ECSE-4670 Computer Communication Networks
Course Description
A first course in computer communications which introduces the problems, solutions, and limitations associated with interconnecting computers by communication networks (LAN or WAN ). The seven layer ISO Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) reference model serves as a framework for the course with major emphasis on the physical layer standards, data link protocols, network and transportation layer protocols. Topics include: modems, baseband and broadband communications, HDLC, Ethernet and wireless LANs, cell and frame relay networks, bridges, routers, services of the upper layers (Session, Presentation, Application), and network security.
Prerequisites: CISH-4010 (knowledge of basic probability and graphs)
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Updated: 2007-01-09, 17:23