Topic outline

  • BE5B32PKS - Computer and Communication Networks

    The aim of the course is to familiarize students with current trends in the switched local networks and the key functions of routing protocols in IP networks. The second part of the course introduces students to concepts of ensuring the information security in the communication networks. An integral part of the course is also an explanation of the principles for ensuring the adequate quality of services in data networks and features of some file sharing application protocols. The course is aimed rather primarily practically then theoretically


    Students have to successfully elaborate practical exercises and individual netowking project. The subject will be evaluated as 30 % laboratory exercises, 30 % individual project and 40 % theory examination.

  • References

    Tanenbaum, A.S.: Computer Networks, Prentice Hall PTR; 4 edition(August 19, 2002), ISBN: 978-0130661029

    Kurose, J.F., Ross, K.W.: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet (3rd Edition), ISBN: 978-0321227355

    DOYLE, Jeff, DEHAVEN, Jennifer. Routing TCP/IP. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2001. 945 s.

    SEIFERT, Rich. The Switch Book : The Complete Guide to LAN Switching technology. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2000. 698 s. ISBN 0-471-34586-5.

    SPURGEON, Charles E. Ethernet : The Definitive guide. [s.l.] : [s.n.], 2000. 498 s. ISBN 1-56592-660-9.