CI606 Network Algorithmic Concepts
Professor: Dimitris KOUKOPOULOS
Basic concepts. Introduction to Quality of Service issues (scalability, reliability, security, speed). Performance metrics. Network types-Topologies. Reference models (ISO/OSI and TCP/IP) and comparison. Framing. Error detection and correction algorithms. Sliding-window protocols. Medium access control/contention control algorithms. Routing (devices, protocols: RIP, OSPF, BGP). Reliable connection problem. Transport protocols (TCP, UDP). Introduction to multimedia networks. Transmission problem. Multimedia content distribution networks. Survey of current research papers. Laboratory: network design and usage of network algorithms in a network simulation environment (OPNET) with emphasis in multimedia content distribution networks.