Chapter 2. Wireless Communication – Basics

  1. Bernhard H. Walke1,
  2. Stefan Mangold2 and
  3. Lars Berlemann1
  1. Bernhard H. Walke1,
  2. Lars Berlemann1,
  3. Guido Hiertz,
  4. Christian Hoymann,
  5. Ingo Forkel and
  6. Stefan Mangold2

Published Online: 11 DEC 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch2

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence

How to Cite

Walke, B. H., Berlemann, L., Hiertz, G., Hoymann, C., Forkel, I. and Mangold, S. (2006) Wireless Communication – Basics, in IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence (eds B. H. Walke, S. Mangold and L. Berlemann), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470058800.ch2

Editor Information

  1. 1

    ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  2. 2

    Swisscom Innovations, Switzerland

Author Information

  1. 1

    ComNets, RWTH Aachen University, Germany

  2. 2

    Swisscom Innovations, Switzerland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 DEC 2006
  2. Published Print: 17 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470014394

Online ISBN: 9780470058800

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Keywords:

  • wireless communication basics;
  • radio transmission fundamentals;
  • Hata–Okumura model;
  • multiplexing - radio channel capacity;
  • circuit-switched communication;
  • channel coding - error correction and error detection;
  • Cyclic Redundancy Check (CRC) or Frame Check Sequence (FCS);
  • Send-and-Wait ARQ;
  • Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocols;
  • ALOHA protocol - slotted ALOHA

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Radio Transmission Fundamentals

  • Duplexing Schemes

  • Multiplexing

  • Switching in Communication Networks

  • Channel Coding for Error Correction and Error Detection

  • Medium Access Control (MAC) Protocols