ELG5132 Smart Antennas (Fall 2017)

(under construction, frequently updated)


Final exam marks and unofficial grades are posted. Official grades will be announced in the regular way.


Sample presentation has been posted.

Final project presentations: Dec. 4 (Monday)

Project guide has been posted. Presentations: Nov. 1, Wed.

1st Lecture: Wed. Sep. 6.

Please download and print the lectures notes before coming to the class. All the questions will be answered in the class.


Course information:

See Lecture 1

Office hours:

Office hours: Thursday, 5-6pm.

Outside office hours - by appointment only. No exceptions! You are encouraged to ask questions immediately after lectures (but not before). No questions by email (will not be answered).


1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14,

Review of Matrix Theory, Review of Optimization Theory

Adaptive Equalizer, MIMO Capacity, V-BLAST,




Assignment marks:


Project Info:


Project guidelines.

Tips for preparing a presentation:

       Pointers on giving a talk by D.G.Messerschmitt (UC Berkeley). Extra advice is here.

       Number all slides; give a printout to the instructor (4 slides/page).

       sample presentation


Additional material:

Tables of contents of the Tsoulos's book,

Course References: Books

see Lecture 1

Course References: Papers (Selected only)

see Lecture 1

Midterm Exam:


Final Exam:

3h in December, date TBD, open book