Advanced Networking 2014-2015

This page contains general information about the course.
The material related to the specific lectures and the associated assignments can be found in the lectures page.


Guest lecturers

  • Ronald van der Pol (Friday Apr. 24)
  • Marijke Kaat (Friday May 08)

Lab Teachers

  • Arno Bakker

With additional lab contributions from:

  • Daniel Romao
  • Ralph Koning
  • Marijke Kaat
  • Fahimeh Alizadeh
  • Niels Sijm

Lab Support

  • Niels Sijm


The course spans a period eight weeks: from Tuesday March 31rst to Friday May 22nd.
Because of many vacation days (including a one week May vacation), please refer to the schedule on the wiki for the correct lecture dates.

It is easier to see the course as divided in three blocks.

  • Part 1: Transport Protocols and QoS
    • Transport protocols: UDP and basic TCP;
    • TCP: congestion control and 'problem cases';
    • New transport protocols: SCTP and RTP; VoIP: SIP and H.323;
    • QoS: DiffServ, IntServ and CoS
  • Part 2: Optical and Programmable Networks
    • Optical technologies
    • Optical circuit provisioning systems and network virtualization: NSI
    • SDNs and OpenFlow
    • Tagged routing: MPLS
  • Part 3: Wireless and mobile networks
    • Mobility: Mobile IPv4, Mobile IPv6
    • Wireless networking
    • LTE and cellular technologies

Site Visits

CompanyDay Date Time
Fiber Day 2015 Friday May 21rst 10.30-13.00


The final grade will be composed of:

  • 10% classroom tests
  • 40% labs
  • 50% final examination

Labs and tests needs to sufficient (higher or equal to 5.5) for admission to the final exam.
Final exam needs to be sufficient (higher or equal to 5.5) to pass.


Day Date Time Location
TuesdayMay 26 10.30-13.00B1.23

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