Course Information


This course covers the basic concepts, principles and some applications of wireless communication system and mobile networks, including cellular networks, mobile IP, wireless LAN, satellite systems, ad hoc networks, sensor networks, wireless PAN, etc. The basic principles of wireless communication are provided at the beginning. And then, multiple different applications of wireless communication system and mobile networks are introduced. Moreover, the concepts of network capacity, network security and game theory are also presented. The main teaching target is to encourage students to demonstrate their understanding, insight and own thinking for the wireless communication system and to resolve the practical challenges independently. The course contains experiments and simulations based on ns2 and smartphones. In addition, projects and corresponding presentation are required.


《Introduction to Mobile Internet》 Xinbing Wang,Tsinghua University Press

First Edition
Second Edition
Third Edition

New Version of 《Introduction to Mobile Internet》has been published !

Time and Place

8:00 pm - 9:50pm : Mon, Wed, F-202


Dr. Xinbing Wang

Office: 5-303


Office hours: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm, Tuesday in 5-303 or by appointment

Dr. Xiaohua Tian

Office: 5-301


Teaching Assistant

Dr. Jiaqi Liu

Email :

Office Hours: 7:00-9:00pm Thursday in 1-435.


Closed-book exam (20%) + Research project and presentation (50%) + Homework and experiments (30%)

Homework grading Grades
Audit students must earn a B average on the homework.


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Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the basic concepts and applications in mobile networks;
  2. Develop the engineering ability through course labs ;
  3. Learn teamwork and problem-solving ability through course projects;

Course Policies

Academic integrity

All the provisions of the code of academic integrity apply to this course. In addition, it is my understanding and expectation that your signature on any test or assignment means that you neither gave nor received unauthorized aid.