Checking date: 29/06/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Multidisciplinary applications of information technology and communications
Study: Master in Telecommunications Engineering (227)

Coordinating teacher: ARTES RODRIGUEZ, ANTONIO

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Signal and Communications Theory

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
The student must adquire the following competences: -Capacity to integrate technologies and systems from Telecommuncation Engineering in general applications, and in wide and multidisciplinary fields.
Description of contents: programme
ICT applications in specific markets and sectors, considering non-exclusively the following sectors: - Health - Smart cities - Defence and security - Electromagnetic compatibility - Intelligent and decision support systems - Voice, audio, image and video in mobile and internet services
Learning activities and methodology
Learning activities include: - Theoretical class, small group discussions and group tutoring, student presentations, individual tutoring and individual student's work, that includes study, tests and exams oriented toward the adquisition of theoretical knoledge.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 60
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 40
Basic Bibliography
  • B.B. Mandelbrost, R.L. Hudson. Teh (Mis)Behaviour of Markets. Profile Books. 2008
  • Dominique Paret. RFID and contactless smart card applications. John Wiley and Sons, . 2005
  • J. Gibson, T. Berger, T. Lookabaugh, D. Lindbergh and R. L. Baker. Digital Compression for Multimedia. Principles and Standards. San Francisco, CA. Morgan Kaufman. 1998
  • Michael R. Frater, Michael Ryan. Electronic Warfare for the Digitized Battlefield. Artech House, . 2001.
  • Mike Henderson. Guide to Digital Home Technology Integration, . Quentin Wells HL7 Messaging, . Second Edition
  • Pianykh, Oleg S. Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine (DICOM): A Practical Introduction and Survival Guide,. Springer.
Additional Bibliography
  • . Communications Magazine. IEEE.
  • . Communications of the ACM. ACM.
  • . Engineering in Medicine and Biology. IEEE.
  • Bovik, Al (Ed.). Handbook of Image and Video Processing. Academic Press. 2005
  • Herman Oosterwijk. DICOM Basics, Third Edition. -.
  • José A. Gutiérrez, Edgar H. Callaway and Raymond Barrett. IEEE 802.15.4 Low-Rate Wireless Personal Area Networks: Enabling Wireless Sensor Networks. IEEE Press, . 2004
  • . IEEE Multimedia. IEEE.
  • . Proceedings of the IEEE. IEEE.
  • B. Gold and N. Morgan. Speech and Audio Signal Processing: Processing and Perception of Speech and Music. New York:. John Wiley & Sons. 2000
  • Ramjee Prasad. Technologies for Home Networking,. Sudhir Dixit.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.