CISC 3340 Computer Networks and Protocols
3 hours; 3 credits
Computer networks and protocols. Network topologies and switching mechanisms. Protocol concepts and characteristics. Network protocol architectures. Physical layer concepts. Data link layer functions and protocols. Network layer concepts. Network access protocols. Local area networks and protocols. Internetworking. Transport layer functions and protocols. Upper layer issues and approaches. Application program interfaces. Network examples. (Not open to students who are enrolled in or have completed Computer and Information Science 3343 [49.1] or 3345 [49.2].)
Prerequisite: Computer and Information Science 3130 ; 3310 or 3305  or 3315 ; and Mathematics 2501 [8.1].
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