Communications Networking and Traffic Management for Autonomous Mobile Systems


This course is part of the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science (HSSEAS) Master of Science in Engineering Online (MSOL) program.  It is available only to students pre-approved by HSSEAS. For more information visit


About this course:

EC ENGR 232D Communications Networking and Traffic Management for Autonomous Mobile Systems (Instructor: I. Rubin) (Formerly numbered Electrical Engineering 232D.) Lecture, four hours; outside study, eight hours. Requisite: course 131A or equivalent. Analysis, design, and traffic management of autonomous mobile systems. Telecommunication networks, mobile wireless networks, and multiple-access communication systems. Networking architectures, multiple-access communications under adaptive quality-of-service metrics. Switching, routing, networking protocols, and Internet. Autonomous mobile networked systems. Cellular wireless networks, WiFi mesh networks, peer-to-peer mobile ad hoc wireless networks. Autonomous transportation networked systems. Traffic management architectures in support of self-driving cars. Smart grid networks. Adaptive multimedia streaming over mobile wireless networks. Embedded sensor networks. Energy and pollution aware sustainable networking. Security mechanisms. Letter grading.

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