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  • Course Code: COMP454
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3Crs.: 3Lec, 0Lab)
  • Course Type: Computer Engineering Core Courses (CECC)

Course Description

The OSI Model. The TCP/IP stack. Application Layer protocols. Transport Layer protocols. Network Layer protocols. Data Link Layer protocols. Frame format: character stuffing, bit stuffing. Error control. Automatic-repeat request and sliding-window protocols. Local area networks: Ethernet, token ring and FDDI, wireless LANs. Circuit switching versus packet switching. Routing and forwarding algorithms. Network Address Translation (NAT). SSH Port Forwarding/Tunneling. Pre-req.: COMP 225.