CSE574S: Wireless and Mobile Networking (Spring 2014)

Course Description:
First course in wireless networking providing a comprehensive treatment of wireless data and telecommunication networks. Topics include Wireless Networking Trends, Key Wireless Physical Layer Concepts, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wireless Personal Area Networks, WiMAX (Physical layer, Media access control, Mobility and Networking), IEEE 802.22 Wireless Regional Area Networks, IEEE 802.21 Media Independent Handover, Wireless Cellular Networks: 1G and 2G, 2.5G, 3G, and 4G, Mobile IPv4, Mobile IPv6, TCP over Wireless Networks, Ad Hoc Networks - Issues and Routing, Wireless Sensor Networks, Wireless Mesh and Multi-Hop Relay Networks, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID).

Prerequisite: CSE 473 (Introduction to Computer Networks) or permission of the instructor

Instructor: Prof. Raj Jain, jain@cse.wustl.edu
Office: Bryan 523
Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 11:00AM-Noon

Teaching Assistant: Hila Ben Abraham, hila (at) wustl.edu
Office: Bryan 522E
Office Hours: Thursday/Friday 3:00PM-4:00PM

Location: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00PM to 2:30PM in Lopata Room 101.

All question about the homeworks and mid-term exams 1 and 2 grading should be directed to the TA.

Audio/Video recordings of lectures from the last three offerings of this course are available: Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2006.

Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change)

1Monday1/13/2014Course Overview
2Wednesday1/15/2014Wireless and Mobile Networking: Facts, Statistics, and Trends
Monday1/20/2014MLK Holiday (No Class)
3Wednesday1/22/2014Introduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation
Project Guidelines
4Monday1/27/2014Introduction to Wireless Signal Propagation
5Wednesday1/29/2014Introduction to IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs
6Monday2/3/2014Wireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 1)
7Wednesday2/5/2014Wireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 2)
8Monday2/10/2014Introduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 1)
9Wednesday2/12/2014Introduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 2)
10Monday2/17/2014Mid-Term Exam 1
11Wednesday2/19/2014Introduction to Vehicular Wireless Networks
Wireless Networking in White Spaces (Part 1)
12Monday2/24/2014Wireless Networking in White Spaces (Part 2)
13Wednesday2/26/2014Wireless Networking in White Spaces (Part 3)
14Monday3/3/2014IEEE 802.22 Regional Area Network (Part 1)
15Wednesday3/5/2014IEEE 802.22 Regional Area Network (Part 2)
Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 1)
Monday3/10/2014Spring Break (No Class)
Wednesday3/12/2014Spring Break (No Class)
16Monday3/17/2014Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 2)
17Wednesday3/19/2014Wireless Personal Area Networks
18Monday3/24/2014Mid-Term Exam 2
19Wednesday3/26/2014Wireless Protocols for IoT: Part II - ZigBee (Part 1)
20Monday3/31/2014Wireless Protocols for IoT: Part II - ZigBee (Part 2)
CSE574 Project Review Form
21Wednesday4/2/2014Wireless Protocols for IoT: Part II - ZigBee (Part 3)
22Monday4/7/2014Introduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G(Part 1, 2)
23Wednesday4/9/2014Introduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G (Part 3)
Introduction to LTE (Part 1)
24Monday4/14/2014Introduction to LTE (Part 2)
25Wednesday4/16/2014Introduction to LTE (Part 3)
Introduction to LTE-Advanced (Part 1)
26Monday4/21/2014Introduction to LTE-Advanced (Part 2)
27Wednesday4/23/2014Final Exam

Student Project Reports:
Voice over LTE: Status and Migration Trends
A Survey of Software-Defined Wireless Networks
Virtualization in Wireless Networks
Energy Efficiency in Wireless Networking Protocols
Wireless Power Transfer – Concepts and Applications
Survey of Low Altitude Unmanned Aerial Vehicles
Security and Privacy Issues in the Internet of Things
Wireless Networks for Disaster Relief
Survey of Wireless Based Indoor Localization Technologies
Recent Advances in Broadband Wireless Access Networks
Recent Advances in Cognitive Radios
Constrained Application Protocol for Internet of Things
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