Ensimag Rubrique Formation 2022

Communication networks - 3MMIRC5

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 25.5
    • Tutorials 16.5
    • Laboratory works 15.0


    ECTS 3.0


This course presents an introduction to the arena of telecommunication networks. The objective is to get students familiar with network concepts and key players of this business. It also teaches a practical use of basic Internet observation tools as well as the mechanisms Internet & telecom services (e-mail, www, voice calls…).

Contact Roland GROZ


General networking concepts : graphs, services, key players, and historical view.
Network architecture, protocols : basic functions (flow control, addressing, etc) and layering.
Network applications: WWW, DNS, e-mail...
Security for Internet services : secure connections, authentication, certificates.
Transmission and coding of information over radio and fixed links.

Lab sessions :
Observation tools (Wireshark, traceroute…)
Directory services (DNS, whois)
E-mail protocols
Configuring a WWW server with restricted access.




Written exam and lab exam.
Absences in lab sessions and tutorials will be deducted from the final mark.



J. Kurose & K. Ross: Analyse structurée des réseaux, Pearson Education.
A. Tanenbaum, Réseaux : Architecture, protocole, applications, Inter Editions – Collection iia
Gildas Avoine, Pascal Junod, Philippe Oechslin: Sécurité Informatique, Vuibert.