WIRELESS NETWORKS

Second cycle degree in COMPUTER SCIENCE

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: CLAUDIO ENRICO PALAZZI

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Computer Networks
Examination methods: Students are evaluated through individual/team projects and oral finals focused on all the topics discussed in class.
Course unit contents: Introduction to Wireless Networks.

Wireless network issues: error and collision losses, fairness and transmission delays, handoffs.

MAC layer standards: 802.11 a/b/g/n/p/s

Transport protocols in wireless environments: TCP Vegas, TCP Westwood, TCP Hybla, CUBIC.

Ad hoc networks and routing protocols: MANET, VANET, DSDV, AODV, DSR.

Applications and services on mobile networks.