Coursebooks 2017-2018

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Mobile networks

COM-405

Lecturer(s) :

Hubaux Jean-Pierre

Language:

English

Summary

This course provides a detailed description of the organization and operating principles of mobile communication networks.

Content

Introduction to wireless networks

Organization of the MAC layer

Wireless Local Area Networks - WiFi

Cellular networks

Mobility at the network and transport layers

Security and privacy in mobile networks

Keywords

Communication networks, protocols, mobility

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Computer Networks

Recommended courses

Principles of Digital Communications

Network security

Important concepts to start the course

Operating principles of communication protocols and layer organization.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Teaching methods

Ex cathedra lectures

Weekly quizzes

Exercise sessions

Hands-on exercises

 

Expected student activities

Class participation, quizzes, homework, hands-on exercises

Assessment methods

Quizzes + final exam

Supervision

Office hours No
Assistants Yes
Forum No
Others The lecturer will be present at most of the exercise sessions.

Resources

Bibliography

Handouts, recommended books (see course URL)

Ressources en bibliothèque
Websites

In the programs

Reference week

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20-21     
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Under construction
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German