Teaching Scheme (in Hours)
Subject Credit : 5
Examination Scheme (in marks)
ESE Viva (V)
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Applications of computer networks, various hardware/softwares, OSI and TCP/IP reference model and its comparative study.
Unit-2: Physical layer:
Data communication theory, study of electromagnetic spectrum, Guided and unguided media and their comparisons.
Unit-3: Data link layer:
Design issues, Framing concepts, error detection-correction techniques, data link layer elementary and sliding windows protocols, MAC sub-layer, channel allocation problem and various access protocols. Ethernet protocol.
Unit-4: Network layer:
Design issues, concepts of connection-oriented and connection less services, routing optimality and fairness principles, shortest-path, flooding, distance-vector, link-state, hierarchical, broadcast and multicast routing algorithms, congestion control algorithms, Internetworking, IP protocol and its addressing concepts, IPv6, OSPF and BGP.
Unit-5: Transport layer:
The basic design issues and its services, elements of transport layer protocols, simple transport protocol, UDP, TCP for wired networking.
Unit-6: Application layer:
Domain name system, Electronic mail and its architecture, architecture of world wide web, HTTP, IMAP and POP3 protocol study
|1||Computer Networks||Andrew S. Tennenbaum||Pearson education|
|2||Computer Networking and the Internet||Fred Halsall||Addison Wesley|
|3||Data Communications and Networking||Behrouz Forouzan||McGraw Hill|
|4||TCP/IP Protocol Suite||Behrouz Forouzan||McGraw Hill|
|5||Computer Networking- A Top-Down approach||Kurose and Ross||Pearson|
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. analyze the requirements for a given organizational structure and select the most appropriate networking architecture and technologies;
2. specify and identify deficiencies in existing protocols, and then go onto formulate new and better protocols;
3. analyze, specify and design the topological and routing strategies for an IP based networking infrastructure;
4. Have a working knowledge of datagram and internet socket programming
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