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Advanced Topics in Internet Technology

Course code: AT70.15
Credits: 3(3–0)
This course is elective

Course objectives

Fundamental issues in network protocol design and implementation and principles underlying TCP/IP protocol design; historical development of the Internet; Internet routing protocols (unicast, multicast and unidirectional); algorithmic issues related to the Internet; multimedia communication (Voice over IP, Real-time protocols); measurement and performance; next generation Internet (IPv6, QoS) and applications.

Learning outcome

Networking Protocols. Real-time and Multimedia Application Services. The Global Internet. Measurements and Metrics. Next Generation Internet and Advanced Applications.


Computer Networks

Course outline

I.          Networking Protocols
1.     OSI model
2.     Internet IP/UDP/TCP
3.     Routing in the Internet
4.     RIP, OSPF
5.     BGP
6.     Multicasting
7.     Unidirectional Routing
II.        Real-time and Multimedia Application Services
1.     Real-Time Protocol
2.     Voice over IP
3.     H.323
4.     Audio/VDO Compressions
III.       The Global Internet
1.     Learning resources


Lecture Notes


J. Crowcroft, M. Handley, I. Wakeman:
Internetworking Multimedia, Morgan Kaufmann, 1999.
J. F. Kurose and K. W. Ross:
L. L. Peterson and B. S. Davie:
Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, Second Edition, Morgan Kaufmann, 2000.
S. A. Thomas:
IPng and the TCP/IP Protocols, Wiley, 1995.
W. R. Stevens:
TCP/IP Illustrated, Vol. 1, Addison-Wesley, 1994.
O. Hersent, D. Gurle, J.-P. Petit:
IP Telephony, Addison-Wesley, 2000.

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