Introduction to Computer Networks

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EDG502 Introduction to Computer Networks

Professor: Dimitris TSOLIS | Course outline [pdf file]

This course aims at introducing the basic concepts of Computer Networks to the students.

The issues being analyzed include:

  • Network models.
  • The OSI reference model.
  • Network taxonomy: LAN, MAN, WAN.
  • Network structure.
  • Network Topologies.
  • Interconnection methodologies and design techniques.
  • Communication protocols.
  • TCP/IP and the Internet.
  • Applications: FTP, SMTP, HTTP, WWW.
  • Current trends: Wireless networks, Peer to Peer Networks, Optical Networks, Broadband networks.


  1. Andrew S. Tanenbaum. Δίκτυα υπολογιστών (Eudoxus code: 12534026)
  2. Richard McMahon, Εισαγωγή στα δίκτυα υπολογιστών (Eudoxus code: 12283)
  3. JoAnne Woodcock. Εισαγωγή στα δίκτυα υπολογιστών (Eudoxus code: 12062)
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