AG Technische Informatik

Mobile Communications

The course mobile communications covers many aspects of mobile and wireless communication systems. The following chapters will be covered (don't be afraid of the acronyms - they will be introduced during the course):

  • Introduction: applications, history, market vision, overview
  • Wireless Transmission: frequencies & regulations, signals, antennas, signal propagation, multiplexing, modulation, spread spectrum, cellular system
  • Medium Access Control: motivation, SDMA, FDMA, TDMA (fixed, Aloha, CSMA, DAMA, PRMA, MACA, collision avoidance, polling), CDMA
  • Telecommunication Systems: GSM (HSCSD, GPRS), DECT, TETRA, UMTS/IMT-2000
  • Satellite Systems: history, applications, GEO, MEO, LEO, routing, handover
  • Broadcast Systems: cyclic repetition of transmission, DAB, DVB
  • Wireless LAN: infrastructure/ad-hoc, IEEE 802.11 (a, b, g, h, n ...), mobile QoS, Bluetooth, IEEE 802.15, ZigBee
  • Mobile Network Layer: Mobile IP, DHCP, ad-hoc networks, routing optimization
  • Mobile Transport Layer: traditional TCP, proxy architectures, wireless TCP
  • Support for Mobility: file systems, WWW, Wireless Application Protocol, i-mode, SyncML
  • Outlook: 4th generation, IP-based networks, always best connected

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Typ

Vorlesung

Dozent/in

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Schiller

Institution

Institute of Computer Science

Freie Universität Berlin

Semester

SS 09

Veranstaltungsumfang

Leistungspunkte

3

Raum

Takustraße 9

SR 005

Zeit

Office Hours: Tuesday 14-15
Time:
Wednesday, 10-12

Zielgruppe

1st year MSc or Diploma students

Voraussetzungen

Vordiplom, BSc, Telematics

KVV page

Exam

1. 15th July 2009, 10 a.m., SR005

2. 8th October 2009, 10 a.m., SR051

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Basic text book for this course

Schiller, Mobilkommunikation, Addison-Wesley/Prentice Hall

Online material

WWW page for the course