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Internetworking & Higher Layer Protocols

Course No. CIS 656
Sections 851
Title Internetworking & Higher Layer Protocols
Course Website http://www.cs.njit.edu/~karvelas/DL-CIS-656-Fal05/index.html
Prerequisite(s) CIS 652
Instructor Dennis Karvelas
  • Office Room No. : GITC 4212
  • Office Phone : 973-596-2987
  • Fax : 973-596-5777
  • Email : dionissios.karvelas@njit.edu
  • Website: http://www.cs.njit.edu/~karvelas
  • Lab : N/A
  • Instructor Office Hours
    Description The objective of this course is an intensive study of interconnected networks and the corresponding protocols that make interconnected architectures function as a single unified
    communication system.
    We will cover a wide variety of topics including a brief overview of
    OSI and TCP/IP architectures, Internet History and Evolution, Underlying Network Technologies (Ethernet, FDDI, Frame Realy, ATM, etc.), IP addresses, ARP and RARP
    protocols, IP protocol, ICMP, Subnetting, Classless Inter-Domain Routing (CIDR), Virtual Private Networks (VPNs), IP version 6, TCP, UDP, Client Server Model of Interaction, BOOTP,
    DHCP, Domain Name System, Application Protocols.
    I strongly believe that with all these topics you will gain a very good insight into the Internet Architecture, the transport protocols that support its operation, and the various application
    protocols that can use this infrastructure to provide useful services to end users.
    Topics Introduction
    Network Architecture
    Underlying Network Technologies
    IP Addresses
    Subnetting, Supernetting, CIDR
    IP Packet Delivery and Routing
    Internet Protocol (IP)
    ARP and RARP
    Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
    Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
    IPv6 and ICMPv6
    Routing Protocols (RIP, OSPF, BGP)
    Multicasting (IGMP, DVMRP, MOSPF, CBT, PIM)
    User Datagram Protocol (UDP)
    Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)
    Client Server Model
    Domain Name System (DNS)
    BOOTP and DHCP
    Other Application Protocols
    Text Book(s) TCP/IP Protocol Suite 3nd Edition by Forouzan, B.A.
    Mc Graw-Hill (2003, ISBN 0072967722
    Time & Place DL
    Other Info Grading Scheme

    1st Quiz: 11 points, Saturday, October 1st ; it will be posted online at 11.00 am,
    you will type the answers, and e-mail it back to karvelas@hellas.njit.edu
    The alloted time will be written on the exam.
    The material for the 1st Quiz is the material of the first 5 lectures


    Midterm: 33 points, Saturday, October 22, 9.30 am (proctored exam)
    The material for the midterm is the material of the first 10 lectures
    Exam sites and rooms will be announced later

    2nd Quiz: 11 points, Saturday, November 19; it will be posted online at 11.00 am,
    you will type the answers, and e-mail it back to karvelas@hellas.njit.edu
    The alloted time will be written on the exam.
    The material for this Quiz is the material of lectures 11,12,13, and 14

    Final: 35 points, Saturday, December 17, 9.30 am (proctored exam)
    The material for the final is the material of lectures 11 to 17
    Exam sites and rooms will be announced later

    Project: 10 points. Do not e-mail the project. Use regular mail.
    It must have a post mark of December 5 (or earlier)



    Note that if the NJIT exam sites are far away from you, then you can find a close by
    college to you, that has a test center, and take the exam there. You may have to pay around
    $20 to use their service; ask for the price before you use this option.
    If you decide to use a test center, e-mail me their e-mail address, phone and fax numbers.


    Total Number of Exam Points TNEP = 2 quizes + midterm + final + project
    (thus maximum TNEP =100 points)

    The final grade of a student will be determined by his/her TNEP
    versus the class average TNEP; area around class average will be a grade B.


    Important Dates

    Thanksgiving: Thursday - Sunday, November 24-27

    Reading Day: December 13-14
    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.

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