Open Network Architectures

Course Description

Vertical and horizontal communication network architectures. Concepts and standards in open network architectures. Network architecture layers: access, transport, control, application and service. Next Generation Network architecture. Core network evolution. Software network architecture, access and core functionality, middleware roles. Software defined networking. Telecommunication systems diversity and creation of framework for unified application. Transformation from architecture to implementation. Technology and business criteria for network architecture analysis.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme


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ID 154838
  Summer semester
L0 English Level