Introduction to wireless communication systems and cellular communications.
The 5G revolution: holistic vision of digital communications. 5G scenarios, Massive Machine-to-Machine communications (smart cities, smart industry), Enhanced Mobile Broadband (gaming, UHD videos), Ultra-reliable Low Latency communications (self driving cars, tactile internet).
5G New-radio, Massive MIMO systems, Flexible OFDM, Interference cancelation. Radio Resource Management for 5G. Heterogeneous architectures, Macro-cells, Micro and Femto cells, Device to device communications, options for centralized and distributed resource allocations. Scheduling options for New radio with flexible frame structure.
Study of the implementation of use cases and scenarios in a real 5G network.
Massive MIMO: the transmission technology of 5G systems. Introduction to MIMO, MIMO capacity, MIMO cellular systems, the mMIMO effect, the problem of channel estimation, TDD vs FDD, pilot contamination and decontamination, open issues, a vision of the future: cell-free networks, Large Intelligent Surfaces.