Syllabus for Wireless Communication and Networked Embedded Systems

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A revised version of the syllabus is available.


  • 10 credits
  • Course code: 1DT077
  • Education cycle: Second cycle
  • Main field(s) of study and in-depth level: Computer Science A1F, Technology A1F, Embedded Systems A1F
  • Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (3), Pass with credit (4), Pass with distinction (5)
  • Established: 2010-03-16
  • Established by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Revised: 2010-03-16
  • Revised by: The Faculty Board of Science and Technology
  • Applies from: Spring 2011
  • Entry requirements: 120 credits including at least 90 credits within computer science and mathematics including Computer Networks I and Real-time systems or the equivalent.
  • Responsible department: Department of Information Technology
  • This course has been discontinued.

Learning outcomes

After passing the course a participant will be able to

  • use suitable principles and standards (e.g. IEEE 802.15.4 and ZigBee) in design and evaluation of sensor networks and wireless communication protocols for small digital transmitters.

  • demonstrate an ability to read, critically evaluate, analyse and present (verbally or in written form) the content and implications of research articles in the area.

  • drawing on relevant results from research literature design and implement software and system solutions for wireless embedded systems.


Proactive and reactive protocols for wireless systems, data transfer and communication in sensor networks, energy efficiency, and embedded systems programming.


Lectures, discussion seminars, assignments, and project. by lecturers, guest lecturers and students, seminars, and projects.


Assignments and oral presentations (3 credits), active participation in projects and seminars assignments (7 credits).

Other directives

The courses Computer Networks II (1DT074) and Computer Networks IIII (1DT082) can not be counted towards graduation together with this course.

Reading list

Reading list

Applies from: Spring 2011

Some titles may be available electronically through the University library.

  • Kurose, James F.; Ross, Keith W. Computer networking : a top-down approach

    5th ed., international ed.: Boston, Mass.: Pearson, cop. 2010

    Find in the library

Last modified: 2022-04-26