5016.10 - Computer Networks and Data Communication
Computer Networks and Data Communication
This course is an introduction to data communication and networking and describes the infrastructure and function of local computer networks, wide-area networks and the internet.
Introduction to data communications and networking. Basic network concepts and network infrastructure, circuit- and packet switching, protocol layers, network protocols TCP/IP etc., addressing and routing. Services, infrastructure and data communication within local networks, wide-area networks and the internet: application layer, transport layer, network layer, data link layer and physical layer. Computer-based tools for the analysis of network traffic.
Learning and teaching approaches
Lectures, theoretical- and computer-based exercises.
Oral examination. The existing grade scale will be used.