TTM4180 - Applied Networking


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2017/2018

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

The general topic is control and signaling in Internet. The course consists of two parts, one with focus on control of a single network device through programming (micro level), and one with focus on Internet as a system, in particular the interdomain components (macro level). The micro level part will concentrate on realizing different control functions through the concept Software Defined Networking (SDN). Topics that may be be part of the macro level are: Business models, Interchange agreements, BGP, BGP as an information carrier, and routing.

Learning outcome

A. Knowledge:
- To get a profound understanding of concepts and principles behind the Internet as a system
- To get a basic understanding of interdomain routing protocol BGP
- To get a basic understanding of how BGP is used as a signaling/ information distributor
- To get a basic understanding of routing services
- To get a basic understanding of Software Defined Networking (SDN)
-To get a basic understanding in programming in a network context

B. Skills:
- To be able to communicate, reason and creatively think about the ecosystem providing basic communication services in Internet
- To be able to design, implement, code, and debug a simple network control program
-To use network emulation tools

Learning methods and activities

Courses, exercises and practical laboratory exercises.
A set of compulsory tests and a compulsory laboratory assignment must be approved to qualify for the final exam.

Compulsory assignments

  • Tests
  • Laboratory assignment

Further on evaluation

If there is a re-sit examination, the examination form may be changed from written to oral.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Will be announced at the beginning of the semester.


Detailed timetable


Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Statuskode Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D 2018-06-01 09:00
Summer UTS Written examination 100/100 D
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date.
If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.