Course title: Computer Networks
Number of credits (ECTS): 6
Weekly number of classes: 2+2+1+0
Prerequisite for enrollment of the subject: Taken course: Computer Communication Technologies
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.
Total available number of classes: 180
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.
|Andrew Tanebaum||Computer Networks, 5th Ed.||Prentice Hall||2010|
|James Kurose, Keith Ross||Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach, 7th Ed.||Pearson||2016|
|Larry L. Peterson, Bruce S. Davie||Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, , 5th Ed.||Morgan Kaufmann||2011|
|Douglas E. Comer||Computer Networks and Internets, 6th Ed.||Pearson||2014|