COE-543 Mobile and Wireless Networks

Semester 082


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Lecture Notes

Students are responsible for the material discussed in class and that in the references (papers/handouts).

My notes are based on the references and on Pahlavan's textbook. Please be advised that online notes are subject to change as courses develops.

1) Introduction to Mobile and Wireless Networks: An overview of 1G, 2G, mobile data services, and WLANs. In addition to an introduction into 3G and beyond 3G networks. A must read references are:

2) RF Propagation - The main sources for this subject are:

3) Physical Layer Issues for Wireless Networks - Summary of Chapter three in Pahlavan's book.

4) The Cellular Concept: cellular network fundamentals - capacity expansion techniques. - Traffic Engineering / Erlang C and B models

5) Multiple Access Schemes: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, and Contention-based schemes

6) Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM) modulation and Orthogonal Division Multiple Access (OFDMA)

7) Wireless Local Area Networks - IEEE802.11

8) Mobile IP:

9) Privacy and Security for Wireless Networks - Notes


10) Quality of Service (QoS) for mobile networks - Notes/Slides from Computer Networking - A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet by Kurose and Ross (3rd Edition).


Course Project:

        C. Mohanram and S. Bhashyam, “Joint subcarrier and power allocation in channel-aware queue-aware scheduling for multiser OFDM,” IEEE transactions on wireless communications, vol. 6, no. 9, pp. 3208-3213, September 2007.






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