S-38.2188 Communication Networks
See course info and exam results from Noppa.
Period III; 2008
The objective of the course is that students have a good
basic knowledge of computer networks, specifically IP
Lectures held mondays 12-14 in S1 and wednesdays 12-14 in S1
||Approximate book chapter
|21.1. ||Introduction ||Jouni
||1, 4.1, 4.2
||Link layer review and LAN technologies
||Routing in the internet
||Transport layer in the Internet
||TCP mechanisms I
||TCP mechanisms II
||Quality of Service (QoS) in the Internet
||Name service (DNS), network management
|27.2. changed time: 14-16 hall S4
|3.3. same time, changed place: hall S3
Passing the course
For successfully passing the course you need to
The exercises give a maximum of two points that are added to the exam
points before grading. They are not, however, added if the exam
points alone are not enough for passing.
- successfully pass the excercises, and
- pass the exam.
See the exercise page for more information about the exercises.
The exams consist of five questions. The first one expects you to
spell out and explain acronyms, abbreviations or concepts - the basic
vocabulary of computer networking.
The remaining questions are in essay form. Please get acquainted to
the essay form before coming to the exam.
The exam schedule can be found on the official exam lists of the faculty
Prerequisites and correspondence
The course prerequisite is one of the following courses
The course corresponds to the courses T-110.350 Computer Networks or
T-110.4100 Computer Networks. Please take only one of these.
- The course book
James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross: Computer
networking - A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet, 3rd ed., Addison
- Other material
- Some additional material will be delivered via the lecture
notes. You can order them from Edita Opetusmonisteet.
- As the course book gives good explanations on the topics, lecture
slides will not be delivered. Consider the slides as crutches
for the lecturers, not as studying material.
- Dr Jouni Karvo,
- Lic. Tech. Markus Peuhkuri, lecturing
- Jari Nieminen, N.N., excercises