Course detail

Advanced Communication Systems

FIT-PKSAcad. year: 2019/2020

Types of communication networks. Electrical interface and signal. Transmission media (line, coaxial cable, optic fiber, 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, LTE. Digital Video Broadcasting

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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.
Student acquires presentation and communication capabilities.

Prerequisites

Not applicable.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Johnson, Ch.: Radio Access Networks for UMTS: Principles and Practice, Wiley, 2008.
Sauter, M.: From GSM to LTE-Advanced Pro and 5G: An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband, Wiley; 3 edition, 2017.
Cox, Ch.:An Introduction to LTE: LTE, LTE-Advanced, SAE, VoLTE and 4G Mobile Communications, Wiley; 2 edition, 2014.
Corner D.E., Internetworking with TCP/IP, Pearson; 6 edition, 2013.
Posland, S.: Ubiquitous Computing: Smart Devices, Environments and Interactions,  Wiley; 1 edition, 2009.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

A mid-term exam evaluation and laboratory protocols evaluation
Exam prerequisites:
Acquiring 15 points min.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

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.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Scored active participation in laboratories. A possibility of replacement only in case of objective and proven obstacles in the study.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MBI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MPV , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MGM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MBS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional
    branch MIN , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    branch MMM , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme MITAI Master's

    specialization NADE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NBIO , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NGRI , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NNET , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NVIZ , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NCPS , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NSEC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NEMB , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NHPC , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NISD , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NIDE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NISY , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NMAL , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NMAT , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NSEN , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NVER , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective
    specialization NSPE , any year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, elective

  • Programme IT-MGR-2 Master's

    branch MSK , 1. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory
    branch MIS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 5 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Network Goals. Topology and network structure. Voice and data communication, digital revolution.Transfer medium types and characteristics
  2. Theory of transmission systems. SDH and PDH.
  3. Link layer protocols. Flow control. Transparency. Numbering of frame. The HDLC Protocol.
  4. Integrated services of digital networks - ISDN. ISDN protocols, accesses and interface standard.
  5. DSS1 and CCS7 signaling protocols.
  6. SIGTRAN
  7. xDSL technology
  8. GSM
  9. GPRS and EDGE
  10. UMTS
  11. LTE
  12. DVB-T

Laboratory exercise

6 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus


  1. Spectral analysis of signals
  2. ISDN communication analysis
  3. SIGTRAN communication analysis
  4. GSM communication analysis

Project

7 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

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