Next Generation
Wireless Systems Lab

Teaching

Syllabus:

Theory, design techniques, and analytical tools for characterizing next generation wireless systems. Performance analysis of digital communication systems over fading channels, rate and power adaptation, and multi-user diversity techniques; Study of LTE standard, its air interface, physical and logical channels, and physical layer procedures. Survey of advanced technologies such as cooperative communications and cognitive radio.

Pre-requisite:
  • E2 211 "Digital Communications"
References:
  • Stefaniz Sesia, Issam Toufik, Matthew Baker, "LTE - The UMTS Long Term Evolution," John Wiley and Sons, 1st ed., 2009.
  • Andrea Goldsmith, "Wireless Communications," Cambridge University Press, 1st ed., 2005.
  • J. Proakis, "Digital Communications," McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math, 4th ed., 2000.
  • 3GPP technical specifications available online at http://www.3gpp.org/.
Syllabus:

Wireless channel modeling; diversity techniques to combat fading; cellular communication systems, multiple-access and interference management; capacity of wireless channels; opportunistic communication and multiuser diversity; MIMO - channel modeling, capacity and transmit and receiver architectures; OFDM.

Pre-requisite:
  • E2 211 "Digital Communications"
References:
  • D. Tse and P. Viswanath, "Fundamentals of Wireless Communication", Cambridge University Press, 2005.
  • A. Goldsmith, "Wireless Communication," Cambridge University Press, 2005.