The course provides the conceptual bases of computer networks with particular reference to Internet protocols and architecture. The course analyzes in detail the standard architectures for computer networks, describes the operation of both standard Internet protocols, and mechanisms for the management and transmission of multimedia content (audio-video) on the network.
Expected learning outcomes
The student will acquire the ability to understand the mechanisms underlying the functioning of network applications, and the aspects that influence network performance. The student will acquire the necessary competence for the choice of services and network protocols adequate to the needs of specific distributed applications that s/he should develop.
Lesson period: First semester
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