cod. 14832

Academic year 2016/17
3° year of course - Second semester
Academic discipline
Informatica (INF/01)
Discipline informatiche
Type of training activity
84 hours
of face-to-face activities
9 credits
hub: PARMA
course unit
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Learning objectives

The course aims to provide knowledge and understanding (I descriptor Dublin) of the fundamental issues in the field of computer networks, and the related technological approaches to their solution, knowledge of issues and solutions related to the network security, modern methodologies for distributed programming.

Attendance at lectures and laboratory activities of this teaching offers students this competence (II
Descriptor of Dublin): master the networking technologies and instruments.
 Taking into account the III, IV and V
Dublin Descriptors, teaching also aims to achievement of judgments (in the design study of computer networks), Communication skills and learning (knowing how to follow the evolution of network technologies, also by interacting with key stakeholders).


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Course unit content

Introduction to Computer Networks, The Physical Layer, The Data-link Layer, The Network Layer, The Transport Layer, The Application Layer, Network Security and distributed computing.

Full programme

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"Reti di computer" - A. Tanenbaum - Prentice Hall
"Reti di calcolatori e Internet" - B. Frouzan - McGraw-Hill
"Reti di calcolatori" - L. Peterson, B. Davie - Apogeo

Teaching methods

Classroom lectures and exercises

Assessment methods and criteria

Written and oral exams. Development of lab projects.

Other information

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