(General Packet Radio Service)
Date To Be Advised
INTRODUCTIONThe 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, PhDProfessor 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.
09:00 LECTURE 1
- History of GSM 900/1800
- Network Architecture,Elements and Interfaces
- Logical and Physical Ch.
10:30 Coffee 11:00 LECTURE 2
GPRS Services &
- Services & potential applications
- Network Architecture and Interfaces
- Mobility management and call routing
12:30 Lunch 14:00 LECTURE 3
- Frame structure and logical channels
- Protocol Layers Functionalities and packet data flow
- Coding Schemes
- Power-on sequences
15:30 Tea 16:00 LECTURE 4
- Access for Reregistration ,Paging, Access for a call Sequences
- Synchronisation procedures
- Cell-selection procedures
- Future of GPRS
ABOUT CCSR & THE UNIVERSITYA 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.
Enquiries should be addressed to: Barbara Steel, Course Co-ordinator Tel: +44(0)1483 686040
Price per person, including lunch, refreshments and printed course notes
£350 - Standard rate
£332 - Early bird rate for registrations received before 6 October 2002
Enquiries should be addressed to:
Barbara Steel Tel: 01483-686040 Fax: 01483-686041
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Barbara Steel: 20 June 2002