Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Computer Communications and Networks

IPK Acad. year 2017/2018 Summer semester 4 credits

Internet concept and model of Internet. Model ISO/OSI. TCP, UDP, IP protocols. Addressing in computer networks (local and Internet). Routing in Internet. Multicasting in Internet. Switching and switches. Principles of reliable data transfer. Network interconnections. Multiple access. Error control. Communication services and protocols. Wireless and mobile networks and protocols. Network security. Programming network applications.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Credit+Examination (written)

Time span

26 hrs lectures, 13 hrs projects

Assessment points

60 exam, 40 projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Kučera Jan, Ing. (DCSY FIT BUT)

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Student acquaints basic concepts and principles of computer communications and computer networks and will be aware of communication functions and their implementations in common computer networks. Student will learn how to deal with documents which describe specification of communication protocols. Student will learn how to implement networking applications.

Learning objectives

The aim is to understand basic concepts and principles of computer communications and computer networks; to be aware of communication functions and their implementations in common computer networks.

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

Ability to write a computer program and working knowledge C/C++ programming language. Knowledge of operating systems.

Fundamental literature

  • Kurose J.F., Ross K.W.: Computer Networking, A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet (6th edition). Addison-Wesley, 2012.
  • Lydia Parzial, et al.:TCP/IP Tutorial and Technical Overview, IBM Redbooks, 2006.

Syllabus of lectures

  1. Computer Networks and the Internet
  2. Application Layer
  3. Network application programming
  4. Transport Layer
  5. Network Layer
  6. Multicast
  7. Routing
  8. IPv6 and transition mechanisms
  9. Local Area Networks, Ethernet
  10. Wireless and Mobile Networks
  11. Network Security
  12. Network Configurations
  13. Network Traffic Analysis

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  1. Implementation of a client-server communication
  2. Implementation of networking application

Controlled instruction


Controlled activities include two projects and final exam.

Exam prerequisites

Requirements for class accreditation is at least 15 points for semester.

Course inclusion in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3, field BIT, 2nd year of study, Compulsory
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