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GSM book: Third edition released

GSM - Architecture, Protocols, and Services

GSM – Architecture, Protocols, and Services

A fully updated, third edition of GSM: Architecture, Protocols, and Services written by Eberspächer, Vögel, Bettstetter, and Hartmann is out now. The book is both an introductory textbook for graduate students and a reference resource for telecommunications engineers and researchers.

Special features include a detailed introduction to the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS) and EDGE for packet-switched services and a description of multimedia messaging (MMS). New content also includes capacity enhancement methods like sectorization, the application of adaptive antennas for Spatial Filtering for Interference Reduction (SFIR) and Space Division Multiple Access (SDMA).