CENG 465  Mobile and Wireless Networking



BILM 465 Gezgin ve Kablosuz Ağlar

Fatih University, Computer Engineering Department
Fall Semester 2007, Monday: 09:00 and Wednesday: 08:00 - 10:00, E310
Sonbahar Dönemi 2007, Pazartesi: 15:00 - 17:00  ve Cuma: 08:00, E309

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Course Description

This course will introduce mobile and wireless networking concepts, problems and solutions from more computer science point of view. The topics that will be covered include: Wireless Transmission (Physical Layer); Wireless Media Access (Link Layer); (Wireless) Telecommunication Systems (GSM/GPRS, DECT, TETRA, UMTS and IMT-2000), Wireless LANs (IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth) Mobile Network Layer (Mobile IP, DHCP, Mobile Ad-Hoc Networks, Mobile Transport Layer (TCP over Wireless), Mobile Application Support and Mobile Applications, Wireless Sensor Networks.

The students will use the facilities of our department's Wireless Lab in some assignments.


CENG 567/465 is a graduate  and also an advanced undergraduate course. The basic requirements for the course: CENG 362 Computer Networks and CENG 102 Computer Programming (Java programming). Having taken CENG 341 Operating Systems and CENG 463 Network Programming is a plus but not mandatory.

Lecture Schedule


This is the tentative schedule. Please check it once before the lecture.


Main Reference


Mobile Communications, Second Edition, Jochen Schiller, Addison Wesley, 2003.

Other References


Wireless Communications- Principles and Practice, Theodore S. Rappaport, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 2002.


Principles of Wireless Networks - A Unified Approach, K. Pahlavan and P. Krishnamurthy, Prentice Hall, 2002.


The Wireless Mobile Internet: Architectures, Protocols and Services, Abbas Jamalipour, John Wiles & Sons, 2003


Wireless Communications and Networks, Second Edition, William Stallings, Prentice Hall, 2004.

Grading (tentative)

CENG 465
15 % : Homework Assignments and Attendance  
5 % : Midterm 1
25 % : Midterm 2
5 % : Final

BİLM 465
30 % : Midterm 1
30 % : Midterm 2
40 % : Final