Introduction to Telecommunications
1st Semester
History of Telecommunications. Telecommunications Systems Model. Information Transmission Techniques. Bandwidth & Spectrum. Channel Capacity. Synchronous & Asynchronous Transmission. Modulation and Coding. Transmission Media. Multiplexing. Noise. Introduction to Telecommunication Networks. Network Design and Layered Architecture. Circuit versus Packet switching. General principles on network management.
Telecommunication Networks
2nd Semester
Overview of networking technologies. Switching principles. Routing. Traffic and congestion control. Access networks. X-DSL Technologies, X.25, Frame Relay, ATM, IP over ATM, MPLS. Signaling systems. Common Channel Signaling No. 7 (CCS7). Call and Service Control. Intelligent Networks. Quality of Service (QoS). Integrated Services and Differentiated Services Architecture. Telecommunication Traffic Modeling. Network Management.
Mobile Communication Networks
8th Semester
Basic Principles. Propagation and Interference. Transmission and Modulation/Coding Techniques. Cell Systems Architecture. 2G, 2.5G, and 3G Mobile Communication Systems. 4G Systems. Mobile Communication Networks Design Principles. Resource Allocation Techniques. Radio-Channel Management. Mobility Management. Algorithmic Handover Techniques. Signaling Systems. Local Area Network Systems.
Future Networks and Services
9th Semester
Heterogeneous Networks. Access Networks and Services. xDSL, FTTx, WiMAX, LTE, LTE-Advanced, ad-hoc networking, wireless sensor networks, B3G / 4G. Principles, Architectural Frameworks, Protocols, Standards. ABC Concept. Access Network Selection. Seamless Mobility. Collaborative Networks. Autonomic and Cognitive Networking. Self-Organizing Networks. End-to-end QoS Provisioning. Modeling, Analysis, Algorithms, Performance Evaluation. Ubiquitous and Personalized Services. Context-Aware Services. Service Creation Practices.
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