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ECE 438638 Computer Communications Spring 2011 General Information Instructor Associate Professor Harlan B Russell harlanr clernsonedub 316 Fluor Daniel Building Tel 6567214 Office Hours Mondays Wednesdays and Fridays 1112 and by appointment Lecture Tuesdays and Thursdays 330 7 445 pm 227 Riggs Hall Home Page httpbbclemsonedu Prerequisites Background in C programming and familiarity with basic probability Required textbook L Peterson and B Davie Computer Networks A systems approach fourth edition Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc 2007 We will also use the Network Simulation ExperimentsManual by E Aboelela available at httpbooksitemkpcomAboelela On reserve at library M J Donahoo and K L Calvert The Pocket Guide to T CPIP Sockets C Version Morgan Kaufmann Publishers Inc 2001 Course Description We will explore the issues for networked communication from local area networks up to the global Internet and we will study a range of solutions to the associated problems The course goals include the ability to list the concepts in widearea network architecture describe protocol layering and discuss the functional requirements of each layer By the end of the semester you will be able to analyze different methods for the design and implementation of computer networks and evaluate the ability of various protocols and equipment to meet speci c performance requirements 1 Introduction to Computer Networking Layered architectures Connectivity and performance 2 Direct Link Networks Encoding framing and error detection Reliable transmission and sliding windows Example networks Ethernet token ring wireless 3 Packet Switching Switching and forwarding Bridges and switches ATM Switching hardware 4 Internetworking Page 1 of 2 Internet Protocol IP Routing Global Internet Multicast End to end Protocols User datagram protocol UDP Transmission control protocol TCP Performance Congestion Control Resource allocation Queueing TCP congestion control Congestion avoidance and quality of service QOS 139 9 Policies See the Undergraduate or Graduate Announcements at httpwwwregistrarclemsonedu Homework All problem sets are due at the time and date speci ed on the assignment No late assignments will be accepted and they are due at the time class begins Examinations No makeup exams will be given unless an acceptable reason is presented to the instructor at least one week before the examination date We shall have two inclass exams and a nal exam from 1130 am to 200 pm on Friday May 6 Re grades Regrade requests must be submitted in writing on a separate piece of paper within one week of the return of the graded item Grades Final grades will be based on the following weights 15 homework 15 machine problems 15 exam no 1 15 exam no 2 and 40 final You can check final grades online at httptigerwebclemsonedu SIS on the mainframe or Tiger Line 864 656TIGR Attendance You are expected to attend all lectures If you miss class you are responsible for the material covered in the lecture and for any assignment made If the instructor is not present by 10 minutes after the start of the class time assume that class is canceled 638 students Students receiving credit for 638 are required to cover many of the topics in greater detail than are students enrolled in 438 Students in 638 can expect additional homework problems additions to the machine problems and additional examination questions Academic Honesty The following is the of cial statement of Clemson University on Academic Integrity As members of the Clemson University community we have inherited Thomas Green Clemson s vision of this institution as a high seminary of learning Fundamental to this vision is a mutual commitment to truthfulness honor and responsibility without which we cannot earn the trust and respect of others Furthermore we recognize that academic dishonesty detracts from the value of a Clemson degree Therefore we shall not tolerate lying cheating or stealing in any form We encourage you to discuss interpretations of problems and assignments with each other but we expect that you will construct and write up your own solutions to any assignments that you turn in for credit If students are found to have collaborated excessively or to have blatantly cheated e g by copying or sharing answers during an examination all involved will at a minimum receive grades of 0 for the first infraction Further infractions will result in failure in the course and possibly recommendation for dismissal from the university Page 2 of 2
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