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Get Certified

A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies, 1st Edition

Edited by Syed A. Ahson, Mohammad Ilyas

CRC Press

504 pages | 179 B/W Illus.

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Communications Society designed the IEEE wireless communication engineering technologies (WCET) certification program to address the wireless industry’s growing need for communications professionals with practical problem-solving skills in real-world situations. Individuals who achieve this prestigious certification are recognized as possessing the required knowledge, skill, and abilities to meet wireless challenges in various industry, business, corporate, and organizational settings.

Presenting contributions from 50 wireless communications experts from all corners of the world, Get Certified: A Guide to Wireless Communication Engineering Technologies provides an authoritative review of the seven areas of expertise covered on WCET exam. It supplies cutting-edge coverage of the broad range of topics related to wireless communications to facilitate the technical competency required to achieve certification. The text outlines industry agreements, standards, policies, and regulations including licenses and permits, health and safety, and compliance.

With coverage ranging from basic concepts to research-grade material and future directions, the book provides a general overview of the evolution of wireless technologies, their impact on the profession, and common professional best practices. The book’s well-structured presentation along with suggestions for further information and study, make it an indispensible guide for attaining WCET certification and a comprehensive source of reference for wireless professionals to keep pace with ever-evolving technology and standards in the field.

Table of Contents

Introduction; Syed Ahson

Access Methods; Bernd-Peter Paris

Adaptation Techniques for Wireless Communication Systems; Huseyin Arslan

Coding Techniques; Quazi Mehbubar Rahman and Mohamed Ibnkahla

Modulation Methods; Gordon L. Stuber

Cellular Systems; Lal C. Godara

An Overview of cdma2000, WCDMA, and ED GE; Tero OjanperA and Steven D. Gray

Universal Mobile for Telecommunication Systems; Mohamad Assaad and Djamal Zeghlache

High-Speed Downlink Packet Access; Mohamad Assaad and Djamal Zeghlache

IEEE 802.16-Based Wireless MAN; Sahar Ghazal and Jalel Ben-Othman

3GPP Long-Term Evolution; Gabor Fodor, Andras Racz, Norbert Reider,Andras Temesvary, Gerardo Gomez David Morales-Jimenez, F. Javier Lopez-Martinez,Juan J. Sanchez, and Jose Tomas Entrambasaguas

Mobile Internet Protocol; Andrianus Yofy and Watit Benjapolakul

SIP: Advanced Media Integration; Marisol Hurtado, Andre Rios, Antoni Oller,

Jesus Alcober, and Sebastia Sallent

VoIP in a Wireless Mobile Network; Qi Bi, Yang Yang, and Qinqi ng Zhang

IP Multimedia Subsystem (IMS); Mojca Volk, Mitja Stular, Janez Bester, Andrej Kos, and Saso Tomazic

Location-Based Services; Ben Falchuk, Dave Famolari, and Shoshana Loeb

Authentication and Privacy in Wireless Systems; Thomas M. Chen and Nhut Nguyen

Network Management Tools; Teresa Piliouras

Blueprints and Guidelines for Telecommunication; Service Providers; Kornel Terplan and Paul Hoffmann

Antenna Technology; James B. West

Diversity; Arogyaswami J. Paulraj

Multiple-Input Multiple-Output Systems in Wireless Communications; Sreco Plevel, Saso Tomažič, Tornaz Javornik, and G. Kandus


About the Editors

This indispensible guide is written by Syed Ahson of Microsoft and Mohammed Ilyas of Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Certification Guides / General
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications