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Computer Networks ELEX 8130

Electrical and Computer Engineering Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

This course analyzes the various communication protocols that have been defined to create communication environments in which computers can exchange information in an open way. Course topics include protocol structures, inter-networking, high-speed networks and network management issues. Error control and correction, and queuing theory is also presented. Students will perform hands-on labs and programming assignments using BCIT's telecommunications lab hardware.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe components of basic protocol stacks.
  • Calculate checksums and error detection codes.
  • Describe algorithms behind congestion avoidance and control.
  • Perform routing and shortest path calculations.
  • Describe queue management and quality of service.
  • Describe basic compression and coding schemes.
  • Model various network problems using the OPNET simulation package.

Effective as of Winter 2007

Related Programs

Computer Networks (ELEX 8130) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Energy

  1. Electronics
    Bachelor of Technology Part-time

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