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IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials

Issue 4 • Fourth Quarter 2000

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  • Evolution of the power control techniques for DS-CDMA toward 3G wireless communication systems

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):2 - 15
    Cited by:  Papers (20)
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    In this article we present a survey of the power control techniques for modern wireless DS-CDMA communication systems. Power control is the single most important system requirement for DS-CDMA systems. Well-defined power control is essential for proper functioning of the DS-CDMA system. In the absence of power control the effect of near⁄far phenomena is dominant, and the capacity of the DS-... View full abstract»

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  • A survey of trust in internet applications

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):2 - 16
    Cited by:  Papers (342)  |  Patents (4)
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    Trust is an important aspect of decision making for Internet applications and particularly influences the specification of security policy, i.e., who is authorized to perform actions as well as the techniques needed to manage and implement security to and for the applications. This survey examines the various definitions of trust in the literature and provides a working definition of trust for Int... View full abstract»

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  • TCP in wired-cum-wireless environments

    Publication Year: 2000, Page(s):2 - 14
    Cited by:  Papers (51)  |  Patents (6)
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    The Internet has evolved during the last decade, reaching a larger number of users and encompassing several new technologies. New classes of hosts such as mobile devices are gaining popularity, while the transmission media become more heterogeneous. Wireless networks exhibit different characteristics than wired ones. Mobile hosts have different needs and limitations than desktop computers. TCP has... View full abstract»

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