FEP3391 Reading Group in Advanced Topics in Communication Networks 2 10.0 credits

Läsgrupp för avancerade ämnen inom kommunikationsnät 2

This is the second installment of the course,enabling a student to take two such courses on different topics during his PhD studies.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.

Offering and execution

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters

Course information

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents *

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.

Course Disposition

Lectures, exercises solved as homework problems. Students will present both lecture modules and as solved homework problems.

Literature and preparations

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Recommended prerequisites

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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.

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Examination *

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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

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Rolf Stadler

Viktoria Fodor

Gunnar Karlsson

György Dán

Panagiotis Papadimitratos

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 web

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Offered by

EECS/Network and Systems Engineering

Main field of study *

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Education cycle *

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Rolf Stadler

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at EECS/Network and Systems Engineering