Om Foundations of the Digital Wireless Worl
Professor Andrew J Viterbi has been extremely influential in the communications field via his invention of the Viterbi Algorithm, and his championing of CDMA technology developed by his company Qualcomm Inc. This book presents a selection of papers personally selected by him to mark his key technical contributions and his thoughts on CDMA technology as it evolved. Contents:Phase-Locked Loop Dynamics in the Presence of Noise by Fokker-Planck TechniquesNonlinear Estimation of PSK-Modulated Carrier Phase with Application to Burst Digital TransmissionError Bounds for Convolutional Codes and an Asymptotically Optimum Decoding AlgorithmOrthogonal Tree Codes for Communication in the Presence of White Gaussian NoiseConvolutional Codes and Their Performance in Communication SystemsTrellis Encoding of Memoryless Discrete-Time Sources with a Fidelity CriterionA Pragmatic Approach to Trellis-Coded ModulationA Personal History of the Viterbi AlgorithmSpread Spectrum Communications: Myths and RealitiesSpread Spectrum and Satellites: A SymbiosisVery Low Rate Convolutional Codes for Maximum Theoretical Performance of Spread-Spectrum Multiple-Access ChannelsFour Laws of Nature and Society: The Governing Principles of Digital Wireless Communication NetworksErlang Capacity of a Power Controlled CDMA SystemPerformance of Power-Controlled Wideband Terrestrial Digital CommunicationCDMA/HDR: A Bandwidth-Efficient High-Speed Wireless Data Service for Nomadic UsersShannon Capacity Limits of Wireless NetworksReadership: Professors, undergraduate and graduate students in engineering. Professionals in the telecommunications and computer science industry.