Southern Polytechnic State University

Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013

CS 4263 Computer Networks

Prerequisite: CS 3243

3-0-3

Issues involved in computer networks and the Internet are examined based on the layered network architecture model. Objectives and methodologies of each layer are studied with particular emphasis on the Application, Transport, Networ, and Datalink layers. Both the principles in computer networking and practical implementations (via network programming labs) are covered. Other interesting topics such as network security are briefly introduced.

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