Title:

Advanced Communication Systems

Code:PKS
Ac.Year:2006/2007
Term:Winter
Curriculums:
ProgrammeFieldYearDuty
IT-MSC-2MGM.-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIN.-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIS.2ndElective
IT-MSC-2MPS2ndCompulsory
IT-MSC-2EITE2ndElective
Language of Instruction:Czech, English
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/PKS/private/
Credits:5
Completion:credit+exam (written)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSeminar
Exercises
Laboratory
Exercises
Computer
Exercises
Other
Hours:3901300
 ExamsTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:60200200
Guarantor:Švéda Miroslav, prof. Ing., CSc. (DIFS)
Lecturer:Ščuglík František, Ing., Ph.D. (DIFS)
Švéda Miroslav, prof. Ing., CSc. (DIFS)
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
 
Learning objectives:
  The purposes of subject is acquaint students with types and structure communication networks designated for transmission calling, data and picture and theories of information transmission used in them.
Description:
  Types of communication networks. Electrical interface and signal. Transmission media (line, coaxial cable, optic fibre, radiowaves). Modems. Control of data line. Speech communication. Public switched telephone network (PSTN). Transmission systems theory. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. FRAME RELAY, CELL RELAY and ATM. The network management, signaling systems (CCS 7, DSS 1). Telecommunication management network (TMN). Wireless and mobile networks. Analog. system NMT and digit. system GSM, GPRS. DECT and CTx systems. BlueTooth and WiFi systems.
Subject specific learning outcomes and competences:
  Students shall be acquired knowledge about the structure of communication network used for transmission of calling, data and pictures and technology of transmission information in them used.
Generic learning outcomes and competences:
  Student acquires presentation and communication capabilities.
Syllabus of lectures:
 
  1. Network Goals. Topology and network structure. Voice and data communication, digital revolution.
  2. Theory of transmission systems. SDH and PDH.
  3. Link layer protocols. The HDLC Protocol. 
  4. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. ISDN protocols, accesses and interface standard.
  5. DSS1 and CCS7 signaling protocols.
  6. xDSL technology
  7. Mobile networks. Analog system NMT and digital system GSM.
  8. Modern mobile networks - GPRS, WAP
  9. Modern mobile networks - EDGE, UMTS
  10. Digital wireless systems - WiFi
  11. Digital wireless systems - BlueTooth and ZigBee 
  12. Routing in mobile networks. Radio trunk systems. CTx and DECT systems.
  13. VoIP
Syllabus of laboratory exercises:
 
  1. Introduction.  
  2. Structured cabling measurement
  3. Optical fibre measurement
  4. Digital telefony
  5. Modems
  6. ADSL connection
  7. High-speed digital networks
  8. ISDN measurement
  9. Signaling system No. 7 - modeling
  10. Mobile network measurement - GSM
  11. Mobile network measurement - WiFi
  12. Mobile network measurement - GBlueTooth
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  • Hansmann, U., Merk, L., Nicklous, M., Strober, T.: Pervasive Computing (2nd edition), Springer 2003, ISBN 3-540-00218-9 
  • Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  • Pužmanová, R.: Moderní komunikační sítě od A do Z, Computer Press 1998, ISBN 80-7226-098-7
  • Halsall,F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison-Wesley. Fourth edition 1997, ISBN 0-201-42293-X
  • Walrand, J., Varaiya, P.: High-Performance Communication Networks, Morgan Kaufmann 1996
Study literature:
 
  • Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  • Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  • Halsall,F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison-Wesley. Fourth edition 1997, ISBN 0-201-42293-X
Progress assessment:
  A mid-term exam evaluation and laboratory protocols evaluation
Exam prerequisites:
  Acquring 15 points min.
 

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