C106 Introduction to Computer Networks
Professor: Dimitris TSOLIS
This course is aiming at introducing the basic concepts of Computer Networks to the students. The issues being analyzed include:
Network models. The OSI reference model. Network taxonomy: LAN, MAN, WAN. Network structure. Network Topologies. Interconnection methodologies and design techniques. Communication protocols. TCP/IP and the Internet. Applications: FTP, SMTP, HTTP, WWW. Current trends: Wireless networks, Peer to Peer Networks, Optical Networks, Broadband networks.