Advanced Topics in Computer Communications Networks

Hanoch Levy ( )
2nd Semester, 1997/98 - Thursday 15-18
School of Mathematical Sciences,
Tel-Aviv University

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June 16 1998:

Last Meeting -- June 25, 3PM
Subject: We host Class Data Systems.

Location: Holtzblat Hall
Please send email immediately to to confirm your participation.

Course syllabus:

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. We will address issues in three areas: ATM networks, Satellite communications, and Cellular Communications. Speific topics to be discussed are outlined below.

Course outline

  1. Introduction
    Review of basic concepts in communications networks.
  2. Telephony :
    Switching Principles
  3. ATM :
    Basic concepts and terminology
    Quality of service and classes of service
    Policing and shaping (references)
    Scheduling: Fair Queueing
    Virtual Paths and Virtual Connections
  4. Wireless Communications :
  5. Internet Communications (time permitting):


Messages to Students:

A document describing the one day seminar on communications networks. Welcome to attend.

Last updated 16 June 1998