Course detail

Computer Communications and Networks

FIT-IPKAcad. year: 2018/2019

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.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

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.

Prerequisites

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

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

  • 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.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

  • Project #1 - max 20 pts.
  • Project #2 - max 20 pts.
  • The final exam - max 60 pts.

Exam prerequisites:
Requirements for class accreditation is at least 15 points for semester.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

    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

Aims

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.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Controlled activities include two projects and the final exam.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme IT-BC-3 Bachelor's

    branch BIT , 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

  1. Computer Networks and the Internet
  2. Application Layer
  3. Network application programming
  4. Transport Layer
  5. Addressing
  6. Network Layer
  7. Multicast
  8. Interior gateway routing
  9. Internet-wide routing
  10. Datacenter networking
  11. IPv6 and transition mechanisms
  12. Local Area Networks, Ethernet
  13. Wireless and Mobile Networks

Projects

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

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

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