Preparatory Course

Master’s preparatory course

On September 2017 a two-week preparatory course has been offered to students to provide general information as well to consolidate their background knowledge. We highly recommend following 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 to get the access credentials)

Prep-Course Programme:

Welcome Lecture (A. Bononi): ; Slides 

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  

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, one can read the following Wikipedia pages:

We also recommend following online courses on the above topics at MIT and at khanacademy.