This course develops basic techniques used in communication networks. After protocol layering is introduced, algorithms and protocols are discussed for use in each of the five layers: physical, data link, network, transport and application. Specific protocols such as TCP/IP, ATM, SS7 are included.
Prerequisite: Junior status in electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science. Corequisites: MA3012 and MA3112, or MA2212 and MA2222. ABET competencies: a, c, e.