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IEEE Personal Communications

Issue 5 • Oct. 2001

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  • Guest editorial - fourth generation wireless networks and interconnecting standards

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):8 - 9
    Cited by:  Papers (3)  |  Patents (1)
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  • Traffic management and QoS provisioning in future wireless IP networks

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):46 - 55
    Cited by:  Papers (21)
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    The huge commercial success of mobile telephony, phenomenal growth of mobile and Internet users, and emerging popularity of IP-based multimedia applications are the major driving forces behind third-generation (3G) evolution. 3G will bring will bring applications, both data and multimedia, into wireless environments. It will operate on IP-based infrastructures to provide wider service access capab... View full abstract»

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  • Mode switching and QoS issues in software radio

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):38 - 44
    Cited by:  Papers (11)
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    Software radio technology is expected to play a key role in the development of future (4G) wireless communication systems. Several third-generation wireless standards are emerging across the world as part of the ITU IMT-2000 family, as well as other broadband wireless networks such as HIPERLAN2. Mobile users face the prospect of all even greater service differentiation as multimedia services are a... View full abstract»

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  • IP-based base stations and soft handoff in all-IP wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):24 - 30
    Cited by:  Papers (10)  |  Patents (12)
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    The Internet protocol (IP) can potentially become the universal network-layer protocol over all wireless systems as it already is for wireline packet networks. Such an all-IP wireless and wireline network can bring the proven advantages of IP networking to mobile users. However, realizing an all-IP wireless network introduces many challenges, among which is soft handoff. Two major problems need to... View full abstract»

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  • Future-generation wireless networks

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):10 - 17
    Cited by:  Papers (115)  |  Patents (11)
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    Starting with today's 3G standards, future-generation wireless networks are discussed. Two complementing major trends are identified: seamless roaming between different air interfaces, leading to the always best connected concept, and the continuous development of the current third-generation standards. The evolution of WCDMA toward high-speed downlink packet access. aiming for peak rates in the o... View full abstract»

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  • Network architecture for mobile communications systems beyond IMT-2000

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):31 - 37
    Cited by:  Papers (32)  |  Patents (3)
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    This article describes a suitable network architecture for the mobile communications system beyond IMT-2000. The rapid developments in mobile communication services have significantly altered the lifestyles of many people. With the increasing demand for access to the Internet, the amount of data traffic in mobile communication networks has significantly increased and will dominate these networks. ... View full abstract»

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  • IP-based IMT network platform

    Publication Year: 2001, Page(s):18 - 23
    Cited by:  Papers (40)  |  Patents (2)
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    This article describes a network platform with future IP-based techniques for “beyond IMT-2000.” First, it presents a vision for beyond IMT-2000 in terms of requirements for service and network capabilities. Next, it shows a general architecture of the IP-based IMT network platform (IP2). Then it discusses the study of key network techniques (location management, routing/han... View full abstract»

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This Magazine ceased publication in 2001. The current retitled publication is IEEE Wireless Communications.

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