Course Code: CS551
Course Name: Wireless Networks
Prerequisites: CS348
Syllabus: Introduction to wireless communication systems and networks; Wireless technologies: Cellular wireless networks and systems principles. Antennas and radio propagation. Signal encoding and modulation techniques. Spread spectrum. Coding and error control. Wireless Networking: Multiple access techniques. Mobile IP and WAP. Wireless systems and standards. Wireless LANs: Wireless LAN technology. Wireless standard (IEEE 802.11 etc.). Ad-hoc Networks. Bluetooth.
Texts: 1. W. Stallings, "Wireless Communications and Networks", Pearson Education, 2002.
References: 1. T S Rappaport, "Wireless Communications: Principles & Practice", Second Edition, Pearson Education, 2002.
2. J Schiller, "Mobile Communications", Addison Wesley, 2000.
3. V K Garg, "IS-95 CDMA and CDMA2000", Prentice Hall PTR, 2000.
4. Research papers.