Advanced Networking 2016-2017: material

This page contains the material related to the course. This page can be used as a reference to prepare for the final exam.


Lecture Topic Slides Handouts
Lecture 01 Basics of TCP Slides (PDF) Handouts(PDF)
Lecture 02 Beyond TCP Slides(PDFHandouts(PDF)
Lecture 03 QoS Slides(PDF)Handouts(PDF)
Lecture 04 Optical Networks Slides (PDF)Handouts(PDF)
Lecture 05 Network virtualization Slides(PDF)Handouts(PDF)
Lecture 06 MPLS Slides(PDF)
Lecture 07 SDNs Slides (PDF)
Lecture 08 Wireless networks Slides(PDF) Handouts(PDF)
Lecture09 Mobility Slides (PDF)Handouts (PDF)


Guest Company Day Topic
Attilla de Groot Cumulus Networks Wed. Apr. 19 Multi-tenancy with EVPN-VxLAN in Open Networking (PDF)
Thomas Telkamp Surfnet Wed. May 25 LoRa: long-range networking in shared spectrum (PDF)

Home readings

You will be assigned material to read at home before a lecture.

Some of this material is subject to testing during the lecture. Both tested and additional readings are required material for the final exam.

Tested reading

Test date Topic Title Document Instructions
Tue. Apr. 04 TCP - Transmission Control Protocol Chapter 17 of TCP/IP illustrated - Vol 1 by W. Richard Stevens an2017-tcp-stevens.pdf Read the document from page 223- 227 (all included)
Fri. Apr. 07 Beyond TCP QUIC: A UDP-Based Secure and Reliable Transport for HTTP/2 draft-tsvwg-quic-protocol-02.pdf
Tue. Apr. 11 QoS “Controlling queue delays” p20-nichols.pdf Read up to page 6 included
Tue. Apr. 18 Optical networks “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Optical Networking – But Were Afraid to Ask” Nanog-talk-Steenbergen (PDF) Watch video from 1:11:00 to end - corresponding to slide 65 onward
Fri. Apr. 21 Network Virtualization A survey of network Virtualization by Chowdhury and Boutaba an2017-chowdhury.pdf Read all EXCLUDED section 3
May 09 (tue) MPLS MPLS: The magic behind the myth by G. Armitage an2017-mpls.pdf
May 12 (fri) OpenFlow OpenFlow: Enabling Innovation in Campus Networks by N. McKeown et al.an2017-openflow.pdf
May 16 (tue) 802.11The IEEE 802.11 Universe By: G. Hiertz et al In“ IEEE Communication Magazine vol.48 no.1 2010 an2017-80211-universe.pdf
May 19 (fri) LISP Location Identifier Separation Protocol View: You Tube

Lab Exercises

Labs and submission deadlines are to be found on Blackboard.

Lab3 presentation schedule

Every timeslot will see the presentation of a group pair (pairing made in Task2 of the assignment):

  • 10 minutes presentation from group 1
  • 10 minutes presentation from group 2
  • 5 minutes for the joint work
  • 5 minutes for QA

Feel free to deviate _slightly_ from the above, if this is needed. But try to stay within the time!

  • Timeslot Chico1 and Chico2: 14:30-15:00
  • Timeslot Zaza1 and Zaza2: 15:00-15:30

Final exam

The final exam is an open book exam based on the material above.

Here the solution to this year exam: PDF

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