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COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT

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Department of Electrical Engineering

Communication Networks –
Architectures and Protocols
Introduction

MS-EE (Telecommunication)

© 2011-14 Khurram Aziz

Department of EE, CIIT Islamabad

Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols

Contents • Self Introduction – Academic – Professional – Research • Introduction of the course • Issues in Communication Networks • Course Outline © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .

Electrical Engineering • Vienna University of Technology. 2002 – Ph. Electrical Engineering • National University of Singapore. Lahore. (Hons) Electrical Engineering (Telecom) • University of Engineering & Technology. © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.Sc.D. Austria. 1992 – M. 2008 • Topic: Queueing Analysis of Network Edge Nodes Based on Multi-dimensional State Diagrams. Khurram Aziz – B .Sc. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .About Myself – Academic • Dr.

Ltd. Ltd. Lahore – 1998 – 2000 (Software Engineer / Senior SE) • NetSol Technologies.About Myself – Professional • Softech Systems Pvt. Lahore – Lecturer (2003) • Air University.. Singapore – Senior Engineer (2001 – 2002) • Informatics Pvt.. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols ... Singapore – Consultant (2000 – 2001) • Mobiwave Pte. Lahore – 2000 (SSE / Project Lead) • Fujitsu Singapore Pte. HoD EE (2010 – 2011) • COMSATS Institute of Information Technology – Assistant Professor (2011 – Present) © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. Ltd. Islamabad – Lecturer (2003 – 2004) • NUST School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science – Assistant Professor (2008 – 2011) – HoD CSE (2009 – 2010). Ltd.

About Myself – Research • Research Interests – – – – Performance modeling of communication networks Mobile. wireless and sensor networks Optical burst. • Projects – 4 funded projects • Publications – 1 patent – 2 book chapters – 25 research papers © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. packet and hybrid switched systems Software defined networking. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .

CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .Communication System Source Transmitter Transmission System Receiver Destination © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.

Communication Networks © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of Department EE. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks Data– Networks Architectures & Communication and Protocols . CIIT Islamabad of EE.

technologies.Course Outline* • • • • • • • • • Protocol design for communication networks Network routing Transport protocols Distributed systems and their motivations. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols . and topologies Data link and network protocols Point-to-point and broadcast networks Internetworking * May be subject to changes © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. applications and organization The network communication architecture Local and long haul networks.

Gallagher. ISBN 1-58450-329-7. Stallings. ISBN 978-0-13-200916-4. ISBN 0-02-415425-3. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols . – Data Networks – 2nd edition by D. ISBN 978-0-07-325032-8. Prasad. (Prentice Hall) – Data Communications and Networking – 4th edition by B. (McGraw-Hill) – Data and Computer Communications – 5th edition by W. (Prentice Hall) – Principles of Digital Communication Systems and Computer Networks – 1st edition by K. • Following books may be helpful for several topics. Forouzan.Text and References • Lecture slides and course material will be available on the course website as and when required. Bertsekas and R. V. (Charles River Media) © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.

Theory and Techniques by Enrico Forestieri. (Springer) – Cryptography and Network Security – 2nd edition by A. (McGraw-Hill) © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. (Prentice Hall) – Optical Communications.Text and References • Additional Reading – Wireless Communications: Principles and Practice – 2nd edition by T. Rappaport. (McGraw-Hill) – Cryptography and Network Security – 1st edition by B. S. Forouzan. ISBN 978-0-07-064823-4. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols . ISBN 0-38-723132-3. ISBN 978-0-07-332753-2. ISBN 0-13-042232-0. Kahate.

• Unannounced quizzes will cover the topics from lectures since the last quiz • Topics will be listed for the announced quizzes • Research Paper • Mid-term Test • End-term Test © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz : : : 10-15 % 25 % 50% Department of EE.Weightage • Assignments and Quizzes : 10-15 % – Assignments • • • • Two mini-projects or assignments Must be completed and returned by the given deadline Late submissions will not be accepted Plagiarism is an offence and will result in a zero mark. announced/unannounced • Duration between 15-30 minutes. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols . – Quizzes • 4 quizzes.

CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .Important Note • Students are required to periodically check the course website and I will try my best to keep it up to date • Lecture slides will be available through the course website after the lecture • All important announcements will be made through the course website • Solutions to most assignments and all quizzes will be discussed in class and made available through the course website © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.

It involves both stealing someone else's work and lying about it afterward • Plagiarism of any sort will result in a zero grade and repeat offenders will be dealt with severely © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE. plagiarism is an act of fraud.A Note on Plagiarism • Plagiarism is defined as: – to steal and pass off (the ideas or words of another) as one's own – to use (another's production) without crediting the source – to commit literary theft – to present as new and original an idea or product derived from an existing source • In other words. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .

edu. & Thu.comsats. 17:30 to 20:30. 11:00 to 13:00.Work Hard and Best of Luck • Office location: AB-I.pk ww3. Room 226 • Lectures: Tue.aspx?Uid=4215 © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.edu..pk/faculty/FacultyDetails. • Consultation: (AB-I. CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .. 205) Wed.aziz@comsats. (or through prior appointment by email) • E-mail: • Web-site: khurram.

CIIT Islamabad Communication Networks – Architectures and Protocols .Questions ? © 2011-14 Khurram Aziz Department of EE.