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Assessment of a platform for non-contiguous aggregation of IEEE 802.11 waveforms in TV white space. / Holland, Oliver; Raman, Aravindh; Sastry, Nishanth; Wong, Stan; Mack, Jane; Lam, Lisa.

IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. Vol. 2016-July Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016. 7504141.

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Holland, O, Raman, A, Sastry, N, Wong, S, Mack, J & Lam, L 2016, Assessment of a platform for non-contiguous aggregation of IEEE 802.11 waveforms in TV white space. in IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. vol. 2016-July, 7504141, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 83rd IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2016, Nanjing, China, 15/05/2016. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2016.7504141

APA

Holland, O., Raman, A., Sastry, N., Wong, S., Mack, J., & Lam, L. (2016). Assessment of a platform for non-contiguous aggregation of IEEE 802.11 waveforms in TV white space. In IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (Vol. 2016-July). [7504141] Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2016.7504141

Vancouver

Holland O, Raman A, Sastry N, Wong S, Mack J, Lam L. Assessment of a platform for non-contiguous aggregation of IEEE 802.11 waveforms in TV white space. In IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. Vol. 2016-July. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2016. 7504141 https://doi.org/10.1109/VTCSpring.2016.7504141

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Holland, Oliver ; Raman, Aravindh ; Sastry, Nishanth ; Wong, Stan ; Mack, Jane ; Lam, Lisa. / Assessment of a platform for non-contiguous aggregation of IEEE 802.11 waveforms in TV white space. IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference. Vol. 2016-July Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016.

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