1st semester

Course: Introduction to Telecommunications

Description:

Course title

Introduction to Telecommunications

Course code

ΜΚ6

Course type

Compulsory

Course level

Undergraduate (first cycle)

Year of studies

1st

Semester

1st

ECTS Credits

5

URL

eclass.uowm.gr/courses/ICTE172/

Hours per week

4

Instructor(s)

Malamati Louta (Assistant Professor)

Course content

History of Telecommunications. Telecommunications Systems Model. Information Transmission Techniques. Bandwidth & Spectrum. Channel Capacity. Synchronous & Asynchronous Transmission. Modulation and Coding. Transmission Media.  Multiplexing. Noise. Error Detection and Management. Retransmission Techniques. Introduction to Telecommunication Networks. Network Classification. Network Design and Layered Architecture. OSI Reference Model. General principles on network management.

Expected 
learning outcomes and competences to be acquired

The course objective is the comprehension and learning of the basic principles of communications, data networking and communication protocols. Specifically, the telecommunication systems model and the layered protocol architecture are presented in detail (OSI reference model, TCP/IP protocol stack). Emphasis is given on the first two layers (Physical, Data Link).

Prerequisites

None

Teaching methods

The course is taught via lectures, while students actively participate. The lectures are supported with presentations in power point, which are available to the students via the asynchronous tele-education platform. Exercises are solved.

Assessment methods

Course assessment is conducted by written exams taking place at the middle and the end of the semester, including questions (both open and multiple choice) as well as exercises that cover the course content (30% and 70%, respectively).

Language of instruction

Greek

Recommended bibliography

[1]      William Stallings, "Επικοινωνίες Υπολογιστών και Δεδομένων", 8η Έκδοση, 2011, Εκδόσεις Τζιόλα.

[2]      Α. Αλεξόπουλος και Γ. Λαγογιάννης, "Τηλεπικοινωνίες και Δίκτυα Υπολογιστών", 8η Έκδοση, 2012, Εκδόσεις Παπασωτηρίου.



Lecturer: Louta Μalamati