Course detail

Computer Communications and Networks

FIT-IPKAcad. year: 2019/2020

Internet concept and model of the Internet. Model ISO/OSI. TCP, UDP, IP protocols. Addressing in computer networks (local and Internet). Routing on the Internet. Multicasting on the 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. The student will learn how to deal with documents which describe the specification of communication protocols. The 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 (7th edition). Addison-Wesley, 2016.
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 10 points for the semester.

Language of instruction

Czech, English

Work placements

Not applicable.

Aims

The aim is to understand the 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 BIT Bachelor's, 2. year of study, summer semester, 4 credits, compulsory

  • 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. 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

Projects

13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer

Syllabus

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

eLearning

eLearning: opened course