CSC 412: Wireless Networking and Mobile Communication

Offered Under: B.Sc. in Computer Science (CSC)
Description

Fundamental concepts of wireless networking and mobile computing are introduced in this course. Topics include: cellular networks, multiple access protocols, channel assignment and resource allocation, mobility and location management, handoffs, routing, authentication, call admission control, QoS provisioning, network layer issues, wireless technologies (WAP, GSM, GPRS, CDMA, WCDMA), mobile ad hoc networks.



Course Type Major
Credit Hour 3
Lecture Hour 45
Expected Outcome(s):
  • Identify the basic concepts of wireless networks.
  • Analyze traffic theories, mobile radio propagation, channel coding, and cellular concepts.
  • Classify network protocols, ad hoc and sensor networks.
  • Compare and contrast multiple division techniques, mobile communication systems, and existing wireless networks.


Grading Policy:

Letter Grade Marks Grade Point
A 90 - 100 4.00
A- 85 - 89 3.70
B+ 80 - 84 3.30
B 75 - 79 3.00
B- 70 - 74 2.70
C+ 65 - 69 2.30
C 60 - 64 2.00
C- 55 - 59 1.70
D+ 50 - 54 1.30
D 45 - 49 4.00
F 00 - 44 4.00