M&WN: DACS Geert Heijenk Slides Schedule Contents
No lecture on 16/10: The back-up timeslot on October 16 will
not be used.
Schedule: The schedule has been changed. The guest lecturer
has been moved to October 23, on September 30, the will be a regular
lecture, and October 16 is now a back-up slot.
Guest lecturer: On September 30 October 23, we will have a guest lecture by Gert-Jan van Lieshout, Samsung Research.
Exam: The exam on October 30, 2014 has been moved to the afternoon.
Reader: The reader for Mobile & Wireless Networking has been printed, and is available.
Welcome: Welcome to the website of the course Mobile & Wireless Networking. The first lecture will be given on September 2, 2014.
Period 1A: 01/09/2014 to 07/11/2014
Standard lecture hours:
Tuesday, 13:45 - 15:30
Thursday, 10.45 - 12.30
Start date: September 2, 2014
The total number of lectures for this course is 10 + 1 or 2 guest
Slides used during the lectures can be found here.
Thursday October 30, 2014
You may take the lecture slides and 2 double sided sheets of notes (made by you, any font size/density!) with you.
"Mobile Communications" by Jochen H. Schiller, 2nd edition,
Addison-Wesley, 2004, ISBN 0-321-12381-6.
The course covers selected chapters of the book (see contents).
Extra material consists of selected sections of other books
and articles. These are made available in a reader. In the 2014 reader,
the article in part 8 has been replaced by another one compared to the
Below (see contents) some articles are indicated as recommended reading. They are not compulsary material for the examination. Further, the following texts can help to increase your understanding of the course material, and provide more details on the topics discussed in the course.
||3/4||Wireless Transmission||lecture 2
||6/7||Medium Access Control||lecture 3
||6/7||Cellular concepts &
Dealing with Mobility
||3/4||Cellular Systems (UMTS / LTE)||lecture 5
||6/7||Cellular Systems (UMTS / LTE)
||6/7||Wireless LAN||lecture 7
||6/7||Bluetooth & Zigbee||lecture 8
||6/7||Mobile IP||lecture 9
||3GPP Telecommunication Systems:
Long Term Evolution (LTE)
|Gert-Jan van Lieshout
|Introduction||History, Current Wireless Technologies, Trends||
|Wireless Transmission||Basic physical layer aspects, e.g., propagation, multiplexing, modulation, spread spectrum, OFDM||
|Medium Access Control||MAC layer essentials, e.g. hidden terminals, medium access, random access protocols, CDMA, hybrid ARQ||
|Cellular Concepts||Basic principles of cellular systems, e.g., cell layout, interference||
|Dealing with Mobility||Handover, mobility management||
|Cellular Systems (UMTS / LTE)||Operation of radio access network and core network of cellular systems, mainly UMTS and LTE||
|Other systems||Brief overview of other wireless systems such as DECT, TETRA, Satellite, DVB.||
|Wireless LAN||Operation of IEEE 802.11 Wireless LAN, incl. CSMA/CA, RTS/CTS, power management, 802.11a/b/g, 802.11e||
|Bluetooth & Zigbee||Overview of operation of low-power wireless systems based on IEEE 802.15.1 (Bluetooth) and IEEE 802.15.4 (Zigbee)||
|Mobile IP||Mobile IP, Hierarchical Mobile IPv6, Fast Handovers for Mobile IPv6||
|Mobile Transport Layer||Problems with TCP over Wireless, Improvements: e.g., Indirect TCP, Snoop TCP, Mobile TCP, TCP over 3G||
|Ad-hoc Networks||Basics of Ad-hoc networks, Ad-hoc Routing, e.g. DSR, AODV||