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Sensor, wireless and mobile computer networks and systems

COURSE: Sensor, wireless and mobile computer networks and systems

Code: ФЕИТ07016

ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3


Subject of the course content: Practical physical level for wireless sensor networks. Data level: techniques for controlling access to the media. Network Layer: Network design, design of wireless sensor network architecture using a tree of clusters. Problems in practical implementation. Interfaces with transdusers. Time-based accuracy and average power consumption. Power Management: Power sources. Loads. Voltage converters and regulators. Managing power strategy. Antennas and definition of RF performance. Standards for wireless sensor networks (IEEE 802.15.4 WPAN low dataratestandard, ZigBee Aliance, IEEE 1451.5 standard for interfacing with wireless smart transduser).

Wireless and mobile communication systems. Standards: 802.11 wireless networks, 802.11 MAC, 802.15 Bluetooth. Personal wireless networks. 802.16. Broadband wireless networks. Ad hoc wireless networks. Optical wireless networks. Protocols. Quality of Service and multimedia. MobileIP. Reliability of wireless networks. Wireless networks for mobile operators. GSM, GPRS. Satellite networks. Satellite networks for GPS. Use of GIS in wireless networks. Wireless local area networks in LAN and WAN. Network devices. Network Standards. Surveillance, cluster control and server farms control. Monitoring and network control. Determination of performance. Network applications.

Mobile technologies forpackage transfer (2.5G). Connecting to mobile networks with Internet packet transmission. 3G networks. Standards: UMTS and others. Comparing WLAN technologies and 3G. IP applications for mobile devices. Applications and their usage in wireless and mobile networks. Mobile Internet access. Additional services. Interface design for networking small smart devices. 4G networks and network standards.


  1. Waltenegus Dargie, Christian Poellabauer, "Fundamentals of Wireless Sensor Networks: Theory and Practice (Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing)", Wiley, 2010
  2. Cotter Sayre, "Complete Wireless Design", McGraw-Hill, 2008
  3. P.Zheng, L.L.Peterson, B.S.Davie, A.Farrel, "Wireless Networking Complete (Morgan Kaufmann Series in Networking)", Morgan Kaufmann 1 edition, 2009