The objectives of this course are focused on understanding the structure of a cellular network and the roles assigned to the different functional blocks. It is also studied the operational principles of a few local area network protocols. Students acquire skills in the simulation of cellular systems, studying the performance of these systems for different scenarios of propagation. The course also includes the development of applications for next-generation cellular systems.
Paulo da Costa Luís da Fonseca Pinto, Rodolfo Alexandre Duarte Oliveira
Weekly - 6
Total - Available soon
The students attending this course should have some background in basic communications mechanisms utilized at the physical layer (e.g. modulation, error coding, and network organization through protocol''s stack).
- Introduction to wireless networks;
- Cellular Systems 2G: GSM;
- Cellular Systems 2G/2.5G: GSM/GPRS
- Cellular Systems 3G: UMTS
- IEEE 802.11 and 802.15.4 standards
- Cellular Systems 4G and 5G: LTE and LTE-A
- IMS: architecture/services
- IMS: Registration;
- IMS: Example of a multimedia session.
Programs where the course is taught: