IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 9 • Sept. 2000

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  • Information systems and data compression [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):38 - 42
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  • Optical networking solutions for next-generation internet networks [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):79 - 80
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  • Mobile radio advances in europe. third generation and beyond [Guest Editorial]

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):125 - 126
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  • Packet mode in wireless networks: overview of transition to third generation

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):164 - 172
    Cited by:  Papers (17)  |  Patents (13)
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    This article presents an overview of packet mode data transfer in cellular networks. Leading 2G+ cellular networks of GSM GPRS and IS-95B are introduced. The architecture and protocol layers in two leading third-generation cellular network proposals, cdma2000 and WCDMA, are presented. Mobile IP support in various cellular networks is discussed next. With efficient support of mobile IP in cellular ... View full abstract»

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  • User and business perspectives on an open mobile access standard

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):160 - 163
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    The Internet and developments in the mobile domain have fueled the first stage of what appears to be a paradigm shift of societal dimensions. Access technologies and standards are created almost daily, each taking a very specific view of user needs while generally disregarding the rest of the world. Radio spectrum may become, in a relatively short time, one of the most important economic commoditi... View full abstract»

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  • Intelligent transportation systems: the role of third generation mobile radio networks

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):144 - 151
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    A synthetic review is given of the research developed in the past 10 years in the field of short-range communications for intelligent transportation systems. Moreover, the role of new packet mobile radio (such as the General Packet Radio Service) and third-generation systems in the possible provision of services for the field of ITS is discussed; more precisely, the services for driving safety are... View full abstract»

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  • UMTS, the mobile multimedia vision for IMT 2000: a focus on standardization

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):129 - 136
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    Cellular mobile telecommunications and the World Wide Web are growing at an exciting pace. In the year 1999 both GSM and the Internet reached more than 200 million registered users globally. Thus, it may be expected that users will demand the combination of mobility and multimedia services in a foreseeable time frame. Multimedia content increases and differentiates with the changing information so... View full abstract»

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  • Architectural and technological issues for future optical Internet networks

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):82 - 92
    Cited by:  Papers (80)  |  Patents (31)
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    This article reports a review of the most significant issues related to network architectures and technologies which will enable the realization of future optical Internet networks. The design of such networks has to take into consideration the peculiar characteristics of Internet traffic. Several architectures have been proposed to provide optical networking solutions, based on wavelength-divisio... View full abstract»

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  • A scalable agent-based network measurement infrastructure

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):174 - 183
    Cited by:  Papers (7)  |  Patents (3)
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    The rapid growth of computer networks has made the process of understanding the interaction among network components more challenging than ever. The increase in the size of networks is accompanied by the more demanding use of networks by distributed applications that critically rely on the system to function well. Consequently, monitoring the health and stability of networks has become crucial. To... View full abstract»

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  • A MAC protocol for a wireless LAN based on OFDM-CDMA

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):152 - 159
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    Local access encompasses requirements of high throughput, transfer performance, flexibility, and ease of user/terminal mobility at a relatively low cost. While some of these targets can often be met satisfactorily with wired infrastructures, it is getting increasingly popular to resort to wireless access (wireless LAN), mainly because of its simpler deployment, continuous coverage, availability of... View full abstract»

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  • The software radio concept

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):138 - 143
    Cited by:  Papers (133)  |  Patents (9)
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    Since early 1980 an exponential blowup of cellular mobile systems has been observed, which has produced, all over the world, the definition of a plethora of analog and digital standards. In 2000 the industrial competition between Asia, Europe, and America promises a very difficult path toward the definition of a unique standard for future mobile systems, although market analyses underline the trad... View full abstract»

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  • IP over optical networks: architectural aspects

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):94 - 102
    Cited by:  Papers (85)  |  Patents (25)
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    The Internet transport infrastructure is moving toward a model of high-speed routers interconnected by intelligent optical core networks. A consensus is emerging in the industry on utilizing an IP-centric control plane within optical networks to support dynamic provisioning and restoration of lightpaths. At the same time, there are divergent views on how IP routers must interact with optical core ... View full abstract»

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  • Labeled optical burst switching for IP-over-WDM integration

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):104 - 114
    Cited by:  Papers (244)  |  Patents (49)
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    The rapid pace of development in both Internet applications and emerging optical technologies is bringing about fundamental changes in networking philosophies. Key trends are the emergence of dynamic wavelength provisioning and a corresponding reduction in wavelength provisioning timescales. As this transition continues, the current use of the wavelength-routing paradigm for carrying bursty Intern... View full abstract»

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  • Approaches to optical Internet packet switching

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):116 - 122
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    Wavelength-division multiplexing is currently being deployed in telecommunications networks in order to satisfy the increased demand for capacity brought about by the explosion in Internet use. The most widely accepted network evolution prediction is via an extension of these initial predominantly point-to-point deployments, with limited system functionalities, into highly interconnected networks ... View full abstract»

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