Contents of the course

This course aims to present the networking basics, through three different aspects: architecture/protocols, algorithms, and performance evaluation. It focuses on the Internet architecture and its protocol for a part, and on the methodology and mathematical tools used in performance evaluation.

The different lectures are:

  • Principles and architecture of computer networks
  • Medium Access Control algorithm
  • The IP protocol and the Internet
  • Statistical methods used in performance evaluation
  • Performance evaluation of wireless networks
  • Routing
  • Transport protocols (TCP and its performance)


  •  Sit down examination
  • Workshop/labs or supervised project

Teaching Personnel