Telecommunication Networks

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Telecommunication Networks
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10Л036
  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 III/6   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Vladimir Atanasovski
  9.    Course Prerequisites

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Understanding the concept of telecommunication networking and the different types of telecommunications networks. Getting acquainted with the basic network protocols in modern telecommunication networks. Analysis of specific network scenarios and their optimization. Designing networks. Vision for future development.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction. Elements of telecommunication networks. Classification and services. Network concepts. Layerd architecture. Commutative architectures. Access networks and techniques. Types of multiple access (static techniques, random access techniques, controlled access techniques, etc.). Data networks (LAN, WAN, etc.). Broadband networks. Internet. Inter-networking. Routing. Network protocols and signaling. Control and quality of service. Security aspects. Possible infrastructures and coexistence of wire and wireless solutions. Network management. Advanced Networking Solutions, SDN / NVF. NGN and directions of future development.

12.    Learning methods:  Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises, independent work on project tasks and preparation of seminar work, visiting relevant companies and invited lectures by experts from the ICT sector.

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 Internal evaluation and surveys
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 A. L. Garcia Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures Mcgraw-Hill 2003
2 J. Kurose, K. Ross Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach (7th Edition) 7th Edition Pearson 2016
3 N. Mir Computer and Communication Networks, 2nd Ed Prentice Hall 2015
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 E. Iannone  Telecommunication Networks  CRC  Presss  2011