CSE461: Introduction to Computer Communication Networks

Catalog Description: Computer network architectures, protocol layers, network programming. Transmission media, encoding systems, switching, multiple access arbitration. Network routing, congestion control, flow control. Transport protocols, real-time, multicast, network security.

Prerequisites: CSE 326 or CSE 332; either CSE 303 or CSE 333
Credits: 4.0
ABET Outcomes:
This course contributes to the following ABET outcomes:
(a) an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics, science, and engineering
(b) an ability to design and conduct experiments, as well as to analyze and interpret data
(c) an ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs within realistic constraints such as economic, environmental, social, political, ethical, health and safety, manufacturability, and sustainability
(e) an ability to identify, formulate, and solve engineering problems
(k) an ability to use the techniques, skills, and modern engineering tools
(i) a recognition of the need for, and an ability to engage in life-long learning

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