Credit 4. Computer and telecommunication networks; integrated (data, voice,
and video) services; network performance; Quality of Service provisioning.
Prerequisite: ECE 333 and ECE 341; or consent of the instructor
Textbook: "Communication Networks: Fundamental Concepts and Key Architectures," by Alberto Leon-Garcia & Indra Widjada, McGraw-Hill, 2000.
References: "Computer Networks: A Systems Approach," by Larry L. Peterson and Bruce S. Davie, Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, 2000 (Second Edition).
Selected papers from IEEE Communications Magazine, Network Magazine, Transactions on Communications, Journal on Selected Areas in Communications and IEEE/ACM Transactions on Networking.
1. Introduction and Overview