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eee459_sp07_syllabus_0 - EEE 459/591: Communication...

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EEE 459/591: Communication Networks SLN 50932, 48400, Spring 2007 EEE 459/591: COMMUNICATION NETWORKS INSTRUCTOR: PROF. MARTIN REISSLEIN Goldwater Center (GWC) 411A Department of Electrical Engineering Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287 - 5706 Office: (480) 965-8593 Home: (480) 820-3299 Fax: (480) 965-8325 E-mail: reisslein@asu.edu OFFICE HOURS TTH 1:35 – 2:30 pm and F 9 – 10 pm and 3-4 pm in GWC411A Weekend home call-in hour for distance learners: Saturday 11-12 Grader: TBA ENROLLMENT This course is offered in two formats: Distance Learning : web based video streaming, sign up through the ASU Center for Professional Development (CPD), see http://cpd.asu.edu for the distance learning format, E-mail: asu.cpd@asu.edu, phone: (480) 965-1740 Traditional On-Campus Classroom Meetings : use SLN 50932 for EEE459 and SLN 48400 for EEE 591 to sign up for this format Asynchronous web-based video streaming in distance learning format, i.e., there are no classes to attend in this format. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15 - 10:30 AM in SCOB 101 for the traditional classroom format. COURSE DESCRIPTION Have you ever wondered how the Internet really works? How is e-mail delivered and how are web pages downloaded? If so then this course may be for you. In this course we will take a careful look "under the hood" of the Internet. We will study the protocols and mechanisms that make the Internet work and will learn about the performance bottlenecks in the Internet. The topics covered in the course include: - Internet structure and design philosophy - Application layer protocols: HTTP, SMPT, FTP, SMTP - Transport layer mechanisms and protocols: reliable data transfer, congestion control, TCP, UDP 1
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EEE 459/591: Communication Networks SLN 50932, 48400, Spring 2007 - Network layer protocols and mechanisms: routing principles, RIP, OSPF - Medium access: Aloha, Ethernet, WiFi - Local area network design with hubs, bridges, and routers PREREQUISITES Elementary probability theory from EEE 350 Random Signal Analysis (this class is a co- requisite). This course is relatively "light" in math compared to other EEE courses and requires only very basic calculus. The focus throughout is on concepts and understanding instead of equation manipulations. REQUIRED COURSE TEXT James F. Kurose and Keith W. Ross. Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring the Internet , 3rd edition, 2005, Addison-Wesley (ISBN 0-321-22735-2). This textbook has an extensive companion web site at
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