COMMUNICATIONS NETWORK

First cycle degree in ELECTRONIC ENGINEERING

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: Second Semester

Lecturer: DAVIDE ZORDAN

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of mathematical analysis and probability theory.
Examination methods: Written and oral exam.
Course unit contents: The course will cover the following topics:

- Introduzione al corso
-- basic networking concepts (topologies/switching/Internet)
-- Protocol stack layers

- Markov chains fundamentals

- Queuing Theory fundamentals
-- notations, objectives
-- Littleā€™s law
-- Queuing systems M/M/1, M/M/C

- Data Link Layer
-- error detection and correction
-- CRC & ARQ techniques
-- Medium Access Control techniques
--- Ethernet (CSMA/CD)
--- IEEE802.11 (CSMA/CA)
--- performance evaluation

- Network Layer
- Internet Protocol
-- Classfull/Classless IPv4
-- Data routing protocols
--- AODV & Distance Vector
--- wired networks (Ethernet)
--- wireless networks (802.11)

- Transport Layer
- UDP Protocol
- Transport Control Protocol
-- TCP Reno, NewReno, SACK
-- Advanced TCP protocol (e.g., Multipath TCP)

- Application Layer
- Domain Name System (DNS)
- Multimedia
- Peer-to-Peer