Class schedule (Tentative)
 

Date

Topics

Suggested Readings

 1/14

Physical Layer

Radio propagation and multiplexing (pdf)

Schiller Chapter 2.1 - 2.5
Radio Propagation

1/16

Modulation and Spread Spectrum

Schiller Chapter 2.6 - 2.7

 1/21

MAC Layer

Introduction to MAC and 802.11 (pdf)

Schiller Chapter 3 & 7

1/23

Insecurity of 802.11 (pdf)

Insecurity of 802.11

1/28

Network Layer

Intro. to Network Layer and Mobile IP (pdf)

Kurose & Ross Chapter 4
Schiller Chapter 8.1

1/30

 Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks I (pdf)

Schiller Chapter 8.2 and DSR

 2/4

Routing in Mobile Ad Hoc Networks II

AODV and DSDV

2/6

Routing in wireless mesh networks (etx-wcett,xor,exor,more)

 

ETX, WCETT, ExOR, XOR

 

2/11

2/13

Routing in sensor networks (pdf)

 

GPSR, BVR

 

 2/18

Routing in delay tolerant network (pdf)

 

2/20

Transport Layer

TCP in wireless networks (transport overview,wireless TCP)

 

2/25

2/27

3/4

Mid-term review (pdf)

3/6

Mid-term

3/11

Spring Break

3/13

Spring Break

3/18

Localization (localization,gesture)

WarDriving and Sextant

3/20

3/25

Bluetooth, RFID, NFC etc. (RFID,NFC,bluetooth)

3/27

4/1

Energy efficiency (overview,MIMO energy,ambient backscatter)

4/3

Celullar networks

 

4/8

Cellular networks (cellular)

4/10

Wireless security and privacy (network security overview,DoS,secure implant,finger print)

jamming,greedy mac,Ariadne,jellyfish,wireless finger-print,Identifier Free Link Layer,secure medical implants,sms attacks

4/15

4/17

4/22

4/24

Emergent networks (sound,light)

sound, light

 

4/29

Final review (pdf)

5/1

Final exam