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ECE 542: Computer Network Architectures and Protocols

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable


Introduction to architectures and protocols of computer networks and concept of packet switching. Topics include ISO standard layer model, physical interfaces and protocols, data link control, multiaccess techniques, packet switching, routing and flow control, network topology, data communication subsystems, error control coding, local area network, satellite packet broadcasting, packet radio, interconnection of packet-switching networks, network security and privacy, and various examples of computer networks.

When Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

Credits: 3

Prerequisites:

STAT 344 or equivalent, and graduate standing in VSITE.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2016

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2017

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