COMPUTER NETWORKS II
UTI 528—UBI 530
Lectures: UTI 528 Tuesday 18:00 - 20:30
UBI 530 Tuesday 09:30 - 11:45
40% of the classes will be online!
The first class will be face-to-face on March 1.
J. F. Kurose and K. W. Ross, Computer Networking – A Top-down Approach, 7th Edition, Pierson Addison-Wesley, 2017.
Goals: The objectives of the course are to make students learn about basic principles of wireless and mobile networks; learn about multimedia system components and manage a computer network system by considering security, infrastructure and related protocol requirements.
· Wireless and Mobile Networks
Wireless links and network characteristics. 802.11 wireless LAN
architecture and MAC protocol.
Cellular internet access. An overview of cellular architecture. Principles of mobility management, addressing.
Mobile IP. Managing mobility in cellular networks. Wireless and mobility: impact on higher layer protocols.
· Multimedia Networking
Multimedia networking applications, example systems. Audio and video compression. Streaming stored video and RTSP.
Removing jitter at the receiver for audio. Recovering from packet loss. CDN. Protocols for real time applications: RTP, RTCP.
Multiple classes for media services. Scheduling mechanisms. Guaranteed QoS in the internet: Intserv, RVSP.
· Network Security
Network security. Symmetric key cryptography and public key encryption. Cryptographic hash functions. Digital signatures.
Securing e-mail. PGP. Securing TCP connections: SSL.
Network layer security: IPsec and VPN. AH and ESP protocols. Securing wireless LANs. Firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
· Network management.
The infrastructure for network management.
The internet-standard management framework. Structure of management information: SMI. MIB. SNMP protocol operations. ASN.1.
Grading: (Subject to change!)
Homeworks 15 %
Midterm 25 %
Project 20 %
Final Exam 40 %
Office Hours: TBD