Course Detail:


Wireless Ad Hoc Networks

3 Credit Hour Course


Introduction: applications and motivations; broadcasting protocols: algorithmic aspect, optimization techniques, power-efficient broadcasting;, routing protocols: DSDV, AODV, DSR, position based routing protocols, load balancing techniques, multi-path routing; medium access control protocols: reservation-based MAC protocols, Bluetooth technology, IEEE 802.11 based MAC protocols; channel propagation models; topology control protocols; power aware protocol design; cross layer design principles; mobility awareness; fairness and security issues: attacks and preventions; stimulating cooperation: self policing schemes, economic incentive based schemes; other state-of-the-art relevant topics.