This is the home page of the nos@napier module. It will run again in September 2002. An important part of the module is the ability to register onto it. So if you are taking this module make sure that you register, and you will be kept up-to-date on its development. NOTE: These pages are undergoing a major change so many of them will have incomplete links, and inconsistant layout.
The NOS module has now run in its current form for several years. If there is something from the past you would like to access you can find it in some of the links given below. NOTE: These pages are undergoing a major change so many of them will have incomplete links, and inconsistant
The module contains a teaching pack which should be hand-out at the start of the year. This pack should contain the main material, presentation slides and multiple choice questions. Most
of the material for the module is contained in the Module Organiser,
but the following quick a few quick links:
important concept in networking and the Internet is the client/server
architecture, thus I've developed a few programs which allows
client/server systems to be investigated. The module investigate implementations of TCP/IP sockets, especially using Visual Basic. Another important element is the investigation of session layer protocols, such as HTTP, FTP and SMTP. The main code links