Computer Networks

Објавено: October 23, 2019
  1.    Course Title Computer Networks
  2.    Code 3ФЕИТ07Л014
  3.    Study program KHIE, KTI
  4.    Organizer of the study program (unit, institute, department) Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies
  5.    Degree (first, second, third cycle) First cycle
  6.    Academic year/semester III/6   7.    Number of ECTS credits 6.00
  8.    Lecturer Dr Dragoljub Patchev
  9.    Course Prerequisites Taken course: Computer Communication Technologies

10.    Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Basic concepts of computer networks, all network layers, from computer to computer, familiarizing with protocols at the appropriate network levels. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to work in a network environment and will be familiar with the basic concepts of computer networks.

11.    Course Syllabus: Introduction to computer networks. Internet. Access networks. Physical media. Packet switching networks. Circuit-switched networks. Components of delay. Bandwidth. History of the development of computer networks. Application of TCP / IP layered model in computer networks. Application level. Architecture of network applications. Protocols. Introduction to Web, HTTP and FTP. Email: getting acquainted with SMTP, POP3 and IMAP protocols. DNS and its application. Point-to-Point Applications. Introducing BitTorrent. Transport level. Transport level services. Multiplexing and demultiplexing.  Connection-less data transmission. Unreliable Data Transmission Protocol UDP and Application. Mechanisms for reliable data transfer. Go-back-N. Selective Repeat. Connectivity-oriented data transfer. TCP Protocol. Flow control. Variants of TCP. Network level. Forwarding and routing. IP protocol: IPv4 and IPv6. ICMP protocol. Routing in the Internet. Routing Algorithms – Overview.

12.    Learning methods:  Theoretical and practical (laboratory) classes
13.    Total number of course hours 2 + 2 + 1 + 0
14.    Distribution of course hours 180
15.    Forms of teaching 15.1. Lectures-theoretical teaching 30
15.2. Exercises (laboratory, practice classes), seminars, teamwork 45
16.    Other course activities 16.1. Projects, seminar papers 15
16.2. Individual tasks 30
16.3. Homework and self-learning 60
17.    Grading 17.1. Exams 10
17.2. Seminar work/project (presentation: written and oral) 10
17.3. Activity and participation 0
17.4. Final exam 80
18.    Grading criteria (points) up to 50 points     5 (five) (F)
from 51 to 60 points     6 (six) (E)
from 61 to 70 points     7 (seven) (D)
from 71 to 80 points     8 (eight) (C)
from 81 to 90 points     9 (nine) (B)
from 91 to 100 points   10 (ten) (A)
19.    Conditions for acquiring teacher’s signature and for taking final exam Practical (laboratory) exercises
20.  Forms of assessment Two partial exams during the semester with a duration of 120 minutes each or one final exam in a corresponding exam session with a duration of 120 minutes. The laboratory exercises are also graded
21.  Language Macedonian and English
22.  Method of monitoring of teaching quality Evaluation of the curriculum using tests and quizzes
23.    Literature
23.1. Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Andrew Tanebaum Computer Networks, 5th Ed. Prentice Hall 2010
2 James Kurose, Keith Ross Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Ed. Pearson 2016
3 Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, , 5th Ed. Morgan Kaufmann 2011
23.2. Additional Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 Douglas E. Comer  Computer Networks and Internets, 6th Ed.  Pearson  2014