EECS 745 High Performance Networks

Fall 2004, Wed 7:10pm, Edwards Campus
Regnier Hall Room 368
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
The University of Kansas

Lecturer: Benjamin Ewy
Email: bewy at ittc.ku.edu

Overview:
This class is an in depth exploration of high speed data networks with an emphasis on hands on learning and experience using lab resources.
Introduction:
  • Course introduction & expectations
  • Overview of Networking
  • Foundations
Direct Link Networks:
  • Encoding
  • Framing
  • Error Detection
  • Reliable Transmission
  • Ethernet
  • Wireless
Packet Switching:
  • Switching and Forwarding
  • Bridges & Extended LANs
  • MPLS
Internetworking:
  • Internetworking Concepts
  • IPv4
  • IPv6
  • Internet Multicast
  • Domain Name Services
  • Service Discovery
End-to-End Protocols:
  • Concepts
  • UDP
  • TCP
  • Performance
Congestion Control:
  • Issues
  • Queuing Disciplines
  • TCP Congestion Control
  • Congestion Avoidance
Advanced Topics in Netwokring:
  • Wireless Data Evolution
  • Reliable Systems
  • Security