Welcome to the Homepage of ELE543,
Computer network architectures, data link control and access protocols
including token ring, CSMA/CD, slotted access etc. for LANs, internet
protocols, internet resources and applications, software and hardware issues
in computer communication, network delay analysis, and current technology in
The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
and jointly listed as CSC519.
Number of Credits: 4.
Prerequisite: Ele437, Knowledge in computer architecture, and good programming skill.
For those students who do not have basic computer engineering math background,
you are encouraged to prepare yourself by reviewing/learning the
basics of linear algebra, probability theory, computer programming, and logic designs.
Prof. Qing Yang, who initiated the course.
Text book: Computer Networking: A Top-Down Approach Featuring Internet, by
Kurose and Ross, Addison-Wesley, Current Edition.
Reference 1: Andrew S. Tanenbaum, "Computer Networks", Prentice Hall.
Tentative Course Plan for Fall 2008
- Class Location: Room 120 at CCRI Newport.
- Class Time: Wednesday, 6-8:45 PM.
- Class schedule and syllabus for Fall 2008
- There will be two Exams accounted for
30% and 40% of final grade, respectively,
one term project
accounted for 20% of the total grade. Project presentation 10% of your grade
Here is a list of sample projects for your reference.