152118604 COMPUTER NETWORKS

Course Description                           Exam Q/A

Starting with a short history of digital communication, course will cover the subjects of network topology, computer network equipment and network architecture. Student will gain knowledge on OSI and TCP/IP layers, signal coding standards, switching, routing, carriers-sense networks, TCP/IP, interconnection and gateways, security, well known protocols, introduction to DSL, ISDN, ATM, FDDI and Token Ring, wireless ethernet and bluetooth.

 

Slides:

1.  Introduction to Networking

2.  Ethernet

3.  Routing Algorithms

4.  Communication over PSTN

5.  Wireless

6.  Token-Ring, FDDI, ATM

7.  FAQ

8.  Sockets (examples)

 

Mini Term Projects for Computer Networks 2014 (presentations:29/4/2014 &13/5/2014) Project Assignments

 

Reading List:

1. A. S. Tanenbaum, Computer Networks, Prentice Hall, 2003.

2. J. F. Krouse, K. W. Ross, Computer Networks, Addison Wesley, 2003.