Reti di telecomunicazioni A - (5 cfu)

Prof. Luca Veltri Tel. 0521-905768 - Fax. 0521-905758
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The course offers an introduction to the networking, presenting the concept of network architectures and protocols, Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN/MAN), Internet and its evolution towards new generation networks.


1) Introduction to telecommunication networks
network taxonomy

2)Architectures and protocols
layered architectures, interneworking
communication functions and protocols (multiplexing, framing, addressing and switching/routing, error control, flow control, congestion control, etc.)
examples of protocols
OSI model and Internet
Local Area Networks (LAN)
switched Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
WirelessLAN (IEEE 802.11)

4) Internet
Internet protocol (IP)
routing protocols
trasport protocols (UDP/TCP)
Internet evolution, IPv6, mobility

Attività d'esercitazione

Examples and exercises on various topics.

Modalità d'esame

Two examination tests (midterm and final), or writing/oral exam.

Testi consigliati

[1] A. S. Tanenbaum, "Computer Networks", 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2003
[2] D. E. Comer, "Internetworking with TCP/IP Vol.1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture", 4th Edition, Prentice Hall, 2000
[3] J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross, “Internet and Computer Networks”, 2nd Edition (2003), McGraw-Hill

Ultimo aggiornamento: 24-07-2006

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