Mobile Radio Networks

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Wireless Networks (10 credits) includes two courses (5 credits each):

- Mobile Radio Networks (This page)

- Wireless Internet (see prof. Redondi page)



  • Results of the exam (17/07/2018) can be found HERE. Marks will be entered in the POLIMI system soon. In case you still have to deliver project and you want then to postpone mark registration to September, you have to reject the mark on POLIMI system. If you want to check your exam, you can come to my office (DEIB, building 20) on Tuesday July 24th at 11:30am-1pm.
  • Results of the exam (02/07/2018) can be found here. Marks will be entered in the POLIMI system soon. In case you still have to deliver project and you want then to postpone mark registration, you have to reject the mark on POLIMI system.
  • Results of the pre-exam (15/06/2018) can be found here. Important notes: all marks will be rounded up. Marks > 30 mean 30L. Make sure to register for the next appello in order to finalize your grade.
  • Results of the 13/02/18 exam are out 
  • New examples of previous exams have been added. 
  • Data set for network analysis added (download HERE)
  • 5G Seminar slides available (download HERE




Results exams: exam file (updated with exam on June 16, 2017) 




  1. The exam is mainly written. There is an additional mandatory oral exam if the score of the written exam is >26. Additional oral exam can be also requested by the student.
  2. During the written exam printouts of teaching material used during lectures cannot be used.


Teaching Material

Course slides

Exam examples: 


Seminar slides on Optimization

The two sets of slides can be found here and here.
They are password protected, the password is the code of the Wireless Networks (10 credits) course. 
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Suggested readings: MRN

Performance of radio access networks

Radio planning








Impact of the location area structure on the performance of signaling channels in wireless cellular networks 
Rubin, I.; Choi, C.W. 
IEEE Communications Magazine , Volume: 35 Issue: 2 , Feb. 1997 
Page(s): 108 –115

Trends in handover design 
Pollini, G.P. 
IEEE Communications Magazine , Volume: 34 Issue: 3 , March 1996 
Page(s): 82 –90

Models and Solution Techniques for Frequency Assignment Problem 
Aardal, van Hoesel, Koster, Mannino, Sassano 
ZIB – Konrad-Zuse-Zentrum fur Informationsyechnik Berlin 
Technical Report no. 01-40, December 2001.

Channel Assignment Problem in Cellular Systems:A New Model and a Tabu Search Algorithm
Capone, A.; Trubian, M.  
IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology, vol. 48, no. 4,

Page(s): 1252-1260.

Channel assignment schemes for cellular mobile telecommunication systems: a comprehensive survey 
Katzela, I.; Naghshineh, M. 
IEEE Personal Communications , Volume: 3 Issue: 3 , June 1996 
Page(s): 10 –31

On the Capacity of a Cellular CDMA System 
Viterbi, A.J. et alt. 
IEEE Trans. on Vehicular Technology , Volume: 40 Issue: 2 , May 1991 
Page(s): 10 -31

Suggested readings: WI



Basic readings

Advanced readings



Basic readings

Advanced readings



Basic readings


Accesso multiplo

Basic readings


Reti ad-hoc

Mobile IP


Basic readings:

Advanced readings:

TCP on wireless