EE 598H - Applied Networking Theory
Fall 2001

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Instructor: Dr. Martin Haenggi
274 Fitzpatrick
631-6103 /
Class Hours: MW 01:55 - 03:10   DeBartolo 125
Textbook: No required text. Course materials and papers will be available.
Suggested reading: depending on background and experience in networking.
Topics covered:
  • review of networking fundamentals (OSI layers, TCP/IP)
  • queueing models and theory
  • network calculus (application of min-plus algebra to packet networks)
  • wireless networks: introduction, characteristics and design philosophy of existing protocols and technologies such as IEEE 802.11, GSM, IS-95, 3G, Bluetooth.
  • topics in ad hoc networking
Projects: One presentation and one research project. Topics will depend on the student's interests.
Exams: Midterm and final exam
Grading: Homework: 10%
Midterm: 15%
Presentation: 15%
Project: 30%
Final: 30%
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M. Haenggi, 08-21-01. Last change 08-27-01.