Mobile and wireless networks

Course Code :2001WETMWN
Study domain:Computer Science
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Chris Blondia

3. Course contents *

This course consists of two parts. In a first part, important characteristics of the PHY, MAC, network and transport layer of wireless and mobile networks are considered. In addition a number of important protocols for each of these layers are studied. In a second part mobile and wireless networks are discussed. The following systems are studied: cellular networks: UMTS, LTE, TETRA; wireless personal area networks: bluetooth, zigbee; Wireless LAN: WiFi; Wireless MAN: WiMAX; sensornetworks, ad hoc networks.