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 CSE 550: Computer Network Design

​Course Information

Designation:   Required Course

Course Level:   Graduate


Prerequisite(s) by Topic: 

Prerequisite: (COE 540 and (ICS 353 or Equivalent)) or Consent of Instructor.

Catalog Description: 

Types of computer networks: LANs, VLANs, and WANs. Routing algorithms and routing protocols. The network development life cycle. Network analysis and design
methodology. Network design issues: Manageability; Node placement and sizing; Link topology and sizing; Routing; Reliability. Data in support of network design.
Structured enterprise network design. Hierarchical tree network design: Terminal assignment; Concentrator location. Mesh topology optimization. Traffic flow analysis.
Analysis of loss and delay in networks. Network reliability issues.​