Elektro- och informationsteknik

Lunds Tekniska Högskola | Lunds universitet


ETSN01 Avancerad telekommunikation, 2016/2017

Here is a list of all acronyms used in the lecture slides.

3GPP 3rd generation partnership project

AC Access category

ACK Acknowledgement

AGCH Access grant channel

AIFSN Arbitration inter-frame spacing number

ALOHA A medium access protocol – random access with acknowledgement

AMPS Advanced mobile phone system

AN Acknowledgement number

ANSI American national standards institute

AODV Ad-hoc on demand distance vector

AP Access point

AQM Active queue management

ARQ Automatic repeat request

ARTT Average round trip time

ATM Asynchronous transfer mode

AUC Authentication centre

BCCH Broadcast control channel

BSC Base station controller

bps bits per second

BTS Base transceiver station

BRFQ Bit-round fair queueing

BW Bandwidth

CBQ Class based queueing

CC Call control

      Country code

CCH Control channel

CD Collision detection

CDF Cumulative distribution function

CDMA Code division multiple access

CM Call management

CN Core network

CS Carrier-sense

CSD Circuit switched domain

CSMA Carrier-sense multiple access

CSMA/CA Carrier-sense multiple access with collision avoidance

CSMA/CD Carrier-sense multiple access with collision detection

CTS Clear to send

CU Currently unused

CWTS Chinese wireless telecommunication standard

D Deterministic distribution (in Kendall notation)

DAMA Demand assigned multiple access

DCF Distributed co-ordination function

DCS Digital cellular service

DECT Digital enhanced cordless telecommunications

DFWMAC Distributed foundation wireless MAC

DiffServ Differentiated services

DL Downlink

DLCI Data link connection identifier

DOI Degree of interference

DRTT Deviation of round trip time

DS Differentiated services

DSCP Differentiated service code point

E2E End-to-end

EDCA Enhanced distributed channel access

EDGE Enhanced data rates for GSM evolution

EIR Equipment identity register

ERTT Expected round trip time

ETSI European telecommunications standards institute

FACCH Fast associated control channel

FCC Federal Communications Commission

FCCH Frequency control channel

FCFS First come first served

FDD Frequency division duplexing

FDMA Frequency division multiple access

FEC Forward error correction

        Forwarding equivalence class

FHSS Frequency hopping spread spectrum

FIFO First in first out

FQ Fair queueing

FR Frame relay

FTP File transfer protocol

G General distribution (in Kendall notation)

GGSN Gateway GPRS support node

GMSC Gateway mobile switching centre

GPRS General packet radio service

GPS Global positioning system

         Generalised processor sharing

GSM Global system for mobile communications

HCCA HCF controlled channel access

HCF Hybrid co-ordination function

HDLC High-level data link control

HLL High-level (programming) language

HLR Home location register

HO Handover

HSCSD High speed circuit switched data

ICMP Internet control message protocol

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IETF Internet Engineering Task Force

IMEI International mobile equipment identifier

IMSI International mobile subscriber identity

IMT-2000 International mobile telecommunications 2000

IP Internet protocol

IPv4 Internet protocol version 4

IPv6 Internet protocol version 6

IMU Inertial measurement unit

IntServ Integrated services

ISDN Integrated services digital network

ISM Industrial, scientific and medical (radio bands)

ITU-T International telecommunication union standardisation sector

LAPD Link access procedures, D channel

LB Lower bound

LLC Link layer control

LSP Label switched path

LSR Label switched router

M Markovian distribution (in Kendall notation)

MAC Medium access control

MACA Multiple access with collision avoidance

MANET Mobile ad-hoc network

MM Mobility management

MPLS Multiprotocol label switching

MS Mobile station

MSC Mobile switching centre

MSISDN Mobile subscriber ISDN number

MSRN Mobile station roaming number

MSS Maximum segment size

         Mobile satellite system

NDC National destination code

NMT Nordic mobile telephony

NRT Non real time

OMC Operation and managing centre

OSPF Open shortest path first

OSVF Orthogonal variable spreading factor

PAN Personal area network

PATH Path discovery packet (for RSVP)

PASTA Poisson arrivals see time averages

PCF Point co-ordination function

PCH Paging channel

PCS Personal communication service

PDF Probability density function

PHB Per hop behaviour

PLMN Public land mobile network

PPP Point-to-point protocol

PRR Packet reception rate

PS Processor sharing

PSD Packet switched domain

PSTN Public switched telephone network

PTS Post- och telestyrelsen

QoS Quality of service

RACH Random access channel

RED Random early detection

RESV Reservation packet (for RSVP)

RFC Request for comments

RIP Routing information protocol

RNC Radio network controller

RNS Radio network subsystem

RR Radio resource management

Rspec Reservation specification

RSVP Resource reservation protocol

RT Real time

RTO Retransmission timeout

RTP Real time protocol

RTS Ready to send

RTT Round trip time

        Radio transmission technology

RV Random variable

Rx Receiver, reception, receiver

S-ALOHA Slotted-ALOHA – ALOHA with time slots

SACCH Slow associated control channel

SCH Synchronisation channel

SCTP Stream control transmission protocol

SDCCH Stand alone dedicated control channel

SDEV Standard deviation

SDMA Space division multiple access

SDO Standard developing organisation

SGSN Serving GPRS support node

SIM Subscriber identity module

SLA Service level agreement

SMS Short message service

SN Sequence number

      Subscriber number

SON Self-organising networks

SPF Shortest packet first

SRTT Smoothed round trip time

SS Supplementary services

SS7 Singalling system no. 7

STA Station (i.e. wireless client as opposed to AP)

TCH Traffic channel

TCH/F Full rate traffic channel

TCH/H Half rate traffic channel

TCP Transmission control protocol

TDD Time division duplexing

TDMA Time division multiple access

TDOA Time difference of arrival

TETRA Terrestrial trunked radio

TMSI Temporary mobile subscriber identity

TSPEC Traffic specification

TTA Telecommunications technology association

TTC Telecommunications technology committee

TTL Time to live

Tx Transmit, transmission, transmitter

TXOP Transmission opportunity

UB Upper bound

UDP User datagram protocol

UE User equipment

UHF Ultra-high frequency

UL Uplink

UMTS Universal mobile telecommunications system

UTRAN UMTS terrestrial radio access network

VAD Voice activity decoder

VANET Vehicular ad-hoc network

VCI Virtual channel identifier

VLR Visiting location register

VoIP Voice over IP

VPI Virtual path identifier

VPN Virtual private network

W Window, window size

W-CDMA Wideband code division multiple access

WFQ Weighted fair queueing

WSN Wireless sensor network