Experimental and Development Platforms for ICT Systems

Објавено: February 28, 2019

Experimental and Development Platforms for ICT Systems

Course: Experimental and Development Platforms for ICT Systems

Code: 3ФЕИТ10007

ECTS points: 6 ЕКТС

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturer: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Vladimir Atanasovski

Course Goals (acquired competencies): Understanding the need for experimentation in the process of developing ICT prototype solutions. Understanding the advantages and disadvantages of relevant platforms for development of advanced ICT solutions.

Course Syllabus: Need for test platforms for ICT systems. Available hardware and software for creating demo and test platforms (spectral analyzers, USRP2, Sun SPOTs, TI eZ430 etc.). Development environments. Advantages and disadvantages. Integration of heterogeneous equipment for testing different system performances. Challenges and solutions for integration. Callibration of heterogeneous equipment. Assessment of operating range of integrated experimental system. Assessment of performance and scalability of ICT systems in laboratory conditions. Comparison of experimental and simulation/analytical results. Analysis of advantages and disadvantages of every approach. Development of experimental platforms for wireless networks (e.g. for measuring spectral occupancy in different bands, for dynamic spectrum access, for radio coverage map creation, for usage of wireless sensor networks in various applications etc.). Development and testing ICT prototype solutions. Development environments for mobile applications. Trends. Location-based services. Development and testing. Testing ICT services in laboratory conditions. Research challenges in the area.


Required Literature







Kathryn McElroyPrototyping for Designers: Developing the Best Digital and Physical ProductsO’Reilly Media2017


Abd El Ghany Mohamed,‎ Amr Mostafa and‎ Gamal MohamedCommunication Systems Using USRP KitsLambert Academic Publishing2015


John C. ShovicRaspberry Pi IoT Projects: Prototyping Experiments for MakersApress2016