28852 - Telecommunication Networks T-1

Course Unit Page

Academic Year 2015/2016

Learning outcomes

Basic knowledge of functionalities and design aspects of modern Telecommunication Networks, with particular reference to computer networks.

Protocols and standard for Telecommunication services.

Internet protocols and architectures.

Course contents

Transfer modes: multiplexing, switching and protocol architectures. OSI reference model. TCP/IP model. Sockets. Internetworking with IP. Transport protocols: TCP and UDP. Flow and congestion control. Routing protocols and algorithms. Data link protocols. HDLC. LAN and multiple access. LAN interconnection and virtual LAN. Basics of network performance.

Lab: Protocol analyzer: Wireshark. IP addressing. Network interface configuration. Virtual LAN configuration.

Readings/Bibliography

Achille Pattavina, 'Reti di Telecomunicazione - Networking e Internet', McGraw-Hill, Second Edition

Teaching methods

Classes and lab sessions

Assessment methods

Oral exams

Teaching tools

Lab with PCs and switches.

Links to further information

http://www.unibo.it/docenti/carla.raffaelli

Office hours

See the website of Carla Raffaelli

See the website of Walter Cerroni