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FEP3317 Seminar on Advanced Topics in Communication Networks 2 8.0 credits

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Autumn 2023 Start 28 Aug 2023 programme students

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Headings with content from the Course syllabus FEP3317 (Spring 2019–) are denoted with an asterisk ( )

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Current research topicsin communication networks, which will change from year to year. Examples: performance aspects of wireless sensor networks or peer-to-peer media streaming systems, scalability of management systems, security aspects of vehicular networks.

Intended learning outcomes

After the course, the student should be able to:

·        Present a research problem and research results in a concise way and the within allotted time.

·        Defend the research approach, design decisions, and the evaluation methods in a discussion.

·        Moderate a discussion after a research presentation.

Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

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Recommended prerequisites

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Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


  • EXA1 - Examination, 8.0 credits, grading scale: P, F

Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Other requirements for final grade

·        Two presentations per academic year.

·        Twice per year moderating the discussion after a presentation.

·        Attendance and active participation in all sessions.

·        The course extends over two years.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course room in Canvas

Registered students find further information about the implementation of the course in the course room in Canvas. A link to the course room can be found under the tab Studies in the Personal menu at the start of the course.

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Main field of study

This course does not belong to any Main field of study.

Education cycle

Third cycle

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Mathias Ekstedt (

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at EECS/Network and Systems Engineering