Dr. Ismail Guvenc
Electrical and Computer Engineering
ECE 578 LTE and 5G Communications
3 Credit Hours
(also offered as CSC 591 608)
The course provides an introduction to the theoretical and practical aspects of Long Term Evolution (LTE) technology and beyond. A basic understanding of digital communication systems and radio access networks are required. Six main topics will be studied: 1) Network architecture and protocols, 2) Physical layer for downlink, 3) physical layer for uplink, 4) practical deployment aspects, 5) LTE-Advanced, and 6) 5G communications.