Computer Network Architectures

COM S 586

Offered during Fall Semester each year.

  1. Credits: 3 credit hours
  2. Instructor's or course coordinator's name: Dr. Lu Ruan
  3. Textbook, title, author, and year: Computer Networks: A Systems Approach, 5th Edition, by Larry Peterson and Bruce Davie, Morgan Kaufmann.
  4. Other supplemental materials: None

Course Information

  1. Brief description of the content of the course: Design and implementation of computer communication networks: layered network architectures, local area networks, data link protocols, distributed routing, transport services, network programming interfaces, network applications, error control, flow/congestion control, interconnection of heterogeneous networks, TCP/IP, software-defined networking and network security.
  2. Prerequisites or co-requisites: COM S 511, COM S 552, or CPR E 389