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Of or pertaining to the transmission of information over a distance, and the technology used to achieve this communication.

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block error rate (BLER)

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

The ratio of the number of erroneous blocks received to the total number of blocks sent. An erroneous block is defined as a Transport Block, the cyclic redundancy check (CRC) of ...

orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM)

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

A digital transmission technique that uses a large number of carriers spaced apart at slightly different frequencies.

air interface

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

The technology used for the radio transmission between base station and mobile units in a wireless network.

carrier

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

A continuous signal, or waveform, at a certain frequency on a circuit, or within a certain frequency range, and that can be modulated to support an information-bearing signal.

channel

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

A single communications patch in a transmission medium connecting two or more points in a network, each patch being separated by some means; e.g., spatial or multiplex separation, ...

channel state information (CSI)

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

Information which represents the state of a communication link from the transmit source(s) to the receiver source(s).

code rate

Telecommunications; Wireless communication

A measure of the efficiency of a code, consisting in the number of information bits divided by the code length.