Internet services and applications (Modul J)

Higher education teachers: Košir Andrej

Higher education teachers: , Sedlar Urban
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64301S

Subject description


Enrolment in the year of the course

Content (Syllabus outline):

  • Evolution of the information and communication technologies.
  • Overview of service domains: communications, information, entertainment, internet of things
  • Service architectures and technologies for providing voice services (IP telephony), multimedia services (IP television), internet (over-the-top) services, world wide web, peer-to-peer systems and internet of things.
  • Cloud computing.
  • Business aspects.
  • User aspects: terminal equipment, accessibility, user experience.
  • Cybersecurity on the application and user levels.
  • Regulatory aspects, data protection and SLA.

Objectives and competences:

The objective of the course is to provide an overview of the basic principles of operation of internet services from the architectural in technological aspects, as well as the development ecosystems. Understanding of data acquisition, data processing and data distribution aspects over internet networks. Students will acquire fundamental knowledge and skills in these fields.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding of architectures and technologies used in internet services. Getting acquainted with the technological aspects of the entire chain from service providers to the end users and their terminals. Understanding of business, security and regulatory aspects.

Learning and teaching methods:

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

Study materials

  1. Plevyak Thomas, Sahin Veli, Next Generation Telecommunications Networks, Services, and Management, IEEE Press Series on netwroks and Services management, 2010, 328 str., ISBN: 978-0470575284
  2. Mitra, S., G. Bhatnagar , S. Mehta, Introduction to Multimedia Systems, Academic Press, 2001, 300 str., ISBN: 0-12500-452-4
  3. Benoit Herve, Digital Television: Satellite, Cable, Terrestrial, IPTV, Mobile TV in the DVB Framework, Focal Press, Third Edition, 2008, 978-0-240-52081-0
  4. Članki, objavljenih v revijah, npr. / Articles published in magazines, i.e.: IEEE Communications Surveys & Tutorials,

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Electrical Engineering - Information and Communication Technologies
  • 2 year - 2nd cycle - Advanced power systems