Increasingly.. people, computers and microelectronic devices are being linked together to bring to life the communications mantra: anybody, anything, anytime, anywhere. This junior/senior/graduate course provides an in-depth study of networking protocol and system design in the area of wireless networking and mobile computing. It will help engineering and computer science students establish a solid foundation in concepts, architecture, design, and performance evaluation of mobile computing principle, protocols and applications. It will also introduce students to a few hot topics in wireless networking and mobile computing research such as mobile IP, wireless TCP, 802. l l, agent techniques, etc. The course material also consists of selected technical papers published in major networking conferences and journals, which will be posted on the web.
College of Engineering and Computer Science