This book focuses on the next generation optical networks as well as mobile communication technologies. The reader will find chapters on Cognitive Optical Network, 5G Cognitive Wireless, LTE, Data Analysis and Natural Language Processing. It also presents a comprehensive view of the enhancements and requirements foreseen for Machine Type Communication. Moreover, some data analysis techniques and Brazilian Portuguese natural language processing technologies are also described here.
Evolution of the Optical Networks Toward the Cognitive Optical Network.- Architectures for Cognitive Optical Networks.- 5G Cognitive Wireless Mesh Network without common control channel.- LTE Enhancements for Machine Type Communication.- A Fast Algorithm for Shaping the 3D Radiation Pattern of an Arbitrary Active Antenna System.- Framework for Automated Tests of LTE Physical Layers.- Method for estimating confidence intervals for DEA efficiency models using regression models.- Considerations about adding aggregated variables to the DEA Model.- Distributed Averaged Perceptron for Brazilian Portuguese Part-of-Speech Tagging.