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CS 743: Wireless Networks

Introduction: Motivation, History, Challenges
Physical Layer: Modulation Techniques, Antenna, Channel Models, Fading Mitigation techniques; Case-study of 802.11a PHY
Link Layer: Single-hop MAC protocols (CSMA, TDMA, FDMA, OFDMA etc); Case-study of WiFi and Cellular networks; multi-hop MAC protocols
Network Layer: Mobile IP; distributed wireless routing algorithms (AODV, DSDV, DSR, OLSR), Routing metrics
Transport Layer: TCP over wireless, Transport level mobility management, multihop transport protocols
Application Layer: Mobile computing platforms (android); energy efficiency of apps
Future trends in wireless networks.

Wireless Communications and Networks, by W. Stallings, Pearson education publishing, 2nd edition, 2009.
Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice by Theodore S. Rappaport, 2nd edition, Pearson, 2010.
Wireless Communications, by Andrea Goldsmith, 2010.
Recent relevant RFCs, Internet drafts, selected research papers from relevant venues: Mobicom, MobiSys, SIGCOMM, Infocom, IEEE TMC, ACM MC2R.
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Duration : Full Semester Total Credit : 6
Type : Theory
Autumn Semester 2019-20

Status : Not Offered Instructor : ---
Spring Semester 2019-20

Status : Offered Instructor : Prof. Bhaskaran Raman

Last Modified Date: 15-Jul-2013


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