The principles and practice of computer networking, with emphasis on the Internet. The structure and components of computer networks, packet switching, layered architectures, TCP/IP, physical layer, error control, window flow control, local area networks (Ethernet, Token Ring; FDDI), network layer, congestion control, quality of service, multicast.
No Prerequisites .
20% Quiez and Homework
45% Final Exam
The midterm will be an in-class, closed-book exam, covering all material up to that point in the course. The final exam will be a closed-book exam, covering material from the whole term, with emphasis on the second half of the course.