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Graduates’ professional opportunities include all companies needing ICT expertise for development, deployment, production, and management. The high-level scientific and technological background we offer also allows graduates to be strong candidates for PhD and 2nd-level master applications.

Owing to the extensive research activity of the faculty members involved in the Program, the courses are always up to date with the latest scientific and technological achievements. Professors and Research Staff are strongly involved in research projects funded by the European Commission, the European Space Agency, the Italian Space Agency, universities around the world, and many other institutions and private companies.

What you will study

IME is a two-year program of 120 CFUs ('credito formativo universitario' equivalent to ECTS in EU nomenclature).

Main subjects:

  • Computer graphics
    Basic elements of Computer Graphics
  • Digital communications
    Digital modulation techniques, basics of Information Theory
  • Mathematical methods and operations research
    Graph optimization problems, dynamic programming, linear partial differential equations; optimization methods, mathematical programming
  • Antennas and electromagnetic propagation
    Fundamentals of antenna design; fundamentals of guided propagation
  • Mobile communications
    Physical layer models and techniques for software radio; Pervasive communications and context awareness
  • Internet technologies: architectures and protocols
    Review of the TCP/IP architecture and protocols; QoS architectures; WLANs: WiFi, Bluetooth; multimedia services; cloud/fog computing and softwarized networks
  • Array signal processing
    Acoustic and underwater signal processing; beamforming; imaging techniques
  • Cognitive telecommunications systems
    Data fusion; Bayesian networks; machine learning; cognitive refinement; case studies in smart spaces, safety, transportation, cognitive radio
  • Image processing and recognition
    Image and pattern classification (statistical pattern recognition, classification); Digital image processing (filtering, edge detection, segmentation, texture analysis, data fusion)
  • Quality of service and performance evaluation
    QoS networking principles and architectures, SDN, DTN; Models and queueing theory for network performance evaluation
  • Internet applications
    Application layer protocols, web services, REST interfaces, principles of cloud computing, app programming
  • Remote sensing and setellite images
    Basic concepts of active and passive remote sensing; satellite image formation and processing
  • Cyber security
    Security in Telecommunication Networks, confidentiality, data integrity; Computer System Security, secure programming, web security, access control.