Course detail

Wireless and Mobile Networks

FIT-BMSAcad. year: 2019/2020

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 of the course unit

Students will learn basic principles of wireless and mobile networks with focus on computer and data networks, Knowledge of basic protocols and interfaces.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Schiller, J.: Mobile Communications, Addison-Wesley, 2003, 512 p, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
Andreas F. Molisch, Wireless Communications, Wiley, 2011

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

A mid-term exam evaluation and an evaluation of projects.
Exam prerequisites:
To obtain at least one point in each project.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The goal is to make students familiar with the basic concepts and structure of modern wireless and mobile communication networks.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MPV , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MGM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MIS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MBS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MMI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    branch MMM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NNET , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NISD , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NISY , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NVER , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, optional

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MSK , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch MIN , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  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

Projects

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. A homework on GSM protocol.
  2. A homework on Wifi/Bluetooth communication.

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