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The Best of the Best. Fifty Years of Communications and Networking Research

  • ID: 2174699
  • Book
  • January 2007
  • Region: Global
  • 712 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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The culmination of a half century′s work from the most distinguished researchers in the communications and networking field

To mark its fiftieth anniversary, the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) culled five decades′ worth of articles from its various journals to present a thorough, single–volume retrospective of the most notable works. The Best of the Best: Fifty Years of Communications and Networking Research presents fifty–six papers, divided into two categories Communications and Networking and grouped chronologically. This landmark resource provides readers with:

  • Research articles that have set the standard for quality, selected from the most respected journals in the field
  • An introductory essay by the editors that explains the selection process and puts the collection in historic context

Selected by a team of today′s finest researchers in the field, each of the featured articles is a milestone unto itself. For everyone interested in communications and networking research, The Best of the Best serves as a guide to the field′s history and as a benchmark for future research.

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Turbo Space–Time Processing to Improve Wireless Channel Capacity.

A Simple Transmit Diversity Technique for Wireless Communications.

A Space–Time Coding Modem for High–Data Rate Wireless Communications.

Near Optimum Error Correcting Coding and Decoding: Turbo–Codes.′

Erlang Capacity of a Power Controlled CDMA System.

Decorrelating Decision–Feedback Multiuser Detector for Synchronous Code–Division Multiple–Access Channel.

Dense Wavelength Division Multiplexing Networks: Principles and Applications.

Near–Far Resistance of Multiuser Detectors in Asynchronous Channels.

Multiple–Symbol Differential Detection of MPSK.

The Effects of Time Delay Spread on Portable Radio Communication Channels with Digital Modulation.

A Statistical Model for Indoor Multipath Propagation.

Standardized Fiber Optic Transmission Systems. A Synchronous Optical Network View.

Analysis and Simulation of a Digital Mobile Channel Using Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing.

Efficient Modulation for Hand–Limited Channels.

Optimum Combining in Digital Mobile Radio with Cochannel Interference.

MMSE Equalization of Interference of Fading Diversity Channels.

The SL Undersea Lightguide System.

Distribution of the Phase Angle Between Two Vectors Perturbed by Gaussian Noise.

Cochannel Interference Considerations in Frequency Reuse Small–Coverage–Area Radio Systems.

GMSK Modulation for Digital Mobile Radio Telephony.

Continuous Phase Modulation–Part 1: Full Response Signaling.

Continuous Phase Modulation–Part II: Partial Response Signaling.

Carrier and Bil Synchronization in Data Communication. A Tutorial Review.

Tamed Frequency Modulation. A Novel Method to Achieve Spectrum Economy in Digital Transmission.

Performance Evaluation for Phase–Coded Spread–Spectrum Multiple–Access Communication Part I: System Analysis.

The Throughput of Packet Broadcasting Channels.

Maximum Likelihood Receiver for Multiple Channel Transmission Systems.

An Optimum Linear Receiver for Multiple Channel Transmission Systems.

Adaptive Maximum–Likelihood Receiver for Carrier–Modulated Data–Transmission Systems.

Error Probability in the Presence of Intersymbol Interference and Additive Noise for Multilevel Digital Signals.

Coherence Demodulation of Frequency–Shift Keying with Low Deviation Ratio.

Data Transmission by Frequency–Division Multiplexing Using the Discrete Fourier Transform.

Viterbi Decoding for Satellite and Space Communication.

Convolutional Codes and Their Performance in Communication Systems.

An Adaptive Decision Feedback Equalizer.

Performance of Optimum and Suboptimum Synchronizers.

Correlative Digital Communication Techniques.

Characterization of Randomly Time–Variant Linear Channels.

On the Optimum Detection of Digital Signals in the Presence of White Gaussian Noise. A Geometric Interpretation and a Study of Three Basic Data Transmission Systems.

Performance of Combined Amplitude and Phase–Modulated Communication Systems.

Synchronous Communications.


On the Self–Similar Nature of Ethernet Traffic (Extended Version).

A Generalized Processor Sharing Approach to Flow Control in Integrated Services Networks: The Single–Node Case.

DQDB Networks with and without Bandwidth Balancing.

Input Versus Output Queueing on a Space–Division Packet Switch.

Routing in the Manhattan Street Network.

Bottleneck Flow Control.

Routing and Flow Control in TYMNET.

OSI Reference Model. The ISO Model of Architecture for Open Systems Interconnection.

Deadlock Avoidance in Store–and–Forward Networks. Store–and–Forward Deadlock.

A Minimum Delay Routing Algorithm Using Distributed Computation.

Packet Switching in Radio Channels: Part 1–Carrier Sense Multiple–Access Modes and Their Throughput–Delay Characteristics.

Packet Switching in a Multiaccess Broadcast Channel: Performance Evaluation.

A Protocol for Packet Network Intercommunication.

On Distributed Communications Networks.

Routing Procedures in Communications Networks. Part 1: Random Procedures.

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William H. Tranter
Desmond P. Taylor
Rodger E. Ziemer
Nicholas F. Maxemchuk
Jon W. Mark
IEEE Communications Society
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