ECE 528 and 542, or equivalent.
Theoretical foundation and practice in design of wireless networks. The emphasis is on mobility and teletraffic modeling aspects. Networking issues and state of the art performance evaluation methods of radio and system infrastructure applicable to wireless cellular and local networks are discussed. Topics include analysis of mobility, handoff, control traffic loading, resource allocation techniques, multi-access protocols, admission policy and call control, network infrastructure and multi-layer configuration, wireless LANs and packet data systems.