Bridge the gap from existing regional wireless standards to the next generation global communication system with these selected readings, a companion text to Software Radio Architecture, by Joseph Mitola III. This single-source reference summarizes major trends in software radio technology by combining classic publications, cutting-edge overviews and promising research from leading experts in the field.
The role of software and digital signal processing in radio has grown to encompass reconfigurability at all levels of the protocol stack. Research has ignited wider commercial interest in these concepts, which have been endorsed by all segments of industry, from software applications providers to component manufacturers. The software radio approach will increase software content for commercial wireless systems and is a potential solution to the need for increased efficiency in service delivery.
This volume covers: Concepts of software radio, including historical and theoretical foundations Enabling technologies for realization of software radio, including radio frequency design, converter technologies, digital signal processing, and reconfigurable and programmable hardware structures Systems and architectures based on software radio concepts Software radio applications and economics emerging technologies.
SOFTWARE RADIO TECHNOLOGIES is an essential resource for researchers and practicing engineers seeking an in-depth treatment of technical issues raised by software radio architecture evolution.