WiMAX Network Planning and Optimization

Edited by Yan Zhang

Series Editor: Yan Zhang

© 2009 – Auerbach Publications

451 pages | 234 B/W Illus.

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pub: 2009-04-22
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About the Book

This book offers a comprehensive explanation on how to dimension, plan, and optimize WiMAX networks. The first part of the text introduces WiMAX networks architecture, physical layer, standard, protocols, security mechanisms, and highly related radio access technologies. It covers system framework, topology, capacity, mobility management, handoff management, congestion control, medium access control (MAC), scheduling, Quality of Service (QoS), and WiMAX mesh networks and security. Enabling easy understanding of key concepts and technologies, the second part presents practical examples and illustrative figures to explain planning techniques and optimization algorithms. The author provides both theoretical and practical information to ensure in-depth, realistic results.

Table of Contents

WiMAX Fundamentals

Quality of Service in WiMAX, I. Ahmad and D. Habibi

Scheduling inWiMAX, A. Haider and R.J. Harris

QoS and Fairness inWiMAX, A. Iera, A. Molinaro, and S. Pizzi

Random Access and Contention Strategies in WiMAX, Y. Abdel-Hamid, F. Gebali, and T.A. Gulliver

Enhanced Hybrid ARQ forWiMAX, M. Moh, T.-S. Moh, and Y. Shih

Resource Allocation in OFDM-BasedWiMAX, M. Mehrjoo, M. Khattar Awad, and X. (Sherman) Shen

HandoffManagement in WiMAX, N. Krichene and N. Boudriga

PowerManagement inMobileWiMAX, G.S. Paschos, I. Papapanagiotou, and T.M. Bohnert

Multimedia over Mobile WiMAX, W. Wang, D. Peng, H. Wang, H. Sharif, and H.-H. Chen

Relay-Assisted MobileWiMAX, Y.Q. Bian, Y. Sun, M.W. Webb, and A.R. Nix

Routing and Scheduling forWiMAX Mesh Networks,J. He, X. Fu, J. Xiang, Y. Zhang, and Z. Tang

WiMAX Planning and Optimization

WiMAX: Architecture, Planning, and BusinessModel, A. Yarali and S. Rahman

WiMAX Networks Dimensioning, K. Ntagkounakis and B. Sharif

Network Planning for IEEE 802.16j Relay Networks, Y. Yu, V. Genc, S. Murphy, and L. Murphy

Automatic Configuration and Optimization ofWiMAX Networks, X. Huang and J. Luo

Automatic and Optimized Cell-Mesh Planning inWiMAX, R.C. Hincapié and R. Bustamante Miller

Capacity Planning and Design of WiMAX Access Networks, S. Srivastava, A. Girard, and B. Sansò

An OptimizationModel forWiMAX Network Planning, F. D’Andreagiovanni and C. Mannino

Adaptations for Optimized Performance inWiMAX Networks, H.S. Hassanein, A.I. Sulyman, and M. Ibnkahla

Performance Evaluation and Dimensioning ofWiMAX, G. Nogueira, B. Baynat, M. Maqbool, and M. Coupechoux

Index

About the Series

Wireless Networks and Mobile Communications

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC007000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Electrical
TEC041000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Telecommunications
TEC061000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mobile & Wireless Communications