[1-2] Introduction to networks, connection-oriented and connectionless services, classification of networks, the OSI reference model, interconnections of networks, examples of computer and data communication networks.
 Theoretical basis for date communications, data transmission in the physical layer, transmission media, wireless transmission.
[4-5] Multiple Access - efficiency and delay, Aloha, slotted Aloha, non-persistent CSMA.
Practical Multiple Access Protocols - CSMA/CD, Token Ring, IEEE 802 standards.
[6-8] Introduction to Queuing Theory - characteristics of queues, general results, Little’s result, P-K formula
[9-10] Data link layer, framing, error control, sliding window protocols, flow control, error detection and correction.
[11-15] Internet architecture and protocols, shortest path routing, distance vector routing, link state routing, IP multicast, mobile IP and Internet Protocol security (IPsec).
[16-18] Transport layer protocols at transport layers – Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) and User Datagram Protocol (UDP), RTP and RTCP.
[19-20] Application layer protocols including DNS, Email, WWW and VoIP.