13E034IoT - IoT Networks

Course specification
Course title IoT Networks
Acronym 13E034IoT
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition None
The goal To introduce students with the design and operation of smart devices, networking technologies, application development and specific issues regarding security and data processing principles in IoT networks. To prepare students for networking and implementation of smart devices, platforms and smart environments, and to participate in development of solutions for different IoT application areas.
The outcome The students will aquire basic knowledge on IoT technology, design, operation and application of IoT devices, platforms and networks. This will provide foundation for further self-development in the field of IoT, use of existing IoT platforms, networking of IoT modules, IoT devices and applications development, design of intelligent environments and complete solutions for IoT applications.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Principles of IoT and convergence of different concepts. Architecture and design of IoT networks. Smart devices and networking technologies. IoT network layer. Application protocols in IoT. Principles of IoT appplication development. Data processing and analysis in IoT networks. Security in IoT networks. Standardization in IoT networks. Practical examples of IoT networks.
Contents of exercises Practical exercises with a detailed overview of individual IoT network solutions. Practical classes, demonstrations and exercises in the laboratory. Independent or group (team) work on project design with presentation of results.
  1. D. Hanes, G. Salgueiro, P. Grossetete, R. Barton, and J. Henry, IoT Fundamentals: Networking Technologies, Protocols, and Use Cases for the Internet of Things, Cisco Press, 2017. (Original title)
  2. O. Hersent, D. Boswarthick, and O. Elloumi, The Internet of Things: Key Applications and Protocols, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2011. (Original title)
  3. J. Holler, V. Tsiatsis, C. Mulligan, S. Karnouskos, S. Avesand, and D. Boyle, From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence, Elsevier Ltd., 2014. (Original title)
  4. S. C. Mukhopadhyay, Internet of Things: Challenges and Opporunities, Springer, 2014. (Original title)
  5. F. Behmann, and K. Wu, Collaborative Internet of Things (C-IoT): For Future Smart Connected Life and Bussines, John Wiley & Sons Ltd., 2015. (Original title)
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory exercises, practical classes and exercises within the laboratory, independent and team work on project development, homework assignments.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures Test paper 30
Practical lessons 40 Oral examination
Colloquia 30