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Wireless networking

Individual course

The aim of this course is to give an up-to-date overview of modern wireless access technologies. The emphasis is put on networking side of these technologies.

Course contents

WAN/WLAN/WPAN technologies

  1. Cellular networks
  2. WLAN systems (802.11)
  3. WPAN/WBAN systems (802.15)

Advanced wireless networks

  1. Ad hoc wireless networks
  2. Wireless sensor networks
  3. Wireless mesh networks
  4. Special systems (vehicular V2X/V2V)

Learning outcomes

After passing the course, the student is able to

  • understand the main way for wireless network evolution.
  • understand principal design difference between WAN/LAN wireless systems.
  • explain evolution of IEEE 802.11 technologies.
  • explain evolution of cellular systems.
  • understand details of multiple access in wireless systems.
  • understand details of random access protocols.
  • explain the concept of ad-hoc/sensor/mesh wireless networking systems.

Course material

Lecture notes, slides and other complementary materials

Completion methods

Project work and exam. For FITech students, flexible mechanisms are pursued.

More information in the Tampere University study guide.

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Responsible teacher

University of Tampere
Dmitri Moltchanov

Further information about the course and studying

University of Tampere
Mikko Valkama, 5G-coordinator

Contact person for applications

FITech Network University
Monica Sandberg, Student services specialist
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Category:
ICT Studies
Topics:
5G technology,
Digitalisation,
Industrial internet
Course code:
COMM.NET.600
Credits:
5 ECTS
Price:
0 €
Level:
Teaching period:
11.1.–30.4.2022
Application deadline:
Application period has ended
Host university:
Tampere University
Study is open for:
Adult learner,
Degree student
Teaching methods:
Online
Language:
English
General prerequisites:
Basic understanding of wireless communications fundamentals
Study suitable for:
For all who are interested in wireless technology
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