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Advanced Topics in Communications and Signal Processing - Modultafeln of TU Ilmenau

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module properties Advanced Topics in Communications and Signal Processing in degree program Master Communications and Signal Processing 2013
module number100502
examination number2100461
departmentDepartment of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
ID of group 2111 (Communications Engineering)
module leaderProf. Dr. Martin Haardt
term winter term only
credit points3
on-campus program (h)22
self-study (h)68
obligationobligatory module
examalternative examination performance
details of the certificate

* oral exam, 30 minutes (Part I): 70 % of the final grade

* Homework (Part I) with presentation of the results: up to 10 % bonus points

* Homework (Part II): 15 % of the final grade

* Homework (Part III): 15 % of the final grade

homework results are valid for 2 semesters

In order to pass the course, the students have to pass the final written exam, 90 min

The alternative examination is only offered in the winter semester. In the summer semester it is only possible to take the included oral or written examination:

alternative examination performance due to COVID-19 regulations incl. technical requirements
signup details for alternative examinations

Die Anmeldung zur alternativen semesterbegleitenden Abschlussleistung erfolgt über das Prüfungsverwaltungssystem (thoska) außerhalb des zentralen Prüfungsanmeldezeitraumes. Die früheste Anmeldung ist generell ca. 2-3 Wochen nach Semesterbeginn möglich. Der späteste Zeitpunkt für die An- oder Abmeldung von dieser konkreten Abschlussleistung ist festgelegt auf den (falls keine Angabe, erscheint dies in Kürze):

  • signup begins: 12.01.2022
  • signup ends: 19.01.2022
  • resignation not after: 13.03.2022
  • last modification of this information: 05.01.2022
maximum number of participants
previous knowledge and experience


learning outcome

Vermittelung vertiefender Kenntnisse auf aktuellen Gebieten der Signalverarbeitung und Kommunikationstechnik, gemäß der im aktuellen Semester angebotenen Inhalte.


* PART - I : Steady-State Optimization Problems and Applications
* PART - II : Convex Optimization
* PART - III : Compressed Sensing

media of instruction and technical requirements for education and examination in case of online participation
literature / references

•    Stephen Boyd and Lieven Vandenberghe, Convex Optimization, Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 2004.
•    J.T. Betts: Practical methods for optimal control using nonlinear programing, SIAM 2001.
•    A. E. Bryson, Y.-C. Ho: Applied optimal control : optimization, estimation, and control, Taylor & Francis, 1975.
•    C. Chiang: Elements of dynamic optimization. McGraw-Hill, 1992.
•    E. Eich-Soellner, C. F¨uhrer: Numerical methods in multibody dynamics. B.G Teubner, 1998.
•    M. Gerdts: Optimal control of ODEs and DAEs. De Gruyter, 2012.
•    D.R. Kirk: Optimal Control theory: an introduction. Dover Publisher, 2004.
•    J. Nocedal, S.J. Wright: Numerical methods of optimization. 2nd ed. Springer Verlag 2006.
•    R.D. Rabinet III et al.: Applied dynamic programming for optimization of dynamical systems. SIAM 2005.
•    S.S. Rao: Engineering optimization - theory and practice. Wiley, 1996.

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