SDY50 Software and Networking Technologies

Module code: SDY50


ECTS Credit Points:
30

Module Type:
Compulsory


Year:
1st

Language: Greek

Learning Outcomes:
- Point and define the basic concepts of Pervasive Computing (PerCom)
- Appraise the gravity of addressing privacy issues in PerCom
- Tabulate positioning technologies
- Explain the techniques for multi-sensor data fusion
- Appraise the role of distributed systems and middleware in PerCom systems
- Review specialized topics on distributed systems (system models, inter-process communication, operating systems, distributed file systems, peer-to-peer networks, web services)
- Analyze distributed systems’ problems and case studies and select the most appropriate technologies and tools to implement distributed systems
- Appraise the role of wireless networks in PerCom systems
- Point and define the basic concepts of wireless networking technologies
- Express the operation principles of mobile cellular networks
- Discuss the basic principles of ad hoc wireless sensor networks


Subjects covered:
1. Wireless Networks: Protocols, Services and Applications
2. Distributed Systems: Advanced Design Issues
3. Middleware Design

Learning Material: The HOU publications can be viewed
here.

Teaching Method: Distance education with fi
ve tutor-student meetings held at weekends during the academic year

Evaluation: Completion of five written assignments during the academic year, the average grade of which constitute a 30 percent of each student's grade, if a pass is obtained in the final or repetitive examination. Final exam grades constitute a 70 percent of the students' final course grade. More information is available
here.