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Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 
Rensselaer Catalog 2016-2017 [Archived Catalog]

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ECSE 6670 - Local Computer Networks and Multiaccess Communication

Review of OSI and IEEE 802 layered network architectures. Related queuing theory including basic Markov chain theory; M/M/1 and M/G/1 queues; and reservation, polling, and token passing systems. Protocols for multiple access channels such as satellite and packet radio networks including ALOHA and carrier sensing protocols. Local area network protocols: CSMA/CD, token passing rings and buses, implicit token protocols, and protocols for fiber optic LANs. Emphasis throughout on access protocols and their analysis.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites: ECSE 2500, ECSE 4670.

When Offered: Spring term even-numbered years.

Credit Hours: 3

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