Ensimag Rubrique Formation 2022

Communication networks - 3MMIRC9

  • Number of hours

    • Lectures 21.0
    • Projects -
    • Tutorials 12.0
    • Internship -
    • Laboratory works 15.0
    • Written tests -


    ECTS 4.0


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…).


Olivier ALPHAND, Martin HEUSSE


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.

    • MCC en présentiel **
      E1, E2 - examens écrits
      ETP - examen de TP sur machine de Session 1

Remarque: la note de TP ne se rattrape pas en 2ème session

    • MCC en distanciel **
      E1, E2 - examens écrits (Quizz sur Chamilo)


The course exists in the following branches:

  • Curriculum - Core curriculum - Semester 5
see the course schedule for 2023-2024

Additional Information

Course ID : 3MMIRC9
Course language(s): FR

The course is attached to the following structures:

You can find this course among all other courses.


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.