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 CSE4075 - Wireless and Mobile Networks

2017-2018 Spring

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Topics

Basics of Radio and Microwave Communication; Cellular Communication Technologies (GSM Networks, CDMA Systems, 2G, 2.5G, 3G, 4G Network Architectures); Mobility and Handoff Management; Data Access Networks (GPRS, EDGE); Standards of New Generation Cellular Networks (3GPP, HSPA, Evolved HSPA, LTE, E-UTRAN, EPC, LTE Advanced, 3GPP2); Wireless LANs (IEEE 802.11 Family) and WiMAX; Wireless Personal Area Networks (Bluetooth, Wireless Sensor Networks, ZigBee, Emerging WPAN Technologies e.g. UWB); Mobile IP; Satellite Networks.

Course Material

Textbooks

Essential  Text: 

(1) Zheng, et.al., Wireless Networking Complete, Morgan Kaufmann, 2010

(2) Jochen Schiller, Mobile Communications, 2nd Ed., Addison Wesley, 2003.

Recommended:  

(3) Vijay K. Garg, Wireless Communications and Networking. Morgan Kaufmann, 2007

(4) William Stallings, Wireless Communications and Networks, Prentice-Hall, 2nd Ed., 2005

 

Announcements

[2018-06-10]         All results (homework, project, exams) are announced.

[2018-05-24]         Students' Attendance (till May 24, 2018) is announced.

[2018-05-24]         Exam results are announced.

[2018-05-14]         Project-1 is submitted.

[2018-05-14]         Homework-1 and Homework-2 submitted.

[2018-03-30]         Students' Attendance (until Midterm date) is announced.

[2018-02-03]         Attendance is required at all class meetings. For excused absences, the student must provide an explanation to the instructor and supply supporting evidence.

 

Course Schedule

Tentative Schedule

Week

Lectures

Readings

Assignments

1

Introductory information

Introduction to Wireless Communications

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Schiller Ch.1

Garg Ch.1

 

2

Basics of Radio Communication

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Schiller Ch.2

Garg Ch.4

 

3

Basics of Microwave Communication

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Schiller Ch.2

 

4

Wireless Personal Area Network

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.8, 9

Garg Ch.19, 20

Assignment 1:

5

Wireless Local Area Networks

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.2, 5

Schiller Ch.7

Assignment 2:

6

WiMAX Technology

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.2, 5

 

7

Cellular Communication

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.3

Garg Ch.5

Assignment 3:

8

Midterm Exam

9

Basics of GSM

(2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.3

Garg Ch.5

 

10

CDMA Systems

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Garg Ch.11,15,16

 

11

Wireless Data Access Networks

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Garg Ch.11

Assignment 4:

12

Cellular Network Technologies and Architectures

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.1

Garg Ch.11

13

Evolution of 3G Standards

Slides (2pp)(6pp)

Zheng Ch.6

Garg Ch.11

 

14

Wireless Radio Systems

 

Assignment 5:

15

Satellite Networks

Schiller Ch.5

16

Final Exam study

17

Final Exam

 

Resources

·         The End of the Public Phone Network (Read/Listen) at IEEE Spectrum.

 

·         White Paper on IEEE 802.11ac

 

·         Brief ppt on IEEE 802.11n

 

·         OPNET IT Guru Academic Edition software

http://www.opnet.com/university_program/itguru_academic_edition/