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Jožef Stefan
Postgraduate School

Jamova 39
SI-1000 Ljubljana

Phone: +386 1 477 31 00
Fax: +386 1 477 31 10


Course Description

Internet Networks


Information and Communication Technologies, third-level study programme


prof. dr. Borka Jerman-Blažič


Acquiring knowledge in IP networking, addressing, routing, packet switching and reliable data transfer in the IP networks.

Knowledge about TCP/IP protocol stack

Knowledge about new network infrastructure and broadband networks


Internet Protocol Stack
Data Link Layer – NAL
LAN- Ethernet
Backbone networks

Network Layer
Logical addressing
Internet Protocol (s)
Address Mapping

Transport Layer
Process to Process Delivery

Broadband networks and the used technologies
Fixed infrastructure
Mobile broadband networks

Ad hoc networks and their use
Future Internet
Evolutionary approach
Grids, cloud computing

Course literature:

Selected chapters from the following books:

• B. A. Forouzan, Data Communications and Networking, McGraw Hill, 4th edition, 2007, N.Y. ISBN 978-0-07-296775-3
• A. S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks, 4th, edition, Prentice Hall, 2007, N.J. ISBN 978-0-132-12695-3
• J. F. Kurose, K. W. Ross, Computer Networking, 6th edition, Addison-Wesley, 2014, New York. ISBN 0136079679

Significant publications and references:

• B. Jerman-Blažič. Designing a large cross - border secured eID service for e-government and e-business. In: 2014 International Conference on Multimedia Computing and Systems, April 14-16, 2014, Marrakech, Moroco.
• S. Sapelova, B. Jerman-Blažič. Privacy issues in cross-border identity management systems: Pan-European case. In: HANSEN, Merit (Ed.). Privacy and identity management for emerging services and technologies: Privacy and identity management for emerging services and technologies: revised selected papers, IFIP advances in information and communication technology, 421. Heidelberg [etc.]: Springer, pp. 214-223, 2014.
• C. Callanan, B. Jerman-Blažič, A. Jerman Blažič. User tolerance of privacy abuse on mobile Internet and the country level of development. Information development, ISSN 0266-6669, vol. 32, pp. 3, iss. 728-750, 2016.
• C. Callanan, B. Jerman-Blažič. User understanding of privacy in emerging mobile markets. IEEE technology & society magazine, ISSN 0278-0097, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 48-56, 2014.
• R. Bojanc, B. Jerman-Blažič. A quantitative model for information-security risk management. Engineering management journal, vol. 25, no. 3, pp. 25-37, 2013.
• R. Bojanc, B. Jerman-Blažič. Towards a standard approach for quantifying an ICT security investment. Computer standards & interfaces, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 216-222, 2008.
• R. Bojanc, B. Jerman-Blažič, M. Tekavčič, Informacijska varnost v podjetniškem okolju: potrebe, ukrepi in ekonomika vlaganj, Ekonomska fakulteta, VI, 168 p. 2014.
• B. Jerman-Blažič. Four scenarios for future evolution of the internet. IEEE technology & society magazine, ISSN 0278-0097, vol. 30, no. 4, pp. 39-46, 2011.
• B. Jerman-Blažič. The future of the internet : Scenarios and challenges in the evolution path as seen by EIFFEL Think-Tank. International journal on advances in internet technology, vol. 3, no. 3/4, pp. 195-202, 2010.


Seminar work (50%)
Oral defense of seminar work (50%)

Students obligations:

Seminar work and oral defense of seminar work.