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Course detail

Modern network technologies

Course unit code: FEKT-DTK1A
Academic year: 2017/2018
Type of course unit: optional specialized
Level of course unit: Doctoral (3rd cycle)
Year of study: 1
Semester: summer
Number of ECTS credits:
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
Extended overview about the recent problems of modern network technologies with more detailed focus on reference model, access methods and routing. Subject also deals with Quality of Service support, multicasting and wireless transmission technologies.
Mode of delivery:
90 % face-to-face, 10 % distance learning
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Recommended optional programme components:
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Course contents (annotation):
Network technology is one of the fastest growing recent technical fields. The aim of the subject Modern Network Technologies is to provide a wide overview of this field with a more detailed view on the up-to-date results. The content of the subject is divided into two parts. The first part has a more general form and serves to prepare the basic background for all Ph.D students coming from different departments of FEWC BUT. In this part the problems of several reference models used in network technologies, access methods and routing are discussed.
The task of the second part is to present the latest results in the field. This part consists of three key tasks. The first key task is the support for quality of service (QoS). QoS is important for modern communication systems allowing time-sensitive multimedia transmissions together with classical computer data without any special requirements on the transmission network. The second key task is multicasting, which is also closely related to multimedia transmission. The third key task is focused on wireless technologies, which represent very promising solutions for access networks.
Recommended or required reading:
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Planned learning activities and teaching methods:
Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.
Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes:
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Work placements:
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Course curriculum:
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Introduce recent problems and results from the field of network technologies.
Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences:
Not applicable.

Type of course unit:

Seminar: 39 hours, optionally
Teacher / Lecturer: doc. Ing. Vít Novotný, Ph.D.

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