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Machine type communications for internet of things

Individual course

Course contents

The course discusses IoT connectivity requirements such as accuracy of the time synchronicity, link reliability, maximum latency, amount of data, duty cycle, number of connecting devices, coverage as well as the technologies available to meet the requirement. Also practical device side implementation and software development aspects will be covered.

Learning outcomes

After the course, the student will be able to analyse the key connectivity requirements of a given IoT application and develop suitable solution to meet those requirements.

Course material

Lecture notes and selected articles.

Teaching schedule

Lectures on Tuesdays at 12.15–14

Completion methods

Group work, laboratory works, and learning diary.

More information in the Aalto University study guide.

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Responsible teachers

Aalto University
Kalle Ruttik
Aalto University
Riku Jäntti

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Fanny Qvickström, Student services specialist
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5G technology,
Industrial internet
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Aalto University
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Adult learner,
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General prerequisites:
C-programming, basic knowledge on electronics
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