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

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Computer Science, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 2
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication Systems - master program, 2017-2018, Master semester 4
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Information security minor, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Communication systems minor, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Mineur STAS Chine, 2017-2018, Spring semester
    • Semester
      Spring
    • Exam form
      Written
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Mobile networks
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

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8-9
9-10
10-11
11-12
12-13
13-14
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
19-20
20-21
21-22
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Exercise, TP
Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German