TLT-6506 Digital Mobile Communication Systems, Fall 2007




                             An example exam is added to the coursepage.       


Organizer:      Jukka Rinne (jukka.rinne <at>

Goals:           This course deepens the understanding of mobile networks and communications systems, focusing on GSM and UMTS. A special attention is given to theory and practice of radio resource management.

Format:          Lectures (36h) and exercises (12h) [I & II periods]

Timetable:      Lectures on Thursdays 9-12 am starting August 30, 2007, in classroom S3.

Language:       English

Credits:          5 cp

Requirement:  Final examination (organized as follows: 29.11.2007, 28.01.2008 and 10.03.2008)

Pre-requisites:  TLT-5206 Communication Theory


Tentative list of topics:

·        GSM

·        Speech coding

·        HSCSD & (E) GPRS

·        QoS in 3G

·        Patents in converging mobile communication technologies

·        Standardization in mobile communications

·        Mobile IP

·        3G Technologies – WCDMA, TD(S)-CDMA, cdma2000

·        Radio resource management for wireless networks


List of lectures:     

(Please note that you may access the lecture material only from TUT-domain)


“GSM, part 1” by Docent Petri Jarske (lecture material)


“GSM, part 2” by Docent Petri Jarske (lecture material)


“HSCSD, (E) GPRS and DTM” by Mikko Haapaniemi (Nokia Siemens Networks, NSN) (lecture material)


“GSM, part 3” by Docent Petri Jarske (lecture material)


“Speech coding” by Jari Hagqvist (Nokia) (lecture material1, lecture material2)


“Standardization in mobile communications” by Teemu Savolainen (Nokia)
(lecture material)


“Patents in converging mobile communication technologies” by Kim Simelius (Nokia) (lecture material)


“Mobile IP in next generation systems” by Tapio Väärämäki (University of Jyväskylä) (lecture material)


“WCDMA systems” by Kari Aho (University of Jyväskylä) (lecture material)


“3G LTE” by Stanislav Nonchev (Nokia) (lecture material)


--- No lecture ---


“Radio Resource Management in modern digital mobile communication systems” by Janne Kurjenniemi (University of Jyväskylä) (lecture material)





Exercises:  Oscar Fresan will be in charge of the exercises (oscar.fresan <at>

          The exercises will be arranged in two alternative sessions (choose one):

·         Tuesdays 08-10 am in classroom TC165

·         Tuesdays 10-12 am in classroom TC165


There will be about 10 sets of exercises available, about 9 points each and 90 points total (some minor changes possible).
Up to 6 bonus points from 30 will be given for the exam (but the exam has to be passed anyway), if all the homework exercises are correctly solved and returned appropriately before deadline.

More information about the details will be given at the exercise session.



Example exam