Schedule

Additional Course Links

The following links are additional resource links from Dr. Jones' Delicious Site and from the Web.


January 17 - 29

Educational Telecommunications
An Introduction to this course from 1998. An oldie, but keeper.
Assignment 1 Overview
This presentation covers what is required for assignment 1.

January 30 - February 19

Assignment 2 Overview
This presentation covers what is required for assignment 2.
  • Other Notes:
    • Assignment 2 Discussion, Quiz, Projects Due

Februaruy 20 - March 11

  • The New Generation of Networks
    • Chapter 9 - IP Services (311 - 381)
      • The Evolution to IP Services
      • IPT
      • IPTV
      • VPN
    • Chapter 10 - Next-Generation Networks (383 -450)
      • The Broadband Evolution
      • Multimedia Networking Requirements
      • The Broadband Infrastructure
      • Next-Generation Networks and Convergence
      • The Next-Generation Network Infrastructure
    • Chapter 11 - Optical Networking (451 - 488)
      • Optical Networking Today and Tomorrow
      • End-to-end Optical Networking
      • The Migration to Optical Networking
    • Chapter 12 - Broadband Access Alternatives (489 - 545)
      • Drivers of Broadband Access
      • DSL Technology
      • Cable TV Networks
      • Fiber Solutions
      • Wireless Broadband
      • Broadband Powerling Telecommunications (PLT)
      • Home Area Network (HAN)
  • Additional Materials
  • Captivates
Assignment 3 Overview
This presentation covers the elements of assignment 3.
  • Other Notes:
    • Assignment 3 Discussion, Quiz, Projects Due
    • Submit your topic for Assignment 5

March 12 - April 8

  • Wireless Communications:
    • Chapter 13 - Wireless Communications Basics (549 - 578)
      • A brief History of Wireless Telecommunications
      • Wireless Communications Regulations Issues
      • Wireless Impairments
      • Antennas
      • Wireless Bandwidth
      • Wireless Signal Modulation
      • Spectrum Utilization
    • Chapter 14 - Wireless WANs (579 - 615)
      • 1G: Analog Transmission
      • 2G: Digital Cellular Radio
      • 2.5G: Enhanced Data Services
      • 3G: Moving Toward Broadband Wireless
      • Beyond 3G
      • 4G: Wireless Broadband
      • 5G: Intelligent Technologies
    • Chapter 15 - WMANs, WLANSs, and WPANs (617 - 685)
      • WMANs
      • WLANs
      • WPANs
    • Chapter 16 - Emerging Wireless Applications (687 - 713)
      • The Handset Revolution
      • Mobile IP
      • The IP Multimedia Subsystem
      • Mobile Gaming
      • Mobile Video
      • Mobile TV
      • Mobile Content
  • Additional Materials
  • Captivates
Assignment 4 Overview
This presentation covers the elements of assignment 4.
  • Other Notes:
    • Assignment 4 Quiz, Discussions, and Projects Due

April 9 - 30 (Paper)

  • Paper (Assignment 5)
Assignment 5 Overview
This presentation covers the elements of assignment.