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Format of Exam 125 points, closed book, closed notes. You are required to answer questions 1 through 5. You can choose to answer either question 6 or 7. Questions include sub-questions. Approximately 50 points will be problems with the remaining points being short-answer type questions. Topics for the Exam o Introduction to LANs, WANs; need for high-speed LANs; QoS on the Internet Circuit switching and Packet switching; Datagrams and VCs TCP/IP model; OSI model TCP protocol: TCP header; connection set-up mechanism with 3-way handshake; connection tear-down mechanism; TCP flow control; slow-start algorithm for congestion control; timer management; Nagle’s and Clark’s algorithms IP protocol: IPv4 and IPv6 header formats; IPv4 fragmentation; IPv4 address
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Unformatted text preview: formats; transitioning from IPv4 to IPv6; comparing IPv4 header with IPv6 header • High-speed LANs: Ethernet (802.3) hubs and switches; Fast Ethernet (802.3u); Gigabit Ethernet (802.3z); 10 Gbps Ethernet; 100 Gbps Ethernet • ATM: ATM architecture; VPs and VCs; advantages of VPs; ATM cell and header format; cell framing in ATM using the HEC (refer to finite state machine discussed); AAL5 • High-speed networks performance issues Types of problems 1. Computing the efficiency, U, in sending a message using AAL5 (refer to example given in class). 2. Problem on IPv4 fragmentation (refer to Assignment problem #1). 3. Problems similar to problems 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 in the assignment....
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