Mobile and Personal Communication Networks

Code 3.5.3312.8
Semester 8th
Flow D - Telecommunication Systems and Computer Networks
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 4
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 0
Lecturers Emmanouel (Manos) Varvarigos
Links Helios, Course's Website
Web Platform Class 1: Webex


Mobile and personal communications, Wireless mobile and personal communication systems, Design issues, Impact of mobility on communication networks, 3G and 4G mobile communication systems. The wireless environment in mobile communications, Path loss, Fading, Radio channel attributes. Cellular systems, cellular architecture, Frequency reuse, Traffic engineering, Spectrum efficiency, capacity of CDMA cellular systems. Interference in the wireless environment of mobile communications, Capacity improvement in cellular systems. Radio resource allocation techniques in cellular systems, Channel assignment, Multiple access techniques. Architecture of cellular systems, Support of user mobility, Cellular networking. Transmission techniques in mobile networks, Encryption, Modulation. Radio resource management, Handover. Mobility management, Location management, Location update, Security management, Mobility models. Communication management, Call control, Interrogation, Paging, Supplementary services, message transmission in mobile networks. Location based services in mobile networks, methods for mobile terminal positioning.