Title:

Advanced Communication Systems

Code:PKS
Ac.Year:2012/2013
Term:Winter
Study plans:
ProgramBranchYearDuty
IT-MSC-2MBI-Elective
IT-MSC-2MBS-Compulsory-Elective - group N
IT-MSC-2MGM-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIN-Elective
IT-MSC-2MIS2ndCompulsory-Elective - group C
IT-MSC-2MMI-Compulsory-Elective - group S
IT-MSC-2MMM-Elective
IT-MSC-2MPV2ndCompulsory-Elective - group C
IT-MSC-2MSK1stCompulsory
IT-MSC-2EITE2ndElective
Language:Czech
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/PKS/private/
Credits:5
Completion:accreditation+exam (written)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:390805
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:602001010
Guarantee:Švéda Miroslav, prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Ščuglík František, Ing., Ph.D., DIFS
Instructor:Ščuglík František, Ing., Ph.D., 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. The network management, signaling systems (CCS 7, DSS 1). Wireless and mobile networks. Analog. system NMT and digit. system GSM, GPRS, UMTS, EDGE.
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. The electrical interface and signal types. The medium characteristics.
  3. Baseband and modems with public carrier circuit. Broadband modems. Description of modems.
  4. Link layer protocols. Flow control. Transparency. Numbering of frame. The HDLC Protocol.
  5. Theory of transmission systems. SDH and PDH.
  6. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. ISDN protocols, accesses and interface standard.
  7. ISDN - DSS1 and CCS7 signaling protocols.
  8. SIGTRAN
  9. xDSL technology
  10. Frame switching, circuit switching
  11. Wireless and mobile networks. Analog system NMT and digital system GSM.
Syllabus of laboratory exercises:
  1. Spectral analysis of signals
  2. ISDN communication analysis
  3. SIGTRAN communication analysis
  4. GSM communication analysis
Fundamental literature:
  1. Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  2. Hansmann, U., Merk, L., Nicklous, M., Strober, T.: Pervasive Computing (2nd edition), Springer 2003, ISBN 3-540-00218-9 
  3. Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  4. Pužmanová, R.: Moderní komunikační sítě od A do Z, Computer Press 1998, ISBN 80-7226-098-7
  5. Halsall,F.: Data Communications, Computer Networks and Open Systems. Addison-Wesley. Fourth edition 1997, ISBN 0-201-42293-X
  6. Walrand, J., Varaiya, P.: High-Performance Communication Networks, Morgan Kaufmann 1996
Study literature:
  1. Schiller, J.:Mobile Communications (2nd edition), Addison-Wesley 2003, ISBN 0-321-12381-6
  2. Geier, J.: Wireless LANs (2nd edition), SAMS 2001, ISBN 0-672-32058-4
  3. 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.