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
18/29/2022MondayCourse Overview
28/31/2022WednesdayWireless Trends
Wireless Coding and Modulation (Part 1)
39/5/2022MondayLabor Day Holiday
49/7/2022WednesdayWireless Coding and Modulation (Part 2)
59/12/2022MondayWireless Signal Propagation
69/14/2022WednesdayIEEE 802.11 Wireless LANs. Part I:Basics
79/19/2022MondayWireless LANs: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 1 of 2)
89/21/2022WednesdayWireless LANs: 802.11a/b/g/n/ac (Part 2 of 2)
99/26/2022MondayExam 1 Review
109/28/2022WednesdayExam 1
1110/03/2022Wednesday60 GHz Millimeter Wave Gigabit Wireless Networks
1210/5/2022WednesdayVehicular Wireless Networks +Wireless in White Spaces
10/10/2022MondayFall Break
1310/12/2022WednesdayIoT+Bluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 1)
1410/17/2022MondayBluetooth and Bluetooth Smart (Part 2)
1510/19/2022WednesdayIEEE 802.15.4 WPAN
1610/24/2022MondayLow Power WAN Protocols for IoT
1710/26/2022WednesdayExam 2 Review
1810/31/2022MondayExam 2
1911/2/2022WednesdayIntroduction to 6LowPAN and RPL
2011/7/2022MondayCellular Networks: 1G/2G/3G
2111/9/2022WednesdayLTE
2211/11/2022Monday4G/LTE-Advanced
2311/16/2022Wednesday5G
2411/18/2022Monday5G
11/23/2022WednesdayThanksgiving Break
11/25/2022MondayThanksgiving Break
2511/30/2022WednesdayTBD
2612/2/2022MondayExam 3 Review
2712/7/2022WednesdayExam 3

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