Department of Communications and Networking

Communications Theory

The research group develops principles for an all-wireless future.
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The current research interests of the communication theory group are in:

  • coding theory
  • multiantenna techniques
  • quantum communication
  • cognitive, heterogeneous and self-organizing wireless networks.

The development of cellular systems keeps opening up new frontiers and enabling the use of methods of increasing sophistication to optimize system performance on all layers in Radio Access Networks (RANs).

Quantum communication is emerging as a paradigm for perfect physical layer security.

Current topics include:

  • 5G wireless networks
    • spectrum and interference management
    • machine learning for wireless network optimization
    • Network-level interference cancelation and coordination
    • Massive and mmWave MIMO
  • Coding on compact manifolds
  • Quantum key distribution

Contact

The research group is led by Professor Olav Tirkkonen.

Group members

Sofonias Hailu

Department of Communications and Networking
Postdoctoral Researcher
Olav Tirkkonen

Olav Tirkkonen

Department of Communications and Networking
Professor (Associate Professor)

Jari Lietzén

Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral Candidate

Roope Vehkalahti

Department of Communications and Networking
Research Fellow

Subha Ponnada

Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral Candidate

Parham Kazemi

Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral Candidate

Mohsen Amidzade

Department of Communications and Networking
Doctoral Candidate

Tefjol Pllaha

Department of Communications and Networking
Postdoctoral Researcher

Hanan Al-Tous

Department of Communications and Networking
Postdoctoral Researcher

Jialing Liao

Department of Communications and Networking
Postdoctoral Researcher

Dariush Salami

Department of Communications and Networking
Project Researcher

Latest publications

Communication Engineering, Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory, Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Risto Wichman Group
Publishing year: 2019 IEEE Transactions on Communications
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
Communications Theory, Department of Communications and Networking
Publishing year: 2019 IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019 IET Communications
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019 Finite Fields and Their Applications
Communications Theory, Department of Communications and Networking
Publishing year: 2019
Department of Communications and Networking, Communications Theory
Publishing year: 2019 IEEE Communications Magazine
More information on our research in the Research database.
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