Lecture 1 - Sept1 - CSCE689/489:SpecialTopicsinWirelessand...

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1.1 CSCE 689/489: Special Topics in Wireless and  Mobile Systems Dr. Radu Stoleru Fall 2009
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1.2 This course The course is about the  system  aspects of wireless and  mobile networking Therefore, it covers: networking issues (MAC, network, transport … layers ) wireless technologies It does  not  cover: radio propagation models modulation and equalization techniques source or channel coding speech coding or other signal processing aspects It is focused on  mechanisms , and avoids a detailed  description of standards However, it does look closely at IEEE 802.11
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1.3 Tentative schedule All students 489 students 689 students
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1.4 Logistics Lecture-based course (background), for first ½ of semester. Grad  student/instructor research presentations during the second ½. Slides handed out at the beginning of class. Material based on J.  Schiller, “Mobile Communications”, 2 nd  edition All students (489, 689) take the midterm (25% of grade). 489 students: Final exam (25%). Questions from research papers. 689 students: Project (40% of grade) – I am interested in the idea,  its evaluation, results and presentation. The project is individual; 1  paper presentation (5% of grade) List of papers is being finalized (SenSys ’09, MobiSys ’09, Infocom  ’09, Mobicom ‘09)
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1.5 Logistics Homework/lab assignments (40% of grade for 489, 25% of grade  for 689): simulation assignments and wireless sensor network  programming. All homework/lab is done individually. For simulations:  qualnet/glomosim (for non-ns2 experts). Main advantage: it is simple,  easy to learn, fast execution. You will be able to conduct meaningful  research through simulations, at the end of the semester.  489 students only: Wireless Sensor Network Programming:  TinyOS. You need to have some knowledge about C
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1.6 Mobile Communications Summer Term 2008 Freie Universität Berlin - Computer Systems & Telematics Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen H. Schiller www.jochenschiller.de schiller@computer.org
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1.7 Overview of the background material Introduction Use-cases, applications Definition of terms Challenges, history Wireless Transmission Frequencies & regulations Signals, antennas, signal propagation Multiplexing, modulation, spread  spectrum, cellular system  Medium Access SDMA, FDMA, TDMA, CDMA CSMA/CA, versions of Aloha Collision avoidance, polling Wireless Telecommunication  Systems GSM, UMTS, IMT-2000 Satellite Systems GEO, LEO, MEO, routing, handover Wireless LANs Basic Technology IEEE 802.11a/b/g/…, .15.4, Bluetooth Network Protocols Mobile IP Ad-hoc networking Routing Transport Protocols Reliable transmission
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