Course Description for Network Design and Planning
Network Design and Planning
Prerequisites: CNT 4504 Computer Networks and Distributed Processing
In this course, students will examine computer network goals, models, and designs for both local area and wide area networks, with specific emphasis on internetworking principles. They will evaluate current network technologies and use related best practices and standards in the planning of a network. Through simulation techniques and graph and queuing theory, students will address user needs by assessing the capacity of a network, implementing a related evaluation model, and analyzing its performance.