Course Catalog - 2019-2020

     

ELEC 529 - ADVANCED COMPUTER NETWORKS

Long Title: ADVANCED COMPUTER NETWORKS
Department: Electrical & Computer Eng.
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Credit Hours: 1 TO 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 429 OR ELEC 429
Description: This course explores advanced solutions in computer networks that are driven by the need to go beyond the best-effort capabilities of the Internet. Topics include network fault tolerance, traffic engineering, scalable data center network architectures, network support for big data processing, network support for cloud computing, extensible network control via software defined networking, denial-of-service-attack defense mechanisms. Readings from original research papers. Also include design project and oral presentation components. This course assumes students already have a good understanding of the best-effort Internet. Cross-list: COMP 529. Repeatable for Credit.
Course URL: http://www.clear.rice.edu/comp529/