University of Michigan - Shanghai Jiao Tong University Joint Institute


Ve 489: Computer Connection Networks

Course description: This course covers basic system architecture, protocol stack, and algorithms and protocols of computer communication networks. Students will get the basic knowledge of computer network architectures, services, applications, and protocol models; study protocols in different layers including physical, data link, network, and transport layers; understand transmission media, switching, multiple access arbitration, network routing, congestion control, flow control. multicast, and security; and learn the detailed Internet architecture.
Credit hours: 4 credits
Pre-requisites: Ve 482 or graduate standing or instructor’s permission 
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