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CS 633 Data Communications and Networks

Pre or Co-requisite: CS 604.

Course Description: This course provides a foundation in digital communications and network structures as the basis for current and emerging telecommunications and Internet systems. Topics include data, voice and video signals, information transmission (including wireless and optical media), layered networking architecture and protocols (OSI and TCP/IP), multiplexing and statistically shared media, data-link protocols, and an introduction to network and Internet strategies. Simple models for quantitative analysis of capacity and performance of network applications are introduced. Illustrations are based on current networks and Internet systems - including Internet access, wired and wireless Ethernet LANs, cellular systems, and Web facilities.


3 credits


Pre-requisite for CS 633 ( Course : CS 604 . Minimum Grade of C. )