A definitive overview of the fundamental concepts and technologies of the IMT-Advanced wireless standard IMT -- Advanced establishes a detailed description of key areas of innovation for future cellular technology evolution, namely enhancements brought by the 4G candidate technologies. This forms the basis of future IMT-Advanced candidate technologies (LTE-advanced and IEEE 802.16m). Despite the relative infancy of the topic, the author provides a comprehensive evaluation of emerging technologies in a clear, formulaic structure. * Covers the two major standards under development, namely LTE-advanced and IEEE 802.16m * Describes the key differences in the two standards and the rationale for these differences * Addresses the fundamental concepts and technologies, as well as their impact on systems performance and cost * Key concepts and technologies covered include advanced MIMO, hybrid SC-FDMA/OFDMA uplink access, relay techniques and superimposition coding.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd