CSE574S: Recent Advances in Wireless and Mobile Networking (Fall 2022)

Course Description:
This course provides 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, cellular networks: 1G/2G/3G, LTE, LTE-Advanced, LTE-Advanced Pro, and 5G.

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

Instructor: Prof. Raj Jain, jain@cse.wustl.edu
Office Hours: By appointment. Please send email for the appointment.

Teaching Assistant: TBA
Office Hours: Friday/Sunday: 1:30PM-2:30PM

Location: TBA
The class meets Mondays and Wednesdays at 1:00PM to 2:20PM. This is a flipped class. the students view the pre-recorded lecture asynchronously at their convenience and submit questions online. The class time is devoted to discussing answers to those and any subsequent questions. The class will be held synchronously at the class time.

All question about the homeworks and exams grading should be directed to the TA.

Audio/Video recordings of lectures from the last seven offerings of this course are available: Fall 2020, Fall 2018, Spring 2016, Spring 2014, Spring 2010, Spring 2008, Spring 2006.

Tentative Schedule (Subject to Change)

#DateDayDiscussion Topic
18/29/2022Monday1. Course Overview
28/31/2022Wednesday2. Wireless Trends
3. Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 1)
9/5/2022MondayLabor Day Holiday
39/7/2022WednesdayWireless Coding and Modulation (Part 2)
49/12/2022Monday4. Wireless Signal Propagation
59/14/2022Wednesday5. IEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics
69/19/2022Monday6. Wireless LANs: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 1 of 2)
79/21/2022WednesdayWireless LANs: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 2 of 2)
89/26/2022MondayExam 1 Review
99/28/2022WednesdayExam 1
1010/03/2022Monday7. 60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks
Project Guidelines(Part 2)
1110/5/2022Wednesday8. Vehicular Wireless Networks
10. IoT
10/10/2022MondayFall Break
1210/12/2022Wednesday9. Wireless in White Spaces
1310/17/2022Monday11. Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 1)
Project Guidelines(Part 3)
Review Form (right-click and save link as)
1410/19/2022WednesdayBluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 2)
1510/24/2022Monday12. IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN
1610/26/2022WednesdayExam 2 Review
1710/31/2022MondayExam 2
1811/2/2022Wednesday13. Zigbee(Part 1)
Zigbee (Part 2)
1911/7/2022Monday14. 6LoWPAN and RPL
2011/9/2022Wednesday16. Cellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G
2111/11/2022Monday17. LTE
2211/16/2022Wednesday18. 4G/LTE-Advanced
2311/21/2022Monday19. LTE Advanced-Pro
11/23/2022WednesdayThanksgiving Break
2411/28/2022Monday20. 5G (Part 1)
2511/30/2022Wednesday5G (Part 2)
2612/5/2022MondayExam 3 Review
2712/7/2022WednesdayExam 3

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