ELEC-E7120 Wireless Systems

Homework for Unit 1
Released on 16.9.2016
Due date 23.9.2016 (before 10:15 AM - Finnish Time)
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Part 1: Test.
Answer the following test:
1. What is the most representative technology of the 3GPP in the 2nd generation
of cellular communication systems?
a. GSM
b. PDC
c. IS-136
d. IEEE 802.11b
2. GPRS was introduced to:
a. allow more users in the GSM system.
b. improve the voice quality.
c. increase data rates.
d. all the previous.
3. The standard IEEE 802.11n
a. is a LAN technology.
b. allows a certain degree of mobility.
c. operate in unlicensed spectrum.
d. all the previous.
4. What is the main difference between 2G, 3G and 4G in the 3GPP standards:
a. the services and application they support.
b. the latency.
c. the energy consumption.
d. the medium access control.
5. M2M communications and the realization of IoT require:
a. operation in unlicensed bands
b. high data rates
c. massive connectivity
d. none of the previous

8. the estimated contribution of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) to climate change (carbon footprint) is only around 2 to 2. same as M2M d. none of the previous 8. In the short term. SDN and NFV are different concepts b. provide users with high data rates b. An IoT enabler in 5G is: a. Answer concisely the following questions 1. SDN and NFV are the same concept d. What is the main challenge to operate cellular technologies in unlicensed bands? 2. Why wireless industry is so concern with energy efficiency? 5. in the long term. What of the following statements is most appropriate a. LTE-A is considered: a.6. Massive MIMO c. What we understand by `the revenue gap´? 3. a 4G technology d. reduce the cost Part 2: Short questions. What is.5% of the global total. develop appropriate propagation/channel models d. Polar Codes d. According to ITU. In wireless communication systems. none of the previous 10. a 2G technology b. a fundamental problem a. [Open question] What will we have after 5G (say by 2030)? What will be the next big paradigm of the wireless communication systems? . the most promising alternative to cope with the bandwidth scarcity? 4. what is the 3GPP’s solution for IoT? Mention two alternatives to it and explain one difference in each case. Indicate one similarity and one difference between industrial IoT and consumer IoT? 6. communication between users through fixed infrastructure b. maximize the coverage c. direct communication between users (without infrastructure) c. a MAN technology 7. all the previous 9. a 3G technology c. SDN and NFV are complementary technologies c. Relaying for increased coverage b. What is standardization? Who participate? Why it is important? 9. What was the main driver/requirement for the development of 3G? 7. D2D is a. In the context of cellular systems.