Course Title: Advanced Wireless and Mobile Networks
ECTS points: 6 ECTS
Number of classes per week:3+0+0+3
Lecturer: Prof. Dr Liljana Gavrilovska
Course Goals (acquired competencies): Upon finishing the course it is expected that the student will understand the advanced concepts of wireless networking, demonstrate deep understanding of the functioning and designing wireless and mobile networks and demonstrate ability to perform scientific work in the area.
Subject of the course content: Overview of wireless networking technologies. Advanced solutions for wireless and mobile networks (HSPA+, 3G LTE, IMT-Advanced, satellite UMTS, Mobile WiMAX, IEEE 802.20, IEEE 802.11n). Overview of DVB technologies. Teletraffic engineering of wireless and mobile networks. Modeling and dimensioning of wireless and mobile networks. Network planning. Calculation of system capacity and optimal coverage. Performance analysis of radio resource management algorithms in wireless and mobile networks (power control, handover control, access control, load control). Connection management (mobility, session). Analysis of specific scenarios. Integration of navigation and communications systems. Localization of users. Location based services. Situation aware services. Advanced solutions for service discovery in wireless and mobile networks. Context aware services. Sensor networks. Advanced algorithms for control and management in sensor networks. Personal area networks (WPAN, WBAN). Medium independent handover. Standardization (IEEE 802.21). Cooperative networks. Social, operational and communication aspects. Implementation. Cognitive networks. Architectures and protocols. Fundamental limits. Spectral awareness. Standardization and new standards (e.g. IEEE 802.22, IEEE 802.11p, -af, -ae). Development towards 4G. Standardization activities (3GPP, ITU, ETSI, IEEE 802.x). Innovative network solutions.
|1.||L.Gavrilovska,R.Prasad||Ad Hoc Networks: Towards Seamless Communications||Springer||2006|
|2.||M. Sauter||Beyond 3G – Bringing Networks, Terminals and the Web Together: LTE, WiMAX, IMS, 4G Devices and the Mobile Web 2.0||John Wiley and Sons||2009|
|3.||F. H. P. Fitzek, M. Katz||Cognitive Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies and Visions Inspiring the Age of Enlightenment of Wireless Communications||Springer||2007|
|1.||Savo G. Glisic||Advanced Wireless Networks: 4G Technologies||John Wiley and Sons||2006|
|2.||B. H. Walke,S. Mangold,L. Berlemann||IEEE 802 Wireless Systems: Protocols, Multi-Hop Mesh/Relaying, Performance and Spectrum Coexistence||John Wiley and Sons||2006|
|3.||Publications in international journals and conference proceedings and standards|