Pre-requisites : CS348 or equivalent
Overview of Networking concepts topics from the following list: Ethernet technology including switches, hubs, gigabit and fast ethernet virtual LANs layer 2 and 3 switching ATM networks Quality of Service Issues IP V6 Security aspects of networking Virtual Private Networks (Extranets, Intranets) and related protocols Firewalls Proxies http protocols
1. Ginsburg, D., ATM Networks, 2nd Edition, Addison Wesley, 1998.
2. Tanenbaum A.S., Computer Networks, 3rd Edition, Prentice Hall of India, 1996.
3. Stevens, D.L. et al., TCP/IP Illustrated, Volumes I, II and III, Addison Wesley, 1996.
5. Selected papers and reports and source code.