List of Abbreviations

1G First Generation

2G Second Generation

3G Third Generation

3GPP Third Generation Partnership Project

3GPP2 Third Generation Partnership Project 2

4G Fourth Generation

ABS Advanced Base Station

ACK Acknowledge

AF Amplify-and-Forward

AMBR Aggregated Maximum Bit Rate

AMC Adaptive Modulation and Coding

AMPS Advanced Mobile Phone System

AMS Advanced Mobile Station

AoA Angle of Arrival

AoD Angle of Departure

AP Access Point

APA Adaptive Power Allocation

APP Application

ARP Allocation and Retention Priority

ARQ Automatic Repeat-reQuest

AS Application Server

ASA Angle Spread Arrival

ASD Angle Spread Departure

AVC Advanced Video Coding

AWGN Additive White Gaussian Noise

BuB Busy Burst

BB Base Band

BC Broadcast Channel

BD Block Diagonalization

BE Best Effort

BER Bit Error Rate

BLAST Bell Labs Space-Time architecture

BLER BLock Error Rate

BPSK Binary Phase Shift Keying

BS Base Station

BSR Buffer Status Report

BWA Broadband Wireless Access

CA Carrier Aggregation

CAC Call Admission Control

CC Component Carrier

CCC Cognitive Component Carrier

CCI Co-Channel Interference

CDD Cyclic Delay Diversity

CDF Cumulative Density Function

CDM Code Division Multiplexing

CDMA Code Division Multiple Access

CEPT European Conference of Postal and Telecommunications Administrations

CESAR CEllular Slot Allocation and Reservation

CF Compress-and-Forward

CFI Control Format Indicator

CIR Carrier-to-Interference power Ratio

CJP Centralized Joint Processing

CLA Clustered Linear Array

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