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Syllabus | B.Tech-Computer Science & Engineering | High Speed Networks

  High Speed Networks Learning Schedule
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Pre-requisites: CN 3 0 0 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION

To highlight the features of different technologies involved in High Speed Networking and their performance.
COURSE OBJECTIVES

  • Students will get an introduction about ATM and Frame relay.
  • Students will be provided with an up-to-date survey of developments in High Speed Networks.
  • Enable the students to know techniques involved to support real-time traffic and congestion control.
  • Students will be provided with different levels of quality of service (Q.S) to different applications.

COURSE CONTENT

UNIT I:  HIGH SPEED NETWORKS

Frame Relay Networks – Asynchronous transfer mode – ATM Protocol Architecture, ATM logical Connection, ATM Cell – ATM Service Categories – AAL, High Speed LANs: Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, Fiber Channel – Wireless LANs: applications, requirements – Architecture of 802.11.

UNIT II : CONGESTION AND TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Queuing Analysis- Queuing Models – Single Server Queues – Effects of Congestion – Congestion Control – Traffic Management – Congestion Control in Packet Switching Networks – Frame Relay Congestion Control.

UNIT III : TCP AND ATM CONGESTION CONTROL

TCP Flow control – TCP Congestion Control – Retransmission – Timer Management –Exponential RTO backoff – KARN’s Algorithm – Window management – Performance of TCP over ATM. Traffic and Congestion control in ATM – Requirements – Attributes –90.

Traffic Management Frame work, Traffic Control – ABR traffic Management – ABR rate control, RM cell formats, ABR Capacity allocations – GFR traffic management.

UNIT IV:  INTEGRATED AND DIFFERENTIATED SERVICES

Integrated Services Architecture – Approach, Components, Services- Queuing Discipline, FQ, PS, BRFQ, GPS, WFQ – Random Early Detection, Differentiated Services.

UNIT V: PROTOCOLS FOR QOS SUPPORT

RSVP – Goals & Characteristics, Data Flow, RSVP operations, Protocol Mechanisms – Multiprotocol Label Switching – Operations, Label Stacking, Protocol details – RTP – Protocol Architecture, Data Transfer Protocol, RTCP.

TEXT BOOKS

William Stallings, “HIGH SPEED NETWORKS AND INTERNET”, Pearson Education, Second Edition, 2002.

REFERENCES:

  1. Warland, Pravin Varaiya, “High performance communication networks”, Second Edition , Jean Harcourt Asia Pvt. Ltd., , 2001.
  2. Irvan Pepelnjk, Jim Guichard, Jeff Apcar, “MPLS and VPN architecture”, Cisco Press, Volume 1 and 2, 2003.
  3. Abhijit S. Pandya, Ercan Sea, “ATM Technology for Broad Band Telecommunication Networks”, CRC Press, New York, 2004

 

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