SE308 Communication Systems and Networks

Print this page Please use the scale options of your printing settings for adjustments.

Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
SE308 Communication Systems and Networks 3 2 6 Mon 9:00-10:50, Wed 9:00-9:50
Prerequisite CS105 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Ali Almisreb Office Hours / Room / Phone
Tuesday:
14:00-18:00
Wednesday:
14:00-18:00
Thursday:
14:00-18:00
Friday:
14:00-18:00
A F2.6
E-mail aalmisreb@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Bakir Brkic Assistant E-mail bakirbrkic@hotmail.com
Course Objectives
  • Introduce the students to the overall data networks architecture built around the protocol stack, its design tradeoffs and operation
  • Provide basic understanding of
    • Transmission over physical media and medium access techniques
    • Internetworking: routing and flow control
  • Familiarize students with the tools to configure, setup and debug Internet connections
Textbook 1. Peterson and Davie, Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, chapters 1 to 5 Available online under the Creative Commons license at https://book.systemsapproach.org/ PDF version is available at https://github.com/SystemsApproach/book/releases

2. Network+ Guide to Networks, Eighth Edition, Jill West, Jean Andrews and Tamara Dean.

Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. describe the layered organization and structuring of computer networks
  2. demonstrate an in-depth understanding and design issues of advanced networking
  3. identify and analyze the key design parameters and their effect to provide consistent services in computer networks
  4. analyze the key problems involved at the layers of the TCP/IP protocol stack and apply the techniques and algorithms that have been devised to address these problems
  5. maintain small network, to design small and medium network and to be a part of team to maintain a large network.
Teaching Methods Lectures, programming labs, group projects based on case studies. (Lectures with presentations, tutorials and laboratories by solving exercises, project meetings, and discussions).
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction and historic notes Textbook1-Chapter 1
Week 2 Foundations of networking Textbook1-Chapter 1
Week 3 Transmission data and media Textbook1-Chapter 2
Week 4 Error detection and recovery Textbook1-Chapter 2
Week 5 Addressing on Networks Textbook2-Chapter 3
Week 6 Network Protocols and Routing Textbook2-Chapter 4
Week 7 Network Cabling Textbook2-Chapter 5
Week 8 Midterm
Week 9 Wireless Networking Textbook2-Chapter 6
Week 10 Virtualization and Cloud Computing Textbook2-Chapter 7
Week 11 Subnets and VLANs Textbook2-Chapter 8
Week 12 Network Risk Management Textbook2-Chapter 9
Week 13 Security in Network Design Textbook2-Chapter 10
Week 14 Network Performance and Recovery Textbook2-Chapter 11
Week 15 Wide Area Networks Textbook2-Chapter 12
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm Exam 1 1 20 1,2,5
Quizzes 1 10 1,2,3,4,5
Midterm Exam 2 1 30 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Home Study 3 12 36
In-term Exam 1 Study 2 7 14 In-term Exam 2 Study 10 1 10
Quizzes Study 2 15 30 Final Exam Study 15 1 15
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 08/05/2020
QR Code for https://ecampus.ius.edu.ba/course/cs105-advanced-programming

Print this page Please use the scale options of your printing settings for adjustments.