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Laboratory course in wireless communication systems and networks

Individual course

Max amount of FITech students: 12

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

The course introduces the basics of system level simulation of wireless communication systems using ns3, with special focus on LTE (4G).

Course contents

  • Review of digital communications
  • Simulation tools for evaluating the performance of digital communication links
  • Introduction to software-defined radios
  • Wireless cellular network architecture and basics of ns3 simulator
  • Analysis of cellular networks using ns3

Learning outcome

After the course, the student will be able to

  • test digital communication links using simulation tools (e.g. gnu-radio, MATLAB, python),
  • implement a digital communication link using software-defined radio, and
  • build a system-level simulation of wireless networks using ns3.

Completion methods

Assignments and final work. No fixed schedule.

More information in the LUT University study guide.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Responsible teachers

LUT University
Pedro Nardelli
LUT University
Pedro Gória

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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ICT Studies
5G technology
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LUT University
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Adult learner,
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General prerequisites:
Basic courses of wireless communications. Familiarity with Linux is recommended.
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