Broadband Networks

Code 3.5.3323.9
Semester 9th
Flow D - Telecommunication Systems and Computer Networks
Category Obligatory by selection
Credits 4
Class Hours - Lab Hours 3 - 0
Lecturers Iakovos Venieris
Links Helios, Course's Website
Web Platform Class 1: Microsoft Teams


Elective: 3-0 Networking technologies for multimedia services, circuit switching, packet switching, frame relay, optical switching. Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH/SONET). Neτwork architectures for broadband communications, basic reference model, reference configuration, protocol reference model. Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM), ATM Adaptation Layer (AAL), network management. Switchnig architectures. Traffic engineering, resource allocation, connection admission control (CAC), usage parameter control, priority and traffic shaping algorithms. Service classes, available bit rate services. Traffic modeling and performance evaluation of CAC algorithms and switching architectures. Signalling and service control, Intelligent Networks (IN). Access networks, passive optical networks (PONs), xDSL, broadband local and metropolitan networks, wireless broadband access networks. Interworking and interoperability, quality of service.