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Communications networks I

Yksittäinen kurssi

Max amount of FITech students: 30

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

Course contents

  • Communications architecture in mobile, wireless local area and personal area networks.
  • Introduction to cloud and edge computing, network function virtualization and software defined networking.
  • Basic principles of mobility management, network security, network management and orchestration.
  • The goal is to present the basics of the modern communications architectures, and their technical implementation.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, student

  • understands how the modern communications networks have evolved and how the architecture has changed through the recent paradigm shift towards software-centric communications
  • is able to describe the basic system architecture elements of mobile networks
  • understands the significance of emerging technologies such as Network Function Virtualization (NFV), Software Defined Networking (SDN) and core network functionalities such as Evolved Packet Core (EPC)
  • can describe the main principles of mobility management, network management and orchestration, network security and can apply and solve related engineering problems
  • knows the basic properties of routing algorithms and can use graph theory to solve network routing problems
  • is able to simulate different types of networks in simulation environments and solve basic network programming problems.

Upon completing the required coursework, students understand the basic functionalities in TCP/IP protocol stack.

Course material

Lecture notes & additional reading:

  • M Liyanage, A Gurtov, M Ylianttila 2015: Software Defined Mobile Networks (SDMN): Beyond LTE Network Architecture
  • M Liyanage, I Ahmad, A Abro, A Gurtov, M Ylianttila 2018: A comprehensive Guide to 5G Security

In addition, selected supportive online reading materials from recent standards and publications are provided in digital learning environment (Optima / Moodle).

Completion methods

Design work, final exam. All materials and lectures are available through Moodle.

More information on the University of Oulu course page.

You can get a digital badge after completing this course.

Vastuuopettaja

Oulun yliopisto
Mika Ylianttila

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Oulun yliopisto
Johanna Vartiainen

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FITech-verkostoyliopisto
Fanny Qvickström, Opintoasioiden suunnittelija
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Kategoria:
ICT-opinnot
Teemat:
5G-teknologia,
Langaton teknologia
Kurssikoodi:
521340S
Opintopisteet:
5 ECTS
Hinta:
0 €
Taso:
Opetusaika:
1.11.2022–1.1.2023
Viimeinen hakupäivä:
23.10.2022
Järjestävä yliopisto:
Oulun yliopisto
Kohderyhmä:
Aikuisopiskelija,
Tutkinto-opiskelija
Opetustavat:
Monimuoto-opinnot
Opetuspaikkakunta:
Oulu
Kieli:
Englanti
Esitietovaatimukset:
Bachelor level knowledge in telecommunication engineering.
Kenelle kurssi sopii:
Adult learners who have previous studies or work experience in communications. Master's students or comparable in communications.
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