CSE574S: Wireless and Mobile Networking (Spring 2016)

Course Description:
First course in wireless networking providing a comprehensive treatment of wireless data and telecommunication networks. Topics include recent trends in wireless and mobile networking, wireless coding and modulation, wireless signal propagation, IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac wireless local area networks, 60 GHz millimeter wave gigabit wireless networks, vehicular wireless networks, white spaces, IEEE 802.22 regional area networks, Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart, wireless personal area networks, wireless protocols for Internet of Things, ZigBee, cellular networks: 1G/2G/3G, LTE, LTE-Advanced, and 5G.

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: Siddhant Sirohi
Office: Bryan 516
Office Hours: Friday/Sunday: 1:00PM-2:00PM

Location: The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00PM to 2:30PM in Lopata Room 103.

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 four offerings of this course are available: Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2006.

Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change)

11/20/2016WednesdayCourse Overview
21/25/2016MondayWireless and Mobile Networking: Facts,Statistics,and TrendsSearch Due
Project Guidelines
31/27/2016WednesdayIntroduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 1)
Project Guidelines (Part 2)
42/1/2016MondayIntroduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 2)HTML Due
52/3/2016WednesdayIntroduction to Wireless Signal Propagation (Part 1)
62/8/2016MondayIntroduction to Wireless Signal Propagation (Part 2)Topic Due
IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics (Part 1)
72/10/2016WednesdayIEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics(Part 2)
Wireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 1)
82/15/2016MondayWireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 2)References Due
92/17/2016WednesdayWireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 3)
Introduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 1)
102/22/2016MondayMid-Term Exam 1
112/24/2016WednesdayIntroduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 2)
122/29/2016MondayIntroduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 3)
Introduction to Vehicular Wireless Networks (Part 1)
133/2/2016WednesdayIntroduction to Vehicular Wireless Networks (Part 2)
Internet of Things (Part 1)
143/7/2016MondayInternet of Things (Part 2)
Wireless Protocols for IoT Part I: Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 1)
153/9/2016WednesdayWireless Protocols for IoT Part I: Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 2)Outline Due
Wireless Protocols for IoT Part II: IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN (Part 1)
3/14/2016MondaySpring Break (No Class)
3/16/2016WednesdaySpring Break (No Class)
163/21/2016MondayWireless Protocols for IoT Part II: IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN (Part 2)
Wireless Protocols for IoT Part III: ZigBee (Part 1)
173/23/2016WednesdayWireless Protocols for IoT Part III: ZigBee (Part 2)
183/28/2016MondayMid-Term Exam 2
193/30/2016WednesdayLow Power WAN Protocols for IoT (Part 1)
Review Form (right-click and save link as)
204/4/2016MondayLow Power WAN Protocols for IoT (Part 2)Final Paper Due
214/6/2016WednesdayIntroduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G (Part 1)
224/11/2016MondayIntroduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G (Part 2)Reviews Due
Introduction to LTE (Part 1)
234/13/2016WednesdayIntroduction to LTE (Part 2)
244/18/2016MondayIntroduction to LTE-Advanced (Part 1)
254/20/2016WednesdayIntroduction to LTE-Advanced (Part 2)
Introduction to 5G (Part 1)
264/25/2016MondayIntroduction to 5G (Part 2)
274/27/2016WednesdayFinal Exam

Student Project Reports
Implementation and Analysis of a Mobile Aerial Wireless Network
A Survey of Bio-Inspired Wireless Communication
Cloud RAN: Basics, Advances and Challenges
A Survey of Distributed Radio Systems
Energy Efficient Wireless Communication Survey
Long Range Low Power (LRLP) Wireless Network
LTE-Advanced for Device to Device and Machine-to-Machine Communication
M2M Communication Scheduling Techniques using LTE/LTE-A
Emerging MIMO Technologies: Distributed, Cooperative, Massive, 3D, and Full Dimension MIMO
Network Coding for Wireless Applications: A review
A Survey of Self-Organizing Networks
Complete List of Audio and Video Recording of Lectures by Raj Jain
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