Wireless and Mobile Networks

IT-MSC-2MBS-Compulsory-Elective - group N
IT-MSC-2MIS-Compulsory-Elective - group C
Language of Instruction:Czech
Public info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/BMS/public/
Type of
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Guarantor:Hanáček Petr, doc. Dr. Ing., DITS
Lecturer:Hanáček Petr, doc. Dr. Ing., DITS
Instructor:Aron Lukáš, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Barabas Maroš, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Henzl Martin, Ing. Mgr., DITS
Homoliak Ivan, Ing., Ph.D., DITS
Hujňák Ondřej, Ing., DITS
Jurnečka Peter, Ing., DITS
Kačic Matej, Ing., DITS
Mazura František, Ing., DITS
Očenáš Martin, Ing., DITS
Ovšonka Daniel, Ing., DITS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Intelligent Systems FIT BUT
Learning objectives:
  The goal is to make students familiar with the basic concepts and structure of modern wireless and mobile communication networks.
  Description of most used wireless and mobile systems. Used frequencies, the role of the Czech Telecommunication Office, modulations, spread spectrum systems, cellular systems. Public phone systems GSM and systems for data transmission (GPRS, HSCSD, EDGE). Spread spectrum system CDMA. Satellite communication systems and satellite navigation systems GPS. Wireless LANs, Wifi, Bluetooth. Network protocols for wireless and mobile networks, mobile IP, ad-hoc wireless networks. Transport protocols for wireless and mobile networks, reliable transmission, flow control. Support for mobility, application programming interfaces, SIM-toolkit, WAP, J2ME.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Students will learn basic principles of wireless and mobile networks with focus on computer and data networks, Knowledge of basic protocols and interfaces.
Syllabus of lectures:
  1. Introduction, applications, definition of terms, history
  2. Wireless transmission, frequencies, regulations, antennas, signal propagation
  3. Modulation, spread spectrum, cellular system
  4. Media access
  5. Mobile communication systems, GSM, HSCSD, GPRS, EDGE
  6. Wireless telecommunication systems, TETRA, CDMA2000
  7. Satellite communication systems
  8. Broadcast systems, digital radio
  9. Localization systems GPS
  10. Wireless LANs, Wifi, Bluetooth
  11. Network protocols, mobile IP, ad-hoc networking
  12. Transport protocols, reliable transmission, flow control
  13. Support for mobility, WWW, WAP, i-mode, J2ME
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
  1. A homework on GSM protocol.
  2. A homework on Wifi/Bluetooth communication.
Fundamental literature:
  • Schiller, J.: Mobile Communications, Addison-Wesley, 2003, 512 p, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
Study literature:
  • Schiller, J.: Mobile Communications, Addison-Wesley, 2003, 512 p, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
Progress assessment:
  A mid-term exam evaluation and an evaluation of projects.
Exam prerequisites:
  To obtain at least one point in each project.

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