Professor: Luciano Paschoal Gaspary
Hours: 60 h
Semester: First semester
Undergraduate Enrollment: The enrollment must be made as Special Student
Overview of computer networks and the Internet. Application layer. Transport layer. Network layer. Link layer and Local Area Networks. Wireless and mobile networks.
Presenting fundamental concepts, techniques and protocols – from the application layer down to the link layer – on top of which modern computer networks, and particularly the Internet, work. Emphasis will be given to more advanced topics, which are only partially (or not) covered by CS undergraduate-level courses.
• Link-layer services and technologies
Evaluation will be based on the following criteria: attendance and participation in discussions (10%), homework assignments (10%), an individual student project (40%), and a final exam (40%). The conversion of the weighted average to grades will be as follows:
Note: FF will be assigned to students with class attendance less than 75%.
7th. Ed. Pearson, 864pp., 2016.