Teaching Scheme (in Hours)
Subject Credit : 6
Examination Scheme (in marks)
ESE Viva (V)
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Unit-1: Introduction to computer networks and Internet
Understanding of network and Internet, The network edge, The network core, Understanding of Delay, Loss and Throughput in the packet-switching network, protocols layers and their service model, History of the computer network.
Unit-2: Application Layer
Principles of computer applications, Web and HTTP, E-mail, DNS, Socket programming with TCP and UDP.
Unit-3: Transport Layer
Introduction and transport layer services, Multiplexing and Demultiplexing, Connection less transport (UDP), Principles of reliable data transfer, Connection oriented transport (TCP), Congestion control.
Unit-4: Network Layer
Introduction, Virtual and Datagram networks, study of router, IP protocol and addressing in the Internet, Routing algorithms, Broadcast and Multicast routing.
Unit-5: The Link layer and Local area networks
Introduction and link layer services, error-detection and correction techniques, Multiple access protocols, addressing, Ethernet, switches.
At the end of this subject, students should be able to:
- Analyze the requirements for a given organizational structure and select the most appropriate networking architecture and technologies.
- Specify and identify deficiencies in existing protocols, and then go onto formulate new and better protocols.
- analyze, specify and design the topological and routing strategies for an IP based networking infrastructure.
- Have a working knowledge of datagram and internet socket programming.
BE (CE) ⇒ Semester: 4
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