13D031EET - Energy Efficient Communication Networks

Course specification
Course title Energy Efficient Communication Networks
Acronym 13D031EET
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications
Type of study doctoral studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ESPB 9.0 Status elective
      Condition none
      The goal Introduce the students to the state-of-the-art in energy-efficient network design.
      The outcome The students will be able to get involved into research and design work in this area.
      Contents of lectures Power consumption of information and communication technologies. Consumption distribution and possibilities for savings. Energy profiles of communication equipment. Strategies to increase energy efficiency - hardware and protocol approach. Energy-aware routing. Smart grid. Energy efficient networks design.
      Contents of exercises Protocol design and simulation.
      1. Energy efficiency in communications - IEEE Communications Magazine Nov 2010, Jun 2011, Aug 2011
      2. K. Dufková, M. Popović, K. Ramin, J.Y. Le Boudec, M. Bjelica, L. Kencl: “Energy Consumption Comparison Between Macro-Micro and Public Femto Deployment in a Plausible LTE Network”, Proc. 2nd Int'l Conf. Energy-Efficient Computing and Networking 2011.
      3. Kateřina Dufková, Milan Bjelica, Byongkwon Moon, Lukáš Kencl, Jean-Yves Le Boudec: “Energy Savings for Cellular Network with Evaluation of Impact on Data Traffic Performance”, European Wireless 2010, Lucca, Italy, April 12-15, 2010
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
      Methods of teaching Consultations and study research work
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures 10 Test paper 10
      Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 20
      Colloquia 0
      Seminars 60