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Communication Networks (E C E 537) Syllabus
Course Learning Outcomes
    Course Learning Outcome
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    This course provides an introduction to communication networks. The main focus of the course is on basic principles, modeling, and quantitative analysis.
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Communication Networks
E C E 537 ( 3 Credits )
Description
Study of communication networks with focus on performance analysis. Layered network structure. Basic protocol functions such as addressing, multiplexing, routing, forwarding, flow control, error control, and congestion response. Overview of transport, network, and link layer protocol standards. Introduction to wireless and mobile networks.
Prerequisite(s)
ECE 203, Comp Sci 367
Department: ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGR
College: College of Engineering
Instructor
Instructor Name
Instructor Campus Address
instructorEmail@emailaddress.edu
Contact Hours
2.5
Course Coordinator
PARAMESWARAN RAMANATHAN
Text book, title, author, and year
Data Networks, D. Bertsekas and R. Gallager, Second Edition, Prentice Hall, 1992.
Supplemental Materials
None
Required / Elective / Selected Elective
Selected Elective
ABET Program Outcomes Associated with this Course
Program Specific Student Outcomes
 
Brief List of Topics to be Covered

Traffic Modeling, Performance Measures

Medium Access Control

Switching

Traffic Policing, Shaping, and Scheduling

Flow Control

Routing

Call Admission Control and Call Blocking

Pricing

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