Welcome Lecture and Preparatory Course


Welcome Lecture (A. Bononi):

(2019) Slides

(2018); Slides 

(2017); Slides

Master’s preparatory course

On September 2017 a two-week preparatory course has been offered to students both to provide general information and to consolidate their background knowledge. We highly recommend that you watch the prep course video lectures to check and refresh your knowledge.

You can watch the prep course lecture videos by clicking on the following links (they are password protected, if you are (pre-)enrolled please write to alberto.bononi@unipr.it to get the access credentials)

Prep-Course Programme:

Intro to Communication Engineering (G. Ferrari):

Mathematical Methods for Engineers (P. Serena): ; Slides

Fourier Transform (A. Vannucci): 

Stochastic Processes (A. Vannucci): 

Probability Theory (A. Bononi): Lec. 1 ; Lec. 2  ; Lec. 3   ; Lec. 4   Slides

Signals and Systems (A. Ugolini): ; Slides 

Digital Communications (P. Serena): Lec.1 ; Lec. 2 ; Slides

Other Background Knowledge Sources

On top of that, as a light primer, you can read the following Wikipedia pages:

If, after watching the prep classes, you feel your background is not sufficiently strong, we also recommend that you take the free online courses on the above topics offered at either  MIT or at khanacademy.