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  • KICS is going to organize a 5 Days Short Course on LTE Network & Physical Layer Modelling of LTE Air Interface starting from April 18, 2016

      LTE Networks & Physical Layer Modeling of LTE Air Interface

    Roadmap to 5G: Research and prospects




    Course Outline:


    Session 1: Introduction to Mobile Networks and LTE Air Interface

    • Standardization Bodies for telecommunication systems
    • Evolution of mobile technologies and networks
    • Global and National Context of LTE Deployments
    • 4G Network Architecture
    • LTE air interface overview
    • Lab 1:
      • Introduction to Matlab and C++
      • Mex files and OOP in Matlab


    Session 2: LTE Resource Grid & Transmitter Fundamentals

    • LTE FDD Frame Structure
    • Introduction to OFDM Symbols
    • LTE Resource Grid
    • Reference and Synchronization Symbols
    • DLSCH processing of LTE Physical Layer
    • CRC Attachment, Segmentation, Channel Coding
    • Rate Matching, Concatenation and Scrambling
    • Lab 2:
      • Generation of Symbols (OFDM/Synchronization/Reference)
      • Algorithms for DLSCH processing


    Session 3: LTE Transmitter and Propagation Channels

    • Modulation, Layer Mapping, Precoding in DLSCH processing
    • Resource Element Mapping, OFDM Signal Generation and Antenna Port Mapping
    • Transmission modes, Channel Propagation and Channel models for LTE
    • Lab 3:
      • Algorithms for Precoding/Layer Mapping for DLSCH
      • Transmission mode/ Channel model implementation in LTE


    Session 4: LTE Receiver Structure & Complete LTE PHY System

    • Synchronization and Channel estimation
    • Disassembly of Reference symbols & Primary/Secondary Signals
    • Removal of CRC & Extracting OFDM data symbols
    • Understanding integrated Physical Layer System
    • Lab4:
      • Algorithms for Descrambling, Demodulation and Layer Demapping
      • Complete system simulation and its KPIs


    Session 5: Research Aspects in LTE & 5G

    • Overview about 5G
    • Massive MIMO
    • Multi-cell Cooperation
    • Self Organized Networks