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Potential courses based on this book
At the Universities and Colleges, the book could be used for the following purposes:
  1. Textbook for a stand-alone protocol oriented course in which communication and protocol aspects will be covered in details and the structure and functionality of the tags will be understood at the high-level. Chapters 2, basics of 1, 3, 4 and 5, 6-12, 16 and 17 should be covered.
  2. Main book for the technology-oriented course in which details of functionalities of RFID readers and tags will be covered and networks and other aspects will be mentioned. Chapters 1-6, basics of 7 and 8, 14-19 should be covered. This book will be supplemented with the research articles or other books that cover RF and antenna issues.
  3. Part of recommended readings in more general RFID courses.

Courses related to RFID
Below is a partial list of online courses that have slides and other material available for download. Please send us (at mbolic@site.uottawa.ca ) links to another courses that are not included in the list below.
 
ELG7177 Topics in Communications: Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems
Graduate Course
Fall 2009
Prof. Miodrag Bolic
University of Ottawa
http://www.site.uottawa.ca/~mbolic/elg7177/index.shtml
This course covers mainly UHF and HF RFID system and describes hardware, software and protocols of RFID systems.
 
EE296W - Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Systems
Fall 2007
Prof. Robert Morelos-Zaragoza
Department of Electrical Engineering
San Jose State University
http://www.engr.sjsu.edu/~rmorelos/ee296Wf07/
This is an engineering course that covers signal processing and some protocol aspects.
 
7052 Electromagnetic Theory and RFID Applications
Professor Peter Cole
The University of Adelaide
http://www.eleceng.adelaide.edu.au/personal/peter/peter/emt&rfidlec.html
The focus is on electromagnetic theory. About 1/6th of the course is related to RFID. Very comprehensive slides and tutorials.
 
IEIM6050 Industrial Applications of RFID Technologies
Fall 2007
Dr George Huang
http://www.digiprise.org/ielm6050/Overview.htm
High level overview of RFID. Very limited slides.
 
CMPSCI 291e: Electronic Identification Lab
Fall 2007
Prof. Kevin Fu
UMass Amherst Dept. of Computer Science
http://prisms.cs.umass.edu/cs291e/
Several Lab descriptions are provided.
 
Seminar(19621): Novel Issues in RFID Handling - Applications, Management, Privacy, Security
2005
Agnes Voisard
Freie Universitat Berlin
http://page.mi.fu-berlin.de/voisard/Teaching/WS04/RFID.html

Upcoming conferences

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IEEE RFID 2011 Orlando,  FL, USA


April 12-14, 2011
EURASIP RFID 2011 La Manga del Mar Menor, Spain
May 25, 2010 Sep 6, 2010 - Sep 7, 2010


Copyright: RFID Systems: Research Trends and Challenges, Miodrag Bolic, David Simplot-Ryl, Ivan Stojmenovic, 2010 John Wiley & Sons Ltd.