Dedicated and Contemporary Computer Networks

Објавено: април 26, 2021

Course: Dedicated and Contemporary Computer Networks


ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturers: Asst. Dr. Danijela Efnusheva

Course Goals (acquired competencies):  Acquiring knowledge of computer networks in different environments and systems: planes, aeronautical networks, transport networks and transport systems. Acquiring knowledge of protocols in modern computer networks for Gigabit transmission speeds.

Course Syllabus: Aeronautical networks. Civil and military airplane networks. Industrial plant control networks. Network infrastructure for real-time systems. Transport and transport system networks. Optical and wireless optical networks.  Routing protocols: EIGRP, OSPF, PNNI, IS-IS, RIP, reliable flooding; Hierarchical routing; EGP, BGP-4, CIDR. Availability, resilience, protection/renewal, quick re-routing; Quality of service (QoS)  QoS specification, traffic, characterization, basic mechanisms; Scheduling QoS architectures; Service guaranteeing; End-to-End adaptive applications, H.323 Architecture OverQoS; Content delivery; Traffic Engineering;  High-speed router design;   Second generation of network systems; Switch Fabric, Multi-Stage Fabrics; Forwarding, port mapping; Commutation and wiring;   Network processors: basic building block for programmable networks; CAM and Ternary CAM IXP ; XScale Core processor; Microengines – RISC processors; Micro-engine  C compiler.  Design challenges of modern Tera-bit commutatiors; 100Tb/s optical controller,  Commutation with labels and MPLS; MPLS; RSVP; Limited routing; Multicast; Multicast in LAN; IP Multicast architecture; IGMP; Application-level multicast.


   Required Literature
No. Author Title Publisher Year
1 I. Moir, A. Seabridge “Aircraft systems: mechanical, electrical, and avionics subsystems integration, third edition”


John Wiley 2008
2 A. S. Tanenbaum, D. J. Wetherall


“Computer Networks 5th Edition” Prentice Hall 2011
3 J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross "Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach" Pearson 2012