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Network design principles. Performance evaluation of
Internet Design Techniques
This module is related to transport protocol and network node
Transport layer. Basic functionalities. Interactions with
application and network layers. UDP and TCP protocols in the
Internet stack. TCP flow control and congestion control. Congestion
window dynamics and algorithms. TCP implementations. Retransmission
time out. Mathematical models of TCP: throughput and latency.
Network layer. Routing protocols and algorithms. Routing in the
Internet. RIP and OSPF. Routing teble update. Exterior gateway
protocls: BGP. MPLS and traffic engineering.
Network node architectures. Interconnection networks. Queueing
techniques. Application of traffic theory to node design. Quality
of service in the Internet. Integrated services and Differentiated
services models. Queu management to support quality of service.
Slides prepared by the teacher
A. Tanenbaum, "Computer Networks", Prentice Hall.
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