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Course syllabus I-PS2 - Computer networks 2 (FEEIT - SS 2019/2020)

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Slovak University of Technology in Bratislava
Faculty: Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Computer networks 2
Mode of delivery, planned learning activities and teaching methods:
2 hours weekly (on-site method)
2 hours weekly (on-site method)

Credits allocated: 6
Recommended semester/trimester: Applied Informatics - master (semi-compulsory), 2. semester
Level of study: 2.
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods:
During semester will be an assignment for 20 points and a test for 10 points. For written exam is possible to obtain 80 points. In order to get A grade at least 92 points are necessary, to get B grade at least 82 points are necessary, to get C grade at least 74 points are necessary, to get D grade at least 65 points are necessary, to get E grade at least 56 points are necessary.
Learning outcomes of the course unit:
The student will acquire detailed knowledge of wireless ad hoc and sensor networks. The focus will be on protocol design for wireless ad hoc networks and their performance evaluation.
Course contents:
1. Introduction to wireless ad hoc networks.
2. Introduction to performance evaluation. Capacity of ad hoc networks: d2-matching, computational complexity of d2-matching.
3. MAC protocols: IEEE 802.11, IEEE 802.15.4, CSMA, MACA.
4. Routing protocols: DSDV, DSR, AODV, DYMO, TORA, location-aware routing.
5. IPv4, IPv6. Impact of TCP and UDP on performance of ad hoc networks.
6. Movement models.
7. Simulators for ad hoc networks: ns2, ns3, JiST/SWANS, OMNeT++.
8. Introduction to sensor networks. Routing protocols for sensor networks. Operating systems for sensor networks.
9. Energy efficient protocols for ad hoc and sensor networks.
10. Protocol interactions and their impact on performance of ad hoc networks.
11. Topology control, data fusion, delay-tolerant ad hoc networks.
12. Ad hoc network security.
Recommended or required reading:
MANOJ, B. -- MURTHY, C. Ad Hoc Wireless Networks: Architectures and Protocols. USA: Prentice Hall Communications Engineering and Emerging Technologies Series, 2012. 880 p. ISBN 978-0-13-300706-0.
GIORDANO, S. -- BASAGNI , S. -- CONTI, M. Mobile Ad Hoc Networking: The Cutting Edge Directions (IEEE Series on Digital & Mobile Communication). USA: Wiley-IEEE Press, 2013. 888 p. ISBN 978-1-11-808728-2.

Language of instruction:
slovak or english
Courses evaluation:
Assessed students in total: 519

3,9 %
9,8 %14,6 %
22,7 %
39,5 %
9,5 %
Name of lecturer(s):
Dr. rer. nat. Martin Drozda (lecturer, person responsible for course) - slovak, english
Ing. Stanislav Marček, PhD. (examiner, instructor) - slovak, english
Last modification:
9. 5. 2019
Dr. rer. nat. Martin Drozda and programme supervisor

Last modification made by RNDr. Marian Puškár on 05/09/2019.

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