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BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY School of Computing and Academic Studies © 2007 by British Columbia Institute of Technology Diploma of Computer Systems Technology COMP 3721 – Introduction to Data Communications ASSIGNMENT 3 Fall 2005 Marking The assignment consists of 8 questions totaling 40 marks.
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School of Computing and Academic Studies Diploma of Computer Systems Technology COMP 3721 – Introduction to Data Communications Assignment 3 – Fall 2005 © 2007 by British Columbia Institute of Technology Page 1 of 2 Questions 1. Ethernet uses CSMA/CD for media access. a. Explain the purpose of the CSMA/CD protocol, or more generally, media access. b. Consider the effectiveness of this protocol as more and more nodes are added to the network. What limits exists in terms of the number of nodes attached to a single Ethernet LAN? How can these limits be overcome? 2. Consider a reliable sliding window protocol where frame numbers are represented by n bits.
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