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Thematic Areas for the Master State Examination of the Continuing Master Study Program COMMUNICATION, MULTIMEDIA AND ELECTRONICS

Common theoretical part

  1. Probability, independent events, Bayes' formula, random variable, distribution function, quantile function, moments, transformations of random variables, random vector. (A2M01PMS)
  2. Covariance, correlation. Chebyshev's inequality, law of large numbers, central limit theorem. (A2M01PMS)
  3. Random sampling, statistics, point and interval estimates, tests of hypotheses, testing of goodness of fit. (A2M01PMS)
  4. Linear and cyclic convolution, signal segmentation and synthesis, properties of DFT, windowing, consequences of quantization. (AE2M99CZS)
  5. Resampling, filter banks, estimation of random signal characteristics, spectral and correlation analysis, signal modeling and linear prediction. (AE2M99CZS)
  6. Computer architectures (Von Neumann, Harvard). Memories, busses. Address and I/O space of the processor, run-time reconfiguration. On-chip peripherals, I/O space extension. Instrument and communication bussess, multiprocessor communication. (AE2M99MAM)
  7. Processor programming, machine code, assembly language, high-level languages, interrupt system, pipeline. Programming techniques, multiprocessor systems, parallel programming. (AE2M99MAM)
  8. Properties of digital modulations. Input/Output model of communication channel, likelihood function. Demodulator, metrics (correlation, signal space, SODEM) Communication channel sharing. (A2M37DKM)
  9. Block and convolution codes, matrix description, properties. Coding in constellation space. Viterbi algorithm. Space-Time Coding, turbo codes and LDPC principles. Detection error rate. (A2M37DKM)
  10. Architecture of wireless networks, mobile networks, frequency planning, allocation of radio resources, radio access methods, optimization of data transmissions at physical and data link layer, handover, power control. (A2M32MKS)
  11. Mesh and Ad-hoc networks, generation of mobile networks, WLAN and WMAN, convergence of wired and wireless networks. (A2M32MKS)
  12. Analogue and Digital integrated systems design methodology. IC manufacturing process; CMOS technology, IC technology trends, IC layout and design rules. (AE2M34SIS)
  13. MEMS technology; polymer technologies, optoelectronic integrated circuits and systems - technology process, design and properties of optoelectronic ICs. (AE2M34SIS)
  14. Parameters of antennas, antenna types - line, loop, slot, microstrip. Horn, reflector antennas, lenses, wideband antennas, antenna arrays. Measurement of antennas. (A2M17AEK)
  15. Electromagnetic interference, jamming, types oc coupling, anti-jamming elements,. Electromagnetic screening, Electromagnetic resistance. Hygienic standards. (A2M17AEK)

Thematic Areas of the Branch SYSTEMS OF COMMUNICATION

  1. Fixed and satellite link, long-wavelength, medium-wavelength, short-wavelength link, connection via a tropospheric wave. Coverage for mobile and satellite systems - planning. (A2M17PDS)
  2. Interference in directional links and in cell nets. Measurement methods of radio links and nets. Adaptive systems and future radio communication services. (A2M17PDS)
  3. Methods of pre processing of image information. Compression methods of video signals and multimedia transmission standards. Methods of image reconstruction. (A2M37OBT)
  4. Special optical imaging systems (3D systems, polygraphy and applications). (A2M37OBT)
  5. Basic characteristics of speech and speech signal. Temporal characteristics - energy, intensity, zero crossing. Spectral characteristics - DFT and LPC spectrum. (A2M31ZRE)
  6. Phonetical aspects - vocality, model of speech production. Influence of noise on speech signal - additive and convolution noise. Possibilities of suppression. (A2M31ZRE)
  7. Application of voice technology in real systems. Principles of speech recognition with small and big vocabulary. Speech synthesis - basic approach. Multimedia systems with voice technology. Hearing aids and cochlear implants. (A2M31ZRE)
  8. Microsystems and structures, energy domains, reliability, microsystem technologies including MEMS. (AE2M34MST)
  9. System integration (digital and analog systems), smart structures and systems, components for electronics and informatics. (AE2M34MST)
  10. Microactuators, microhandlers, microdrives and sensors, MEMS . physical principles (electronic, magnetic, optical, chemical, thermal, mechanical). (AE2M34MST)
  11. Switching system, switching equipment - switching field, subscriber sets, switching line, trunks, tone generators, diagnostics, control of digital switching system. (A2M32RKP)
  12. SS7 signalling - message routing, SCCP, TCAP, ISUP MAP protocols. (A2M32RKP)

Thematic Areas of the Branch WIRELESS COMMUNICATION

  1. Coupled transmission lines and directional coupling elements, hybrid elements, microwave power dividers, microwave planar resonant circuits and filters (A2M17MOS)
  2. Microwave bipolar transistors, amplifiers,. Oscillators, detectors, mixers, frequency multipliers and limiters, parameters of high frequency nonlinear circuits. (A2M17MOS)
  3. Fixed and satellite link, long-wavelengh, medium-wavelength, short-wavelength link, connection via a tropospheric wave. Coverage for mobile and satellite systems - planning. (A2M17PDS)
  4. Interference in directional links and in cell nets. Measurement methods of radio links and nets. Adaptive systems and future radio communication services. (A2M17PDS)
  5. Integral and differential numerical methods, method of moments, non-stationary field modeling, numerical methods FDTD, FIT, FEM. (A2M17PMP)
  6. Solution of partial differential equations, solution of integral equations. Modeling on transmission lines in frequency and time domains, matching and parasitic radiation. (A2M17PMP)
  7. Entropy, mutual information, canal capacity, coding theorems. Multiuser systems. Adaptive modulation and coding. Space-Time MIMO systems. (A2M37KDK)
  8. Convolutory codes. Transfer function, detection error rate. Grid, differential, turbo codes, LDPC, space codes for MIMO systems. Coding and decoding algorithms. (A2M37KDK)
  9. Positioning systems, block diagram, radar parameters. Impulse compression, Doppler properties, radar equation. Radar signal processing. (A2M37RSY)
  10. Radio locators and beacons, distance measurement, ILS and MLS systems, hyperbolic systems, satellite positioning systems - GPS, GLONASS, Galileo. (A2M37RSY)

Thematic Areas of the Branch MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY

  1. Analysis and processing of signals for measurement, recording and compression. Lossless and lossy compression of audio signals (A2M37ZVT)
  2. Elements of electro acoustic transmission chain and their characteristics. Acoustic transmitters and receivers. Measurement and analysis of linear electro acoustic systems (A2M37ZVT)
  3. Electromechanical and electro acoustic transducers. Electro acoustic measurements. Sound reinforcement. Processing, recording and reproduction of 3D audio signals. (A2M37ZVT)
  4. Physiological and psycho visual properties of vision. Photometry, radiometry and colorimetry. Design of optical systems and their parameters. Picture sensors and displays. (A2M37OBT)
  5. Methods of pre processing of image information. Compression methods of video signals and multimedia transmission standards. Methods of image reconstruction. (A2M37OBT)
  6. Special optical imaging systems (3D systems, polygraphy and applications). (A2M37OBT)
  7. Basic characteristics of speech and speech signal. Temporal characteristics - energy, intensity, zero crossing. Spectral characteristics - DFT and LPC spectrum. (A2M31ZRE)
  8. Phonetical aspects - vocality, model of speech production. Influence of noise on speech signal - additive and convolution noise. Possibilities of suppression. (A2M31ZRE)
  9. Application of voice technology in real systems. Principles of speech recognition with small and big vocabulary. Speech synthesis - basic approach. Multimedia systems with voice technology. Hearing aids and cochlear implants. (A2M31ZRE)
  10. Application of correlation, spectral and cepstral analysis, noise suppression, signal restitution and separation. (A2M31SMU)
  11. Sampling, correlation, DFT. Weighting in 2D space, human-multimedia system interaction, analysis of subject condition (A2M31SMU)
  12. Unconventional methods of signal analysis. Systems characteristics. (A2M31SMU)
  13. Microsystems and structures, energy domains, reliability, smart structures and systems, multimedia components. (AE2M34MIM)
  14. Microactuators, microhandlers, microdrives and sensors, MEMS . physical principles (electronic, magnetic, optical, chemical, thermal, mechanical). (AE2M34MIM)
  15. Multimedia MEMS structures, special elements, RF MEMS, control, communications, signal processing. (AE2M34MIM)

Thematic Areas of the Branch ELECTRONICS

  1. Design and simulation of integrated systems - design methodology. Full Custom design, gate array, standard cells, programmable logic arrays, FPGA - design and properties. (AE2M34NIS)
  2. HDL and HDL-A languages, physical and logic synthesis. Frond End and Back End design. Place and Route, Floorplanning, time analysis, testbench design and design verification. (AE2M34NIS)
  3. Design of full custom integrated systems, CAD design standards for analogue and mix-signal integrated circuits, RF systems design, design verification. (AE2M34NIS)
  4. Nanotechnology. Modern epitaxial and nanolitographic methods. Molecular electronics. "Bottom-up" approach in nanotechnology. (AE2M34NAN)
  5. Nanostructures. Quantum effects in nanostructures. Quantum transport models. Simulation of nanoelectronic devices. (AE2M34NAN)
  6. Nanoelectronics. Semiconductor heterostructures in nanoelectronics. 2D and 1D devices. Spintronic and superconducting nanostructures. (AE2M34NAN)
  7. Microsystems and structures, energy domains, reliability, microsystem technologies including MEMS. (AE2M34MST)
  8. System integration (digital and analog systems), smart structures and systems, components for electronics and informatics. (AE2M34MST)
  9. Microactuators, microhandlers, microdrives and sensors, MEMS . physical principles (electronic, magnetic, optical, chemical, thermal, mechanical). (AE2M34MST)
  10. Stability of circuits with active devices, namely stability of one-ports and two-ports. Narrow-band and wide-band impedance matching of one-ports and two-ports. A2M17CAD)
  11. Application of optimizing methods in the design of high frequency circuits, basic principles nad methods. Optimization of element parameters, optimization of topology (connection). (A2M17CAD)
  12. Basic circuit elements based on segments of lines and coupled lines. Couplers, directional couplers, power dividers, design by planar lines. (A2M17CAD)
  13. Modern analog functional blocks and structures for integrated circuits realization, current mode utilization. (AE2M31IAS)
  14. Periodically switched linear circuit - operating principle of circuits with switched capacitors or currents, problems of their realization and simulation. (AE2M31IAS)
  15. Discrete systems - DC-DC converters, D/A and A/D converters, circuit realizations, possibilities of analysis and simulation. (AE2M31IAS)

Thematic Areas of the Branch ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION NETWORKS

  1. Switching system, switching equipment - switching field, subscriber sets, switching line, trunks, tone generators, diagnostics, control of digital switching system. (A2M32RKP)
  2. Numbering plan of telecommunication networks, signalling in switching systems, CAS, CCS. (A2M32RKP)
  3. SS7 signalling - message routing, SCCP, TCAP, ISUP MAP protocols. (A2M32RKP)
  4. Inteligent networks, IP telephony, quality and its provisioning and assessment, IMS systems, H.323, SIP/SDP signalling protocols, RTP/RTCP communication protocol. (A2M32RKP)
  5. Telecommunication network, optimization of topology, dependability (availability and reliability) of network, forecasting methods, evaluation of quality of service (QoS) and its parameters, quality service control models in IP networks, classification, traffic marking and characteristics of data flows. (A2M32MDS)
  6. Parameters of service system, application of queuing theory on dimensioning of service systems, traffic flow and its mathematical representation, influence of traffic nature on grade of service (GOS) of service system. (A2M32MDS)
  7. Outcomes of the theory of loss and waiting service systems for real applications, priority service systems - practical employment in packet networks, modeling and simulation of service system, confidence interval as accuracy measure of results. (A2M32MDS).
  8. Optical properties of fibers, attenuation windows, nonlinear scattering, polarization mode dispersion and its suppression, chromatic dispersion compensation (A2M32OSS).
  9. Optical amplifiers (Raman, EDFA, SOA), wavelength convertors and optical signal regeneration (1R, 2R, 3R), optical filters, optical switches and their application (A2M32OSS).
  10. Optical DWDM and CWDM systems (attenuation, noise and dispersion line bilance) optical networks, network elements, optical interfaces (Ethernet, SDH, OTH, PON) (A2M32OSS).
  11. Digital signal processing in the communication chain, advanced design of finite and infinite impulse response filters. (A2M32VAD).
  12. Digital image (and video) processing, design of 2-D and n-D filters, image and video filtering, adaptive filtering. (A2M32VAD).
  13. Architecture of digital signal processors, functional units, CPU, registers, instruction set. (A2M32VAD).
  14. Digitalization of speech signals, spectral characteristics, vocoders used in telecommunications, subjective and objective measurement of speech quality. (AE2M31RAT)
  15. Packet loss concealment after the transmission over communication channel, suppression of noise in speech signal, echo cancellation. (AE2M31RAT)
  16. Principles and realization of speech recognition, speech synthesis, dialog communication systems. (AE2M31RAT)