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TCOM 530: Data Communications Fundamentals

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Covers the foundations of modern data communications. The lower layers of the OSI reference model are discussed with an emphasis on the data link and the network layers. Concepts are illustrated by drawing examples from important data networks ranging from local are networks to the Internet.

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Covers the foundations of modern data communications. The lower layers of the OSI reference model are discussed with an emphasis on the data link and the network layers. Concepts are illustrated by drawing examples from important data networks ranging from local are networks to the Internet.

When Offered: Fall, Summer, Spring

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

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Graduate standing

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