Higher education teachers: Kos Andrej

Higher education teachers: , Pustišek Matevž
Credits: 7
Semester: summer
Subject code: 61016
Študijski program od študijskega leta 2014/15

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • An overview of frequency spectrum
  • The nature of radio signals spreading
  • Introduction to radio communications planning
  • Radio channel capacity
  • Introduction to cellular network topology
  • An architectural overview of GSM technology
  • Establishing voice connections
  • Circuit-switched data CSD / HSCSD
  • Packet data GPRS / EDGE
  • An overview of third generation UMTS
  • Data communication HSxPA
  • Introduction to next generations (4G)
  • Data, messaging, location based and multimedia architectures layout
  • The basics of local wireless networks (WLAN)
  • Management of WLANs (IP, radio, security)
  • The basics of personal wireless netw. (WPAN)
  • Bluetooth and ZigBee connectivity
  • The basics of body area networks (WBAN)
  • RFID and NFC connectivity
  • An overview of satellite communications
  • The status of satellite navigation GPS / Galileo

Objectives and competences:

Introductory subjects in the study of mobile and wireless technologies and associated service platforms. Understanding the issues from the perspective of wireless radio communications, capacity, security and use cases. Providing knowledge for the optimal selection of carrier services and understanding the integration of individual wireless systems.

Intended learning outcomes:

The knowledge acquisition of basic principles of mobile systems, architectural models, devices and protocols, and the services that are provided within such systems. Student will obtain a broader understanding of the composition of telecommunication systems and related services.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • The lectures using demonstration cases provide explanation of content. The laboratory work enriches the knowledge gained by lectures to a practical level.
  • The lectures are given in the classroom using computer presentations with animations. The lab work is performed in the laboratory using dedicated hardware and software equipment with variety of mobile and wireless terminals.

Study materials

  1. Agrawal, D. P., Zeng, Qing-An, Introduction to wireless and mobile systems, Cengage Learning, 2011, 582 str., ISBN: 978-1-4390-6207-4
  2. Sauter, M., From GSM to LTE : an introduction to mobile networks and mobile broadband, Wiley, 2011, 414 str., ISBN: 978-0-470-66711-8
  3. Geier, J. Designing and deploying 802.11n wireless networks, Cisco Press, 2010, 499 str., ISBN: 978-1-58705-889-9

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia Communications