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Applications of Geographic Information Systems for Wireless Network Planning with Francisco Saez De Adana, Josefa Gómez Pérez, Abdelhamid Tayebi Tayebi and Juan Casado Ballesteros

A Geographic Information System (GIS) is a computer system that gathers, analyses, stores, checks, manipulates, manages, and visualizes data related to spatial locations on Earth’s surface. A GIS works as a database with geographic information (alphanumeric data) that is associated by an identifier common to the graphic objects of digital maps. In this way, when …

Everything You Know About Via Temperatures is Wrong! with Doug Brooks

Everything You Know About Via Temperatures is Wrong! Via temperatures are not related to via current Via temperatures are not related to current density Douglas Brooks, PhD and Dr. Johannes Adam Via Temperatures and Current: The common understanding in the electronics industry is that via temperatures, just like trace temperatures, are a function of the …

Problem Solving 101 with Y.J. Liu – On understanding the OFDM algorithms

At Artech House, we ask our authors what problems their books can help readers solve. In this series, we share what our authors aim to do in their writing. Read on to find out what Y.J. Liu, who wrote Introduction to OFDM Receiver Design and Simulation had to say: Best source for fundamental understanding of …

The Monarch Who Measured and the Science of Millimetre Metrology with Geoff Varrall

The Monarch Who Measured and the Science of Millimetre Metrology. George 3, described in school textbooks as ‘the mad king who lost America’ was in practice a capable King with a particular passion for science. On June 3rd 1769 he observed and timed the transit of Venus from the Kew Observatory near Richmond, a measurement …

The Book and Beyond with Adrian Cardalda-Garcia

Artech House author of Adrian Cardalda-Garci Location Based Services, shortened LBS, are a fundamental part of cellular networks. In the 5G ecosystem, the applications of LBS are increasing exponentially, not only for smartphones, but also for autonomous driving, UAVs, the Industry 2.0, eHealth and a large number of industry verticals. With this promising future, one …