Selected Publications

Books

Wireless Communications: Principles & Practice

Theodore S. Rappaport, Prentice Hall, 2002.
ISBN 0-13-042232-0

Wireless Communications: Principles & Practice, Solutions Manual
Zhigang Rong & Theodore S. Rappaport, Prentice Hall, 2002.
ISBN 0-13-485202-8 This text is also available in Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Spanish, and Vietnamese, Greek and Portuguese.

To order: (800)643-5506

The official website for the 2nd edition of Wireless Communications: Principles & Practice is available at http://authors.phptr.com/rappaport. The site includes helpful supplemental downloads for course instructors.

 

Smart Antennas: Adaptive Arrays, Algorithms, & Wireless Position Location

edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, IEEE Press, 1998.
ISBN 0-7803-4800-1
IEEE Product No. SR110-QAJ

To order:(800)678-IEEE

 

 

Smart Antennas for Wireless Communications: IS-95 and Third Generation CDMA Applications
J. C. Liberti, Jr., & Theodore S. Rappaport, Prentice Hall, 1999.
ISBN 0-13-719287-8

To order:(800)643-5506

 

 

 

Cellular Radio & Personal Communications: A Book of Selected Readings
edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, IEEE Press, 1995.
ISBN 0-7803-2283-5 IEEE
Order No. SR100-QAJ

Cellular Radio & Personal Communications: Advanced Selected Readings
edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, IEEE Press, 1996.
ISBN 0-7803-2307-6
IEEE Order No. SR101-QAJ

Cellular Radio & Personal Communications: Self-Study Course
Theodore S. Rappaport, IEEE Press, 1995.
ISBN 0-7803-2315-7
IEEE Order No. HL5731-QIA
To order:(800)678-IEEE

 

Kluwer series on Wireless Personal Communications

The contributions in these texts present a broad range of topics in wireless communications reflecting current research thrusts, including perspectives from both industry and academia.

Wireless Personal Communications: Channel Modeling and Systems Engineering
edited by William H. Tranter, Theodore S. Rappaport, Brian D. Woerner, & Jeffrey H. Reed, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2000.
ISBN 0-7923-7705-2

Wireless Personal Communications: Emerging Technologies for Enhanced Communications
edited by William H. Tranter, Theodore S. Rappaport, Brian D. Woerner, & Jeffrey H. Reed, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999.
ISBN 0-7923-8359-1

Wireless Personal Communications: Improving Capacity, Services, and Reliability
edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, Brian D. Woerner, Jeffrey H. Reed, & William H. Tranter, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
ISBN 0-7923-8017-7

Wireless Personal Communications: Advances in Coverage and Capacity edited by Jeffrey H. Reed, Brian D. Woerner, & Theodore S. Rappaport, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997.
ISBN 0-7923-9788-6

Wireless Personal Communications: The Evolution of Personal Communications Systems
edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, Brian D. Woerner, & Jeffrey H. Reed, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996.
ISBN 0-7923-9676-6

Wireless Personal Communications: Research Developments
edited by Brian D. Woerner, Theodore S. Rappaport, & Jeffrey H. Reed, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1995.
ISBN 0-7923-9555-7

Wireless Personal Communications: Trends and Challenges
edited by Theodore S. Rappaport, Brian D. Woerner, & Jeffrey H. Reed, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1994.
ISBN 0-7923-9430-5

Wireless Personal Communications
edited by Marty J. Feuerstein & Theodore S. Rappaport, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1993.
ISBN 0-7923-9280-9 To order: (781)871-6600

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Technical Journal Articles

Authored or co-authored over 160 technical papers, including:

T. S. Rappaport, J. N. Murdock, D. G. Michelson, and R. Shapiro, "An open-source archiving system for RF propagation measurements and radio channel modeling and simulation," to appear in, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, 2011.

R. C. Daniels, J. N. Murdock, T. S. Rappaport, R. W. Heath, "60 GHz Wireless: Up Close and Personal," IEEE Microwave Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 7, December 2010, pp.44-50.

T.S. Rappaport, J.Murdock, F.Gutierrez, Jr., "State-of-the-art in 60 GHz Integrated Circuits and Systems for Wireless Communications," to appear in the "Proceedings of the IEEE"

T. S. Rappaport, S. DiPierro, R. Akturan, "Analysis and Simulation of Adjacent Service Interference to Vehicle-Equipped Satellite Digital Radio Receivers From Cellular Mobile Terminals," IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC), Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 6-9, 2010, pp.1-5.

C. H. Park, R. W. Heath, T. S. Rappaport, "Frequency Domain Channel Estimation and Equalization for Continuous Phase Modulations with Superimposed Pilot Sequences," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, Issue 9, November 2009, pp. 4903-4908.

F. Gutierrez, S. Agarwal, K. Parrish, T. S. Rappaport, "On-Chip Integrated Antenna Structures in CMOS for 60 GHz WPAN Systems," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 27, Issue 8, October 2009, pp. 1367-1378.

J. K. Chen, G. de Veciana, T. S. Rappaport, "Site-Specific Knowledge and Interference Measurement for Improving Frequency Allocations in Wireless Networks," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 58, Issue 5, June 2009, pp. 2366-2377.

C. H. Park, T. S. Rappaport, "Short-Range Wireless Communications for Next-Generation Networks: UWB, 60 GHz Millimeter Wave PAN, and Zigbee," IEEE Wireless Communications Magazine, Vol. 14, Issue 4, August 2007, pp. 70-78.

C. Na, J. K. Chen, T. S. Rappaport, "Measured Traffic Statistics and Throughput of IEEE 802.11b Public WLAN Hotspots with Three Different Applications," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communication, Vol. 5, No. 11, November 2006, pp. 3296-3305.

T. Kim, J. G. Andrews, J. Kim, and T. S. Rappaport, "Multi-code Multicarrier CDMA: Performance Analysis," Journal of Communications Software and Systems, special issue on Future Wireless Systems, No. 1, March 2006, pp. 12-19.

H. Wang and T. S. Rappaport, "A Parametric Formulation of the UTD Diffraction Coefficient for Real-Time Propagation Prediction Modeling," IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters (AWPL), Vol. 4, August 2005, pp. 253-257.

J. He, A. Verstak, L. T. Watson, C. A. Stinson, N. Ramakrishnan, C. A. Shaffer, T. S. Rappaport, C. R. Anderson, K. Bae, J. Jiang, and W. H. Tranter, "Globally Optimal Transmitter Placement for Indoor Wireless Communication Systems," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 3, No. 6, November 2004, pp. 1906-1911.

C. R. Anderson and T. S. Rappaport, "In-Building Wideband Partition Loss Measurements at 2.5 and 60 GHz," IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Vol. 3, No. 3, May 2004, pp. 922-928.

R. R. Skidmore, A. Verstak, N. Ramakrishnan, T. S. Rappaport, L. T. Watson, J. He, S. Varadarajan, C. A. Shaffer, J. Chen, K. Kyoon Bae, J. Jiang, and W. H. Tranter, "Towards Integrated PSEs for Wireless Communications: Experiences with the S^4W and SitePlanner Projects," ACM SIGMOBILE Mobile Computing and Communications Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, April 2004, pp. 20-34.

S. Shakkottai, T. S. Rappaport, P. C. Karlsson, "Cross-Layer Design for Wireless Networks", IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 41, No. 10, October 2003, pp. 74-80.

A. Verstak, N. Ramakrishnan, L. T. Watson, J. He, C. A. Shaffer, K. K. Bae, J. Jiang, W. H. Tranter, T. S. Rappaport, "BSML: A Binding Schema Markup Language for Data Interchange in PSEs," Scientific Programming, Vol. 11, No. 3, August 2003, pp. 199-224.

G. D. Durgin, V. Kukshya, T. S. Rappaport, "Wideband Measurements of Angle and Delay Dispersion for Outdoor and Indoor Peer-to-Peer Radio Channels at 1920 MHz," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 51, No. 5, May 2003, pp. 936-944.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, D. A. de Wolf, "New Analytical Models and Probability Density Functions for Fading in Wireless Communications," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 50, No. 6, June 2002, pp. 1005-1015.

T. S. Rappaport, A. Annamalai, R. M. Buehrer, W.H. Tranter, "Wireless Communications: Past Events and a Future Perspective," IEEE Communications Magazine, 50th Anniversary Issue, May 2002, pp. 148-161.

H. Xu, V. Kukshya, T. S. Rappaport, "Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of 60 GHz Indoor Channels," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 20, No. 3, April 2002, pp. 620-630.

P. Petrus, J. Reed, T. S. Rappaport, "Geometrical-based Statistical Macrocell Channel Model for Mobile Environments," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 50, No. 3, March 2002, pp. 495-502.

P. Cardieri, T. S. Rappaport, "Application of Narrow-Beam Antennas and Fractional Loading Factor in Cellular Communication Systems," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 50, No. 2, March 2001, pp. 1-11.

P. Cardieri, T. S. Rappaport, "Statistical Analysis of Co-channel Interference in Wireless Communications Systems," Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing, Vol. 1, No. 1, January-March 2001, pp. 111-121.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, "Theory of Multipath Shape Factors for Small-Scale Fading Wireless Channels," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 48, No. 5, May 2000, pp. 682-693.

H. Xu, R. J. Boyle, T. S. Rappaport, J. H. Schaffner, "Measurements and Models for 38 GHz Point-to-Multipoint Radiowave Propagation," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications: Wireless Communications Series, Vol. 18, No. 3, March 2000, pp. 310-321.

T. S. Rappaport, R. A. Brickhouse, "A Simulation of Cellular System Growth and its Effect on Urban In-Building Parasitic Frequency Reuse," IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 48, No. 1, January 1999, pp. 286-294.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, H. Xu, "Measurements and Models for Radio Path Loss and Penetration Loss in and Around Homes and Trees at 5.85 GHz," IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol. 46, No. 11, November 1998, pp. 1484-1496. [Paper is the winner of the 1999 IEEE Communications Society Stephen O. Rice Prize Paper Award]

J. H. Reed, K. J. Krizman, B D. Woerner, T. S. Rappaport, "An Overview of the Challenges and Progress in Meeting the E-911 Requirement for Location Service," invited paper, IEEE Personal Communications Magazine, Vol. 5, No. 3, April 1998, pp. 30-37.

R. Ertel, P. Cardieri, K. W. Sowerby, T. S. Rappaport, J. H. Reed "Overview of Spatial Channel Models for Antenna Array Communication Systems," Special Issue: IEEE Personal Communications, Vol. 5, No. 1, February 1998, pp. 10-22.

K. Blankenship, T. S. Rappaport, "Characteristics of Impulsive Noise in the 450 MHz Band in Hospitals and Clinics," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 46, No. 2, February 1998, pp.194-203.

T. S. Rappaport, R. A. Brickhouse, "A Simulation Study of Urban In-Building Cellular Frequency Reuse," IEEE Personal Communications Magazine, Vol. 4, No.1, February 1997, pp. 19-23.

T. S. Rappaport, J. H. Reed, B. D. Woerner, "Position Location using Wireless Communications on Highways of the Future," invited paper, IEEE Communications Magazine, Vol. 34, No. 10, October 1996, pp. 33-41.

H. D. Sherali, C. M. Pendyala, T. S. Rappaport, "On the Optimal Location of Transmitters for Micro-Cellular Radio Communication System Design," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 14, No. 4, May 1996, pp. 662-673.

O. Landron, M. Feuerstein, T. S. Rappaport, "A Comparison of Theoretical and Empirical Reflection Coefficients for Typical Exterior Wall Surfaces in a Mobile Radio Environment," IEEE Transactions on Antennas and Propagation, Vol. 44, No. 3, March 1996, pp. 341-351.

M. A. Panjawani, A. L. Abbott, T. S. Rappaport, "Interactive Computation of Coverage Regions for Wireless Communication in Multifloored Indoor Environments," IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Vol. 14, no. 3, March 1996, pp. 420-430.

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Conference Papers

Authored or Co-authored over 80 technical conference papers and presentations, including:

E. Ben-Dor, T. S. Rappaport, Y. Qiao, S. J. Lauffenburger, “Millimeter-wave 60 GHz Outdoor and Vehicle AOA Propagation Measurements using a Broadband Channel Sounder”, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom),  Houston, TX, Dec 5-9, 2011. (Submitted)

K. Hassan, T. S. Rappaport and J. G. Andrews, "Analog Equalization for Low Power 60 GHz Receivers in Realistic Multipath Channels," IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Miami, FL, Dec. 6-10, 2010.

T. S. Rappaport, S. DiPierro, R. Akturan, "Analysis and Simulation of Adjacent Service Interference to Vehicle-Equipped Satellite Digital Radio Receivers From Cellular Mobile Terminals," IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC), Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 6-9, 2010, pp.1-5.

J. Murdock, E. Ben-Dor, F. Gutierrez, Jr., T.S. Rappaport, "Challenges and Approaches to On-chip Millimeter Wave Antenna Measurements," to appear n the "2011 IEEE MTT-S International Microwave Symposium (IMS)", Baltimore, MD, June 5-10

F. Gutierrez, T. S. Rappaport, J. Murdock, "Millimeter-Wave CMOS Antennas and RFIC Parameter Extraction for Vehicular Applications," IEEE 72nd Vehicular Technology Conference Fall (VTC), Ottawa, Canada, Sept. 6-9, 2010, pp.1-6

T. S. Rappaport, F. Gutierrez, T. Al-Attar, "Millimeter-Wave and Terahertz Wireless RFIC and On-Chip Antenna Design: Tools and Layout Techniques," IEEE First Workshop on Millimeter Wave and Terahertz Communications, in conjunction with IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Honolulu, HI, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2009.

F. Gutierrez, K. Parrish, T. S. Rappaport, "On-Chip Integrated Antenna Structures in CMOS for 60 GHz WPAN Systems," IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Honolulu, HI, Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2009.

J. K. Chen, G. de Veciana, T. S. Rappaport, "Improved Measurement-Based Frequency Allocation Algorithms for Wireless Networks," IEEE Global Communications Conference (GLOBECOM), Washington, DC, Nov. 26-30, 2007, pp. 4790-4795.

L. Ragan, A. Hassibi, T. S. Rappaport, C. L. Christianson, "Novel On-Chip Antenna Structures and Frequency Selective Surface (FSS) Approaches for Millimeter Wave Devices," IEEE 66th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Baltimore, MD, Oct. 1-3, 2007, pp. 2051-2055.

J. K. Chen, T. S. Rappaport, G. de Veciana, "Site Specific Knowledge for Improving Frequency Allocations in Wireless LAN and Cellular Networks," IEEE 66th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Baltimore, MD, Oct. 1-3, 2007, pp. 1431-1435.

J. Chen, T. S. Rappaport, G. de Veciana, "Iterative Water-filling for Load-balancing in Wireless LAN or Microcellular Networks," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Melbourne, Australia, May 7-10, 2006, vol. 1, pp. 117-121.

A. Mahimkar, T. S. Rappaport, "SecureDAV: A Secure Data Aggregation and Verification Protocol for Sensor Networks," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Nov. 29-Dec. 3, 2004, vol. 4, pp. 2175-2179.

C. Na, J. K. Chen, T. S. Rappaport, "Hotspot Traffic Statistics and Throughput Models for Several Applications," IEEE Global Telecommunications Conference (Globecom), Nov. 29 - Dec. 3, 2004, vol. 5, pp. 3257-3263.

H. Wang and T. S. Rappaport, "A Parametric Formulation of the UTD Diffraction Coefficients for a Dielectric Wedge," IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium and URSI National Radio Science Meeting, Monterey, CA, June 20-26, 2004, vol. 1, pp. 962-965.

T. Kim, J. Kim, J. Andrews, T. S. Rappaport, "Multi-code Multicarrier CDMA: Performance Analysis," IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Paris, France, June 20-24, 2004, vol.2 pp. 973-977.

B. Rengarajan, J. K. Chen, S. Shakkottai, T. S. Rappaport, "Connectivity of Sensor Networks with Power Control", IEEE Asilomar Conference on Signals, Systems, and Computers, Pacific Grove, CA, November 9-12, 2003.

Sanjay Shakkottai and Theodore S. Rappaport, "Research Challenges in Wireless Networks: A Technical Overview," invited presentation, International Symposium of Wireless Personal Multimedia Communications Proceedings, Honolulu, HI, October 27-30, 2002.

C. R. Anderson, T. S. Rappaport, K. Bae, A. Verstak, N. Ramakrishnan, W. H. Tranter, C. A. Shaffer, L. T. Watson, "In-Building Wideband Multipath Characteristics at 2.5 & 60 GHz," Vehicular Technology Conference, Vancouver, Canada, September 24-29, 2002, pp. 97-101.

V. Kukshya, T. S. Rappaport, H. Izadpanah, G. Tangonan, R. A. Guerrero, J. K. Mendoza, B. Lee, "Free-space Optics & High-speed RF for Next Generation Networks," Vehicular Technology Conference, Vancouver, Canada, September 24-29, 2002.

T. S. Rappaport, "The Internet - Unplugged," Keynote Speaker, THENet Networking and Telecommunications Conference, Austin, TX, March 6, 2003.

G. D. Durgin, V. Kukshya, T. S. Rappaport, "Joint Angle and Delay Spread Statistics for 1920 MHz Peer-to-Peer Wireless Channels," IEEE AP-S/URSI Symposium, Boston, MA, July 8-13, 2001.

A. Verstak, M. Vass, N. Ramakrishnan, C. A. Shaffer, L. T. Watson, K. K. Bae, J. Jiang, W. H. Tranter, and T. S. Rappaport, "Lightweight Data Management for Compositional Modeling in Problem Solving Environments," Proceedings of High Performance Computing Symposium, Seattle, WA, April 2001, pp. 148-153.

H. Xu, T. S. Rappaport, V. Kukshya, "Spatial and Temporal Characteristics of 60 GHz Indoor Channels," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Boston, MA, September 25-28, 2000.

P. Cardieri, T. S. Rappaport, "Statistics of the Sum of Log-normal Variables," IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Tokyo, Japan, May 15-18, 2000, pp. 1823-1827.

H. Xu, T. S. Rappaport, D. A. de Wolf, "Experimental and Theoretical Study of Short-Term Signal Variation during Rain for Millimeter-Wave Point-to-Multipoint Applications," AP2000 Millennium Conference on Antennas & Propagation, April 9-14, 2000, pp. 1534-1538.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, "Level-Crossing Rates and Average Fade Duration for Wireless Channels with Spatially Complicated Multipath Channels," IEEE Global Communications Conference, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, December 5-9, 1999, pp. 427-431.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, "Three Parameters for Relating Small-Scale Temporal Fading Statistics to Multipath Angle-of-Arrival," 10th International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications, Osaka, Japan, September 12-15, 1999, pp. 1077-1081.

H. Xu, T. S. Rappaport, R. J. Boyle, J. H. Schaffner, "38 GHz Wideband Point-to-Multipoint Radio Wave Propagation Study for a Campus Environment," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 1575-1579.

P. Cardieri, T. S. Rappaport, "Combined Effects of Narrowbeam Antennas and Fractional Loading Factor in Cellular Communication Systems," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 1074-1078.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, D. A. de Wolf, "More Complete Probability Density Functions for Fading in Mobile Communications," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 985-989.

G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, "Effects of Multipath Angular Spread on the Spatial Cross-Correlation of Received Voltage Envelopes," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 996-1000.

N. Patwari, G. D. Durgin, T. S. Rappaport, R. J. Boyle, "Peer-to-Peer Low Antenna Outdoor Radio Wave Propagation at 1.8 GHz," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 371-375.

C. Kontogeorgakis, T. S. Rappaport, "Two-Branch Diversity Simulation of the Effects of Non-Zero Signal Correlation on the Average Fade Duration," 49th Annual International IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, Houston, TX, May 16-19, 1999, pp. 1774-1778.

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Patents

Patents awarded in the wireless communications field, and 65 others applied for and pending, including:

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, "Method and system for using raster images to create a transportable building database for communications network engineering and management, " granted May 4, 2010, U.S. Patent 7,711,687.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, E. Reifsneider, "Method and system, with component kits, for designing or deploying a communications network which considers frequency dependent effects," granted March 16, 2010, U.S. Patent 7,680,644.

T. S. Rappaport, "Broadband repeater with security for ultrawideband technologies," granted March 9, 2010, U.S. Patent 7,676,194.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, "Method and system for generating a real time bill of materials and evaluating network performance," granted September 29, 2009, U.S. Patent 7,596,518.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, B. Henty, "Textual and graphical demarcation of location, and interpretation of measurements," granted August 11, 2009, U.S. Patent 7,574,323.

T. S. Rappaport, D. Altounian, "Device and method for wireless communications selection and control," granted October 7, 2008, U.S. Patent 7,434,076.

T. S. Rappaport, R. W. Heath, Jr, "Wireless network system and method," granted February 5, 2008, U.S. Patent 7,328,033.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "System for the three-dimensional display of wireless communication system performance," granted November 20, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,299,168.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, "System and method for automated placement or configuration of equipment for obtaining desired network performance objectives," granted November 13, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,295,960.

T. S. Rappaport, R.R. Skidmore, "System and method for indicating the presence or physical location of persons or devices in a site specific representation of a physical environment," granted November 13, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,295,119.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, B. Gold. "System and method for efficiently visualizing and comparing communication network system performance," granted October 23, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,286,971.

T. S. Rappaport, R. Skidmore, B. Gold. "System and method for efficiently visualizing and comparing communication network system performance," granted July 17, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,246,045.

T. S Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and system for displaying network performance, cost, maintenance, and infrastructure wiring diagram," granted July 10, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,243,054.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, E. Reifsneider, "Method and system, with component kits for designing or deploying a communications network which considers frequency dependent effects," granted January 30, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,171,208.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, P. Sheethalnath, "Method and system for modeling and managing terrain, buildings, and infrastructure," granted January 16, 2007, U.S. Patent 7,164,883.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and system for analysis, design, and optimization of communication networks," granted December 26, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,155,228.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and system for designing or deploying a communications network which allows simultaneous selection of multiple components," granted August 22, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,096,173.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "System and method for measuring and monitoring wireless network performance in campus and indoor environments," granted August 22, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,096,160.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, E. Reifsneider, "Method and system for designing or deploying a communications network which considers component attributes," granted August 1, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,085,697.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, P. Sheethalnath, "Method and system for automated selection of optimal communication network equipment model, position, and configuration," granted May 30, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,055,107.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and system for analysis, design, and optimization of communication networks," granted April 25, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,035,642.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Textual and graphical demarcation of location from an environmental database, and interpretation of measurements including descriptive metrics and qualitative values," granted March 28, 2006, U.S. Patent 7,019,753.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, B. Henty, "System and Method for Design, Tracking, Measurement, Prediction and Optimization of Data Communications Networks," granted December 6, 2005, U.S. Patent 6,973,622.

T. S. Rappaport, B. T. Gold. R. R. Skidmore, "System, Method and Apparatus for Portable Design, Deployment, Test and Optimization of a Communications Network," granted November 29, 2005, U.S. Patent 6,971,063.

R. R. Skidmore, T. S. Rappaport, "Method for Creating a Computer Model and Measurement Database of a Wireless Communications Network," granted April 5, 2005, U.S. Patent 6,876,951.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and System for a Building Database Manipulator," granted February 1, 2005, U.S. Patent 6,850,946.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, "Method and System for a Building Database Manipulator," granted April 13, 2004, U.S. Patent 6,721,769.

T. S. Rappaport, R. R. Skidmore, E. Reifsneider, "Method and system for Designing or Deploying a Communications Network which Considers Frequency Dependent Effects," granted September 23, 2003, U.S. Patent 6,625,454.

T. S. Rappaport , R. R. Skidmore, "System For the Three-Dimensional Display of Wireless Communication System Performance," granted December 24, 2002, U.S. Patent 6,499,006.

T. S. Rappaport , R. R. Skidmore, "Method and System For Managing a Real Time Bill of Materials," granted December 10, 2002, U.S. Patent 6,493,679.

R. Skidmore, T. S. Rappaport, "System for Creating a Computer Model and Measurement Database of a Wireless Communication Network," granted August 27, 2002, U.S. Patent 6,442,507.

T. S. Rappaport , R. R. Skidmore, "Method and System for Automated Optimization of Antenna Positioning in 3-D," granted November 13, 2001, U.S. Patent 6,317,599.

T. S. Rappaport, J. C. Liberti, S. L. McCulley, M. D. Keitz, "Portable Real-Time Cellular and Paging System Monitor," granted September 1995, U.S. Patent 5,451,839.

T. S. Rappaport, V. Fung, M. D. Keitz, "Computer-based Bit Error Simulation for Digital Wireless Communications," granted August 1993, U.S. Patent 5,233,628.

T. S. Rappaport, "Tunable Discone Antenna," granted July 1989, U.S. Patent 4,851,859.

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