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INFS 612: Principles and Practices of Communication Networks

Course Information from University Catalog

Not Repeatable

Introduces principles of computer networks and applications to Internet. Discusses details of layering, protocols, performance, resource allocation, management, security and other contemporary issues related to networks. Examples of course material are protocols such as HTTP(S), DNS, TCP/IP, RSVP, SNMP, algorithms such as Dijkstra's link state routing; and security measures such as firewalls and encryption, the principles behind them and analysis of performance.

Hours of Lecture or Seminar per week: 3

No substitutions can be made for this class.

Credits: 3


INFS 501, 515, 519, and SWE 510, or equivalent.

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2017

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Fall 2018

1 Course Sections Scheduled for Spring 2018