Title page for ETD etd-06082009-170949


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Harmon, Andrew James
URN etd-06082009-170949
Title Collision study for the one-way IVDS channel
Degree Master of Science
Department Electrical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Bostian, Charles W. Committee Chair
Pratt, Timothy J. Committee Chair
Sweeney, Dennis G. Committee Member
Keywords
  • collision
  • autocorrelation
  • process gain
  • jamming margin
  • capture
Date of Defense 1996-08-05
Availability restricted
Abstract
A collision study is performed to compare the interference rejection characteristics of two spread spectrum receivers, one employing a sliding correlator and the other using a more sophisticated matched filter design. The testing involves using two similar transmitters, one acting a the jammer, to test the collision dynamics of each receiver. Packet data from both transmitters contain identical spreading codes. Data from the testing is analyzed and the receivers' jamming margin, capture, and process gain qualities are compared as to which system best optimizes a one-way channel.

Motivation for the collision study stems from researching a one-way communication link for the Interactive Video Data Service ( IVDS ) project currently being developed by the Center for Wireless Telecommunications ( CWT ) at Virginia Tech. A novel retransmission technique has previously been developed which discusses the probability of packet collisions on the channel and uses a computer program to simulate the channel model. This thesis will provide more information as to what happens in packet collisions as well as determine which receiver type offers the greatest interference rejection.

Files
  Filename       Size       Approximate Download Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 
 
 28.8 Modem   56K Modem   ISDN (64 Kb)   ISDN (128 Kb)   Higher-speed Access 
[VT] LD5655.V855_1996.H376.pdf 2.49 Mb 00:11:31 00:05:55 00:05:11 00:02:35 00:00:13
[BTD] next to an author's name indicates that all files or directories associated with their ETD are accessible from the Virginia Tech campus network only.

Browse All Available ETDs by ( Author | Department )

dla home
etds imagebase journals news ereserve special collections
virgnia tech home contact dla university libraries

If you have questions or technical problems, please Contact DLA.