GPRS

(General Packet Radio Service)
Date To Be Advised

 


INTRODUCTION

The course will introduce the concepts of GPRS, how it works with GSM networks and will cover its relationship with 3rd generation systems, network architecture, services and features.
 

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


The course will suit those engineers updating/migrating from 2nd generation system software and the following:

Cell Planners, Network Engineers, Radio Engineers and  those migrating from second generation mobile systems who wish to update their knowledge.
 
 

THE LECTURER - Professor Rahim Tafazolli B.Sc, M.Sc, PhD

Professor Rahim Tafazolli is Head of Mobile Communications Research Group which covers both Terrestrial and Satellite Mobile Communication Systems and is the largest mobile  research group in the UK. His expertise covers both air-interface and networking for mobile systems. He is currently researching on GSM, IS-95, DECT, UMTS and satellite PCN as well as channel characterisation in collaborations with UK, European and USA companies. Professor Tafazolli has lectured and carried out a number of consultancies on these systems and particularly CDMA to a number of mobile companies. He has also published more than 100 technical papers to international workshops, conferences and journals and currently holds 8 patents in the field of mobile communications.


Timetable

Day 1
09:00 LECTURE 1 

GSM
Background

  1. History of GSM 900/1800
  2. Network Architecture,Elements and Interfaces
  3. Logical and Physical Ch.

  4.  
10:30 Coffee
11:00 LECTURE 2 

GPRS Services &
System
Architecture
 

  1. Services & potential applications
  2. Network Architecture and Interfaces
  3. Mobility management and call routing
12:30 Lunch
14:00 LECTURE 3 

GPRS
Air-Interface
 

  1. Frame structure and logical channels
  2. Protocol Layers Functionalities and packet data flow
  3. Coding Schemes
  4. Power-on sequences

  5.  
15:30 Tea
16:00 LECTURE 4 

GPRS
Transmission &
Reception
 

  1. Access for Reregistration ,Paging, Access for a call Sequences
  2. Synchronisation procedures
  3. Cell-selection procedures
  4. Future of GPRS

  5.  
17:30 FINISH

ABOUT CCSR & THE UNIVERSITY

A leader in the provision of continuing professional development, the University of Surrey occupies its own extensive grounds approximately 1 km from the centre of Guildford. The Centre for Communication Systems Research encompasses research and postgraduate education in Telecommunications and Satellite Engineering. It is a discrete Centre within the School of Electronic Engineering, Information Technology and Mathematics which provides a wide range of short courses and MSc programmes. In 1996 the CCSR and CSER (Centre for Satellite Engineering Research) were recently awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize for outstanding work in Satellite Communications & Engineering Research and Teaching.


REGISTRATION

Enquiries should be addressed to: Barbara Steel, Course Co-ordinator    Tel: +44(0)1483 686040

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Barbara Steel: 20 June 2002