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===== Announcements ===== * Aug 31: Please attend first class on Sep 2 (Wednesday). ===== Course Description ===== **Theme**: The growing popularity of wireless-enabled mobile devices, such as laptop and palmtop computers, has necessitated extensive research, development, and deployment of wireless communication protocols. Communication over the wireless medium has fundamentally different properties than that over a wired medium, including higher error rates, lower bandwidths, nonuniform transmission characteristics, increased usage costs, increased susceptibility to interference and eavesdropping, and higher variability of performance. Similarly, mobile nodes behave differently and have fundamentally different limitations than stationary nodes. For example, mobile nodes generally operate on limited battery power and may move and change their point of connection to the network. This course will examine the area of mobile and wireless networking, looking at the unique challenges and opportunities presented by wireless communication and host or router mobility to design of networks, systems, and applications. **Contents**: The course will commence with a short retrospective of wireless communication and initially touch on some of the fundamental physical layer properties of various wireless communication technologies. The focus will then shift to design of media access control and routing layers for various wireless systems. The course will also examine adaptations necessary at transport and higher layers to cope with node mobility and error-prone nature of the wireless medium. Finally, it will conclude with a brief overview of other related issues including emerging wireless services and wireless security. **Format**: Most topics in this course will be covered through readings assigned, many of which will be technical papers. In each class I will lead a discussion on one or two papers. In order to have a discussion, students will be expected to have read one assigned paper prior to each class. **Projects**: Each student in the class will be expected to do a project. In the first two classes I will discuss a number of possible projects. However, students are encouraged to define their own ideas for projects. Projects can be a system design and implementation, evaluation of an idea through simulations, or even a survey of a sub-topic. (The survey should include an evaluation component). For each project, a student should submit a written project plan, a summary at the end of the semester and an oral presentation on the project. The projects are expected to be exploratory in nature and therefore I intend to meet with each student group involved in a project quite frequently. This semester, many of the projects will focus on the mobile phone platform. There are 4 different platforms that are available: Android, iPhone SDK, Windows Mobile, and Symbian. Take your pick and get started. **Syllabus** [[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~suman/courses/707/f08/handouts/syl.pdf|PDF]] **Required text** None. **Reference texts** \\ [[http://williamstallings.com/Wireless/Wireless2e.html|Wireless Communications and Networks, Second Edition]]\\ by William Stallings, Prentice Hall\\ ISBN 0-13-191835-4.\\ [[http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0201398362/104-1874976-8476714?v=glance&n=283155|Mobile Communications, Second Edition (Amazon link)]]\\ by Jochen Schiller, Addison Wesley\\ ISBN 0-321-12381-6.\\ [[http://www.wkonline.com/a/Computer_Networks_A_Systems_Approach_3rd_Edition_155860832X.htm|Computer Networks: A Systems Approach (3rd Edition)]]\\ by Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie. Morgan Kaufmann, 2003.\\ ISBN: 1-55860-832-X\\ [[http://wps.aw.com/aw_kurose_network_2|Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet]]\\ by Jim Kurose and Keith Ross, Addison-Wesley.\\ ISBN: 0-201-61274-7\\ [[http://www.aw-bc.com/catalog/academic/product/0,4096,0201633469,00.html|TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1]]\\ by W. Richard Stevens. Addison-Wesley.\\ ISBN: 0-201-63346-9\\ **Read for fun**\\ [[http://www.simonsays.com/content/book.cfm?tab=1&pid=479625|Where Wizards stay up Late]]\\ by Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon. Simon and Schuster.\\ ISBN: 0-684-83267-4\\ ===== General Information ===== **Class Time** M W F 1.00-2.15pm (on average twice a week, see below in meeting frequency)\\ **Room** PSY 103 \\ **Personnel** \\ | ^ Instructor ^ Teaching Assistant ^ ^ Name | [[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~suman|Suman Banerjee]] | [[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~yoonj|Jongwon Yoon]] | ^ Email | firstname.lastname@example.org | email@example.com | ^ Office | CS 7391 | CS 7393 | ^ Office hours | after class | TBA | **Class Mailing List** [[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com]] \\ **Final Exam** TBA \\ ===== Handouts ===== Assignments will be due at the start of class on the due date. Late assignments will not be accepted, so turn in whatever you have done.\\ ^ Handout ^ Handed Out ^ Comments ^ Solutions ^ | [[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~suman/courses/707/f08/handouts/syl.pdf|Course Overview and Syllabus]] | | | | ===== Assignments ===== Assignment #0: coming soon. ====== Project Ideas ======= Please follow [[project-ideas|this link]]. ====== Mobile phone programming resources ======= [[http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~suman/courses/707/f08/mobile-java.pdf|Symbian programming in Java]]. ====== Lectures ====== The readings indicated are from the [[http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~suman/courses/707/readinglist.html|reading list]]. **Meeting frequency**: Early in the semester the class will meet thrice a week. This will help you see some initial material relevant for course projects. However, towards the latter part of the semester we will meet only once a week, especially to give you more time to work on your projects. Averaged over the entire semester, the class will have met twice a week (total meeting time over the entire semester will be no different from other usual courses). **Reading assignments**: For each class, I will assign at most one paper that you will be required to have read prior to the class. This is mandatory for each student. A part of your course grade will depend on participation in class discussions. Therefore, please make sure that you keep up with the readings. **Reading groups**: To help yourself prepare for each class, you should form reading groups of 3-4 members each. The goal of the reading group would be to meet prior to class and discuss the paper assigned for the corresponding class meeting. ^ Week ^ Date ^ Topic ^ Reading ^ Background Notes ^ 5-min speaker ^ | 1 | Sep 02, Wed | Course Introduction | | | | | | Sep 04, Fri | Projects, Basic Wireless | Ch. 2, Stallings | | | | 2 | <del>Sep 07, Mon</del> | Labor day | | | Banerjee | | | Sep 09, Wed | | | | | | | Sep 11, Fri | | | | | | 3 | Sep 14, Mon | 802.11 MAC |[K90], [BDSZ94] | | | | | Sep 16, Wed | | | | | | | <del>Sep 18, Fri</del> | No class | | | | | 4 | <del>Sep 20, Mon</del> | No class | | | | | | <del>Sep 22, Wed </del> | No class | | | | | | <del>Sep 24, Fri</del> | No class | | | | | 5 | Sep 27, Mon | 802.11 basics | | | | | | Oct 1, Wed | | | | | | | Oct 3, Fri | | | | | | 6 | Oct 6, Mon | PCMA [MVH01], [JV02] | | | | | | Oct 8, Wed | | | | | | | Oct 10, Fri | | | | | | 7 | Oct 13, Mon | OAR [SKSK02], RRAA [WLYB06] | | | | | | Oct 15, Wed | | | | | | | Oct 17, Fri | Directional MAC [RV04, RV05] | | | | | 8 | Oct 20, Mon | | | | | | | Oct 22, Wed | Mid-term I (in class) | | | | | | Oct 14, Fri | | | | | | 9 | Oct 27, Mon | | | | | | | Oct 29, Wed | | | | | | | Oct 31, Fri | | | | | Contents below are incorrect and will be modified. | | Oct 3, Fri | | | | Gardner| | 6 | Oct 6, Mon | 802.11 basics | | | | | | Oct 8, Wed | OAR [SKSK02], RRAA [WLYB06] | | | Gilani | | | Oct 10, Fri | Directional MAC [RV04, RV05] | | | Hare | | 7 | Oct 13, Mon |- cont'd - | | | | | | Oct 15, Wed | Mid-term I (in class) | | | | | | Oct 17, Fri | Mobile IP [ Per98], 4X4 [CB96] | | | Harris, Huang, Isai | | 8 | Oct 20, Mon | Host-based Mobility [SB00] | | | Jin | | | Oct 22, Wed | Routing and metrics [BMJHJ98, DPZ04] | | | | | | Oct 24, Fri | Emerging routing techniques COPE [K+06], ExOR [BM05] | Clone [R+08] | | Kuusisto| | 9 | Oct 27, Mon | Wireless TCP [BPSK96] | | | Kappes| | | Oct 29, Wed | Channel management [MBBSA06] | | | Lavoy, Liu | | | <del>Oct 31, Fri</del> | No class | | | | | 10 | <del>Nov 3, Mon</del> | No class | | | | | | Nov 5, Wed | Privacy and identities | [PGGSW07, BBGO08] | | Muthukrishnan, Nalamalapu | | | Nov 7, Fri | Routing and coding | Mixit [KKBM08], MORE [CJKK07] | | Panahi, Rajkumar | | 11 | Nov 10, Mon | No regular class - attend lecture at 4pm in CS 1221 | [GB08] [GPBB08] | | | | | Nov 12, Wed | | | | Madden, Malloy | | | <del>Nov 14, Fri</del> | | | | | | 12 | <del>Nov 17, Mon</del> | | | | | | | <del>Nov 19, Wed</del> | | | | | | | <del>Nov 21, Fri</del> | | | | | | 13 | Nov 24, Mon | Review for mid-term II | | | | | | Nov 26, Wed | Mid-term II | | | | | | <del>Nov 28, Fri </del> | No class | | | | | 14 | Dec 1, Mon | | | | Suzuki | | | <del>Dec 3, Wed</del> | No class | | | | | | Dec 5, Fri | | | |Schmitt, Selvaprakash, Soman, Srinath | | 15 | <del>Dec 8, Mon</del> | | | | | | | Dec 10, Wed | | | | Subramanian, Syamkumar, Rao, Venkatachalam | | | <del>Dec 12, Fri</del> | | | | |