Lecturer Coordinator: Prof. Mario Marchese
Lecturers Team: Igor Bisio
Department: D.I.S.T.
6 ECTS Credits
Period:
Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering - Year 2, Semester 2
Language of Instruction: Italian
Contact hours: 60  
Knowledge Prerequisites: None
Teaching Method: Theoretical lectures and laboratory tests
Assessment Method: Oral Exam

Aim

The lectures are aimed at providing basic knowledge about telecommunication systems and technologies, related to device interworking. The aim is to show different possible solutions to design, implement and test modern telecommunication systems and networks.

Syllabus

  • Structure of telecommunication networks: functional layers, protocols and interfaces, packet and circuit networks, introduction to internetworking.
  • Methods to analyze and study analogical signals: signal processing (amplifiers, filters, signal generation, frequency conversion).
  • Methods to analyze and study digital signals: analogical-digital and digital-analogical conversion, PCM.
  • Physical Layer in public networks: Modem, CDA, CDN, PDH, SDH, xDSL, ISDN, Radio bridge.
  • Data Link layer: LAN, MAN, encapsulation and transport of information, switching action.
  • Network Layer: IP, Information routing, router action, architecture and configuration, measures in the field.
  • Transport Networks: IP, ATM, ISDN, MPLS, Fast Ethernet, design and choice of the solutions.
  • Cabling and telecommunication system design (case study).
  • Analysis of networks performance.

Bibliography

  • S. Gai, P.I. Montessoro, P. Nicoletti, Reti Locali, dal cablaggio all’internetworking, Scuola Superiore G. Reiss Romoli, L’Aquila, Italia, 1995.(in Italian)
  • A.B. Carlson, Communication Systems, Mc Graw-Hill International, 1986.
  • W. Stallings, Data and Computer Communications, Prentice-Hall, Upper Saddle River, USA, 1997.
  • Notes of the lecturer.
  • Standards and international papers provided by the lecturer.

Acquired skills

At the end of the lectures the students shall acquire basic knowledge to evaluate, design and test main building elements of a modern telecommunication system.

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Lecturer Coordinator: Prof. Franco Davoli, Prof. Mario Marchese
Lecturers Team: Igor Bisio, Maurizio Mongelli
Department:
DIST
6 ECTS Credits
Period: Bachelor of Science in Telecommunication Engineering - Year 3, Semester 2
Language of Instruction: Italian (English)
Contact hours:
50 hours
Knowledge Prerequisites: Signal Theory, Electrical Communications
Teaching Method: Lectures, Lab (networking test-bed accessed through the Internet)
Assessment Method: Multiple answer tests (40%), Oral examination (60%)

Aim

To introduce the basics of networking, the structure of modern telecommunication networks, multiplexing and switching, network architectures and protocols.

Syllabus

  • Overview of fixed and mobile Telecommunication Networks.
  • Multiplexing.
  • Circuit-, packet- and cell-switching.
  • Functional architectures and reference model.
  • Internet architecture.
  • Methodologies and protocols for levels 1 – 4.
  • Cabled and wireless LANs.
  • PDH, SDH; HDLC, LLC, PPP; IP, TCP; ATM.
  • Principles of digital switching.

Bibliography

  • A.S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks, 4th Ed., Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 2002.
  • J.F. Kurose, K.W. Ross, Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, 2nd Ed., Addison Wesley, Boston, MA, 2002.
  • Material on the course web site (in Italian).

Acquired skills

Available on www.reti.dist.unige.it/reti/

Contatore accessi gratuito

Lecturer Coordinator: Prof. Mario Marchese
Department: D.I.T.E.N.
10 ECTS Credits
Period: Corso di Laurea Magistrale in Multimedia Signal Processing and Telecommunication Networks - Year 2, Semester 1,2
Language of Instruction: English
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Lecturer Coordinator: Prof. Mario Marchese
Lecturers Team: Igor Bisio, Maurizio Mongelli
Department: D.I.S.T.
6 ECTS Credits
Period: Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering - Year 2, Semester 1
Language of Instruction: Italian
Contact hours: 60
Knowledge Prerequisites: Communications systems fundamentals
Teaching Method:
Theoretical lectures
Assessment Method: Oral Exam

Aim

The lectures are aimed at providing basic knowledge about digital signal processing theory and transmit them over noisy communication channels. The aim is to show different possible solutions to design, implement and test modern analogical and digital communication systems and networks.

Syllabus

  • Structure of telecommunication networks: functional layers, protocols and interfaces, packet and circuit networks, introduction to internetworking.
  • Methods to analyze and study analogical signals: signal processing (amplifiers, filters, signal generation, frequency conversion).
  • Methods to analyze and study digital signals: analogical-digital and digital-analogical conversion, PCM.
  • Numerical and discrete signals and systems.
  • Discrete Convolution, Fourier and Zeta Transform.
  • Discrete Fourier Tranform (DFT) and Fast Fourier Transform (FFT).
  • Numerical Filtering, IIR and FIR systems and their possible structures.
  • Introduction to the multiple access: FDM, FDMA, TDM and TDMA.
  • Analogical Modulations: introduction and performance evaluation.
  • Baseband Digital Transmission: Pulse Amplitude Modulation (PAM).
  • Digital Modulations: introduction and performance evaluation.

Bibliography

  • S. Gai, P.I. Montessoro, P. Nicoletti, Reti Locali, dal cablaggio all’internetworking, Scuola Superiore G. Reiss Romoli, L’Aquila, Italia, 1995.(in Italian)
  • A.V. Oppenheim, R.W. Schafer, Digital Signal processing (Elaborazione numerica dei segnali), F. Angeli, 1990. (in Italian)
  • A.B. Carlson, Communication Systems, Mc Graw-Hill, 1986 (third edition).

Acquired skills

At the end of the lectures the students shall acquire basic knowledge to evaluate, design and test main elements of a modern digital signal processing and transmission system.

Lecturer Coordinator: Prof. Mario Marchese
Department: D.I.T.E.N.
6 ECTS Credits
Period: Corso di Laurea in Ingegneria Elettronica e Tecnologie dell'Informazione - Year 1, Semester 2
Language of Instruction: Italian
Contact hours: 60
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