Computer Networks CMPS 376 - Spring 2007Course meets MWF 11:00am - 12:25pm in Sci 414, Tu 10:30am - 12:55pm (lab) in Sci 407
Course DescriptionA study of computer networks focusing on the tcp/ip Internet protocols and covering the four layers: physical, data link, network, and transport, in detail. This course includes a 2 1/2 hours per week laboratory in which students will cover important network utilities, debugging tools, process and thread control as it relates to network programming, and the coding of programs which do interprocess communication over sockets. The typical Internet client program which accesses a tcp network server daemon will be covered in detail.
TextbookComputer Networks, 4th edition, Andrew S. Tanenbaum, Prentice Hall, ISBN 0-13-066102-3.