ECE 498 NHV/NV4  Wireless Networks

: Nitin Vaidya

Office hours: Wednesday 1:30 - 3:00 p.m.
Office location: 458 Coordinated Science Lab (CSL)
Phone: 265-5414

Lectures:  Tuesday and Thursday 2:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m., Engineering Hall room 106B3

Teaching Assistant


  • Chandrakanth Chereddi(
    Office hours: Monday 2:00 - 3:30 p.m., room 351 CSL

Course handout

Textbook: Mobile Communications, Jochen Schiller, Addison-Wesley (2nd edition).
The textbook will be substantially supplemented by lecture notes and material from other papers.

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Test Schedule:
  • Test 1: February 23, 2006. Material covered through February 17 and associated readings are included for this test (however, the paper by Vaidya et al. on Distributed Fair Scheduling is not required for test 1). The test is open-book open-notes. (Rate and power control not included for Test 1.)
  • Test 2: April 6, 2006. Material covered through March 31 and associated readings are included for this test. While an attempt will be made to relate the questions to material not included for test 1, note that the material included for test 1 may also be necessary in answering test 2 questions. The test is open-book open-notes.
  • Final examination is scheduled to start at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2006 (duration of the exam will be 2 hours 15 minutes). Final examination will be comprehensive (all material covered in the course, and associated readings, included). The final examination will be open-book open-notes. The above final exam schedule is based on the UIUC non-combined final examination schedule for Spring 2006. If you have a conflict, please let the instructor know as soon as possible. For the UIUC policy on final examination conflicts, please click here.