Conference Day 4: Friday 16 June 2000



CDMA Wireless Academy: Principles of third generation (3G) technology -
including CDMA2000; WCDMA

Workshop W4 - Friday 16 June 2000

Workshop instructor:
Renny E. Badra, Department of Electrical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) & Consultant, CDMA Wireless Academy

This workshop follows on from Workshop W1 and explores the key characteristics of third generation (3G) wireless systems based on code division multiple access (CDMA) technology.

An overview of cdma-2000 and its differences with WCDMA is provided.

Agenda - key topics addressed include:
1. IMT-2000 requirements for 3G standards
2. Overview of the main 3G proposals
3. Forward link and reverse link code channels in cdma-2000
4. Requirements for 1X and 3X options
5. Coding enhancements (turbo codes) for high data rate transmission
6. Overview of MAC and LAC layers in cdma-2000
7. Enhancements in mobile battery life due to Quick paging algorithm
8. Review of similarities and differences between CDMA2000 and WCDMA

About the workshop instructor for workshops 1 & 4:

Renny E. Badra is currently with the Department of Electrical Engineering of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) and a consultant for professional CDMA training services.

His current research activities are focused on the design of high-speed wireless digital communication systems. Before joining UCLA, Mr. Badra held instructor and faculty positions at Simon Bolivar University, Venezuela for ten years, teaching and designing undergraduate and graduate courses on communication theory, as well as participating in various research projects.

Mr. Badra is co-author of a number of journal and conference papers on wireless systems, digital signal processing, speech processing and education in engineering.

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