School Of Computer, Data And Mathematical Sciences

Wireless and Mobile NetworksWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 300952.3


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Equivalent Units
300088 - Broadband Networking

300565 Computer Networking OR 300946 Computer Networking (Advanced)

About this Unit
This unit helps the students gain in depth knowledge in the core concepts and principles in the areas of wireless and cellular networks. It provides them with the technical skills needed to do requirement analysis and evaluate a range of wireless networked systems to plan their institution or expansion. The unit covers the communication characteristics and architecture of wireless systems along with various types of wireless networks, including wireless LANs, personal area networks, sensor networks, mesh networks, and broadband wireless networks. Given the widespread use of mobile phones and devices, a substantial part of the unit is devoted to the study of cellular networks. The unit also covers mobility management and wireless security issues and solutions. Upon completion of this unit, the students will have the capabilities needed for long term and independent learning in the rapidly evolving area of wireless and mobile networking.

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