Document Type



This 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 students in the networking area establish a solid foundation in wireless networking protocols, fundamental concepts and principles. It will also introduce students to a few hot topics in wireless networking and mobile computing research.

The course will start with a review over fundamental design challenges, architectural principles and philosophy for the Internet and heterogeneous networks. The focus will then move on to an in-depth examination of wireless networking protocols, and system design techniques for mobile computing environments. This is followed by several topical studies in wireless and mobile networking system design. The course material consists primarily of technical papers published on major networking conferences and journals, which will be posted on the web.

Publication Date

Fall 2004


College of Engineering and Computer Science


Computer Engineering

Course Number

CEG 449/699


This course was offered by Dr. Pei twice during the Fall Quarter 2004.