Checking date: 02/05/2019

Course: 2019/2020

Broadband mobile communications
Study: Master in Advanced Communications Technologies (278)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Signal and Communications Theory

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
Digital Communications
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Knowledge of the different service classes defined for current broadband communication systems and the basic QoS parameters. Knowledge of the alternatives for the design of high spectral efficiency modulation and access techniques. Knowledge of the precoding schemes for MIMO systems based on Channel State Information. Implementation of these precoding schemes in Massive MIMO.The role of Massive MIMO in the future cellular network
Description of contents: programme
1. The new scenario of broadband communications. LTE 2. High spectral efficiency modulations and access techniques. 3. Channel estimation, correction and synchronization strategies for the network design. 4. Large scale antenna systems. Massive MIMO systems in the future cellular network. 5. Advanced Techniques for broadband mobile communications.
Learning activities and methodology
Theoretical lectures, numerical examples, problem solving and laboratory simulation practical work.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 0
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100
Basic Bibliography
  • Harri Holma, Antti Toskala . LTE for UMTS: Evolution to LTE-Advanced. Wiley. 2011
  • Ye Geoffrey Li, Gordon L. Stuber. Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing for Wireless Communications. Springer US. 2006

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.