Graduate Catalog 2019-2020

CSC 757 Telecommunication Networks(GNA)

3 hours; 3 credits. Motivations and objectives of computer networks; overview of layered architecture and the ISO Reference Model; network functions, circuit-switching and packet-switching; physical level protocols; data link protocols including HDLC and multi-access link control. Network control, transport, and session protocols including routing flow control; end-to-end communication and inter-networking. Presentation layer protocols including virtual terminal and file transfer protocols, cryptography, and text compression. Specific examples and standards will be cited throughout the course for point-to-point, satellite, packet radio, and local networks. Prerequisite: Admission to the Computer Science MS Program or Permission of the Coordinator of the Computer Science MS Program.