Advanced Topics in Computer Communications Networks
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Location: Orenstein 11
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This course will cover advanced topics in communications networks.
We will focus on issues that are in the frontier of technology
today in the design of networks.
Our main interest will be Quality of Service (QOS) in
ATM and IP networks.
If time permits we will also deal with cellular networks/ satellite
Speific topics to be discussed
are outlined below.
Review of basic concepts in communications networks.
Reading material: Tannenbaum Ch. 1 +2.
Basic concepts and terminology
Quality of service and classes of service
Policing and shaping
Scheduling: Fair Queueing
Virtual Paths and Virtual Connections
Internet Communications and QOS in the Internet
Call Admission Control
Web Performance: Caching and pre-fetching
Wireless Communications (time permitting)
Class participation, Project (possibly some homework assignments).
Messages to Students:
DEADLINE for PROJECT SUBMISSION is October 1, 1999.
Last updated 4 July 1999