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Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish...
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Beginner Level

Beginner Level

Hours to complete

Approx. 10 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week...
Available languages

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish...

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
Hours to complete
1 hour to complete

Introduction and History of Cellular Communication Systems

In this part of the course, we will learn the introduction and history of cellular communication system. First, we will take a example of cellular communication system with cell phone. And then, learn about the what a cellular system is and how it has been developed so far. Lastly, we will briefly look into the concepts of future cellular systems....
Reading
5 videos (Total 47 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
1.2 First to Second Generation (1G to 2G)14m
1.3 Third Generation System (3G)6m
1.4 Fourth Generation System, (4G)9m
1.5 Future Cellular System6m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz for Introduction and History of Cellular Communication Systems10m
Graded Quiz for Introduction and History of Cellular Communication Systems22m
Week
2
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Principles of Wireless Communication Theory

In this part of the course, we will learn the fundamental principles of wireless communication theory. I will raise five fundamental questions in the first lecture as follows: i) 'how can we represent information into a binary format?', ii) 'how can information be transferred?', iii) 'how does wireless digital MODEM work?', iv) 'how can high-rate data be delivered reliably?', and v) 'how can many users access simultaneously?'. During the following 5 lectures, you will have the answers....
Reading
6 videos (Total 62 min), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
2.16m
2.211m
2.312m
2.411m
2.59m
2.610m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
3
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Principles of Wireless Resource Management

In this part of the course, we will discuss the basic concept of wireless resource management. I will raise six interesting questions as follows: i) 'how does the interference affect the capacity of wireless networks?', ii) 'why does the cellular system look like as of today?', iii) 'Increasing the number of cells increases the capacity?', iv) 'how is 5G cellular being shaped?', v) 'how does the interference management increase the capacity?' and Ⅵ) 'how does scheduling increase the average capacity?'....
Reading
6 videos (Total 83 min), 2 quizzes
Video6 videos
3.113m
3.210m
3.39m
3.410m
3.511m
3.628m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
Week
4
Hours to complete
2 hours to complete

Multiple Antenna Technologies

In this part of the course, we will learn how multiple antennas can be efficiently used in different strategies for communication system enhancement. First, we look in to the basics of antenna, and then learn about the three main gains that are achievable by multiple antennas: array, diversity, and spatial multiplexing. Lastly, we briefly look in to the concepts of single-user MIMO and multi-user MIMO....
Reading
5 videos (Total 57 min), 2 quizzes
Video5 videos
4.120m
4.29m
4.315m
4.45m
4.55m
Quiz2 practice exercises
Practice Quiz10m
Graded Quiz20m
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Top Reviews

By ANApr 22nd 2017

Very good with lots of information on a quite vast topic: wireless communication and RF principles, radio resources management, multiple antenna theory and their application in LTE.

By YANov 3rd 2017

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Instructors

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Kwang-Soon Kim

Professor
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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Seong-Lyun Kim

Professor
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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Chan-Byoung Chae

Professor
School of Integrated Techonology
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Dae-Sik Hong

Professor
School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering
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Song-Kuk Kim

Associate Professor
School of Integrated Technology

About Yonsei University

Yonsei University was established in 1885 and is the oldest private university in Korea. Yonsei’s main campus is situated minutes away from the economic, political, and cultural centers of Seoul’s metropolitan downtown. Yonsei has 3,500 eminent faculty members who are conducting cutting-edge research across all academic disciplines. There are 18 graduate schools, 22 colleges and 133 subsidiary institutions hosting a selective pool of students from around the world. Yonsei is proud of its history and reputation as a leading institution of higher education and research in Asia....

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