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Next Generation Networks

Module name (EN): Next Generation Networks
Degree programme: Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005
Module code: E916
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4V (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 5
Semester: 9
Mandatory course: yes
Language of instruction:
Written examination

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
E916 Electrical Engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2005, semester 9, mandatory course
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 150 hours (equivalent to 5 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 105 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker
Prof. Dr. Horst Wieker

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Learning outcomes:
This course of lectures aims to provide students with a deeper understanding of the communication networks of the future. After completing this course, students will be able to critically assess new network developments and to implement new services in existing networks to meet specified requirements.

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Module content:
1.Introduction: Network evolution
 1.1 Conventional network concepts
 1.2 Telephony networks
 1.3 Mobile networks
 1.4 Internet
2. Quality of Service
 2.1 ITU specifications
 2.2 Architecture and protocols
3. The IETF architecture and its protocols
 3.1 Examples of convergence
 3.2 Soft switching
 3.3 Private networks
4. Services
 4.1 IN in the internet
 4.2 Authentication, authorization and accounting

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Teaching methods/Media:
Video projector, blackboard

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Recommended or required reading:
Next Generation Networks, Gerd Sigmund, Hüthig Verlag. ISBN 3-8266-5022-0

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