ELT-43457 Internet-of-Things Wireless Communications, 5 cr


This course focuses on the requirements, enabling techniques, use cases and applications of the different Wireless Communications technologies for realizing and enabling the Internet-of-Things and Internet-of-Everything worlds.

For doctoral students, the scope of homeworks and project is more advanced compared to MSc students.
Suitable for postgraduate studies.


Elena-Simona Lohan, Mikko Valkama, Markku Renfors


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
ELT-43457 2019-01 4 Elena-Simona Lohan


After passing this course, the students have good and comprehensive understanding of the potential, requirements, use cases and core enabling techniques for realizing the future Internet-of-Things (IoT) system and networks. Particular emphasis is on the wireless communications physical layer and radio system/network aspects techniques.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. Different IoT requirements and use cases from wireless communications perspective * massive MTC * mission critical MTC * ultra-reliable low-latency communications (URLLC) and MTC     
2. Enabling Wireless Communications methods and systems and their key features, characteristics, pros and cons, including: * low-range local area techniques (Bluetooth, Zigbee, Z-wave, etc) for IoT systems * wider-range techniques (e.g. IEEE 802.11ah) for IoT systems * wide-area techniques at unlicensed/ISM bands (LoRa, SigFox) for IoT systems * wide-area cellular network based techniques available today, especially extended coverage GSM (EC-GSM), 3GPP LTE-M, 3GPP Narrowband IoT * wide-area cellular network based techniques currently in the R&D phase, especially 3GPP 5G New Radio (NR) and massive MTC and mission-critical MTC solutions     
3. Ultra reliable and low latency communications (URLLC) concept     
4. Synchronization, modulation, and multiple access issues in IoT     
5. Practical examples of short-, medium-, and long-range IoT applications     
6. Link budget computations in IoT     

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Active participation to the lectures; answering the short exam-like questions during each lecture; completing the additional homework/project work; additional literature studies for the postgraduate students


Evaluation scale passed/failed will be used on the course


Completion parts must belong to the same implementation


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Lecture slides     E.S. Lohan, M. Renfors, T. Levanen       Lecture Notes and additional bibliography mentioned during the lectures   No   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
ELT-41206 Basic Course on Wireless Communications Mandatory    
ELT-41308 Communication Theory Advisable    
ELT-43106 Multicarrier and Multiantenna Techniques Advisable    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
Basic understanding of existing mobile networks and associated digital communication technologies are essential prerequisites.


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Päivittäjä: Lohan Simona, 06.03.2019