Management of Multimedia Networks and Services
Course: Management of Multimedia Networks and Services
ECTS points: 6 ECTS
Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Borislav Popovski
Course Goals (acquired competencies): After completing the course, the student is expected to have in-depth knowledge of the telecommunications management networks: architectures, resources and services; be competent in the use of various technics and tools for network performance improvement and optimization; be able to perform scientific research work in the field of multimedia networks and services.
Course Syllabus: Telecommunications Management Networks: concepts and tools. Telecommunications services management. SLA and QoS management. Multimedia Broadcasting: MPEG Transport Stream, DVB Standards. Multimedia Services and Protocols: QoS management in IP Networks, QoS for streaming services; Video Compression Standards and Protocols. IMS concepts, architecture and protocols. Radio Resource Management, mobility management in wireless networks. Cooperative coexistence of heterogeneous wireless networks. Mobile radio access network planning and optimization. LTE, LTE-Advanced, 5G mobile networks. Streaming and Over-the-Top TV, HTTP Live Streaming, HTTP – DASH, Content Delivery Networks. Media content and platform provider examples. Delivery video, audio and Rich Internet Applications over private and public IP networks to the end customer equipment: laptop, mobile phone, IPTV/OTT set-top box, smart TV. Multimedia Cloud systems.
|Hans W. Barz and Gregory A. Bassett||Multimedia Networks: Protocols, Design and Applications||Wiley||2016|
|Erik Dahlman, Stefan Parkvall, Johan Skold||4G, LTE-Advanced Pro and The Road to 5G||Academic Press||2016|
|P. Latkoski, B. Popovski||Wireless Communications and Networks – Recent Advances||InTech – Open Access Publisher||2012|
|Mani Subramanian||Network Management: Principles and Practices||Prentice Hall||2012|