19D031MIoT - Networks and IoT

Course specification
Course title Networks and IoT
Acronym 19D031MIoT
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 The objective of the course is to familiarize students with modern concepts, architectures, protocols, design principles, as well as areas of development and research in the domain of modern networks and the internet of smart devices.
      The outcome Upon completion of the course, students will be proficient in design and development of modern networks, and will be able to perform an analysis and/or optimization of the system, protocol or implemented solution within the IoT network.
      Contents of lectures Modern network principles and models. Architecture and design of IoT networks. Smart devices and networking technologies. Network layer protocols and applications in IoT networks. Application protocols for modern IoT networks. Application development for networks and IoT. Data processing and analysis within the IoT networks. Security for networks and IoT Systems.
      Contents of exercises Individual theoretical and practical research activities.
      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
      Methods of teaching Mentoring approach.
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
      Activites during lectures Test paper
      Practical lessons Oral examination 30
      Seminars 70