Course code 02 44 6136 00
Number of ECTS points 4
Course title in the language of instruction
 Wireless Access And Localization
Course title in Polish Wireless Access and Localisation
Course title in English
 Wireless Access And Localization
Language of instruction English
Form of classes
Lecture Tutorials Laboratory Project Seminar Other Total of teaching hours during semester
Contact hours 30 30 0 60
E-learning No No No No No No
Assessment criteria (weightage) 0.40 0.60 0.00
Unit running the course Instytut Elektroniki
Course coordinator dr inż. Piotr Korbel
Course instructors dr hab. inż. Sławomir Hausman, dr inż. Piotr Korbel
Familiarity with fundamentals of wireless network design and ability to apply fundamental statistical methods.
Course learning outcomes
  1. EK1 Student is able to explain the differences between different types of access and sensor network nodes
  2. EK2 Student is able to model operation of access networks using computer simulation methods
  3. EK3 Student is able to characterize popular wireless terminal positioning methods
Programme learning outcomes
  1. In-depth knowledge and comprehension of complex concepts and phenomena in the field of electronics and telecommunications, methods and theories explaining the dependences between them, as well as main development trends in electronics and telecommunications; knowledge of the fundamentals of life cycle of electronic and telecommunication devices and systems.
  2. Ability to apply the knowledge to identify, formulate and solve non-typical problems related to electronics and telecommunications, to plan and to conduct adequate experiments, including measurements and numerical simulations also with the aid of self-developed methods and tools, to analyse and to interpret obtained results so as to draw conclusions.
  3. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of audiences using specialised terminology from electronics and telecommunications also with the aid of English language at B2+ level according to Common European Framework of Reference for Languages; ability to present and to evaluate different opinions and attitudes and to lead and take part in a debate.
Programme content Characteristics of transmission medium, wireless access techniques, transmission techniques used in radio access networks, wireless local area networks, low power sensor networks, ultra-wideband systems, geolocation systems, radio methods for locating people and goods.
Assessment methods
EK1 - written test, discussion
EK2 - laboratory report, discussion
EK3 - laboratory report, discussion

Grading policies Lecture - written test (40 % of the final grade) Laboratory - reports, discussion of the results (60 % of the final grade)
Course content LECTURE Characteristics of the wireless medium, wireless medium access methods, wireless local area networks, low power sensor networks, ultrawideband systems, geolocation systems, wireless people and asset tracking LABORATORY Realization of a team project concerning design of a radio network for selected class of services, e.g. wireless sensor network with localization services for people and asset tracking.
Basic reference materials
  1. Notatki wykładowe (Lecture notes)
  2. Pahlavan, Kaveh, and Prashant Krishnamurthy. Principles of Wireless Access and Localization, John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
Other reference materials
  1. Geopositioning and Mobility, edited by Mohammed Nait-Sidi, et al., John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2013
  2. Wybrane artykuły z bazy IEEEXplore (Selected papers from IEEEXplore database)
Average student workload outside classroom
Updated on 2019-09-16 19:18:30
Archival course yes/no no