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Fall 2020
Jul 15, 2024
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CS 42200 - Computer Networks
Credit Hours: 3.00. Undergraduate-level introduction to computer networks and data communication. Low-level details of media, signals, and bits: time division and frequency division multiplexing; encoding; modulation; bandwidth, throughput, and noise. Packet transmission: Local Area Network (Ethernet, FDDI) and Wide Area Network technologies (ATM); wireless networks; network interconnection with repeaters, bridges, and switches; DSU/CSU; xDSL and cable modems. Internetworking: router-based architecture; IP addressing; address binding with ARP; datagram encapsulation and fragmentation; UDP and TCP, retransmission; protocol ports; ICMP and error handling. Network applications: client/server concept; port demultiplexing; program interface to protocols (API); use by clients and servers; domain name system; TELNET; Web technologies including HTTP, CGI, Java; RPC and middleware; network management. Typically offered Fall Spring.
0.000 OR 3.000 Credit hours

Levels: Undergraduate, Graduate, Professional
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture, Practice Study Observation
All Sections for this Course

Offered By: College of Science
Department: Computer Science

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Must be enrolled in one of the following Programs:     
      Computer Science-BS

Undergraduate level CS 35400 Minimum Grade of C [may be taken concurrently] or (Undergraduate level ECE 46900 Minimum Grade of C or Undergraduate level EE 46900 Minimum Grade of C) and Undergraduate level CS 25100 Minimum Grade of C and Undergraduate level CS 25200 Minimum Grade of C

Short Title: Computer Networks

Course Configurations:

Configuration 1: 3.0 Credits
Schedule Type Weekly Contact Hours Instructional Credit Distribution
Lecture 3 3.0
Practice Study Observation 2 0.0

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