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This seminar course provides a baseline description of 5G mobile networks and its related key technologies combined with opportunitities to apply the technology in business and entrepreneurial settings. After the basics of 5G are introduced, contemporary 5G New Radio (NR) standards are covered including radio access network and core network parts. The technology is reflected with opportunities to apply it in business and entrepreneurial settings covering aspects of emerging markets in global south. Recent technology developments from the newly developed 5G NR standard beyond terrestrial human-centric communications are approached, including machine-centric communications and non-terrestrial networks.
At the end of the course a successful student will be able to:
The course is organised collaboratively by three schools of Aalto University:
Recognize the evolution path of 5G mobile standards and the Key Performance Indicators of 5G classes of services
Be aware of the key technological components of 5G, with emphasis on the radio access network and the core network
Identify new entrepreneurial business ideas enabled by 5G technologies
Consider customer and user-centred development of emerging services with 5G technology
Iteratively improve these ideas by soliciting feedback and evaluating their market viability
The responsible teachers of the course are
Department of Computer Science, Aalto-SCI
Department of Communications and Networking, Aalto-ELEC
Department of Management Studies, Aalto-BIZ
The assessement of the course is done though parts consisting of a learning diary (1 ECTS), project work (3 ECTS), and onsite-quizzes (2 ECTS).
Prof. Marko Nieminen (SCI)
Dr. Alexis Dowhuszko and Prof. Jyri Hämäläinen (ELEC)
Prof. Patrick Shulist and Ms. Adelegan Olatundun (BIZ)
The workload for the students (1 ECTS = 27 hours) is following:
15 x 1-hour lectures per week = 45 hours
6 x 30-min post-lecture quiz per week = 9 hours
Five inputs of the learning diaries per week (about 2 hours/input) = 30 hours
Group project during the whole teaching period (from Feb. to May): 81 hours of work in total (presentation and report)