Wireless and Mobile Computing for Entertainment Applications

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Mobile Computing

This course (ETH course ID 252-0293) provides an overview about the wireless IEEE 802 standards for wireless communication and summarizes the state of the art for Wireless LANs, Wireless PANs, and Cellular LTE, including new topics such as Wi-Fi mesh networks, cognitive radio, Internet-of-Things, audio communications and visible light communication. The course combines its lectures with a set of assignments in which students are asked to work with a Java simulation software, some matlab scripts, and real embedded systems.

The objective of the course is to learn about the general principles of wireless communications, including physics, frequency spectrum regulation, and standards. Further, the most up-to-date standards and protocols used for wireless LAN IEEE 802.11, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi, mesh networks, sensor networks, cellular networks, visible light communication, and cognitive radios, are analyzed and evaluated.

Students develop their own add-on mobile computing algorithms to improve the behavior of the systems, using a Java-based event-driven simulator. We also hand out embedded systems that can be used for experiments for optical communication.

Information for Participants:

The script and assignments is made available through internal communication. For updates and news, students should subscribe to this email group. The Java simulation environment, Jemula802, is available through GitHup. Please clone two repositories, Jemula802, which depends on Jemula.

Room location:

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Building ML, room F 38. We start Mondays at 3:15pm.


Dr. Stefan Mangold

ETH Zurich

Lehre D-INFK

Dr. Stefan Mangold

CAB H 82.2

Universitätstrasse 6

8092 Zürich


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