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Recent Developments in Mobile Communications

A Multidisciplinary Approach

Recent Developments in Mobile Communications - A Multidisciplinary Approach offers a multidisciplinary perspective on the mobile telecommunications industry. The aim of the chapters is to offer both comprehensive and up-to-date surveys of recent developments and the state-of-the-art of various economical and technical aspects of mobile telecommunications markets. The economy-oriented section offers a variety of chapters dealing with different topics within the field. An overview is given on the effects of privatization on mobile service providers' performance; application of the LAM model to market segmentation; the details of WAC; the current state of the telecommunication market; a potential framework for the analysis of the composition of both ecosystems and value networks using tussles and control points; the return of quality investments applied to the mobile telecommunications industry; the current state in the networks effects literature. The other section of the book approaches the field from the technical side. Some of the topics dealt with are antenna parameters for mobile communication systems; emerging wireless technologies that can be employed in RVC communication; ad hoc networks in mobile communications; DoA-based Switching (DoAS); Coordinated MultiPoint transmission and reception (CoMP); conventional and unconventional CACs; and water quality dynamic monitoring systems based on web-server-embedded technology.

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Recent Developments in Mobile CommunicationsA Multidisciplinary ApproachEdited by Juan P. Maícas

Published: December 16th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/1368

ISBN: 978-953-307-910-3

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5581-2

Copyright year: 2011

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55931 Total Chapter Downloads

16 Crossref Citations

25 Web of Science Citations

36 Dimensions Citations


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1. Privatization, Reforms and Firm’s Performance in Mobile Telecommunication Industry

By Chiraz Karamti and Aida Kammoun


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2. A Consumer Perspective on Mobile Market Evolution

By Laura Castaldi, Felice Addeo, M. Rita Massaro and Clelia Mazzoni


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3. The Role of WAC in the Mobile Apps Ecosystem

By Zeiss Joachim, Davies Marcin and Pospischil Günther


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4. Finding Services and Business Models for the Next-Generation Networks

By Javier Martín López, Miguel Monforte Nicolás and Carlos Merino Moreno


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5. Mobile Platforms as Convergent Systems – Analysing Control Points and Tussles with Emergent Socio-Technical Discourses

By Silvia Elaluf-Calderwood, Ben Eaton, Jan Herzhoff and Carsten Sorensen


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6. Measuring the Return of Quality Investments on Mobile Telecommunications Network

By Manuel J. Vilares and Pedro S. Coelho


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7. Network Effects in the Mobile Communications Industry: An Overview

By Juan Pablo Maicas and F. Javier Sese


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8. Multiband and Wideband Antennas for Mobile Communication Systems

By Mustafa Secmen


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9. Comparative Analysis of IEEE 802.11p and IEEE 802.16-2004 Technologies in a Vehicular Scenario

By Raúl Aquino-Santos, Antonio Guerrero-Ibáñez and Arthur Edwards-Block


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10. The Role of Ad Hoc Networks in Mobile Telecommunication

By Qurratul-Ain Minhas, Hasan Mahmood and Hafiz Malik


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11. Beamforming in 3G and 4G Mobile Communications: The Switched-Beam Approach

By Konstantinos A. Gotsis and John N. Sahalos


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12. Joint Cooperative Shared Relaying and Multipoint Coordination for Network MIMO in 3GPP LTE-Advanced Multihop Cellular Networks

By Anthony Lo and Peng Guan


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13. Conventional and Unconventional Cellular Admission Control Mechanisms

By Anna Izabel J. Tostes, Fátima de L. P. Duarte-Figueiredo and Luis E. Zárate


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14. Water Quality Dynamic Monitoring Technology and Application Based on Ion Selective Electrodes

By Dongxian He, Weifen Du and Juanxiu Hu


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