CSE574S: Wireless and Mobile Networking (Fall 2018)


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: Jolley 208
Office Hours: By Appointment

Teaching Assistant: Ria Das
Office: Jolley 323
Office Hours: Friday/Sunday: 1:30PM-2:30PM

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 five offerings of this course are available: Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2006.

Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change)


#DateDayTopic
18/27/2018MondayCourse Overview
28/29/2018WednesdayWireless and Mobile Networking: Facts,Statistics,and Trends
Introduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 1)
39/5/2018WednesdayIntroduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 2)
49/10/2018MondayIntroduction to Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 3)
Introduction to Wireless Signal Propagation (Part 1)
59/12/2018WednesdayIntroduction to Wireless Signal Propagation (Part 2)
IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics (Part 1)
69/17/2018MondayIEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics (Part 2)
79/19/2018WednesdayWireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 1)
89/24/2018MondayWireless LANs Part II: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 2)
Introduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 1)
99/26/2018WednesdayIntroduction to 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks (Part 2)
Introduction to Vehicular Wireless Networks (Part 1)
1010/1/2018MondayMid-Term Exam 1
1110/3/2018WednesdayIntroduction to Vehicular Wireless Networks (Part 2)
Wireless Networking in White Spaces (Part 1)
1210/8/2018MondayWireless Networking in White Spaces (Part 2)
Introduction to Internet of Things
1310/10/2018WednesdayWireless Protocols for IoT Part I: Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart
1410/15/2018MondayWUSTL Spring Vacation
1410/17/2018WednesdayWireless Protocols for IoT Part II: IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN, ZigBee
1510/22/2018MondayTBD
1610/24/2018WednesdayTBD
1710/29/2018MondayTBD
1810/31/2018WednesdayLow Power WAN Protocols for IoT
1911/5/2018MondayMid-Term Exam 2
2011/7/2018WednesdayLow Power WAN Protocols for IoT
2111/12/2018MondayIntroduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G
2211/14/2018WednesdayIntroduction to Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G
2311/19/2018MondayIntroduction to LTE
2411/26/2018MondayIntroduction to 4G/LTE-Advanced
2511/28/2018WednesdayIntroduction to 4G/LTE-Advanced
2612/3/2018MondayIntroduction to 5G
2712/5/2018WednesdayFinal Exam

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