Public Mobile Network

Learning Outcomes

  1. identify processes in the public mobile network
  2. analyze call establishment procedure
  3. describe public mobile network architecure 2G, 3G and 4G
  4. relate knowledge of mobile and communication networks
  5. explain service provision procedures in mobile networks
  6. recognize technologies of mobile networks
  7. define concept, architecture and organisation of mobile networks
  8. apply knowledge about mobile networks and protocols
  9. identify processes in the public mobile network

Forms of Teaching

Lectures

Lectures, with lecture notes and presentations available in advance on the web.

Independent assignments

Example of architectures and communication protocols

Laboratory

Laboratory assignments that include building mobile network models, defining communication and system parameters, simulation and emulation of different usage scenarios, and measurement of network traffic.

Grading Method

Continuous Assessment Exam
Type Threshold Percent of Grade Threshold Percent of Grade
Laboratory Exercises 50 % 20 % 50 % 20 %
Homeworks 0 % 10 % 0 % 10 %
Class participation 0 % 5 % 0 % 5 %
Mid Term Exam: Written 0 % 30 % 0 %
Final Exam: Written 0 % 35 %
Exam: Written 65 % 0 %

Week by Week Schedule

  1. Technologies for public mobile networks: 2G, 3G, and 4G
  2. Technologies for public mobile networks: 2G, 3G, and 4G
  3. Components of radio access network and core network
  4. Components of radio access network and core network
  5. Technical parameters of mobile network
  6. Technical parameters of mobile network
  7. Call control and mobility management; Identification of mobile subscriber and equipment
  8. Midterm exam
  9. Call control and mobility management; Identification of mobile subscriber and equipment
  10. Security in mobile networks
  11. Security in mobile networks
  12. Infrastructure for interconnection of two or more network operators; Roaming exchange
  13. Infrastructure for interconnection of two or more network operators; Roaming exchange
  14. Seminar, Project, Visit
  15. Final exam

Study Programmes

University undergraduate
Computing (study)
Elective Courses (6. semester)
Electrical Engineering and Information Technology (study)
Elective Courses (6. semester)

Literature

(.), UMTS Origins, Architecture and the Standard Pierre Lescuyer Springer Verlag London Limited 2004,
(.), Mobile Radio Communications Raymond Steele, Lajos Hanzo John Wiley. Sons Ltd 1999,
(.), Osnovne arhitekture mreža A. Bažant, G. Gledec, Ž. Ilić, G. Ježić, M. Kos, M. Kunštić, I. Lovrek, Element, Zagreb 2004,

General

ID 183372
  Summer semester
5 ECTS
L1 English Level
L1 e-Learning
30 Lectures
0 Exercises
15 Laboratory exercises
0 Project laboratory

Grading System

85 Excellent
70 Very Good
60 Good
50 Acceptable