DOP319 Computer Networks

Code DOP319
Name Computer Networks
Status Compulsory/Courses of Limited Choice
Level and type Undergraduate Studies, Academic
Field of study Computer Science
Academic staff Valerijs Zagurskis, Igors Ščukins, Andrejs Grigorjevs, Romāns Taranovs, Aigars Riekstiņš, Dmitrijs Bļizņuks, Gundars Miezītis
Credit points 3.0 (4.5 ECTS)
Parts 1
Annotation Computer networks and computer technology. ISO OSI model. Local networks and their communication. Organization of network working places, communication channels, modems. Basic network services. Electronic mailing systems. Addressing in electronic mailing systems, office management on the basis of electronic mail. Design of network working place..
Goals and objectives
of the course in terms
of competences and skills
To train specialists, who can implement, develop, and analyse solutions based on computer network technologies to enhance the development of various processes
Learning outcomes
and assessment
Able to discuss the basic principles of computer networks, their main advantages and limitations, to demonstrate the understanding of infrastructure elements and technology life cycles. - Positively assessed written examination that includes both theoretical questions and case studies
Able to access the necessity for network implementation (non-implementation) depending on the type of production (business) process. - Positively assessed practical (laboratory) assignment.
By means of corresponding tools, a student is able to use ready-made methods and models to choose the methods relevant to the aims set. - Positively assessed practical (laboratory) assignment.
Course prerequisites Introductory courses to computer science

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