Department of Informatics and Telematics

Mobile Communication Systems

ΕΠ21 - Mobile Communication Systems

General Information

School: Digital Technology

Department: Informatics and Telematics

Level: Undergraduate

Course Title: Mobile Communication Systems

Course id: ΕΠ21

Type: Core Course 

Semester: 7

Teaching and Examination Language: Greek

Is the course offered in Erasmus: Yes

Course web-page: 

Activities

Lectures (Theory): 3,0

Lab lectures: 0,0

ECTS credits: 5,0

Learning Outcomes

The course aims at familiarizing students with alpl modern mobile communication technologies.

General Skills

Individual assignment, project work

Course Content

Overview of mobile communication networks emphasizing on 2G (GSM and eG (UMTS) technologies. Architecture of mobile communication systems (subsystems, functional layers, physical architecture, range, mobility). Management of radio channels (operations and maintenance, handover, handover at a multi-layered architecture). Mobility management (location awareness and localization processes). Communication management (call control, call establishment, supplementary services, message services. Systems and standardization GSM, HSCSD and GPRS, UMTS. Signalling (common channel, SS7, signaling protocols). Overview of 4th and 5th generation systems.

Learning and Teaching Methods - Evaluation

Teaching methods: face-to-face

Use of ICT: 

eclass utilization

Course Organization

 

Activity

Semester work load

Lectures

39,0

Lab exercises

0,0

Individual of group projects

 

Lab report preparation

 

Thesis 

 

Independent Study

86,0

Total

125

Assessment

Written final examination (100%)

Literature

J. Schiller, "Mobile Communications", ISBN-13: 978-8131724262

 

IEEE Communications magazine, IEEE VTM, IEEE Transactions on Communications