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Wireless communication systems

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This course introduces the fundamental theories used in communication engineering.

The course will cover an introduction to analog and digital modulation, noisy channel and capacity. The studies will focus on computational tools to visualize how data is transmitted.

Course contents

  • Review of signals and systems
  • Analog modulation
  • Digital modulation
  • Review of probability theory and stochastic processes
  • Demodulation
  • Basics of coding and information theory
  • 4G/5G digital transmission techniques

The students will be able to analyze and design simple wireless communication systems, including physical layer for analog and digital transmission (e.g. bandwidth, channel modeling, modulation, demodulation, bit-error rate, channel coding and capacity). The students will also learn how to use some Python libraries for signal processing, communications and mathematical analysis in Jupyter notebooks.

Completion methods

Six assignments and final work

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Responsible teacher

LUT University
Pedro Nardelli
Pedro.Juliano.Nardelli(at)lut.fi

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg
monica.sandberg(at)fitech.io
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topics:
5G technology,
Digitalisation,
Industrial internet
Course code:
BL40A2020
Credits:
4 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
1.11.–17.12.2021
Application deadline:
24.10.2021
Host university:
LUT University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Signals and systems, probability theory and basic programming skills. Analog and digital signal processing is desirable (but not mandatory).
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