MET CS 635 Network Design and Implementation
Prerequisites: MET CS 231 or MET CS 232, and either MET CS 625 or MET CS 535. Or instructor’s consent.
Delivery: Boston-Charles River Campus
Program: MS CS elective, MS TC core, MS CIS elective
Description: This course presents the concepts and fundamental design principles of computer networks and Internet that have contributed to the modern networks technologies. It will also present an overview of new trends in networks and Internet/Intranet with design of real campus networks. Topics include design principles for network topology and optimization of network elements. Design of network architecture is also covered, including the fundamentals of Internet applications (HTTP, FTP, DNS), TCP and UDP protocols and implementations, congestion control and traffic engineering, multimedia networking, and security in computer networks. 4 credits.