EE 67011 - Topics in Wireless Networking
Spring 2006

Tentative Course Information:

Tentative Schedule


Instructor: Dr. Martin Haenggi
274 Fitzpatrick
631-6103 /
Class Hours: MW 01:30 - 02:45   DeBartolo 223
Plus certain F 01:30-02:45  DeBartolo 223
Textbook: No required text. Course materials and papers will be available.
Prerequisite: Some background in communications and networking
Suggested reading:
Syllabus: After reviewing the characteristics of the wireless channel, we
discuss current cellular and local area wireless networks (GSM,
IS-95, UMTS, 3G, 4G, 802.11, 802.15, 802.16, 802.20, ZigBee, WiMax,
HiperLAN, HomeRF, Bluetooth) to gain insight into their architectures
and protocols.
The second part of the course covers wireless ad hoc and sensor networks,
addressing the challenges and proposed solutions, with an emphasis on
modeling and cross-layer protocol design aspects.
Projects: Presentations and one research project. Topics will depend on the students' interests.
Exams: Final exam (oral)
Grading: Homework: 10%
Discussions in classroom: 20%
Presentations: 20%
Project: 30%
Final: 20%
Web Pages:
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* contributions are welcome

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M. Haenggi, 01-14-06. Last change 01-18-06.