These terms (“license for the LTE-A downlink link-level simulator”) refer to the use of the LTE system level simulator (the “Original Work”), developed by the Institute of Telecommunications, Vienna University of Technology (the licensor).
1. Academic Usage
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10. Appendix I
The following parts of the original work are not under the terms of the license for the LTE-A downlink link-level simulator, and are thus excluded from the terms and conditions stated by this license. The usage and adaptation of these sections for use with the original work is done in compliance with the license terms they are released under. Any translation, adaptation, alteration, transformation, modification, or further use of the hereinbelow stated parts of the original work must be done under the terms of the applicable licenses for that specific part, which are also included in the package.
– Hash calculation in the utils.hashing class. The DataHash function provides MD5/SHA1 hash functionality and is under the BSD license . The license agreement for the DataHash code is found in the documentation/ folder. The code was retreieved from the Matlab File Exchange on 27.04.2012 (http://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/31272).