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Module details on 'Advanced Topics in Mobile Communications I - Advanced Topics in Mobile Communications I'

CategoryNetworking & Communication
LecturerProf. Dr. Hogrefe, Dieter (Göttingen)
Module Exam ID3045
Weekly Composition2L + 1E
Required Hours of Work (presence / self-study)125 (42 / 83)
Teaching MethodsSlide presentation, exercises, discussions
Module DescriptionThis module deals with advanced aspects of mobile communication with a special focus on newer research areas such as Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (MANETs). New approaches and challenges are presented to deal with the contraints and requirements of mobile communication networks.
Module OutcomesOn completion of this module, the students have a deep understanding of recent advances and research trends in the area of mobile communication. The students are able to identify and recognise typical wireless communication problems and to provide solutions or approaches to overcome these problems.
Recommended Literature * C. Murthy, B. Manoj: Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Architectures and Protocols, Prentice Hall, 2004 * R. Bless: Protocols and Architectures for Wireless Sensor Networks, Springer, 2005 * S. Kumar Sarkar, T G Basavaraju, C Puttamadappa: Ad Hoc Mobile Wireless Networks: Principles, Protocols, and Applications, Auerbach Publications, 2007 * Azzedine Boukerche, et. al.: Algorithms and Protocols for Wireless Sensor Networks, Wiley Series on Parallel and Distributed Computing, 2008 * Raja Jurdak, Cristina Videira Lopes and Pierre Baldi: A Survey, Classification, and Comparative Analysis of Medium Access Control Protocols for Ad Hoc Networks, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials 6:1, 2004 * Audun Jøsanga, Roslan Ismailb and Colin Boydb: A survey of trust and reputation systems for online service provision, Emerging Issues in Collaborative Commerce, 2007 * Ahmad Al Hanbali, Eitan Altman and Philippe Nain: A survey of TCP over Ad hoc Networks, IEEE Communications Surveys and Tutorials, 2005 => Because this is a rapidly changing field, some of the newer literature will be announced during the lectures.
PrerequisitesFoundations of Mobile Communications
ExamWritten or oral exam, graded (Written (120 min) / Oral (25min))

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