CS169 Mobile Wireless Networks (Winter 2018)

Course Overview

This course covers wireless channel models, MAC protocols, wireless network architecture, cellular networks, WLAN, ad hoc networks, routing in multi-hop wireless networks, wireless security, impact of wireless links over TCP performance and other transport layer solutions.


Course Schedule

Lecture: WCH 143 / M W F 05:10pm - 6:00pm

Lab 021: WCH 133 / F 09:10 am - 11:59 am

Lab 022: WCH 133 / F 12:10 pm - 3:00 pm

Lecture Slides and Homeworks

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Lab Slides and Exercises

lab1. Source code: first.cc. Also, in case you are new to vim, vimBasic

Lab1Questions Lab1ReferenceCode

lab2 scpBasic

lab3 second.cc


lab5 hint hint code

lab5 reference code


Final Project


Supplementary Materials

These materials are helpful for students who are not familiar with computer networks and communications.

Computer network basics

Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach

TextBook: Not required. Mobile Communications 2nd edition, Jochen Schiller, Addison Wesley

Other references: Principles of Wireless Networks – Kaveh Pahlavan and Prashant Krishnamurthy, Pearson