Title:

Data Communications and Computer Networks

Code:PDT
Ac.Year:ukončen 2005/2006
Term:Summer
Curriculums:
ProgrammeBranchYearDuty
EI-BC-3VTB2nd Stage/2nd YearElective
EI-MSC-3VTN2ndCompulsory
EI-MSC-5VTI2nd Stage/2nd YearCompulsory
Language:Czech
Private info:http://www.fit.vutbr.cz/study/courses/PDT/private/
Credits:6
Completion:examination (written)
Type of
instruction:
Hour/semLecturesSem. ExercisesLab. exercisesComp. exercisesOther
Hours:394208
 ExaminationTestsExercisesLaboratoriesOther
Points:601501015
Guarantee:Švéda Miroslav, prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Lecturer:Švéda Miroslav, prof. Ing., CSc., DIFS
Instructor:Očenášek Pavel, Ing., Ph.D., DIFS
Faculty:Faculty of Information Technology BUT
Department:Department of Information Systems FIT BUT
Follow-ups:
Computer Communications and Interfacing (KPA), DIFS
Computer Networks and Communication Protocols (PSI), DIFS
 
Learning objectives:
  Understand concepts and principles of computer communications and lower layers of computer networks.
Description:
  Information theory basics. The telephone network. The Internet. ATM networks. Protocol layering. Multiple access. Error detection and correction codes, error control. Switching. Scheduling.
Knowledge and skills required for the course:
  The sets, relations and mappings. The elementary notions of the graph theory.
Learning outcomes and competences:
  Understanding concepts and principles of computer communications and lower layers of computer networks.
Syllabus of lectures:
 
  • Introduction.
  • Information theory basics.
  • Error detection and error correction codes.
  • The telephone network.
  • The Internet.
  • ATM networks.
  • Protocol layering.
  • Error control.
  • Network interconnections.
  • Multiple access.
  • Switching.
  • Scheduling.
  • Case studies.
Syllabus of numerical exercises:
 
  • Information theory basics.
  • Error detection and correction codes.
  • Data-link layer protocols.
  • Protocol analysis.
Syllabus of computer exercises:
 
  • Protocol simulations.
  • LAN protocols.
  • Internet services.
  • Intranet communication experiments.
  • High-speed communications.
Syllabus - others, projects and individual work of students:
 
  • Error detection codes and algorithms
  • Simulation of lower-layer protocols
Fundamental literature:
 
  • Keshav S.: An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking. Addison-Wesley.
Study literature:
 
  • Keshav S.: An Engineering Approach to Computer Networking. Addison-Wesley.
Controlled instruction:
  Completion of 2 projects, mid-term exam passing
Progress assessment:
  Written mid-term exam and submitting 2 projets in due dates.