Digital services and applications

Higher education teachers: Kos Andrej

Higher education teachers: , Pustišek Matevž
Credits: 5
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64694S

Subject description


  • Acquaintance with content of following courses: Communication systems, Telecommunication networks, Telecommunication protocols.

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Evolution of architectures and systems for voice services: signaling and provision of services.
  • Protocols and service architectures for converged services.
  • Elements of converged networks: service control, applications, gateways to other networks.
  • Fixed-mobile convergence, IMS, EPC.
  • Systems for digital television: IPTV and broadcast.
  • Systems and over-the-top services.
  • Cloud services, open web interfaces and Web2.0. Development of Web services.
  • Security of cloud services.
  • Internet of Things.
  • User interfaces and user experience.

Objectives and competences:

  • The objective of the course is to provide an overview of the evolution of traditional communication networks toward convergent, interactive, multimedia packet networks.
  • To deliver the means to introduce new services in network. Overview of FMC, IMS, EPS architectures, protocols, and standardization.
  • To get students acquainted with specific signaling systems for convergent-services platforms, and fixed-mobile convergence.
  • To provide an overview of examples of digital services and applications in various domains.
  • To demonstrate practical approaches for development of Web and other convergent services.

Intended learning outcomes:

  • Acquaintance with and understanding of convergent architecture concepts, signalling and next-generation service platforms.
  • Understanding of next-generation service and content principles and their implications for telecommunications development trends.
  • Acquaintance with basic procedures in designing and developing of Web and other convergent services.

Learning and teaching methods:

  • Lectures for theoretical aspects,
  • laboratory exercises and team-work for real-case scenarios and problem solving through project work. Elearning. Study visits and invited lecturers.

Study materials

Temeljni literatura in viri / Readings:

  1. Poikselka M., Mayer G., Khartabil H., Niemi A., The IMS: IP Multimedia Concepts and Services, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, West Sussex, 2009.
  2. Olsson M., Mulligan C., EPC and 4G Packet Networks: Driving the Mobile Broadband Revolution, Second Edition, Elsevir, 2013.
  3. McEwen A., Cassimally H., Designing the Internet of Things, Wiley&Sons, 2014.
  4. Rhoton J., Haukioja R., Cloud Computing Architected: Solution Design, Recursive Limited, 2013.
  5. Članki, objavljenih v revijah, npr. / Articles published in magazines, i.e.: IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials,

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 3 year - 1st cycle - Applied Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies