Subject description - BE4B38PSIA

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BE4B38PSIA Computer Networks
Roles:P, PV Extent of teaching:2P+2L
Department:13138 Language of teaching:EN
Guarantors:Novák J. Completion:Z,ZK
Lecturers:Holub J., Novák J. Credits:5
Tutors:Sobotka J., Tomlain J. Semester:L

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Subject is devoted to principles and technologies of Computer Networks. Physical layer media, analog and digital modulations, network topologies, MAC methods, ARQ algorithms, data communication models, coding and cryptography basics are introduced. Widely used LAN technologies are then presented together with their features. Internet protocols are explained and internetworking approaches are presented.

Course outlines:

1. Introduction, basic terms definition, ISO/OSI model, layer functionality
2. Metallic, optic a wireless physical media, features and application parameters
3. Information source entropy, source and channel coding, channel capacity
4. Communication channel models (AWGN, BSC, ...), modulations, spread spectrum communication
5. Data transfer types, channel capacity sharing, physical and logical topologies
6. MAC methods and their characteristics, addressing
7. ARQ methods, error detection and correction
8. Symmetric and asymmetric cryptography, digital signature
9. Internetworking, routing, flow control, QoS
10. Computer networks (particularly IEEE 802.3), versions, active elements, VLAN, PoE
11. Wireless networks I (IEEE 802.11)
12. TCP/IP basics (IPv4, IPv6, ICMP, ARP, NDP, DNS)
13. Transport layer protocols (UDP, TCP, RTP), flow control, congestion control
14. Network management, SNMP, RMON

Exercises outline:

1. Measurements with digital oscilloscope
2. Error detection with CRC
3. Metalic wire channel
4. Optical fiber channel
5. Wireless networks
Semestral project focused on implementation of network applications.


Tanenbaum, A. S., Wethetral, D.J.: Computer Networks, Prentice Hall 2010, ISBN-13: 978-0132126953


Subject is included into these academic programs:

Program Branch Role Recommended semester
BPOI_BO_2018 Common courses PV
BPOI4_2018 Computer Games and Graphics PV
BPOI3_2018 Software PV
BPOI2_2018 Internet of Things PV
BPOI1_2018 Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science PV
BPOI1_2016 Computer and Information Science P
BPOI_BO_2016 Common courses P
BPOI4_2016 Computer Games and Graphics P
BPOI3_2016 Software P
BPOI2_2016 Internet of Things P

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