Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems

Објавено: October 12, 2018
  1.    Course Title Wireless Networks and Mobile Systems
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ10З007
  3.    Study program KTI, 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 Taken course: Teletraffic engineering , Wireless Communications

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Introduction to the concepts, application and future directions of the development of wireless networks and mobile systems. Recognize the basic functional and technical characteristics of various network concepts, technical solutions, architectures and protocols. Understanding global development guidelines in the domain of wireless networks and mobile systems. Independently solve problems in the area of ​​wireless networking. Development trends.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction and history. Basic concepts (classification, cellular concept, coverage, interference, hendover, etc.) Spectrum issues. Standardization. Types of networks: cordless, cellular, packet-oriented, local, sensor, personal, etc. Architectures and protocols. Access techniques and concept of RAN. Development and features of xG generations of mobile systems (2G, 3G, 4G, 5G). IP support. QoS. Security aspects. Planning and management of wireless networks. Innovative Networking (M2M, IoT, IoE). Energy efficient networking. Future directions of the development of wireless networks and mobile systems. Heterogeneous concepts. New standards.

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 During the semester, two partial written exams are provided (at the middle and at the end of the semester, lasting 120 minutes), tests that are conducted during the classes and a test from laboratory exercises. The points from the partial exams, the tests are included in the final grade. In the planned exam sessions, a written exam is taken (duration 120 minutes)
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 M. Sauter From GSM to LTE: An Introduction to Mobile Networks and Mobile Broadband Wiley 2010
2 B. Walke IEEE 802 wireless systems:  protocols, multi-hop mesh/relaying, performance and spectrum coexistence J.Willey & Sons 2006
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 J. Bannister, P. Mather, S. Coope  Convergence Technologies for 3G Networks: IP, UMTS, EGPRS and ATM  Wiley  2004
2  E. Dahlman, S. Parkval and J. Skold  4G, LTE-Advanced Pro and The Road to 5G  Academic Press  2016
3  W. Xiang, K. Zheng and X. S. Shen

5G Mobile Communications

 Springer  2016