References: 5G Cellular Communications: Journey & Destination

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Virtualization and Automation Technologies [VAT] [Updated 4/28/19]

[VAT1] LightReading, “Network Automation & Orchestration with Carrier SDN & NFV,” Ethernet & SDN Expo, October 2013.

5G Network Architecture and End-to-End Concepts [NAEC] [Updated 4/28/19]

[NAEC1] InterDigital, “What the MEC? An Architecture for 5G,” eBook.

New Radio (NR) Air Interface [NAI] [Updated 4/28/19]

[NAI1] Amitabha Ghosh, “5G mmWave Revolution & New Radio,” IEEE Webinar, September 2017.

[NAI2] Boon Loong Ng, “5G NR mmWave Standards,” July 2017.

[NAI3] Qualcomm, “Making 5G NR a Commercial Reality,” December 2017.

NG-RAN [NRAN] [Updated 4/28/19]

[NRAN1] 3GPP, TR 38.912, “Study on New Radio (NR) access technology,”

[NRAN2] 3GPP, “5G Architecture Options- Full Set,” RP-161266, June 2016.

Release 16 and Beyond [R16AB] [Updated 4/28/19]

[R16AB1] 3GPP, “Summary After TSG-RAN #80,” July 2018,

[R16AB2] 3GPP, “3GPP Features and Study Items,” Release 16, .

LTE, LTE-Advanced, and LTE-Advanced Pro [LLL] [Updated 4/28/19]
[LLL1] M. Kottkamp, A. Roessler, and J. Schlienz, “:TE-Advanced Technology Introduction,” White Paper, 1MA169-3E, .

Cellular Fundamentals [CF] [Updated 4/28/19]
[CF1] Nishith D. Tripathi and Jeffrey H. Reed, “Cellular Communications: A Comprehensive and Practical Guide,” IEEE/Wiley, 2014,

Potpourri [P] [Updated 4/28/19]
[P1] ATIS, “Evolution to an Artificial Intelligence-Enabled Network,” September 2018, .