Department of Computer Science & Engineering

University of Ioannina

Wireless Networks

Starts from:Wed, December 8, 2021

Course Feature
Class Description

Course_ID: MYE006

Weekly Hours: 5

Semester: >=6

ECTS Credits: 5

Course Homepage:http://www.cs.uoi.gr/~epap/MYE006/

Description:Introduction to wireless networking. Overview of the history, evolution, and compatibility of wireless standards. The special problems of wireless and mobile computing. Wireless transmission: Free space path loss, Path loss models, Noise, Interference, Antennae (antenna types, antenna gain), Multipath fading, Diversity techniques. Modulation: Analog and Digital Modulation techniques. Spread Spectrum Techniques: Direct Sequence SS, Frequency Hopping SS. Cellular Networks: Architecture, Frequency allocation, Handover, GSM-based networks, Evolution of Cellular networks. Satellite Networks. Wireless Local Area Networks: Application scenarios, Network types (infrared, microwave, spread spectrum), Standardization (Bluetooth, IEEE 802.11, HIPERLAN). IEEE802.11 Networks: Physical layer, Infrastructure and ad-hoc networks, Medium Access Control (DCF and PCF), Mobility management, Security, IEEE 802.11e. Mobile Internet protocol.