CS2363 COMPUTER NETWORKS Syllabus EEE Sixth(6th) Semester - Anna University - Regulation 2008


CS2363 COMPUTER NETWORKS                  L T P C
                                                                           3 0 0 3
UNIT I                         9
Introduction to networks – network architecture – network performance – Direct link networks –
encoding – framing – error detection – transmission – Ethernet – Rings – FDDI - Wireless networks
– Switched networks – bridges
UNIT II                          9
Internetworking – IP - ARP – Reverse Address Resolution Protocol – Dynamic Host Configuration
Protocol – Internet Control Message Protocol – Routing – Routing algorithms – Addressing –
Subnetting – CIDR – Inter domain routing – IPv6
UNIT III                          9
Transport Layer – User Datagram Protocol (UDP) – Transmission Control Protocol – Congestion
control – Flow control – Queuing Disciplines – Congestion
Avoidance Mechanisms.
UNIT IV                       9
Data Compression – introduction to JPEG, MPEG, and MP3 – cryptography – symmetric-key –
public-key – authentication – key distribution – key agreement – PGP – SSH – Transport layer
security – IP Security – wireless security – Firewalls
UNIT V                         9
Domain Name System (DNS) – E-mail – World Wide Web (HTTP) – Simple Network Management
Protocol – File Transfer Protocol (FTP)– Web Services -
Multimedia Applications – Overlay networks
L = 45 T = 15 TOTAL = 60 PERIODS
TEXT BOOK:
1.Larry L. Peterson and Bruce S. Davie, “Computer Networks: A Systems Approach”,
Fourth Edition, Elsevier Publishers Inc., 2007.
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REFERENCES:
1. James F. Kuross and Keith W. Ross, “Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach
Featuring the Internet”, Third Edition, Addision wesley, 2004.
2. Andrew S. Tanenbaum, “Computer Networks”, Fourth Edition, PHI, 2003.
3. William Stallings, “Data and Computer Communication”, Sixth Edition, Pearson
Education, 2000.
4. Nader F. Mir, ”Computer and communication networks”, Pearson Education, 2007.
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