APDMAP21 Computer Networks and the Internet

Institute of physics in Opava
summer 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/2/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
RNDr. Jan Novotný, Ph.D. (lecturer)
MgA. Miroslav Zeman (lecturer)
MgA. Miroslav Zeman (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
RNDr. Jan Novotný, Ph.D.
Institute of physics in Opava
Tue 15:35–17:10 PU-UF
  • Timetable of Seminar Groups:
APDMAP21/01: Tue 17:15–18:50 PU-UF, M. Zeman
Practical knowledge of the PC hardware, basic PC operation and basic operation with Operating systems (Windows, Linux, etc.)
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course is user-oriented on using Internet services and computer networks with an emphasis on basic security. Students will learn to describes the possibility of sharing information on cloud storage and social networks, real-time team collaboration, etc. Part of the course is oriented on practical and theoretical knowledge on the basic configurations and principles of communications in computer networks and their management.
Learning outcomes
After completing the course the student will be able to: - get basic knowledge of the problems of computer networks; - describe the functioning of the computer network and communication protocols; - basic administration and configuration of network devices (router, switch, etc.); - working with the cloud file hosting, social and teamwork services;
  • 1. Networks topology;
    2. Firewall, TCPIP, DNS, DHCP;
    3. Networks devices - classification and function;
    4. Networks technology: ethernet, rooting, NAT, Reference model OSI, VPN, HTTPS, WiFi;
    5. Symmetric and asymmetric encryption (public-key cryptography);
    6. Voice over Internet Protocol, teleconference, operation with file-sharing services
    required literature
  • Joseph Davies. Deploying Secure 802.11 Wireless Networks with Microsoft Windows. Computer Press. ISBN 0- 7356-1939-5.
  • Jaroslav Horák. Bezpečnost malých počítačových sítí. Grada, 2003. ISBN 80-247-0663-6.
  • Stephen J. Bigelow. Mistrovství v počítačových sítích - Správa, konfigurace, diagnostika a řešení problémů. Computer Press. ISBN 80-251-0178-9.
  • Craig Hunt. Konfigurace a správa sítí TCP/IP. Computer Press, 1977. ISBN 80-7226-024-3.
  • Ralph Droms, Ted Lemon. DHCP - Příručka administrátora. Computer Press, 2004. ISBN 80-251-0130-4.
Teaching methods
Interactive lecture
Lecture supplemented with a discussion
Lecture with a video analysis
One-to-One tutorial
Individual consultations
Assessment methods
Active participation, oral exam demonstrating knowledge of the subject.
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms summer 2021, summer 2022.
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