Fourth Generation (4G) wireless communication systems support current and emergent multimedia services such as mobile TV, social networks and gaming, high-definition TV, video teleconferencing, and messaging services. These systems feature the All-over-IP concept and boast improved quality of service. Several important R&D activities are curren
Requirements for Current and Emergent Multimedia Services. The Multimedia Paradigm. Evolution from 3G Systems to Long Term Evolution. WiMAX-IEEE802. 16. LTE-Advanced and IMT-Advanced. Evolved Multimedia Broadcast and Multicast Service. Introduction to 4G Transmission Techniques. Energy Efficiency in Wireless Communications. Block Transmission Techniques. OFDM Schemes. Amplification Issues. Enhancement Techniques for 4G Systems. Channel Coding. High-Order Modulations. Signal Space Diversity. Channel Estimation Strategies. Frequency-Domain Processing for Wireless Multimedia Services. Turbo Decoding Schemes for SC-FDE with IB-DFE. Channel Capacity for Multi-Antenna Systems. Antenna Correlation. Spatial Multiplexing-MIMO for OFDM/SC-FDE. Channel Estimation. Diversity and Spatial-Multiplexing Schemes with Channel Estimation. Link and System-Level Evaluation. Requirements and Scenarios. Evaluation Methodology. Simulation Results. Conclusions. Book References: Transmission Techniques for 4G Systems.