Pre-requisites : CS348 or equivalent

Syllabus :
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

Texts :
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.
4. RFCs.
5. Selected papers and reports and source code.

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