Standardization and Regulation

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Standardization and Regulation
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З035
  3.    Study program TKII
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester IV/7   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Valentin Rakovikj
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Understanding the need for standardization and regulation in the field of telecommunications. Familiarization with the way of work and the relevant documents of the most important telecommunication bodies in the world. Understanding the mechanism for introducing a standard in telecommunications through appropriate bodies. Understanding the concept of spectrum regulation and advanced spectrum monitoring methods.

11.    Course Syllabus: Need for standardization of telecommunications infrastructure, equipment and services. The notion of interoperability in telecommunications. Relevant standardization bodies (ITU, CEPT, ETSI, IEEE, etc.). Work organization of standardization bodies (working groups, technical reports, recommendations). Spectrum Regulation. Relevant recommendations and documents for spectrum monitoring. Analysis of technical solutions for spectrum monitoring. Monitoring of the quality of telecommunication services and degree of user satisfaction. Development of new business models through existing regulation.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises, independent work on project assignments and preparation of seminar work, visit of the national regulatory body

13.    Total number of course hours 3 + 1 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 45
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 30
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 30
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 45
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 20
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 20
17.3. Activity and participation 10
17.4. Final exam 50
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Regular attendance at the teaching and auditory exercises and fully developed laboratory exercises
20.    Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester (in the middle and in the end of the semester) with a duration of 120 minutes each or one full exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. Usage of books, hand-written materials or any kind of supplementary text book during the exam is not allowed, only a calculator is allowed
21.    Language Macedonian and English
22.    Method of monitoring of teaching quality Regular attendance at the teaching and auditory exercises and fully developed laboratory exercises
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 A. Gentzoglanis, A. Henten Regulation and the Evolution of the Global Telecommunications Industry Edward Elgar Pub 2010
2 R. J. May New Directions in Communications Policy Carolina Academic Press 2009