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Electrical Engineering & Computer Science

EECS 745

Implementation of Networks


Syllabus


Introduction

  • Course introduction & expectations
  • Course website overview
  • Overview of Networking
  • Foundations

Direct Link Networks

  • Encoding
  • Framing
  • Error Detection
  • Reliable Transmission
  • SONET
  • FDDI
  • Network Adapters
  • Ethernet
  • 802.11 Wireless Networks

Packet and Cell Switching

  • Concepts
  • ATM
  • Switching Hardware
  • Bridges & Extended LANs

Internetworking

  • Internetworking Concepts
  • Global Internet
  • IPv6
  • Internet Multicast
  • Domain Name Services

End-to-End Protocols

  • Concepts
  • UDP
  • TCP
  • APIs and Sockets
  • RPCs
  • Performance

End-to-End Data

  • Presentation Formatting
  • Data Compression
  • Security

Congestion Control

  • Issues
  • Queuing Disciplines
  • TCP Congestion Control
  • Congestion Avoidance

High Speed Networking

  • Performance Issues
  • Advanced Services
  • Experiences

Voice Over IP

  • Overview
  • Peer to Peer calling
  • Call Managers, Call Signalling
  • PBX and Call Attendent Functionality