MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY OF KENYA

ECE 3115 -
WIRELESS NETWORK TECHNOLOGIES

ECE 3115 - Wireless Network Technologies Syllabus
Glossary of Terms
Slides/Class Presentations

REVISION
(a) Introduction to Wireless Sensor Networks
(b) Ad hoc Sensor Networks Revision Questions & Answers
(c) Introduction to UWB Communications
(d) UWB Communications Revision Questions
(e) UWB Communications-Multiple Choice
(f) Requirements & Targets for LTE
(g) LTE Architecture
(h) LTE Revision Multiple Choice Questions

Laboratory/Computer Modelling and Simulation Sessions
ASSIGNMENTS
(a) Class Assignment 1
(b) Class Assignment 2 - Due on 25th January 2018

WEEK ONE - READING MATERIALS
(a) IEEE Standard 802.16: A Technical Overview of the WirelessMAN Air Interface for Broadband Wireless Access - IEEE Communication Magazine.
(b) The Role of IEEE802.16e Mobile WiMAX, International Journal of Computer Applications.
(c)  Diversity Techniques to combat fading in WiMAX , WSEAS Transactions on Communications.
(d) IEEE 802.11 Standardization - History, Specification, Implementation and the Future, Graduate Program in Telecommunications, George Mason Univeresity.
(e) WIMAX OR WI-FI: The Next Generation Technology for Wirelesss Networking Infrastructure.
(f) Overhead Estimation over Capacity of Mobile WiMAX - World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology.
(g) Investigation of Bandwidth Request Mechanisms under Point-to-Multipoint Mode of WiMAX Networks, IEEE Communication Magazine.
(h) Metropolitan and Regional Wireless Networking: 802.16, 802.20 and 802.22 - Online notes,Washington University at St Louis.
(i) Wireless Regional Area Networks and Cognitive Radio  - ZTE
WEEK TWO - READING MATERIALS
(a) IEEE 802.11 Wireless Local Area Networks-IEEE Communication Magazine
(b) IEEE 802.11 Physical Layer - Chap 8
(c) IEEE 802.11 Technical Tutorial
(d) A Survey of Quality Of Service In IEEE 802.11 Network
WEEK THREE - READING MATERIALS
(a) IEEE 802.15.1 Part 15.1: Wireless medium access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications for wireless personal area networks (WPAN s )
(b) ZigBee/IEEE 802.15.4 Summary - Lecture Notes from the University of California at Berkely.
(c) Home Networking with IEEE 802.15.4: A Developing Standard for Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks
(d) Image Transmission over IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee Network
(e) IEEE 802.15.4 Low Rate –Wireless Personal Area Network Coexistence Issues
(f) Performance Analysis of IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee for Large-Scale Wireless Sensor Network Application
WEEK FOUR - READING MATERIALS
(a) Comparison study between IPV4 and IPV6
(b) The Design and Implementation of an IPv6/IPv4 Network Address and Protocol Translator
(c)  IPv6 Security - Government of the Hong Kong
(d) IPv6 Enhancements and Endangerments
(e) IP Mobility in Wireless Operator Networks - Jouni Korhonen
  WEEK FIVE - READING MATERIALS
(a) The LTE Network Architecture A comprehensive tutorial-Alcatel Lucent.
(b) LTE-The UMTS Long Term Evolution From Theory to Practice, Wiley.

  WEEK SIX-READING MATERIALS
(a) Wireless Sensor Networks by John A. Stankovic
(b) The IEEE 1451.4 Standard for Smart Transducers
(c) An Overview of IEEE 1451.4 Transducer Electronic Data Sheets (TEDS)
(d) The IEEE Standard 1451.4 Manufacturer ID
WEEK SEVEN-READING MATERIALS
(a) Mechadoot - A packet Radio Network Architecture for Rural Communities
(b) Design and Performance Evaluation of Meghadoot – A Hybrid Wireless Network Architecture
WEEK EIGHT-READING MATERIALS
(a) Voice Over LTE - Trends and Migration Trends
(b) Overview of GSMA LTE Profile
(c) Circuit Switched Fallback-The first Phase of Voice Evolution
      for Mobile LTE devices-Qualcomm

(d) Voice over LTE via Generic Access (VoLGA) White Paper
(e) Single Radio Voice Call Continuity (SRVCC) with LTE
      White Paper

(f) LTE-A enhanced Inter-Cell Interference Coordination (eICIC) with Pico Cell Adaptive Antenna
WEEK EIGHT - READING MATERIALS
(a) 802 Standards - Overview and Architecture
(b) IEEE 802.11 Standard


WEEK NINE - READING MATERIALS
(a) UWB CommunicationSystems - A ComprehensiveOverview
(b) Ultra Wide Band Wireless Communications : A Tutorial
(c) Ultra-wideband radio technology: overview and future
      research
Recommended Books and Other References
Continuous Assessments Tests
Class Attendance
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