Internet systems

Higher education teachers: Kos Andrej

Higher education teachers: , Sedlar Urban
Credits: 6
Semester: winter
Subject code: 64193

Subject description


  • Enrollment in the study year.

Content (Syllabus outline):

Internet - yesterday, today and tomorrow (what is the Internet, who manages the Internet, what is transmitted over the Internet, the amount of content on the Internet). The basic concepts of Internet networks (connectivity of different transmission technologies, Internet protocol stack, communication flow between users). Elements of Internet networks (network elements, terminal equipment, transmission technologies). Internet protocols (the concept of operation, network layer protocols, transport layer protocols, application protocols). Applications and services (content servers, email, network services servers, hosting).

Objectives and competences:

This course is designed to give an overview of basic concepts of Internet networks and the operation of packet-switched systems. Understanding the basic building blocks of Internet networks; the basic mechanisms; network, transport and application protocols and services in Internet networks.

Intended learning outcomes:

Understanding of basic principles of Internet networks, building blocks, protocols, applications and Internet services.

Learning and teaching methods:

Lectures in which the student is acquainted with the theoretical basics and lab work where the student meets the practical problems and solves them in the team.

Study materials

  • Farrel, Adrian: The Internet and Its Protocols : A Comparative Approach, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers (2004); ISBN 1-55860-913-X
  • Martin P. Clark: Data Networks, IP and the Internet: protocols, design and operation, Wiley (2003), ISBN 0-470-84856-1
  • Douglas Comer: Internetworking with TCP/IP Vol.1: Principles, Protocols, and Architecture (4th Edition), Prentice Hall; 4th edition (January 2000), ISBN 0130183806

Study in which the course is carried out

  • 2 year - 1st cycle - Multimedia