Advanced Networking 2017 - 2018

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 (March 09)

Lab Teachers

  • Arno Bakker
  • Ralph Koning

With additional lab contributions from:

  • Marijke Kaat
  • Niels Sijm
  • Joseph Hill
  • Lukasz Makowski

Lab Support

  • Niels Sijm


The course spans a period eight weeks: from Friday February 09th to Friday March 23rd 2017.

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

Site Visits and Events

CompanyDate Time Address
SURFnet visit Tue March 20 09.00-12.00 (followed by lunch) Kantoren Hoog Overborch (Hoog Catharijne) Moreelsepark 48 3511 EP Utrecht


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
ThursdayMarch 29 10.30-13.00B1.23

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