Faculty of Information Technology, BUT

Course details

Computer Networks and Communication Protocols

PSI Acad. year 2005/2006 Winter semester 6 credits

Internet concepts. Principles, methods and techniques: naming and addressing, routing, traffic management. Common protocols. Protocol implementation and protocol engineering.

Guarantor

Language of instruction

Czech

Completion

Examination (written)

Time span

39 hrs lectures, 12 hrs pc labs, 14 hrs projects

Assessment points

60 exam, 15 half-term test, 25 projects

Department

Lecturer

Instructor

Subject specific learning outcomes and competences

Understanding concepts and communication principles in upper layers of computer networks, namely in Internet.

Learning objectives

Understand concepts and communication principles in upper layers of computer networks, namely in Internet.

Prerequisites

Prerequisite kwnowledge and skills

The sets, relations and mappings. The elementary notions of the graph theory. The elementary notions of communication protocols.

Study literature

  • Keshav S.: An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking. Addison-Wesley, 1997.

Fundamental literature

  • Keshav S.: An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking. Addison-Wesley, 1997.

Syllabus of lectures

  • Introduction.
  • Data communications - selected topics.
  • Internet concepts.
  • Naming and addresing.
  • Routing principles.
  • Internet routing.
  • Multicast routing.
  • Mobile networks routing.
  • Internet protocols.
  • ATM and Internet/ATM protocols.
  • Protocol implementation.
  • Protocol engineering.
  • Networking security.

Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students

  • Message Delivery System
  • Searching for a local user by WWW

Progress assessment

Written mid-term exam and submitting 2 projets in due dates

Controlled instruction

Completion of 2 projects, mid-term exam passing
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