Mobility in Networks
Knowledge of concepts, communication architectures and protocols as a basis for advanced services in mobile networks and new generation networks. Good understanding of mobility management models, as well as terminal, personal and service mobility. Ability to design and implement such services.
- define fundamental mobility concepts, differentiate between global and local mobility
- analyze and evaluate mobility models
- explain the effects of mobility on higher layer protocols and applications
- describe and analyze solutions for mobility management in the Internet
- describe characteristics of Internet of Things, illustrate by examples
- demonstrate an Internet of Things service
- describe Internet of Things protocols
- compare communication protocols for ad-hoc networks
Forms of Teaching
The classes are organized in two blocks: The first block comprises 7 classes and a midterm exam, while the second comprises 6 classes and a final exam. this makes in total 15 weeks with 2 hours per week.Exams
Midterm exam (week 8) and final exam (week 15).Laboratory Work
Students need to resolve 3 practical tasks.Consultations
Consultations are organized weekly in a predefined time slot.Seminars
Students independently analyze professional literature.Acquisition of Skills
Students need to resolve 3 tasks as preparatory work for laboratory exercises.
|Type||Threshold||Percent of Grade||Threshold||Percent of Grade|
|Laboratory Exercises||0 %||20 %||0 %||20 %|
|Homeworks||0 %||5 %||0 %||5 %|
|Class participation||0 %||10 %||0 %||10 %|
|Seminar/Project||0 %||10 %||0 %||10 %|
|Mid Term Exam: Written||0 %||25 %||0 %|
|Final Exam: Written||0 %||30 %|
|Exam: Written||50 %||55 %|
Week by Week Schedule
- Mobility concepts and mobile network model.
- Internet mobility. Global and local mobility concepts. IP local mobility support protocols.
- Mobility modeling: general concepts
- Mobility modeling in cellular, wireless and opportunistic networks and well as WSNs and vehicular networks.
- Mobility management at the transport layer.
- Ad-hoc networks: architecture and protocols.
- Ad-hoc networks: Proactive and reactive routing protocols.
- Midterm exam.
- Internet of Things and Wireless Sensor Networks.
- Internet of Things protocols. Standardization.
- Mobile Internet of Things and mobile crowd sensing applications.
- WLAN: wireless local network and mobility.
- Mobility of packet services in LTE networks.
- Sofware defined networks and mobility management.
- Final exam.