Access Telecommunication Networks

  • Class 30
  • Practice 0
  • Independent work 120
Total 150

Course title

Access Telecommunication Networks

Lecture type


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Lecturers and associates

Course objectives

Access network modelling and architectures.
Digital subscriber line technologies (xDSL).
Digital subscriber line technologies (xDSL); Seminar.
Passive optical networks.
Passive optical networks; Seminar.
Wireless access technologies and networks (WiMax).
Wireless access technologies and networks (WiMax); Seminar.
Midterm exam.
Medium access control protocols.
Multiple access techniques.
Multiple access techniques; Medium access control protocols; Seminar.
Channel modeling in access networks.
Simulation of data transmission and performance calculation.
Simulation of data transmission and performance calculation; Seminar.
Final exam.

Required reading

Alen Bažant et al. (2004.), Osnovne arhitekture mreža, Element
Alen Bažant et al. (2007.), Telekomunikacije: tehnologija i tržište, Elelement
Steven Gorshe, Arvind Raghavan, Stefano Galli, Thomas Starr (2014.), Broadband Access, John Wiley and Sons

Minimal learning outcomes

  • Recognize different levels of access telecommunication networks
  • Reproduce characteristics of access telecommunication network technologies
  • Apply channel models to determine transmission performances
  • Analyze signal transmission through communication channels
  • Create models of access networks and channels
  • Reproduce basic characteristics of communication protocols used in access telecommunication networks
  • Calculate basic performances of fiber optics links
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