prof. dr. sc. Branko Mikac

Retired, Department of Telecommunications

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6129-752
Internal phone number:
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  Editor's books
 

1. 38th International Convention on Information and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics (MIPRO) / Biljanović, Petar; Butković, Željko; Skala, Karolj; Mikac, Branko; Čičin-Šain, Marina; Sruk, Vlado; Ribarić, Slobodan; Groš, Stjepan; Vrdoljak, Boris; Mauher, Mladen; Sokolić, Andrej, editor(s).
Rijeka : IEEE, 2015 (proceedings).

2. Towards Digital Optical Networks / Tomkos, Ioannis; Spyropoulou, Maria; Ennser, Karin; Koehn, Martin; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Berlin, Heidelberg, New York : Springer, 2009 (monograph).

3. Advanced Infrastructure for Photonic Networks : extended final report of COST 266 action / Inkert, Robert; Kuchar, Anton; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Zagreb : Faculty of Electrical, Engineering and Computing, University of Zagreb, 2003 (monograph).

4. Proceedings of the 2nd International Workshop on All-Optical Networks / Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 2001 (proceedings).

5. Ultra high capacity optical transmission networks Final Report of Action COST 239 / Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 1999 (monograph).

6. Proceedings Workshop on All-optical Networks / Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 1998 (proceedings).
 
  Book chapters
 

1. Wosinska, Lena; Colle, Didier; Demeester, Piet; Katrinis, Kostas; Lacković, Marko; Lapčević, Ozren; Lievens, Ilse; Markidis, George; Mikac, Branko; Pickavet, Mario; Puype, Bart; Skorin-Kapov, Nina; Staessens, Dimitri; Tzanakaki, Anna.
Network Resilience in Future Optical Networks // Towards Digital Optical Networks / Tomkos, Ioannis ; Spyropoulou, Maria ; Ennser, Karin ; Köhn, Martin ; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Berlin ; Heidelberg : Springer, 2009. Str. 253-284.

2. Colle, Didier; Cinkler, Tibor; De Maesschalck; Demeester, Piet; Gauger, Christoph, Inkret, Robert; Koehn, Martin; Lacković, Marko; Ljolje, Marije; Masip-Bruin, Xavier; Matiello, Mario; Mauz, Christian; Mikac, Branko; Pickavet, Mario; Puype, Bart; Sanchez-Lopez, Sergio; Schupke, Dominic; Sole-Pareta, Josep; Tomić, Slobodanka; Yan, Qiang.
Circuit/Wavelength Switching and Routing // Advanced Infrastructure for Photonic Networks : extended final report of COST action 266 / Inkret, Robert ; Kuchar, Anton ; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Zagreb : Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing University of Zagreb, 2003. Str. 71-114.

3. Inkret, Robert; Colle, Didier; De Maesschalk, Sophie; Lacković, Marko; Ljolje, Marije; Mikac, Branko.
Availability Analysis // Advanced Infrastructure for Photonic Networks : extended final report of COST action 266 / Inkret, Robert ; Kuchar, Anton ; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Zagreb : Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing University of Zagreb, 2003. Str. 155-174.

4. Mikac, Branko.
Transmission networks // Osnovne arhitekture mreža / Bažant, Alen ; Elezović, Neven, editor(s).
Zagreb : Element, 2003. Str. 00-00.

5. Sinkovic, Vjekoslav; Lovrek, Ignac; Mikac, Branko.
Application of Genetic Algorithms in Telecommunication System Design // Fusion of Neural Networks, Fuzzy Sets, and Genetic Algorithms Industrial Applications / Lakhmi C. Jain, N.M. Martin, editor(s).
Boca Raton/New York/Washington D.C : CRC Press, 1999. Str. 321-350.

6. Mikac, Branko; Jurić, Josip.
Fundamentals of digital transmission // Telekomunikacije i informatika - Odabrana poglavlja I. dio / Lovrek, Ignac, editor(s).
Zagreb : Hrvatsko društvo za telekomunikacije, 1994. Str. 149-171.

7. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Software quality, reliability and system testing // Telekomunikacije i informatika - Odabrana poglavlja II. dio / Lovrek, Ignac, editor(s).
Zagreb : Hrvatsko društvo za telekomunikacije, 1994. Str. 415-437.
 
  Textbooks and scripts
 

1. Bažant, Alen; Car, Željka; Gledec, Gordan; Jevtić, Dragan; Ježić, Gordan; Kunštić, Marijan; Lovrek, Ignac; Matijašević, Maja; Mikac, Branko; Skočir, Zoran.
Telecommunications - technology and market / Lovrek, Ignac ; Gledec, Gordan, editor(s).
Zagreb : Element, 2007.

2. Bažant, Alen; Gledec, Gordan; Ilić, Željko; Ježić, Gordan; Kos, Mladen; Kunštić, Marijan; Lovrek, Ignac; Matijašević, Maja; Mikac, Branko; Sinković, Vjekoslav.
Fundamentals of Network Architectures / Bažant, Alen, editor(s).
Zagreb : Element, Zagreb, 2003.

3. Bažant, Alen; Jevtić, Dragan; Mikac, Branko.
Information theory - Exercises / Jevtić, Dragan, editor(s).
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 1996.

4. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Telecommunication and informatics 2. Theme:Communication network reliability (RELNET) / Mikac, Branko ; Sever, Željka, editor(s).
Zagreb : Zavod za telekomunikacije, Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 1995.

5. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Diagnostics and reliability of digitala automata / Mikac, Branko ; Sever, Željka, editor(s).
Zagreb : Zavod za telekomunikacije, Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 1994.
 
  Journal articles and review articles in CC journals
 

1. Džanko, Matija; Mikac, Branko; Furdek, Marija.
Dedicated path protection for optical networks based on function programmable nodes. // Optical Switching and Networking. 27 (2017) ; 79-87 (journal article).

2. De Maesschalck, Sophie; Colle, Didier; Lievens, Ilse; Pickavet, Mario; Demeester, Piet; Mauz, Christian; Jaeger, Monika; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko; Derkacz, Jan.
Pan-European Optical Transport Networks: An Availability-based Comparison. // Photonic network communications. 5 (2003) , 3; 203-225 (journal article).

3. Lovrek, Ignac; Kos, Mladen; Mikac, Branko.
Collaboration between academia and industry: telecommunications and informatics at the University of Zagreb. // Computer communications. 26 (2003) , 5; 451-459 (journal article).

4. Batchelor, Peter; Daino, Benedeto; Heinzmann, Peter; Hjelme, Dag R.; Inkret, Robert; Jäger, Hubert A.; Joindot, Michel; Kuchar, Anton; Le Coquil, Emile; Leuthold, Peter; De Marchis, Giancarlo, Matera, Francesco; Mikac, Branko; Nolting, Hans-Peter; Späth, Jan; Tillerot, Franscois; Van Caenegem, Bart; Wauters, Nico; Weinert, Carl.
Study of the implementation of optical transparent transport networks in the European environment - Results of the research project COST 239. // Photonic Network Communications. 2 (2000) , 1; 15-32 (journal article).
 
  Scientific papers in other journals
 

1. Tržec, Krunoslav; Lovrek, Ignac; Mikac, Branko.
Agent Behaviour in Double Auction Electronic Market for Communication Resources. // Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, Subseries of Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 4251 (2006.) , 1; 318-325 (journal article).

2. Podnar, Ivana; Mikac, Branko; Carić, Antun.
SDL Based Approach to Software Process Modeling. // Lecture Notes in Computer Science. 1780 (2000) ; 190-202 (conference note).

3. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Software quality, reliability and system testing. // ITA. Informacija telekomunikacije automati. 14 (1995) , S1; 415-436 (journal article).
 
  Published invited lectures
 

1. Furdek, Marija; Džanko, Matija; Mario, Matanić; Ivan, Borić; Wosinska, Lena; Mikac, Branko.
Multi-hour network provisioning utilizing function programmable ROADMs // Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks.
2015. 1-4 (invited talk,international peer-review,published,scientific).

2. Mikac, Branko; Džanko, Matija; Furdek, Marija; Hugues-Salas, Emilio; Zervas, Georgios; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Availability Aspects of Self-healing Optical Nodes Designed by Architecture on Demand // Proceedings on 16th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks / Marciniak, Marian, editor(s).
2014. 1-4 (invited talk,published,scientific).

3. Inkret, Robert; Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
Applying p-cycles to multi-service photonic network // Proceedongs of the 7th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2005) / Marciniak, Marian, editor(s).
Barcelona, 2005. 71-76 (invited talk,international peer-review,published,scientific).

4. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Ljolje, Marije; Lacković, Marko.
Availability Modelling of Multi-Service Photonic Network // Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2004) / Marciniak, Marian, editor(s).
Wroclaw : National Institute of Telecommunications, 2004. 47-52 (invited talk,international peer-review,published,scientific).
 
  Scientific conference papers with international peer-review
 

1. Džanko, Matija; Furdek, Marija; Mikac, Branko; Zervas, Georgios; Hugues-Salas, Emilio; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Synthesis, Resiliency and Power Efciency of Function Programmable Optical Nodes // Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Telecommunications.
2015. 1-8 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

2. Džanko, Matija; Furdek, Marija; Amaya, Norberto; Zervas, Georgios; Mikac, Branko; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Experimental Demonstration and Benefits of Self- Healing Hard-Wired and Synthetic ROADMs // Proceedings of the Optical Fiber Communication Conference 2014 (OFC 2014).
San Francisco, USA, 2014. 1-3 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

3. Furdek, Marija; Džanko, Matija; Glavica, Patrik; Wosinska, Lena; Mikac, Branko; Amaya, Norberto; Zervas, Georgios; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Efficient optical amplification in self-healing synthetic ROADMs // Proceedings of Optical Network Design and Modeling conference (ONDM 2014) / Furdek, Marija, editor(s).
Stockholm : International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), 2014. 150-155 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

4. Miletić, Vedran; Maniadakis, Dimitris; Mikac, Branko; Varoutas, Dimitris.
On the Influence of the Underlying Network Topology on Optical Telecommunication Network Availability under Shared Risk Link Group Failures // Proceedings of the 2014 10th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (DRCN).
Gent, Belgium : Peter Van Daele, 2014. 1-8 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

5. Miletić, Vedran; Šubić, Tomislav; Mikac, Branko.
Optimizing Maximum Shared Risk Link Group Disjoint Path Algorithm using NVIDIA CUDA Heterogeneous Parallel Programming Platform // Proceedings on the 2014 X International Symposium on Telecommunications (BIHTEL) / Mrdovic, Sasa, editor(s).
Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina, 2014. 1-6 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

6. Džanko, Matija; Furdek, Marija; Amaya, Norberto; Zervas, Georgios; Mikac, Branko; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Self-Healing Optical Networks with Architecture on Demand Nodes // Proceedings on the 39th European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communication 2013.
London, 2013. P.5.18.1-P.5.18.3 (poster,international peer-review,published,scientific).

7. Džanko, Matija; Mikac, Branko; Miletić, Vedran; Amaya, Norberto; Zervas, Georgios; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Analytical and Simulation Availability Models of ROADM Architectures // Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Telecommunications / Pripužić, Krešimir ; Banek, Marko, editor(s).
Zagreb : University of Zagreb, 2013. 39-45 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

8. Miletić, Vedran; Mikac, Branko; Džanko, Matija.
Impact Evaluation of Physical Length of Shared Risk Link Groups on Optical Network Availability Using Monte Carlo Simulation // Proceedings of the 2013 18th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications (NOC) / Leitgeb, Erich, editor(s).
Graz, Austria, 2013. 249-255 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

9. Džanko, Matija; Mikac, Branko; Amaya Gonzalez, Norberto; Zervas, Georgios; Simeonidou, Dimitra.
Availability Analysis of Optical Cross-Connect Implemented by Architecture on Demand // Proceedings on the 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON).
Coventry, UK, 2012. 1-4 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

10. Džanko, Matija; Mikac, Branko; Miletić, Vedran.
Availability of All-Optical Switching Fabrics Used in Optical Cross-Connects // Proceedings on the 35th Convention International MIPRO 2012, Conference on Telecommunications & Informatics / S. Golubić, editor(s).
Opatija, 2012. 613-617 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

11. Jurdana, Irena; Mikac, Branko; Tomas, Vinko.
Availability improvement of ship’s optical communication network // Proceedings of 14th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks - ICTON 2012..
Coventry, UK, 2012. 1-4 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

12. Miletić, Vedran; Mikac, Branko; Džanko, Matija.
Modelling Optical Network Components: A Network Simulator-Based Approach // Proceedings on the 2012 IX International Symposium on Telecommunications (BIHTEL) / Mrdovic, Sasa, editor(s).
Sarajevo, Bosna i Hercegovina, 2012. 1-6 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

13. Jurdana, Irena; Mikac, Branko.
Novel Method of Availability Calculation Based on Realistic Path Protected Network Scenarios // Proceedings of the 16th European Conference on Networks and Optical Communications, NOC 2011.
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, 2011. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

14. Jurdana, Irena; Mikac, Branko.
Impact of Physical Network Layer Properties on Availability of Path Protected Optical Fibre Transmission Network // Proceedings of the Eleventh International Conference on Telecommunications / Plank, Thomas ; Loschnigg, Markus, editor(s).
Graz, 2011. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

15. Jurdana, Irena; Mikac, Branko; Kreso, Goran.
Heuristic Approach to Availability Calculation of Path Protected Optical Network Based on the Analysis of Cable Failures // Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks ICTON 2011.
Stockholm, Švedska, 2011. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

16. Van Daele, Peter; Tosi Beleffi, Giorgio; Mikac, Branko; Tomkos, Ioannis; Mitchell, John; Teixeira, Antonio.
A Gateway to the European Optical Network Research // Proceedings of the 7th IEEE, IET International Symposium on Communications Systems Networks and Digital Signal Processing-.
Newcastle upon Tyne, 2010. 143-146 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

17. Lapčević, Ozren; Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
Impact of Dependent Failures on the Availability of the Optical Network // Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium Communication Systems, Networks and Digital Signal Processing.
2008. 423-427 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

18. Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
An Approach to Logical Description of Photonic Link Protection Schemes // Proceedings of IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference MELECON 2006..
2006. 214-217 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

19. Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
Service Blocking Probability in Core Photonic Networks with Optical Channel Switching and Alternate Wavelength Path Routing // 28. međunarodni skup MIPRO 2005 : zbornik raodva, CTI - Telekomunikacije i informacije.
279-284 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

20. Ljolje, Marije; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
A Comparative Analysis of Data Scheduling Algorithms in Optical Burst Switching Networks // ONDM 2005 / Pattavina, Achille, editor(s).
Milan, 2005. 493-500 (poster,international peer-review,published,scientific).

21. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Ljolje, Marije; Lacković, Marko.
Availability Modelling of Multi-Service Photonic Network // Proceedings of 6th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2004).
Wroclaw, 2004. 47-52 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

22. Tržec, Krunoslav; Mikac, Branko.
Agent-based Electronic Market for Optical Bandwidth Trading // Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks SoftCOM 2004 / Rožić, Nikola ; Begušić, Dinko, editor(s).
Split : University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, 2004. 463-467 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

23. Tržec, Krunoslav; Mikac, Branko.
On Agent-based Service Level Agreement Management in Optical Internet // Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference MELECON 2004 / Matijašević, Maja ; Pejčinović, Branimir ; Tomšić, Željko ; Butković Željko, editor(s).
Zagreb : IEEE, 2004. 611-614 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

24. Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
Analytical vs. Simulation Approach to Availability Calculation of Circuit Switched Optical Transmission Network // Proc. 7th International Conference on Telecommunications ConTEL 2003.
743-750 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

25. Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko; Sinković, Vjekoslav.
Network Performance Evaluation by Means of Self Similar Traffic Model // 26. međunarodni skup MIPRO 2003 : zbornik radova, CTI - Telekomunikacije i informacije.
82-87 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

26. Colle, Didier; Cinkler, Tibor; De Maesschalck; Demeester, Piet; Gauger, Christoph, Inkret, Robert; Koehn, Martin; Lacković, Marko; Ljolje, Marije; Masip-Bruin, Xavier; Matiello, Mario; Mauz, Christian; Mikac, Branko; Pickavet, Mario; Puype, Bart; Sanchez-Lopez, Sergio; Schupke, Dominic; Sole-Pareta, Josep; Tomić, Slobodanka; Yan, Qiang.
Circuit/Wavelength Switching and Routing : Report of the Achievements of the COST-action 266 // Proceedings of the 7th international Conference on Telecommunications ConTEL 2003, Volume 2/2.
Zagreb, 2003. 769-773 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

27. Inkret, Robert; Lacković, Marko; Mikac, Branko.
WDM Network Availability Performance Analysis for the COST 266 Case Study Topologies // Proceedings of ONDM 2003 - Volume II / Cinkler, Tibor ; Jakab, Tivadar ; Tapolcai, Janos ; Gaspar, Csab, editor(s).
Budapest, 2003. 1201-1220 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

28. Ljolje, Marije; Mikac, Branko.
Architecture and Performances of Optical Networks with Burst Switching // Proceedings of Mipro 2003, 26th International Convention / Golubić, Stjepan ; Mikac, Branko, editor(s).
Rijeka, 2003. 93-98 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

29. Car, Željka; Mikac, Branko.
A Method for Modeling and Evaluation of Software Maintenance Process Performances // Proceedings of the 6th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering CSMR 2002.
Budapest : IEEE, 2002. 15-23 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

30. Car, Željka; Mikac, Branko; Sinković, Vjekoslav.
A Simulation Method for Telecommunication Software Maintenance Process // Proceedings of the 20th IASTED International Conference Applied Informatics AI 2002.
Innsbruck, Austria : IASTED, 2002. 69-74 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

31. Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko; Lacković, Marko.
Design For Survivability of All-Optical Networks // Proceedins of the International Symposium on Telecommunications: Next Generations Networks and Beyond (VITEL 2002) / Šubič, Miha ; Jagodič, Marko ; Meše, Pavel, editor(s).
Ljubljana : Electrotechnical Society of Slovenia, 2002. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

32. Lacković, Marko; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
An Object Oriented Approach to Telecommunications Network Modeling // Proceedings of the 16th European Simulation Multiconference: Modelling and Simulation (ESM 2002) / Amborski, Krzysztof ; Meuth, Hermann, editor(s).
Darmstadt : SCS Europe, 2002. 360-367 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

33. Lacković, Marko; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
An Approach to an IP over WDM Transmission Network Modelling // Proceeding of the 4th International Conference on Transparent Optical Networks (ICTON 2002). Vol. 1 / Marciniak, Marian, editor(s).
Warsaw : IEEE, 2002. 82-85 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

34. Lacković, Marko; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
A Modeling Procedure for IP over WDM Transmission Network // XXVth Jubilee International Convention MIPRO 2002 : Computers in education : proceedings of the Conference CE = u okviru XXV. jubilarnog međunarodnog skupa MIPRO 2002. : Računala u obrazovanju : zbornik radova Savjetovanja CE / Golubić, Stjepan, editor(s).
Rijeka : MIPRO HU, 2002. 45-50 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

35. Ljolje, Marije; Mikac, Branko.
A Heuristic Algorithm for Designing Logical Topologies in Packet Networks with Wavelength Routing // SoftCOM / Rožić, Nikola ; Begušić, Dinko, editor(s).
Split : FESB, 2002. 752-756 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

36. Tržec, Krunoslav; Mikac, Branko.
Role Modeling in Multi-agent System for QoS Management // Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks SoftCOM 2002 / Rožić, Nikola ; Begušić, Dinko, editor(s).
Split : University of Split, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture, 2002. 320-324 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

37. Ljolje, Marije; Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
Design of Optimal Data Link Layer Topology for IP/WDM Networks // 2nd International Workshop on All-Optical Networks - WAON 2001 / Mikac, Branko, Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 2001. 27-32 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

38. Podnar, Ivana; Mikac, Branko.
Software Maintenance Process Analysis Using Discrete-Event Simulation // Proceedings 5th European Conference on Software Maintenance and Reengineering / Young, Danielle C., editor(s).
Los Alamitos, California : IEEE Computer Society Press, 2001. 192-195 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

39. Car, Željka; Mikac, Branko; Sinković, Vjekoslav.
Queuing Model of the Maintenance Process Case Study // Proceedings of Asia Pacific Software Process Group (AP-SEPG) and International Software Development & Management (ISD&M) Conference 2000.
Hong Kong, 2000. 302-311 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

40. Lovrek, Ignac; Kos, Mladen; Mikac, Branko.
Collaboration between academia and industry: Telecommunications and informatics at the University of Zagreb // SoftCOM 2000 Internetaional Conference on Software, Telecommunications and Computer Networks, Volume 2 of 2 / Rožić, Nikola ; Begušić, Dinko ; Vrdoljak, Marija, editor(s).
Split : FESB Split, 2000. 961-975 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

41. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert.
Availability Model of WDM Optical Networks // Proceedings 2nd Int. Workshop on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks DRCN 2000 / x, editor(s).
x : x, 2000. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

42. Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko.
Application of Heuristic Search Techniques in Solving Wavelength Assignment Problem // MIPRO'99, 22nd International Convention / Biljanović, Petar ; Skala, Karolj ; Ribarić, Slobodan ; Budin, Leo ; Golubić, Stjepan, editor(s).
Rijeka : MIPRO, 1999. 85-88 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

43. Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko; Tillerot, François.
Availability Comparison of WDM Transmission Systems // ONDM'99 / Gagnaire, Maurice ; van As, Harmen, editor(s).
Paris : Ecole Nationale Superieure des Telecommunications, 1999. 405-416 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

44. Mikac, Branko; Lovrek, Ignac; Sinković, Vjekoslav; Car, Željka; Pehar, Hrvoje; Podnar, Ivana; Carić, Antun; Burilović, Ante; Naglić, Hrvoje; Sinovčić, Igor; Viskić-Huljenić, Tanja.
Assessing the Process of Telecommunication Software Maintenance // Proceedings of the combined 10th European Software Control and Metrics conference and 2nd Scope conference on Software Product Evaluation / Kusters, Rob ; Cowderoy, Adrian ; Heemstra, Fred , editor(s).
Herstmonceux, 1999. 267-275 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

45. Jurdana, Irena; Mikac, Branko.
An Availability Analysis of Optical Cables // Proceedings on Workshop on All-Optical Networks - WAON 98 / Mikac, Branko ; Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : University of Zagreb, 1998. 153-160 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

46. Mikac, Branko.
Some aspects of communication network reliability // Proceedings of Conference Communications on the edge of the millenniums, Section Communication Systems.
Zilina, 1998. 275-279 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

47. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert.
Application of a genetic algorithm to the availability-cost optimization of transmission network topology // Artificial Neural Nets and Genetic Algorithms / George D. Smith, Nigel C. Steele, Rudolf F. Albrecht, editor(s).
Wien, New York : Springer-Verlag, 1998. 304-307 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

48. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert.
Availability comparison of two all-optical network approaches // Optical Network Design and Modelling / van As, H.R. ; Jukan, A. , editor(s).
London : Chapman & Hall, 1998. 133-146 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

49. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Podnar, Ivana.
A Heuristic Approach to Wavelength Assignment in All-Optical Networks // Proceedings on 9th Mediterranean Electrotechnical Conference, melecom'98.
Tel Aviv, 1998. 759-763 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

50. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Podnar, Ivana.
An Application of Heuristic Search Techniques in Telecommunication System Design // Proceedings on Second International Conference on Knowledge-Based Intelligent Electronic Systems - KES '98.
Adelaide, 1998. 311-317 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

51. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Tillerot, Francois.
Wavelength assignment in WDM Networks, - A Comparison of Approaches // Proceedings of the 2nd IFIP Working Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling ONDM98.
Roma, 1998. 29-33 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

52. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Tillerot, Francois.
Availability Analysis of Different WDM Network Protection Scenarios // Proceedings on Workshop on All-Optical Networks - WAON 98 / Mikac, Branko ; Inkret, Robert, editor(s).
Zagreb : University of Zagreb, 1998. 121-128 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

53. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert; Tillerot, François.
Wavelength Assignment in WDM Networks - A Comparison of Approaches // Optical Networks: Design and Modeling / de Marchis, Giancarlo ; Sabella, Roberto, editor(s).
Rome : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1998. 37-43 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

54. Mikac, Branko; Podnar, Ivana.
A Comparison of Software Reliability Models // Zbornik radova Računala u telekomunikacijama CTE, MIPRO 98 / Golubić, Stjepan, editor(s).
Opatija : MIPRO, 1998. 67-70 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

55. Skočir, Zoran; Mikac, Branko; Vrdoljak, Boris.
An Approach to Information Description of Telecommunication Network // Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference.
Pittsburgh, 1998. 26-30 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

56. Inkret, Robert; Mikac, Branko; Podnar, Ivana.
Minimization of total fiber-length in all-optical networks using genetic algorithm // MIPRO '97 Computers in telecommunications / Golubić, Stjepan, editor(s).
MIPRO Rijeka, 1997. 2.31-2.36 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

57. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert.
Availability comparison of two all-optical network approaches // Proceedings IFIP Working Conference on Optical Network Design and Modelling / (Zbornik u izradi), editor(s).
(Zbornik u izradi), 1997. (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

58. Mikac, Branko; Inkret, Robert.
Application of a Genetic Algorithm to the Availability - Cost Optimization of a Transmission Network Topology // Artificial Neural Nets and Genetic Algorithms / Smith, George D. ; Steele, Nigel C. ; Albrecht, Rudolf F., editor(s).
Norwich : Springer-Verlag, 1997. 304-307 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

59. Profaca, Krešimir; Skočir, Zoran; Mikac, Branko.
Information Model of an Optical Cross-Connect // Proceedings CONTEL '97 4th International Conference on Telecommunications / Kunštić, Marijan, editor(s).
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing, 1997. 57-64 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

60. Tržec, Krunoslav; Mikac, Branko.
The Simulation of Nonlinear Optical Transmission // Proceedings of the 14th International Conference on Applied Electromagnetics and Communications ICECOM'97 / Bartolić, Juraj, editor(s).
Zagreb : KoREMA, 1997. 162-165 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

61. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
An approach to the evaluation of all-optical network availability // Zbornik 37. međunarodnog simpozija ELMAR / Vidmar, Branko ; Branka Medved-Rogina ; Božidar Radanović, editor(s).
Zadar : Croatian Society Electronics in Marine (ELMAR), 1995. 273-276 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

62. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Software tool for creation and application of the algorithms oriented toward telecommunication network // Zbornik 36. međunarodnog simpozija ELMAR / Vidmar, Branko, editor(s).
Zadar : Hrvatsko društvo Elektronika u pomorstvu, 1994. 135-138 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).

63. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
The determination of the planarity and network planrization // Zbornik 35. međunarodnog simpozija ELMAR / Vidmar, Branko, editor(s).
Zadar : Hrvatsko društvo Elektronika u pomorstvu, 1993. 209-212 (lecture,international peer-review,published,scientific).
 
  Unpublished papers
 

1. Sinković, Vjekoslav; Kos, Mladen; Lovrek, Ignac; Mikac, Branko; Matijašević, Maja; Podnar Žarko, Ivana; Kušek, Mario.
The development of science and high education in the area of telecommunications and informatics in Croatia // MIPRO 2012 - jubilarni 35. međunarodni skup.
(lecture,unpublished,expert).
 
  Other papers
 

1. Gledec, Gordan; Lovrek, Ignac; Matić, Viktor; Mikac, Branko; Podnar, Ivana; Vuković, Dragutin; Bart, Saša.
Feasibility study of the national infrastructure for electronic identification, authentication and signing by multi-purpose smart card application, 2004.

2. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Impact of optical components failure rates on total all-optical network availability, 1996.

3. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka; Inkret, Robert.
Availability analysis and optimisation of all-optical network., 1996.

4. Mikac, Branko; Đeljka Sever.
All-optical transmission network, 1995. (study).

5. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Availability analysis of the grid and partitioned network, 1995.

6. Tillerot, Francois; Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Availability evaluation of a WDM European core network, 1995.

7. Mikac, Branko; Lovrek, Ignac; Ladavac, Marino; Sever, Željka; Venturin, Rima; Filjar, Dario.
Software tool for telecommunication network definition and analysis NET - User manual, 1994. (program code).

8. Mikac, Branko; Lovrek, Ignac; Sever, Željka, Skočir, Zoran.
Reliability modelling, 1994.

9. Mikac, Branko; Sever, Željka.
Comparison of topologies concerning reliability, 1994.
 
  Mentoring
 

1. Klasnić, Krešimir.
Fault diagnosis in graph model / graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 04.02 2010, 35 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

2. Barbarić, Hrvoje.
Power consumption optimisation in optical transmission network / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 13.7. 2009., 36 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

3. Brdar, Damir.
WDM technology application in broadband access networks / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 15.12. 2009., 45 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

4. Ciglenečki, Bojan.
Enumeration of elementary paths and primary cut sets / graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 08.07. 2009., 40 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

5. Habljak, Tomislav.
Cost analysis of DWDM/CWDM technology application in optical network / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 15.12. 2009., 98 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

6. Ivanković, Ivan.
Technology analysis and deployment scenario of optical access network in Republic of Croatia / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 15.6. 2009., 79 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

7. Katalinić, Marko.
Ring networks with wavelength division multiplexing / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 16.7. 2009., 53 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

8. Muller Grebenar, Marijana.
Modelling of end-to-end availability in service provider IP networks / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 14.7. 2009., 99 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

9. Obelić, Vladimir-Mario.
Availability evaluation by use of Abraham's algorithm / graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 08.07. 2009., 32 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

10. Prstačić. Matko.
WDM-based optical access networks / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 16.6. 2009., 58 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

11. Šimatić, Morana.
Graph visualisation and modelling / graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 08.07. 2009., 37 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

12. Šimatić, Morana.
Graph visualisation and modelling / graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehhike i računarstva, 08.07. 2009., 37 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

13. Sokele, Mladen.
Analytical Method for Forecasting of Telecommunications Service Life-Cycle Quantitative Factors / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 10.06. 2009., 130 pages. Mentor: Branko, Mikac / Moutinho, Luiz.

14. Brković, Adnan.
Implemetation of p-cycles with Optimal Capacity Utilisation / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 09.06. 2008, 39 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

15. Gverić, Marko.
Implementation of Label Distribution Protocol in Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks / baccalaureus graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.6. 2008, 80 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

16. Ivančić, Mate.
Implementation of Restoration Protocol for Faulty Connections in Multiprotocol Label Switched Networks / baccalaureus graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.6. 2008, 53 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

17. Jakumetović, Alen.
Implementation of NPR Algorithm / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.7. 2008, 40 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

18. Lesić, Ivan.
Implementation of FPTA Algorithm / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.7. 2008, 47 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

19. Novković, Goran.
Traffic Engineering Algorithms in Multiprotocol Label Switching Networks / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 16.12. 2008, 36 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

20. Tomislav Scprach.
Implementation of Heuristic Methods CAFES and OPT / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.7. 2008, 44 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

21. Lapčević, Ozren.
Optical network availability calculation using dependent failures model / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 22.10. 2007, 57 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

22. Lacković, Marko.
Modelling and Performance Analysis of Multi-Service Photonic Network / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 4.11. 2005., 195 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

23. Tržec, Krunoslav.
Multi-agent system for service level agreement management in electronic market for telecommunication services / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 07.11. 2005, 119 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

24. Inkret, Robert.
Availability Modeling Of Multi-Service All-Optical Transmission Network / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 07.06. 2004, 174 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

25. Lacković, Marko.
Modeling and Performance Analysis of Packet Switched Optical Transmission Networks / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultete elektrotehnike i računarstva, 12.03. 2004., 200 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

26. Belani, Hrvoje.
Software Tool for Software Requirements Management / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 30.09. 2003., 43 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

27. Ljolje, Marije.
Performance Analysis of Transmission Networks with Optical Burst Switching / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet Elektrotehnike i Računarstva, 10.07. 2003., 150 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

28. Pripužić, Krešimir.
N/A / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 30.09. 2003., 87 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

29. Lacković, Marko.
Performance Analysis of the WDM Based Optical Network for IP Datagram Transmission / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 13.02. 2002., 114 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

30. Car, Željka.
Modeling of telecommunication software maintenance process / doctoral thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 30. 10. 2001., 131 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

31. Maržić, Krešimir.
Functional Testing of Programming Equipment Components / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 10.07. 2001., 65 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

32. Radoš, Ivan.
Availability analysis of synchronous digital hierarchy network / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 16.05. 2000., 91 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

33. Gilja, Marinko.
Deployment of optical transmission network / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 05.03. 1999, 89 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

34. Janković, Tomislav.
Comparison of methods for availability evaluation of complex network structures / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 15.04. 1999, 48 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

35. Podnar, Ivana.
Software Maintenance Process Analysis / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 22.12.1999. 1999., 102. pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

36. Raković, Ana.
Simulation of ultra high speed optical transmission systems / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultete elektrotehnike i računarstva, 10.05. 1999, 65 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

37. Tržec, Krunoslav.
Modelling and simulation of soliton transmission systems / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 12.07. 1999, 134 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

38. Inkret, Robert.
All-Optical Transport Network Design with Wave Multiplex / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 23.12. 1998, 107 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

39. Inkret, Robert.
Design of all-optical transmission network with wavelength division multiplexing / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 23.12. 1998., 107 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

40. Jurić, Sanja.
Wavelength assignment optimization by means of tabu search algorithm / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 11.06. 1998., 93 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

41. Jurić, Sanja.
Wavelength assignment optimization by means of tabu search algorithm / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 11.06. 1998., 93 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

42. Medak, Lukica.
Optimal wavelenght assignment in all-optical network with WDM / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 19.02. 1998, 68 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

43. Sandri, Roberto.
Analysis of international signalling network concerning telecommunication service availability / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 29.05. 1997., 92 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

44. Car, Željka.
Availability modeling of the optical transmission network / pre-Bologna master thesis.
Zagreb : Fakultet elektrotehnike i računarstva, 13. 12. 1996, 109 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.

45. Sever, Željka.
The realization of the algorithm for graph planarity determination / pre-Bologna graduate thesis.
Zagreb : Elektrotehnički faklutet, 23. 01. 1993., 52 pages. Mentor: Mikac, Branko.
 

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Personal data

Graduation year:
1970.
mr.sc. graduation year:
1980.
PhD graduation year:
1986.
Employed in this institution since:
1974.