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  • Apr 18, 2016 -Mon

    Short Course on LTE Network & Physical Layer Modelling of LTE Air Interface

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