This course has been discontinued.
Last planned examination: Autumn 2026
Decision to discontinue this course:No information inserted
In this course students acquire knowledge and skills regarding an advanced topic in communication networks. The course is generally based on a graduate textbook. Active participation is required in form of presentations and homework. Course participation is limited to a small group. The course topic may change for each installation of the course.
Information for research students about course offerings
Content and learning outcomes
Advanced topicsin communication networks, which may change from year to year. Example: randomized algorithms and their application in communication systems.
Intended learning outcomes
After the course, the student should be able to:
· Thoroughly understand an advanced topic.
· Solve problems that can be addressed using the studied methodology.
Lectures, exercises solved as homework problems. Students will present both lecture modules and as solved homework problems.
Literature and preparations
Depends on the particular topic chosen. Example: Probability and Computing, by M. Mitzenmacher and E. Upfal,Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Examination and completion
If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.
- EXA1 - Examination, 10.0 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
· Successful presentations of lecture modules.
· Correct solutions to home work problems.
· Presentation of some of those solutions.
Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination
Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination
- 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 about the course can be found on the Course web at the link below. Information on the Course web will later be moved to this site.Course web FEP3390