Oct 03, 2023  
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 
Graduate Catalog 2009-10 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CS 6560 - Advanced Computer Networks: Anatomy of the Internet

This course will cover the practical aspects of computer networks, with emphasis on the Internet. Various aspects of computer networking will be covered including: alternative link-layer, network layer, and transport-layer technologies, LAN/WAN technologies, topologies, traffic analysis, congestion/flow control, routing, internetworking, multicast, and Quality of Service (QoS). The goal of this course is to introduce the students to state-of-the-art network protocols and architectures. We will introduce the students to networking research and guide them to investigate novel ideas in the area via semester-long research projects. We will also look at industry trends and discuss some innovative ideas that have recently been developed. Some of the course material will be drawn from research papers, industry white papers and Internet RFC’s.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisite:  CS 5550 or Instructor approval.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Graduate students only.
When Offered: Every other Fall

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