Table of contents for Radio network planning and optimisation for UMTS / edited by Jaana Laiho and Achim Wacker, Tomas Novosad.


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Preface.
Acknowledgements.
Abbreviations.
1_ Introduction (Jaana Laiho, Achim Wacker, Tomas Novosad, Peter Muszynski, Petri Jolma and Roman Pichna).
1.1_ A Brief Look at Cellular History.
1.2_ Evolution of Radio Network Planning.
1.3_ Introduction to Radio Network Planning and Optimisation for UMTS.
1.4_ Future Trends.
References.
2_ Introduction to WCDMA for UMTS (Tomas Novosad, David Soldani, Kari Sipila, Tero Kola and Achim Wacker).
2.1_ Mathematical Background of Spread Spectrum CDMA Systems.
2.2_ Direct Sequence Spread Spectrum System.
2.3_ CDMA in Cellular Radio Networks.
2.4_ WCDMA Logical, Transport and Physical Channels.
2.5_ WCDMA Radio Link Performance Indicators.
References.
3_ WCDMA Radio Network Planning.
(Achim Wacker, Jaana Laiho, Tomas Novosad, Terhi Rautiainen and Kimmo Terava).
3.1_ Dimensioning.
3.2_ Detailed Planning.
3.3_ Verification of Dimensioning with Static Simulations.
3.4_ Verification of Static Simulator with Dynamic Simulations.
3.5_ Optimisation of the Radio Network Plan.
3.6_ Interference in WCDMA Multi-operator Environment.
3.7_ Cell Deployment Strategies.
4_ Radio Resource Utilisation (Achim Wacker, Jaana Laiho, Tomas Novosad, David Soldani, Chris Johnson, Tero Kola and Ted Buot).
4.1_ Introduction to Radio Resource Management.
4.2_ Power Control.
4.3_ Handover Control.
4.4_ Congestion Control.
4.5_ Resource Management.
4.6_ RRU for High-speed Downlink Packet Access (HSDPA).
4.7_ Impact of Radio Resource Utilisation on Network Performance.
References.
5_ WCDMA–GSM Co-planning Issues (Kari Heiska, Tomas Novosad, Pauli Aikio, Chris Johnson and Josef Fuhl).
5.1_ Radio Frequency Issues.
5.2_ Noise Measurements.
5.3_ Radio Network Planning Issues.
5.4_ Narrowband and WCDMA System Operation in Adjacent Frequency Bands.
References.
6 _ Coverage and Capacity Enhancement Methods (Chris Johnson, Achim Wacker, Juha Ylitalo and Jyri Hamalainen).
6.1_ Introduction.
6.2_ Techniques for Improving Coverage.
6.3_ Techniques for Improving Capacity.
6.4_ Uplink Cell Load and Base Station Transmit Power.
6.5_ Additional Carrier s and Scrambling Codes.
6.6_ Mast Head Amplifiers and Active Antennas.
6.7_ Remote RF Head Amplifiers.
6.8_ Higher Order Receive Diversity.
6.9_ Transmit Diversity.
6.10_ Multiple Input Multiple Output in UTRA FDD.
6.11_ Beamforming.
6.12_ Rollout Optimised Configuration.
6.13_ Sectorisation.
6.14_ Repeaters.
6.15_ Micro-cell Deployment.
6.16_ Capacity Upgrade Process.
6.17_ Summary of Coverage and Capacity Enhancement Methods.
References.
7_ Radio Network Optimisation Process (Jaana Laiho, Markus Djupsund, Anneli Korteniemi, Jochen Grandell and Mikko Toivonen).
7.1_ Introduction to Radio Network Optimisation Requirements.
7.2_ Introduction to the Telecom Management Network Model.
7.3_ Tools in Optimisation.
7.4_ Summary.
References.
8_ UMTS Quality of Service (Jaana Laiho, Vilho Raisanen and Nilmini Lokuge).
8.1_ Definition of Quality of Service.
8.2_ End-user Service Classification.
8.3_ Characteristics and Requirements of Services.
8.4_ 3GPP Bearer Concept.
8.5_ Overview of 3GPP Quality of Service Architecture.
8.6_ Quality of Service Management in UMTS.
8.7_ Concluding Remarks.
References.
9_ Advanced Analysis Methods and Radio Access Network Autotuning (Jaana Laiho, Pekko Vehvilainen, Albert Hoglund, Mikko Kylvaja, Kimmo Valkealahti and Ted Buot).
9.1 _ Introduction.
9.2 _ Advanced Analysis Methods for Cellular Networks.
9.3 _ Automatic Optimisation.
9.4 _ Summary.
References.
10 _ Other 3G Radio Access Technologies (Jussi Reunanen, Simon Browne, Pauliina Eratuuli, Ann-Louise Johansson, Martin Kristensson, Jaana Laiho, Mats Larsson, Tomas Novosad and Jussi Sipola).
10.1 _ GSM Packet Data Services.
10.2 _ Time Division Duplex Mode of WCDMA (UTRA TDD).
References .
Index.





Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Global system for mobile communications.
Radio -- Transmitters and transmission.
Code division multiple access.