CS492: Special Topics in Computer Science

Mobile/Wireless Networking

Fall 2006



The goal of this course is to introduce students to basic concepts in wireless and mobile networking, and offer them hands-on experience through lab sessions and team projects.


Class Schedule:

         Mon and Wed, 9:00am- 10:30am in Rm (Classroom #3, 2nd Floor) in Building (E3-1)



         CS230 System Programming or equivalent

         CS330 Operating Systems or equivalent

         CS441 Introduction to Computer Networks or equivalent

         Or a consultation with the instructor


Instructor: Associate Professor Sue Bok Moon

         Rm #4424, Bldg E3-1 (е 4424ȣ)

         Dept. of Computer Science

         sbmoon AT cs kaist ac kr


Office Hours:

MonWed : 10:30am–Noon (Mark your time on my zeroboard calendar)

Or by appointment


Teaching Assistants:

         Lee, Dooyoung (dylee AT an kaist ac kr)

         Kwak, Haewoon (haewoon AT an kaist ac kr)


         Chun, Hyunwoo (hyunwoo AT an kaist ac kr)


Class Web Site: http://an.kaist.ac.kr/courses/2006/cs492

         Lecture notes and homework assignments will be posted here.

         Questions regarding the class should be posted at our noah bbs.


Textbooks/Supplementary Reading:

1.     Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, 3rd Ed., Jim Kurose and Keith Ross, Addison Wesley.

2.     Mobile Communications, 2nd Ed., Jochen Schiller, Addison Wesley

3.     Wireless Networking, Charles N. Thurwachter, Jr., Prentice Hall

4.     Wireless Communications and Networks, 2nd Ed., William Stallings, Prentice Hall

5.  Data Communications and Networking, International Ed., or 4th Edition, Behrouz A. Forouzan, McGraw-Hill


Grading Policy:

         Attendance and Class Participation: 10%

         Homework Assignments: 30%

         Exam: 30%

         Term Project: 30%