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Academic Year 2014/2015
School School of Industrial and Information Engineering
Name (Master of Science degree)(ord. 270) - MI (434) Engineering of Computing Systems
Track T2B - Engineering of computing systems
Programme Year 2

Course Details
ID Code 091036
Course Type Mono-Disciplinary Course
Credits (CFU / ECTS) 5.0
Semester Second Semester
Course Description 1. The Next Generation Network and ultra-large bandwidth services. NGN architectures, Fiber to the Exchange, Fiber to the cabinet, Fiber to the Building, Fiber to the Home. point-to-point and Passive Optical Network systems. The Next generation Network in Italy, Europe. IP peering models. Net Neutrality. 2. Service architectures in the NGN: Service Layer, Transport Layer. Requirements of multimedia services. Interconnection of NGN networks. 3. Internet multimedia communications: digital media, audio and video codecs. Mobile voice quality: VoLTE, HD voice. Consumer-oriented multimedia applications; file sharing; video on demand; videotelephony; videoconference; IP television, interactive TV. 4. IP TV and Internet TV; technological features; architectures. The value chain of the IP TV; the content provider, the service provider, the network provider, the final customer. Internet TV; the long tail of internet TV contents; YouTube. 5. Peer to peer (P2P) systems for file sharing. Overlay architectures of P2P systems. Centralized and distributed P2P systems. Resource organization with Distributed Hash Tables. Chord. Query management in Gnutella, Gnutella 2, EDonkey, KAD, Bit torrent. 6. P4P systems, architectures and standards. 7. P2P audio-video streaming; architectures and protocols; cost/performance aspects of IP TV and Internet TV. Protocols for resource discovering. Routing in P2P networks. P2P television. Real-time streaming; Real Time Streaming Protocol. Architectures of video streaming systems; distributed and centralized architectures; Content Delivery Networks. Internet broadcasting. 8. Peer-to-peer telephony; Skype. Architectures and protocols for Voice over IP (VoIP). H.323. Session Initiation Protocol. Real Time Protocol. 9. Interworking of VoIP and classic PSTN telephony; SIGTRAN; Media Gateway Control Protocol; Softswitch architecture; media gateway;signalling gateway; adaptation layers of sigtran (M2UA, M3UA, M2PA). SCTP.
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manifesti v. 3.6.0 / 3.6.0
Area Servizi ICT