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This is constantly under update.

  Warning: Don't trust the schedule and lecture content outline for more than one lecture into the future!

You can download the lecture viewgraphs available below for use with the  EE206A course at UCLA,  or for your personal reading. However, beware that this lecture material is copyrighted. You must not redistribute these notes in any shape or form. For any use other than personal reading, please contact me.

  Class 1
4/1/01
L1: Challenges in Mobile and Wireless Systems
Course overview, logistics, goals
Evolution of telecommunications, computing, and mobile/wireless systems.
Alternate visions of mobile systems: ubiquitous computing vs. ubiquitous info access.
Novel attributes of mobile and wireless systems
Challenges & problem areas: low power, variable bandwidth, mobility, security.

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentation: none
Mandatory Reading:
[Weiser91]
Recommended Reading: None
Other Reading:
[Imielinski96], [Weiser93], [Cox95], [Forman94]

  Class 2 4/3/01 L2: The Wireless Channel: Impairments and Models
Radio spectrum allocation and characteristics at different frequencies
Simple  models of radio channels: propagation, path loss, multipath fading, interference sources, intersymbol interference, error models
Models of packet radio links
Techniques to combat radio channel impairments: channel coding, equalization, diversity, smart antennas

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: none
Mandatory Reading:
[Rappaport], [Xia97]
Recommended Reading: [Wang95], [Winters98]
Other Reading:
[Andersen95], [Duchamp92], [Eckhardt96], [Ertel98], [Noble97], [Rappaport96], [Seidel94], [Swarts94], [Valenzuela93], [Zorzi95]

Class 3
4/8/01
L2: The Wireless Channel: Impairments and Models (contd.)
 
Models of packet radio links
Techniques to combat radio channel impairments: channel coding, equalization, diversity, smart antennas

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: none
Mandatory Reading:
[Rappaport], [Xia97]
Recommended Reading: [Wang95], [Winters98]
Other Reading:
[Andersen95], [Duchamp92], [Eckhardt96], [Ertel98], [Noble97], [Rappaport96], [Seidel94], [Swarts94], [Valenzuela93], [Zorzi95]

Class 4
4/10/01
L3: Trends in Radio Technology
Modulation choices
Short range / low power radios
High speed radios: OFDM

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Shih01], [Schurgers02a]
Recommended Reading:  [Evans96], [Richley95], [Zimmerman96]
Other Reading:

Class 5
4/15/01
L4: Sharing the Wireless Link - Part I
Channel resource sharing sharing in time, frequency, and code dimensions
Static multiple access techniques: TDMA, FDMA, CDMA
Spread spectrum - direct sequence, frequency hopping, interference resistance
TDMA enhancements: PRMA
Spread spectrum - direct sequence, frequency hopping, interference resistance

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Goodman89], [van99]
Recommended Reading: [Chen94], [Falconer95], [Kohno95]
Other Reading:
none

Class 6
4/17/01
L4: Sharing the Wireless Link - Part I (contd.)
L5: Sharing the Wireless Link - Part II
Student Presentation #1: Ultra Wide Band Radio
Spread spectrum - direct sequence, frequency hopping, interference resistance
Packet-oriented MAC, hidden terminal, exposed terminal
Random-access MAC: MACA, MACAW, CSMA/CA 802.11 DCFS mode
Student Presentation #1  by Jacob Kuo and Robert Tseng
Ultra Wide Band Radio

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: Powerpoint
Required Reading:
[Bharghavan94], [Brenner97]
Recommended Reading: IEEE 802.11 Tutorial
Other Reading:
none

Class 7
4/22/01
L5: Sharing the Wireless Link - Part II (contd.)
Student Presentation #2: 802.11a OFDM Physical Layer
Random-access MAC: MACA, MACAW, CSMA/CA 802.11 DCFS mode
Controlled-access MAC: 802.11 PCFS mode, Bluetooth
Various TDMA variants
Student Presentation #2  by Raghu Rao and Kevin Chen
802.11a Physical Layer

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: Powerpoint
Required Reading:
[Bharghavan94], [Brenner97]
Recommended Reading: IEEE 802.11 Tutorial
Other Reading:
none

Class 8
4/24/01
L5: Sharing the Wireless Link - Part II (contd.)
L6:
Wireless Link: Service Quality
Controlled-access MAC: 802.11 PCFS mode, Bluetooth
Various TDMA variants
Channel-state dependent packet scheduling
Packet scheduling for QoS, GPS, WFQ
Packet fair queuing in wireless links
Distributed wireless fair queuing

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Bharghavan99a], [Vaidya00]
Recommended Reading: [Bhagwat96a]
Other Reading:
none

Class 9
4/29/01
L6: Wireless Link: Service Quality (contd.)
Student Presentation #3: MAC Protocols for Sensor Networks
Student Presentation #4: MAC Enhancements to 802.11a
Channel-state dependent packet scheduling
Packet scheduling for QoS, GPS, WFQ
Wireless packet fair queuing
Distributed wireless fair queuing
Student Presentation #3 by Dayou Qian and Xiaolong Huang
MAC protocols for wireless sensor networks
Student Presentation #4 by Yen-Cheng Kuan and Simon Han
MAC enhancements to 802.11a

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentations: Powerpoint #3, Powerpoint #4
Required Reading:
[Bharghavan99a], [Vaidya00]
Recommended Reading: [Bhagwat96a]
Other Reading:
none

Class 10
5/1/01
Student Presentation #5: Real-time Traffic over 802.11
Guest Presentations #1 & #2: Tutorials on NS-2 and Parsec/Glomosim
Guest Presentation #1 by Vlasios Tsiatsis
Tutorial on Parsec and Glomosim
Guest Presentation #2 by Sung Park
Tutorial on Ns-2
Student Presentation #5 by John Barjaktarevic and Bocheng Lai
Real-time traffic over 802.11

Lecture Notes: none
Student Presentations: Powerpoint
Guest Presentations:
Powerpoint #1, Powerpoint #2
Required Reading:
none
Suggested Reading: none
Other Reading:
none

Class 11
5/6/01
L6: Wireless Link: Service Quality (contd.)
L7: Wireless Link: Adaptation
Packet fair queuing in wireless links
Distributed wireless fair queuing
Adaptation in wireless links
Modulation scaling and energy-aware packet scheduling
Adaptation framework for latency, reliability, range, energy

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentations: none
Required Reading:
[Min02], [Schurgers02b]
Suggested Reading: [Schurgers02c], [Modiano99], [Raghunathan02], [Lettieri99]
Other Reading:
none

Class 12
5/8/01
Guest Presentation #3: Capacity of Wireless Networks
Guest Presentation #3 by Sachin Adlakha
Communication and sensing capacity of ad hoc networks

Lecture Notes: none
Student Presentations: none
Guest Presentations:
Powerpoint #3
Required Reading:
TBD
Suggested Reading: TBD
Other Reading:
none

Class 13
5/13/01
L7: Wireless Link: Adaptation (contd.)
L8: Mobility in Non Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
Modulation scaling and energy-aware packet scheduling
Adaptation framework for latency, reliability, range, energy
Mobility in wireless LANs
Problems in making Internet mobile
Canonical architecture for mobile-IP schemes
Mobile IP examples: Columbia's, Sony's, IBM's, IPv4, IPv6
Route optimization in Mobile-IP
Security , performance, and other issues
End-to-end approach to mobility

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Bhagwat96b], [Snoeren00]
Suggested Reading: [Acharya97], [Snoeren01]
Other Reading:
none

Class 14
5/15/01
L8: Mobility in Non Ad Hoc Wireless Networks
Mobility in wireless LANs
Problems in making Internet mobile
Canonical architecture for mobile-IP schemes
Mobile IP examples: Columbia's, Sony's, IBM's, IPv4, IPv6
Route optimization in Mobile-IP
Security , performance, and other issues
End-to-end approach to mobility

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Bhagwat96b], [Snoeren00]
Suggested Reading: [Acharya97], [Snoeren01]
Other Reading:
none

Class 15
5/20/01
Student Presentation #6: Directional Antennas: MAC & Routing
L8: Mobility in Non Ad Hoc Wireless Networks (contd.)
Student Presentation #6 by Rima Khalaf and Benham Rezaei
Directional Antennas: MAC & Routing
Route optimization in Mobile-IP
Security , performance, and other issues
End-to-end approach to mobility

Lecture Notes: pdf 1pp, pdf 2pp, Framemaker
Student Presentations: Powerpoint #6
Guest Presentations:
Required Reading:
[Bhagwat96b], [Snoeren00]
Suggested Reading: [Acharya97], [Snoeren01]
Other Reading:
none

Class 16
5/22/01
L9: Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: MANET
Wireless ad hoc networks
Various MANET routing schemes: flooding, DSR, LAR etc.
Note: see slides for lecture on Ad Hoc sensor networks which could not be presented

Lecture Notes: Powerpoint
Student Presentation: none
Required Reading:
[Li00], [Johansson99]
Suggested Reading:
Other Reading:
none

Class 17
5/29/01
Student Presentation #7: Exposure Problems in Sensor Networks
Student Presentation #8:  Topology Management in Ad Hoc Networks
Student Presentation #9: Security in Ad Hoc Networks
Student Presentation #7 by Saurabh Ganeriwal and Ramkumar Rengaswamy
Exposure Problems in Sensor Networks
Student Presentation #8 by Rupesh Goel and Chaitanya Sharma
Toplogy Management in Ad Hoc Networks
Student Presentation #9 by Chris Kurpinski and Kim Sungha
Security in Ad Hoc Networks

Lecture Notes: none
Student Presentations: Powerpoint #7 Powerpoint #8, Powerpoint #9
Guest Presentations:
Required Reading:
none
Suggested Reading: none
Other Reading:
none

Class 18
6/3/01
Student Presentation #10: Tracking & Collaborative Signal Processing
Student Presentation #11:  Localization
Student Presentation #10 by Jonathan Hui and Louane Kuang
Tracking & Collaborative Signal Processing in Sensor Networks
Student Presentation #11 by Huei-Jiun Ju (Laura) & Yichen
Localization

Lecture Notes: none
Student Presentations: Powerpoint #10, Powerpoint #11
Guest Presentations:
Required Reading:
none
Suggested Reading: none
Other Reading:
none

Class 19
6/5/01
Student Presentation #12: Timing Synchronization in Sensor Networks
Student Presentation #12 by Athanasios Stathopoulos & Huiyu Luo
Timing Synchronization in Sensor Networks

Lecture Notes: none
Student Presentations: Powerpoint #12
Guest Presentations:
Required Reading:
none
Suggested Reading: none
Other Reading:
none

 

 

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