Credits: 5

Schedule: 02.11.2016 - 08.12.2016

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

II - III 2018-2019 (autumn), II - III 2019-2020 (autumn)

Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To learn (i) basic problems in routing and routing algorithms and (ii) the most used routing protocols. Routing in packet switched and circuit switched networks. Routing protocols in the Internet. Multicast routing. Routing in mobile networks. Justification for SDN. Distributed versus centralized routing based on SDN

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course Intro & Routing
Internet Routing Introduction
Distance Vector Routing
Link State Routing & CIDR
Multicast Routing
IPv6 & Mobile IP
MANET Routing
Introduction to SDN
Centralized routing algorithms based on SDN

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Compulsory: Examination, practical computer exercises.

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

126 h

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Language class 3: English