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A framework for UMTS air interface analysis

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A framework for UMTS air interface analysis. / Navaie, Keivan; Sharafat, A. Reza.

In: Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Vol. 28, No. 3-4, 2003, p. 113-129.

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Navaie, K & Sharafat, AR 2003, 'A framework for UMTS air interface analysis', Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, vol. 28, no. 3-4, pp. 113-129. https://doi.org/10.1109/CJECE.2003.1425098

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Navaie, K., & Sharafat, A. R. (2003). A framework for UMTS air interface analysis. Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering, 28(3-4), 113-129. https://doi.org/10.1109/CJECE.2003.1425098

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Navaie K, Sharafat AR. A framework for UMTS air interface analysis. Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2003;28(3-4):113-129. https://doi.org/10.1109/CJECE.2003.1425098

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Navaie, Keivan ; Sharafat, A. Reza. / A framework for UMTS air interface analysis. In: Canadian Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering. 2003 ; Vol. 28, No. 3-4. pp. 113-129.

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