Topic outline

  • General


    The course in 2021 is organized during Periods III and IV. It consists of weekly learning packages which are to be studied and learned by the students independently. The learning objectives for each week are listed in Materials section along with pointers to book chapters, electronic materials, and summary videos containing the information. Quizzes and home work exercises, which by request are discussed during the weekly sessions in Zoom, are used to monitor the learning. A learning report and a project work are compulsory.


    Basic courses in mathematics and physics. Basic Matlab knowledge.

    Kick-off meeting and exercise sessions in Zoom:

    The only compulsory online session is a kick-off meeting on Tuesday, January 12 at 14:15-15:00. There are no other compulsory online sessions during the course, but there are weekly sessions arranged on request, where you can join to discuss the exercises and to get help in solving them. The voluntary sessions are held Tuesdays 14:15-16:00 if requested by the day before the session. You can join via Zoom.


    Exam is replaced by learning report.


    The grading of the course is based on the learning report, the mandatory project work, and exercises.


    The main lecturer/organizers are Prof. Simo Särkkä ( and Lecturer Lauri Palva (