This course introduces fundamental concepts and generations of wireless networks. WCN  describes commonly used wireless data communication standards and applications. The outline of the course is as follows:

  • Wireless networking challenges
  • Multiple access concepts
  • Wireless communication overview
  • Wireless MAC concepts
  • Overview of wireless MAC protocols including the 802.11 family, Bluetooth and personal area networks, etc.
  • Making wireless work in today's Internet: supporting mobility, TCP /IP over wireless, mobility, security, etc.