May 09, 2021  
Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 
Graduate Catalog 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CST 5328 - Computer Networks

Credits: 3 hrs
Explores the principles of computer networking and its role in client-server and distributed computing. The course addresses both Local Area Networks and Wide-Area Networks. Detailed discussion of the Internet Protocol suite (i.e., IP, TCP, UDP) a e provided. The emphasis is on fundamental concepts, requirements and design tradeoffs, particularly as related to scheduling, congestion control, routing, traffic management, and applications. The course discusses how networking may evolve in the future to provide ubiquitous support for quality-of-service in heterogeneous environments. Prerequisite(s): Admission to the MCST graduate program and advisor approval