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Internet of things

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 30

Persons without a valid study right to a Finnish university have preference to this course.

Course contents

  • The basic technologies and novel applications of the Internet of Things, including networking technologies as well as Web of Things.
  • IoT sensor technologies and sensing solutions for smart buildings including smart home, city, office, or campus environments, and wearables and other personal devices such as fabrication.

Exercises will include hands-on programming and sensing data analytics tasks.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student

  • will be able to explain application areas of IoT and requirements from such application areas for IoT systems
  • will be able to explain the state-of-the-art IoT solutions and understand the basic technologies behind them
  • has learned the principles of the novel IoT technologies
  • knows important directions IoT research towards.

Completion methods

Lectures and exam organised possibly on campus. Lecture materials in Moodle. Due to a change of teacher, not all practices are known yet.

More information on the University of Oulu course page.

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Responsible teacher

University of Oulu
Abhishek Kumar

Further information about the course and studying

University of Oulu
FITech contact person Oulu

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT studies
5G technology,
Smart systems
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University of Oulu
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General prerequisites:
Bachelor level knowledge in computer science and engineering. Programming skills in a chosen language.
Course suitable for:
Adult learners who have previous studies or work experience in communications. Master's students or comparable in communications.
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