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Software Defined Networking

COURSE: Software Defined Networking

Code: ФЕИТ10023

ECTS points: 6 ECTS

Number of classes per week: 3+0+0+3

Lecturer: ass. prof. Pero Latkoski PhD, prof. Borislav Popovski PhD

Subject of the course content: Introduction to Software Defined Networking - SDN. Need for new network architecture. Active telecommunication networks and architectures. SDN data plane. SDN control plane. Scalable and flexible data networks (VL2). OpenFlow-based software defined networks (FloodLight, Mininet). SDN implementation models. Software extensions for security (FortNox), for wireless communications (OpenRadio, Odin), for network functions (BigData, RouteFlow), for traffic balancing, for energy efficiency. Network visualization. Network virtualization (OpenVSwitch). Apllications in telecommunication area and market. Applications in mobile networking.


  1. IEEE, Software Defined Networking, ISBN 1467345547, 2012
  2. Jesse Russell, Ronald Cohn, Openflow Book on Demand, ISBN 5512030035, 2012
  3. Eugene Grayver, Implementing Software Defined Radio, Springer, 2011