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Course number and title: EE232D Telecommunication Networks and Multiple Access Communications
Credits: 4
Instructor(s)-in-charge: Not offered in 2011-12
Course type: Lecture
Required or Elective: A Signals and Systems course.
Course Schedule:
Lecture: 4 hrs/week.
Outside Study: 8 hrs/week.
Office Hours: 2 hrs/week.
Course Assessment:
Homework: Several assignments.
Project Reports: 1 project.
Exams: 1 midterm.
Grading Policy: Typically, 25% homework, 25% midterm, 50% final term paper and presentation.
Course Prerequisites: EE232B.
Catalog Description: Performance analysis and design of telecommunication networks and multiple-access communication systems. Topics include architectures, multiplexing and multiple-access, message delays, error/flow control, switching, routing, protocols. Applications to local- area, packet-radio, local-distribution, computer and satellite communication networks.  
Textbook and any related course material:
Lecture notes.
Course Website
Topics covered in the course:
Queueing network models and analyses.
Medium access control (MAC) protocols, algorithms and schemes including fixed assignment (TDMA, FDMA, CDMA, SDMA); demand-assignment (reservation, polling); random access (ALOHA, CSMA, CSMA/CD - Ethernet, CSMA/CA - IEEE 802.11).
Networking protocol stack and architectures. Switching methods.
Routing, error control, flow control and congestion control in computer communication networks.
Quality-of-Service (QoS) based networking. Implementations in IP and ATM networks.
Wireless networks: Cellular wireless networks; Wireless Local Area Networks (WLANs); Mesh wireless networks for metropolitan area coverage.
Ad hoc wireless networks; Routing for ad hoc networking; Combined MAC and routing; Mobile Backbone Networks (MBNs). Ad hoc wireless networks that support multimedia applications.
Unmanned Vehicle (UV) aided (UGV and UAV based) multi-tier ad hoc wireless networks; UAV-MBN architectures.
Cross-layer design for mesh wireless networks and mobile ad hoc wireless networks; Power-control spatial-reuse MAC schemes and integrated routing and MAC algorithms; integration of multi-rate coding with networking schemes.
Priority queueing and scheduling models and analyses with applications to QoS based operations in communications networks.
Will this course involve computer assignments? NO Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO

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