CE 401 – Data communications and networks
CE 401 – Data communications and networks; Weekly hours: 2+2, ECTS: 6
The course develops basic techniques used in communication networks. Protocol layering is introduced. Peer-to-peer protocols and medium access control protocols are discussed. Circuit switching networks and packet switching networks are studied. Evolution of network architectures and services; Introduction to the internet and computer networks; Applications and layered architectures; The OSI reference model and TCP/IP architecture; Peer-to-peer protocols and data link layer; Automatic repeat request protocols; Medium access control; ALOHA and carrier sense multiple access; Scheduling; Circuit switching networks; Packet switching networks; Routing.