Laboratory of Nomadic Communication
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This course introduces mechanisms, tricks and
guidelines for measuring the performance of Medium
Access Control algorithms in wireless networks.
Students will learn how to modify MAC algorithms
using the opensource firmware OpenFWWF that allows
a deep customisation of the behaviour of specific
802.11 consumer devices.
At the end of the course, students will learn how to
run complex experiments involving several nodes
managed in an automated fashion: to this end,
after several weeks of training on specific
assignments followed by the lab
facilitator, they will be assigned a project
that will be evaluated during the final examination.
The official course website is available here