IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 9 • Sept. 1998

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  • Wideband CDMA

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 46
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (2)
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  • Standardization for GII and Multimedia Communications

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):96 - 97
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (1)
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  • IMT-2000 Developments in the Asia Pacific Region

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s): 144
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  • The current situation of IMT-2000 standardization activities in Japan

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):145 - 153
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    This article provides an overview of the current IMT-2000 standardization activities in Japan. This article includes three main points, namely a guideline for introducing IMT-2000 into the Japanese market, radio transmission technology and an outline of the proposal to ITU-R, and key issues of network aspects View full abstract»

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  • Standardization activities for multimedia communications and GII in TTC

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):116 - 120
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    This article provides a summary of ongoing standardization activities in the Telecommunication Technology Committee (TTC) on multimedia communications and global information infrastructure for the future global information society. Standardization activities of fora related to multimedia communications are also discussed View full abstract»

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  • DAVIC and interactive multimedia services

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):137 - 143
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    DAVIC is establishing the industry standard for end-to-end interoperability of broadcast and interactive digital audio-visual information. Its published specifications, DAVIC 1.0-1.4, are backward compatible and form the foundation for commercial interactive multimedia experiences. Each specification is market-driven and developed where possible in close synergy with the products and work in progr... View full abstract»

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  • ISO/IEC JTC 1 directions in multimedia and GII standards

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):108 - 114
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    This article summarizes the approach and work of ISO/IEC in the development and delivery of standards and details the main JTC 1 multimedia and global information infrastructure activities, relationships, achievements, and plans View full abstract»

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  • The TINA Consortium

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):130 - 136
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    The Telecommunication Information Networking Architecture Consortium, established in 1993, has delivered architectural guidelines and sets of specifications for a common and coherent software architecture to enable the provisioning of telecommunications and information services. The article gives an overview of the structure and achievements of TINA-C so far and outlines future work items. The mai... View full abstract»

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  • The ITU's role in the standardization of the GII

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):98 - 106
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    The ITU has embarked on a standardization program for the global information infrastructure (GII) with the fundamental objective that the GII will be a “federation of networks” consisting of seamlessly interconnected and interoperable communication networks, information processing equipment, databases, and terminals. This article describes the objectives of the ITU studies and outlines... View full abstract»

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  • The cellular phone industry in Malaysia: toward IMT-2000

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):154 - 156
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    Explosive growth of the cellular phone industry in Malaysia has been witnessed in the 1990s. Eight nationwide cellular phone operators with different technology bases exist in a single market. This article provides an overview of the telecommunications industry, especially the cellular phone sector, and also the activities on IMT-2000 in Malaysia View full abstract»

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  • The ATM Forum: developing implementation agreements

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):121 - 125
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    ATM technology is playing an important role in providing multiservice infrastructure and its support of multimedia communications. This article describes the ATM Forum, and its successful collaborative efforts to bring the data, private, and public networking cultures together for world-class solutions. Key achievements toward the deployment of the global information infrastructure are described View full abstract»

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  • Wideband DS-CDMA for next-generation mobile communications systems

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):56 - 69
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    Wideband wireless access based on direct sequence code division multiple access aimed at third-generation mobile communications systems is reviewed. W-CDMA is designed to flexibly offer wideband services which cannot be provided by present cellular systems, with various data rates as high as 2 Mb/s. The important concept of W-CDMA is the introduction of intercell asynchronous operation and the pil... View full abstract»

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  • Current development of IMT-2000 in China

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):157 - 159
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    This article describes the current development of mobile communications in China, including market demand, operators, and technologies. The reasons China put great emphasis on IMT-2000 research and development are discussed. An IMT-2000-related organization structure is given, and their different responsibility and latest progress are also described. Finally, the author gives some viewpoints on IM... View full abstract»

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  • IETF and Internet standards

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):126 - 129
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    The IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) is a standardization body focused on the development of protocols used on IP-based networks. The IETF consists of many working groups and is managed by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), Internet Architecture Board (IAB), and Internet Society (ISOC). The IETF is different from most standardization bodies in that it is a totally open community... View full abstract»

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  • Spreading codes for direct sequence CDMA and wideband CDMA cellular networks

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):48 - 54
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    This article presents an overview of the spreading techniques for use in direct sequence CDMA cellular networks. We review the theoretical background for sequences used in CDMA and wideband CDMA, and discuss the main characteristics of the maximal length, Gold (1967, 1968), and Kasami sequences, as well as variable- and fixed-length orthogonal codes. We also describe different methods of multiple ... View full abstract»

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  • An overview of air interface multiple access for IMT-2000/UMTS

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):82 - 86, 91-5
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    The basis for any air interface design is how the common transmission medium is shared between users (i.e., multiple access scheme). The underlying multiple access method for all mobile radio systems is FDMA. The performance of TDMA and CDMA has been subject to vigorous debate, without any definitive conclusions. This article gives an overview of worldwide research and standardization activities r... View full abstract»

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  • Current IMT-2000 R&D status and views in Korea

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):160 - 164
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    In this article Korean development of IMT-2000 is considered. It includes the second-generation digital mobile communications, R&D and standardization activities related to IMT-2000, and the authors' perspectives on IMT-2000 in Korea. In Korea, there are many activities for development of IMT-2000 radio transmission technologies, and the results of these activities will be the submission of te... View full abstract»

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  • UMTS/IMT-2000 based on wideband CDMA

    Publication Year: 1998, Page(s):70 - 80
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    The UMTS terrestrial radio access is based on wideband 4.096 Mchip/s DS-CDMA technology. UTRA will be connected to an evolved GSM core network for both circuit and packet services. A merger between ETSI/Europe and ARIB/Japan based on W-CDMA, a GSM core network, and a common frequency allocation according to the ITU Recommendation of 2 GHz makes a global IMT-2000 standard feasible. UTRA based on W-... View full abstract»

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