CMPS 5213: Wireless Computer Communications and Networks

Spring semester 2017

Instructor: Dr. Nelson L. Passos
Office: Bolin Science Hall 126B
Office phone: 397-4129
E-mail: nelson.passos@mwsu.edu
Webpage: cs.mwsu.edu/~passos
Office Hours: TR   9:30 - 11:00 am
  M   1:00 - 5:00 pm
  W  8:00 - 11:00
Class Hours: TR   3:30 pm - BO 320

Course Description:

An introduction to hardware and software used in wireless data communication systems. Includes transmission fundamentals, protocols, communication technology, error control, and local area networks.

Text book:

Wireless Communications and Networks and Systems, by C. Beard and W. Stallings.

Lecture Notes:

CMPS 5213 part 1

CMPS 5213 part 2

CMPS 5213 part 3

CMPS 5213 part 4

Reed-Solomon notes

Agenda:

January     February     March     April     May     Grading


January


Jan

17-

Introduction - Transmission fundamentals –time and frequency analysis

Jan

19-

Transmission fundamentals – filters, capacity, decibels, media

Jan

24-

Networks - Switching

Jan

26-

ATM - QoS

Jan

31-

Protocols - TCP/IP


February


Feb

2-

TCP/IP

Feb

7-

Antennas - propagation

Feb

9-

Antennas - noise, attenuation, etc.

 

 

Assignment # 1

Feb

14-

Transmission problems – error correction

Feb

16-

Signal encoding

 

 

Assignment # 2

Feb

21-

Modulation

Feb

23-

OFDM

 

 

Assignment # 3

Feb

28-

Spread spectrum – frequency hopping


March


Mar

2-

Spread spectrum – direct sequence

Mar

7-

CDMA – Walsh codes

Mar

9-

Error control - detection

Mar

14

Spring Break

Mar

16

Spring Break

Mar

21-

Test # 1

Mar

23-

Error control - correction

 

 

Project assignment

 

 

Assignment # 4

Mar

28-

Long range communication – Satellite, WiMax, Smart grid

Mar

30-

Cellular networks

 

 

Assignment # 5


April


Apr

4-

Cellular networks - overview

Apr 

6-

Cellular networks – power control

 

 

Assignment # 6

Apr 

11-

1st to 3rd Generations

Apr

13-

Easter Holiday

Apr

18-

GSM - CDMA

Apr

20-

Mobile IP and apps - software

Apr

25-

Mobile IP – network management

Apr

27-

Test # 2


May


May

2-

IEEE 802.11

May

4-

Bluetooth and 4th generation LTE

May

9-

Finals (Tuesday, 3:30 pm)


Grading


Tests: 20 % (each)
Final Exam: 20 %
Assignments: 15 %
Project: 20 %
Class Participation: 5 %
 


E-mail address:

nelson.passos@mwsu.edu

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