space-time coding and joint source and channel coding. He published numerous papers in this field.
Thomas Keller studied Electrical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe, the Ecole Superieure d'Ingenieurs en Electronique et Electrotechnique, Paris, and the University of Southampton. He graduated with a Dipl.-Ing. degree in1995. Between 1995 and 1999 he was with the Wireless Multimedia communications Group at the University of Southampton, where he completed his PhD in mobile communications. His areas of interest include adaptive OFDM transmission, wideband channel estimation, CDMA and error correction coding. he recently joined Ubinetics, Cambridge, UK, where he is involved in the research and development of third-generation wireless systems. Dr. Keller has co-authored two monographs and about 30 various research papers.
Professor William Webb Head of R&D, Ofcom. William joined Ofcom as Head of Research and Development and Senior Technologist in 2003. Here h e manages a team of 35 engineers providing technical advice and managing research across all areas of Ofcom's regulatory remit. He also leads some of the major reviews conducted by Of com. Previously, William worked for a range of communications consultancies in the UK in the fields of hardware design, computer simulation, propagation modelling, spectrum management and strategy development. William also spent three years providing strategic management across Motorola's entire communications portfolio, based in Chicago.
William has published seven books, sixty papers, and four patents. He is a Visiting Professor at Surrey University. He is a Fellow of the IEE where he sits on the Publications Board, chairs the Advisory Committee for the Communications Magazine and is a Series Editor for the IEE Telecommunications Books. His biography is included in multiple "Who's Who" publications around the world. He sits on the judging panels of the Wall Street Journal "European Innovation Awards" and the GSM Association annual awards. William has a first class honors degree in electronics, a PhD and an MBA. He can be contacted at email@example.com.