EECE 655: Topics in Computer Networking


CSCI 446 and a course in probability; EECE 555 recommended

Catalog Description

Further study of selected topics from current networking research as presented in recently published journals.

Course Objectives

  • Gain a deeper theoretical and mathematical understanding of computer networks
  • Survey the current and near term research problems in computer networks

Course Outcomes

Students shall be able to:

  • Work with mathematical tools to analyze network configuration and performance
  • Propose and complete a short research project related to computer networks
  • Present a research topic through written and oral communication

Class Schedule

  • Two hundred minutes a week lecture

Contribution of Course to Meet the Professional Component

  • Engineering Science: 2 units
  • Engineering Design: 1 unit

Relationship of Course to Program Outcomes and Objective

This course makes significant contributions the following program outcomes:

  • An ability to apply knowledge of math, science and engineering
  • An ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data
  • An ability to design a system, component, or process to meet desired needs

This course supports the achievement of the following elements of the program objective:

  • Achieve success in graduate programs in computer engineering, electrical engineering or computer science.
  • Continue to develop their knowledge and skills after graduation in order to succeed personally and contribute to employer success.