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Fall 2019 Semester
Aug 02, 2021
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CS 5700 - Fundamentals of Computer Networking
Studies network protocols, focusing on modeling and analysis, and architectures. Introduces modeling concepts, emphasizing queuing theory, including Little’s theorem, M/M/1, M/M/m, M/D/1, and M/G/1 queuing systems. Discusses performance evaluation of computer networks including performance metrics, evaluation tools and methodology, simulation techniques, and limitations. Presents the different harmonizing functions needed for communication and efficient operation of computer networks and discusses examples of Ethernet, FDDI, and wireless networks. Covers link layer protocols including HDLC, PPP, and SLIP; packet framing; spanning tree and learning bridges, error detection techniques, and automatic repeat request algorithms; sliding window and reliable/ordered services; and queuing disciplines including FQ and WFQ. Introduces flow control schemes, such as window flow control and leaky bucket rate control schemes, and discusses congestion control and fairness. Requires knowledge of probability theory.
4.000 Credit hours
4.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Graduate
Schedule Types: Lecture

Computer Science Department

Course Attributes:
GSCS Computer & Info Science

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     
Must be enrolled in one of the following Colleges:     
      College of Engineering
      Khoury Coll of Comp Sciences
Must be enrolled in one of the following Classifications:     

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