PA151 Advanced Computer Networks

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2010
Extent and Intensity
2/0. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Teacher(s)
doc. Ing. Jan Staudek, CSc. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Václav Matyáš, M.Sc., Ph.D.
Department of Computer Systems and Communications - Faculty of Informatics
Timetable
Wed 16:00–17:50 D1
Prerequisites
Networking principles, basic network architectures, data communication basics
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 23 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
At the end of the course students should be able
apply medium access technology for wireless links
describe and explain WPAN, Wireless Personal Area Networks, Bluetooth, Zigbee, ...
describe and explain WLAN, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wi-Fi, 802.11
describe and explain Cellular transmission principles ,GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS
describe and explain Satellite communications
describe and explain WMAN, Metropolitan Networks (WiMAX/802.16)
describe and explain Cordless systems and wireless local loop, FWA
Syllabus
  • Technical Background of Networking: transmission fundamantals, communication networks, protocols and protocol suites
  • Wireless Communication technology: antenas and propagation, signal encoding, spread spectrum, error control
  • Wireless Medium Access
  • WPAN, Wireless Personal Area Networks, Bluetooth, Zigbee, ...
  • WLAN, Wireless Local Area Networks, Wi-Fi, 802.11
  • Cellular transmission principles ,GSM, GPRS, EDGE, UMTS
  • Satellite communications
  • WMAN, Metropolitan Networks (WiMAX/802.16)
  • Cordless systems and wireless local loop, FWA
Literature
  • SCHILLER, Jochen H. Mobile communications. 2nd ed. London: Addison-Wesley, 2003. xviii, 492. ISBN 0-321-12381-6. info
  • STALLINGS, William. Wireless Communications and Networks. : Prentice Hall, 2002. 584 pp. ISBN 0130408646. info
Teaching methods
lectures
Assessment methods
written tests
Language of instruction
Czech
Further Comments
Study Materials
Listed among pre-requisites of other courses
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2003, Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2006, Spring 2007, Spring 2008, Spring 2009, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015, Spring 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Spring 2019, Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
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