1st Edition

WiMAX
Technologies, Performance Analysis, and QoS




ISBN 9781420045253
Published September 7, 2007 by CRC Press
294 Pages 119 B/W Illustrations

USD $125.00

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Book Description

As the demand for broadband services continues to grow worldwide, traditional solutions, such as digital cable and fiber optics, are often difficult and expensive to implement, especially in rural and remote areas. The emerging WiMAX system satisfies the growing need for high data-rate applications such as voiceover IP, video conferencing, interactive gaming, and multimedia streaming. WiMAX deployments not only serve residential and enterprise users but can also be deployed as a backhaul for Wi-Fi hotspots or 3G cellular towers. By providing affordable wireless broadband access, the technology of WiMAX will revolutionize broadband communications in the developed world and bridge the digital divide in developing countries.

Part of the WiMAX Handbook, this volume focuses on the technologies behind WiMAX, its performance capabilities, and its control mechanisms. The book introduces programmable baseband processors suited for WiMAX systems, describes an innovative methodology for the design of multi-band WiMAX antennas, addresses space-time block codes, and reviews space-frequency/space-time-frequency code design criteria. It also proposes a combined call admission control and scheduling scheme, focuses on the performance analysis of the IEEE 802.16 mesh mode, and analyzes the performance of both single-input-single-output and space-time-block-coded OFDM systems in mobile environments. The final section establishes a framework of an ideal reservation period controller, examines the ecosystem in which scheduling for IEEE 802.16e systems must be performed, and presents a fuzzy logic controller for admission control.

With the revolutionary technology of WiMAX, the lives of many will undoubtedly improve, thereby leading to greater economic empowerment.

Table of Contents

PART I: TECHNOLOGIES
Design of Baseband Processors for WiMAX Systems
By Anders Nilsson and Dake Liu

Fractal Based Methodologies for WiMAX Antennas Design
By Renzo Azaro, Edoardo Zeni, Massimo Donelli, and Andrea Massa

Space-Time Coding and Application in WiMAX
By Naofal Al-Dhahir, Robert Calderbank, Jimmy Chui, Sushanta Das, and Suhas Diggavi

Exploiting Diversity in MIMO-OFDM Systems for Broadband Wireless Communications
By Weifeng Su, Zoltan Safar, and K. Liu

PART II: PERFORMANCE ANALYSIS
Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.16 Fixed Broadband Wireless Access Systems
By R. Jayaparvathy and M.C. Neil Ivan

System Performance Analysis for the Mesh Mode of IEEE 802.16
By Min Cao and Qian Zhang

Performance Analysis and Simulations Results under Mobile Environments
By Pankaj Das and Mishal Algharabally

PART III: QOS
IEEE 802.16 Multiple Access Control: Resources Allocation for Reservation-Based Traffic
By Ahmed Doha and Hossam Hassanein

Scheduling Algorithms for OFDMA-based WiMAX Systems with QoS Constraints
By Raj Iyengar, Koushik Kar, Biplab Sikdar, and Xiang Luo

Resource Allocation and Admission Control Using Fuzzy Logic for OFDMA-Based IEEE 802.16 Broadband Wireless Networks
By Dusit Niyato and Ekram aee

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