The Medium is the Message

  title={The Medium is the Message},
  author={Frank H. P. Fitzek},
  journal={2006 IEEE International Conference on Communications},
In this paper we advocate exploiting channel descriptor information in packet data communication networks to gain transmission capacity. Besides the normal data transmission also the channel descriptor (or character of the channel) can be used to convey data. This novel access technique is suitable for wired as well as for wireless networks. By the example of a wireless spread spectrum system with pseudo-noise spreading sequences, we can report that a gain of nearly an order of magnitude in… CONTINUE READING

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