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CSC 757 Telecommunication Networks
3 hours; 3 credits
Motivations and objectives of computer networks; overview of layered architecture and the ISO Reference Model; network functions, circuit-switching and packet-switching; physical level protocols; data link protocols including HDLC and multi-access link control. Network control, transport, and session protocols including routing flow control; end-to-end communication and inter-networking. Presentation layer protocols including virtual terminal and file transfer protocols, cryptography, and text compression. Specific examples and standards will be cited throughout the course for point-to-point, satellite, packet radio, and local networks.
Prerequisite: CSC 740
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