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International Journal of Digital Multimedia Broadcasting
Volume 2009, Article ID 329073, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2009/329073
Research Article

Modeling and Performance Analyses of Hybrid Cellular and Broadcasting Networks

Institute for Communications Technology, Braunschweig Technical University, Schleinitzstrasse 22, 38106 Braunschweig, Germany

Received 1 March 2009; Revised 28 October 2009; Accepted 30 November 2009

Academic Editor: Sandro Scalise

Copyright © 2009 Peter Unger and Thomas Kürner. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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