40 hours over 10 weeks (2 two-hour meetings per week)
The ISO Open Systems Interconnect model. Data communications issues.
Circuit and packet switching. Media access control protocols for shared
channels: ALOHA and its derivatives, CSMA, CSMA/CD, token bus and ring,
other protocols. Error detection and recovery. Sliding window
techniques. Routing algorithms. Flow control. TCP/IP, Client/Server
model. Network analysis techniques. Queuing systems, throughput-delay
analysis. Prerequisites: COEN 120 (Real Time Systems) and AMTH 108
(Probability and Statistics).
Course Learning Objective:
An awareness of physical network media. Network design issues. An
understanding of OSI 7 layer model and widely used protocols; TCP/IP,
ICMP, RIP and IPX/SPX. Media access protocols. Knowledge of high-level
NFS, FTP, DHCP, and SNMP protocols. Routing algorithms and flow
control. Appreciation of network administration and security issues.
Network components and topology. Network security principles,
technology, and practices.
Method of Instruction:
Lectures, homeworks, network programming projects, presentations
Tests, assignments, projects
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