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Computer Science Course Information
|Course No.||CIS 651||Sections||001,101|
|Prerequisite(s)||Basic knowledge of calculus and elements of probability theory
Good programming skills
|Instructor|| Boris Verkhovsky
|Instructor Office Hours|
|Description||Convergence of voice, data and video networks.
Elements of multimedia telecommunication networks.
Fundamentals of system analysis and design of communication networks.
Text and image compression algorithms.
Integrated networks with dedicated and shared facilities.
Flow and congestion control algorithms.
Data, voice and integrated networks performance evaluation.
Multimedia load distribution.
Satellite communication networks.
|Topics||Classification of communication systems & related problems
Elements of queuing theory
Communication system flow analysis
Quality of Service (QoS) concepts
QoS: voice networks
QoS: data networks
Spanning-tree problem and cable networks
Shortest-path algorithm (SPA)
Shortest-path trees and routing tables
Constraint-shortest path problem
Elements of dynamic programming
Optimal distribution of network flow
QoS: multimedia communication
Satellite communication systems
Multimedia load balancing
Voice network design
Communication system capacity expansion
Data communication system design
Huffman code and textual compression
Communication system design: cost analysis
Multi-link path: analysis & design
Multi-path network: analysis & design
Search algorithms & communication systems design
Solution of inverse problems and systems design
Security problems and countermeasures
Communication over unreliable channels
Future frontiers: communication without channels
|Text Book(s)||Computer Networks, 4 th edition by Andrew Tanenbaum.
Additional reading (optional)
Ahuja, Magnanti, Orlin, "Network Flows", 1993
Comer, "Computer Networks and Internets", 1997
Halsall, "Multimedia Communication", 2001
Peterson & Davie "Computer Networks", 2000
Richharia, "Satellite Communication Systems", 1995
|Time & Place||Friday 1:00 pm - 3:55 pm Kupf 107
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 9:05 pm Tier Lect #1
|Other Info||Equipment: Programmable scientific calculator
Evaluation is based on Quiz, Mid Term, Semester Project, Final Test
Academic Honor Code
The NJIT academic honor code
(http://www.njit.edu/academics/honorcode.php)applies in full to this
class. Note in particular that copying programs, in full or in part, is
forbidden. You may discuss ideas and concepts with your fellow
students, but you may NOT copy any code.