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CSP 545: Wireless Networking Technologies and Applications

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Syllabus

Introduction: Wireless communication systems and services; Brief overview of modern wireless communication systems. 2 hours
The Physics of Wireless Communication (Propagation; Spectrum, coding, and modulation; Antennas) 4 hours
Cellular Wireless Systems 4 hours
Multiple Access Techniques for Wireless Systems (FMDA, TDMA, CDMA) 4 hours
GSM 4 hours
Wireless Code Division Multiple Access (W-CDMA) 4 hours
CDMA2000 4 hours
General Packet Radio Services (GPRS) 4 hours
802.11 4 hours
Bluetooth 4 hours
Digital Cellular Systems (DCS), Wireless Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), and Infrared Data Transfer (IrDA) 4 hours
Security for Wireless Systems (including encryption and authentication, using (e.g.) Wireless Access Protocol [WAP]) 3 hours
Total 45 hours

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