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Introduction to Networking - NSWI141
Title: Úvod do počítačových sítí
Guaranteed by: Department of Software and Computer Science Education (32-KSVI)
Faculty: Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Actual: from 2021
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, MC [HT]
Capacity: unlimited
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech, English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Guarantor: Mgr. Klára Pešková, Ph.D.
RNDr. Libor Forst
Class: Informatika Bc.
Classification: Informatics > Informatics, Software Applications, Computer Graphics and Geometry, Database Systems, Didactics of Informatics, Discrete Mathematics, External Subjects, General Subjects, Computer and Formal Linguistics, Optimalization, Programming, Software Engineering, Theoretical Computer Science
Annotation -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Pavel Töpfer, CSc. (22.01.2018)
An introductory course in communication techniques and technologies of computer networks, communication protocols (especially the TCP/IP family), and basic principles of web and web technologies.
Course completion requirements -
Last update: RNDr. Libor Forst (27.10.2019)

A homework from the web application part and then a quiz style test (1 hour, 40 questions).

Syllabus -
Last update: doc. RNDr. Pavel Töpfer, CSc. (22.01.2018)
  • fundamental principles of network communication, network taxonomy by various aspects, evolution of internetworking and Internet
  • layered design, networking model ISO/OSI and its relation to TCP/IP protocols
  • addressing nodes and services (MAC, IP, TCP/UDP ports, DNS, URI), routing, address translation
  • transport protocols (TCP, UDP) and their principles
  • electronic mail and related protocols (SMTP, POP3, IMAP)
  • voice transmition services (VoIP) and related protocols (SIP)
  • selected widely used application protocols of TCP/IP family (DNS, HTTP, FTP, SSH)
  • Cryptography fundamentals, information security and integrity, authentication, certificate system, relation to TCP/IP protocols (SSL and TLS)
  • Principles of desing and management of computer networks, address management and routing, Internet autonomous systems
  • Fundamentals of media layers (data link) and dat transmition principles (Ethernet, Wi-Fi)
  • History of World Wide Web, web pages, web applications, fundamentals of HTML and CSS

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