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Special Topics In Computer Networks (IT915)



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Voice Packetization: Quality of Service, Distributed Network Architecture. Packet Transport Technologies: Voice over the Internet Protocol, Voice over ATM, Voice Over Frame Relay, Comparison among other technologies. Broadband Access and Evaluation Networks: Voice over cable, Voice over DSL. Fast access technologies. (For example, ADSL, Cable Modem, etc.) IPv6: Why IPv6, basic protocol, extensions and options, support for QoS, security, etc., neighbour discovery, auto-configuration, routing. Changes to other protocols. Application Programming Interface for IPv6. Mobility in networks. Mobile IP. IP Multicasting. Multicast routing protocols, address assignments, session discovery, etc. TCP extensions for high-speed networks, transaction-oriented applications. Other new options in TCP.


David J. Wright, "Voice over Packet Networks", Wiley Publisher.
W. R. Stevens, "TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 1: The Protocols", Addison Wesley, 1994.
G. R. Wright, "TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 2: The Implementation", Addison Wesley, 1995.
W. R. Stevens, "TCP/IP Illustrated, Volume 3: TCP for Transactions, HTTP, NNTP, and the Unix Domain Protocols", Addison Wesley, 1996.
R. Handel, M. N. Huber, and S. Schroeder, "ATM Networks: Concepts, Protocols, Applications", Addison Wesley, 1998.
C. E. Perkins, B. Woolf, and S. R. Alpert. "Mobile IP: Design Principles and Practices", Addison Wesley, 1997.


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