SICS 4643: Networks and Telecommunications
This course will provide students with a systematic understanding of the field of computer networks, encompassing a range of perspectives including: the underlying principles of how they, and associated technologies, work; the way these principles are put into practice in industry-standard network products; and the practical aspects of running a mission-critical network within real organizations.
- Describe various computer network terminologies
- Understand the functions of network connectivity devices
- Gain appreciable knowledge about the responsibilities of the layers of the OSI Reference Model and the Internet Model
- Understand various types of networks including Local Area Network (LAN), Wide Area Network (WAN).
COURSE FORMAT/ OBJECTIVE:
The course will introduce the student to some common biomedical instruments; fundamentals to biomedical measurements; physiological signals; biomedical sensors; analog signal amplification and filters; digital acquisition; digital filtering and processing; fault diagnosing and trouble shooting, and an overview of several common medical instrumentation platforms.
- Martin, P. C. (…). Networks and Telecommunications: Design and Operation, 2nd Ed. Wiley.
- Stallings, W. (2007). Data and Computer Communications. Pearson Education.
- Forouzan, B. A. (2007). Data Communications and Networking. 4th Ed. McGraw-Hill.
- Duck, M. and Read, R. (2003), Data Communications and Computer Networks for Computer Scientists and Engineers. 2 Ed. Pearson Prentice Hal.
- Flood, J. E. (1997). Telecommunication networks. Institute of Electrical Engineers, UK.
Continuous Assessment Tests 5%, Mid-Semester Exams 15%, Homework 20%, Final Examination 60%, and Class Attendance 10%