Advanced Networking 2016 - 2017

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

  • Marijke Kaat (May 09)
  • Ronald van der Pol (May 12)

Lab Teachers

  • Arno Bakker
  • Ralph Koning

With additional lab contributions from:

  • Marijke Kaat
  • Niels Sijm

Lab Support

  • Niels Sijm


The course spans a period eight weeks: from Tuesday April 4th to Tuesday May 23rd 2017.
Because of 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';
    • Beyond TCP: SCTP, MultiPath TCP and QUIC
    • QoS: DiffServ, IntServ and CoS
  • Part 2: Optical and Programmable Networks
    • Optical technologies
    • Network Programmability
    • SDNs and OpenFlow
    • Tagged routing: MPLS
  • Part 3: Wireless and mobile networks
    • Mobility: Mobile IPv4, Mobile IPv6
    • Wireless networking
    • LORA networks and IoT

Site Visits and Events

CompanyDate Time
LORA day Wed May 24 10.00-16.00


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 30 10.30-13.00B1.23

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