13M034MIST - Telecommunication Networks Simulation

Course specification
Course title Telecommunication Networks Simulation
Acronym 13M034MIST
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Type of study master academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
The goal Introduce the students to basics of mathematical modeling, computer simulation, and hardware emulation of communication networks and systems, for the purpose of their design and performance optimization.
The outcome The students will be capable of analyzing, designing, and optimizing communication networks and systems by using computer simulation.
Contents of lectures Methodology of modeling and simulation in telecommunications. Stating a simulation model. Monte Carlo simulation. Numerical aspects of simulation. Results processing. Conditions for ending the simulation. rare events simulation. optimization. Data and communication networks simulation. Hardware in the loop.
Contents of exercises Work in free software tools - GNU Octave, Python, Ns-3, gns3, Omnet++ etc. Protocol and system configuration analysis. Active devices and network simulation and emulation.
  1. M. Bjelica: "Modeling and Simulation in Telecommunications", ETF, 2013.
  2. Averill M. Law: “Simulation Modeling & Analysis”, McGraw-Hill, 2007. (Original title)
  3. M. Bjelica: "Python Programming Language - Notes for ICT Students", ETF, 2016.
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, practices, projects
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 0
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 30
Projects 50
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0