List of Abbreviations

Acronyms and abbreviations have become a must in technical literature to replace extensive names, and are equivalent to a nickname. This list covers many areas, as some acronyms can have different meanings. In the text we have repeated the full form of the abbreviations many times, as we always feel that the reader may have difficulties remembering their meaning.

3GPP 3rd Generation Partnership Project
3GPP2 3rd Generation Partnership Project 2
64QAM 64 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
8QAM 8 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
16QAM 16 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
32QAM 32 Quadrature Amplitude Modulation
AAS Advanced Antenna System
AAS Adaptive Antenna Steering
AAS Adaptive Antenna System
ACK Acknowledgement
ACL Access Control List
ACLR Adjacent Channel Leakage Rejection
ADC Analog to Digital Converter
ADS Air Data Speed
ADT Air Data Tonnage
AES Advanced Encryption Standard
AGC Automatic Gain Control
AIFS Arbitration Inter Frame Space
AMC Adaptive Modulation and Coding
AMC Adjacent Mapping of Sub-Carriers
AMPS Advanced Mobile Phone Service
AM-RLC Acknowledged Mode Radio link Control
AMS Adaptive MIMO Switching
ANR Automatic Neighbor Relation
AoI Area of Interest
AP Access Point
AP Aggregation Point
ARIB Association of Radio Industries and Business (Japan)
ARP Address Resolution Protocol
ARPANET Advanced Research Projects Agency
ARQ Automatic Repeat ...

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