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DCS 833 Data Communication and Networking I

Course Description: The first section provides a foundation in data communications as a major component of current and evolving telecommunications systems and the Internet. Topics include models of communications and layered architectures; analysis of data, signals and transmission capacity; digital voice and video; link protocols and error control; and multiplexing and statistical sharing of network resources. Internet related examples are used to motivate and illustrate the topics covered. Students present reports on an organization and its use of networking, and use HTML to prepare a Web page.


2 - 3 credits