INFS3230-B Networks/Data/Computer Comm (Fall 2020)

Course Details

Section will be taught totally online with no scheduled class meetings. Students must arrange for daily access to a computer and the Internet prior to the start of classes. Robert Morris labs are to be used only as a backup in special situations and may not be relied upon for extended periods of time. In addition to the Internet link, online classes have a large emphasis on email. All messages from the instructor and other information regarding online classes, including user ids, passwords, and login instructions will be sent to your Robert Morris University email account. Visit http://rmu.blackboard.com/ for more information.
Session, Dates: 1 (08/31/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Days: ONLINE
Time: -
Location: Internet/Online
Room:
Seats Available: 2 Seats
Credits: 3

Course Description

This course provides the student with terminology and concepts related to data communications. Modes of data transmission and transmission media are discussed. Emphasis is placed on the integration of electronic principles with systems analysis and design for computer networks. The role of telecommunications in systems design for networking and distributed processing is presented, along with the architecture of data communication systems ranging from local area networks to international wide area networks. Also discussed are common data communication error detection and correction techniques, available communications software, common carrier services, and prevailing relative costs for those services.

Prerequisite: INFS3210 or INFS3211

About the Instructor(s)

Ping Wang, Ph.D.
Professor of Computer and Information Systems
Computer and Information Systems

wangp@rmu.edu
412-397-6456 phone
412-397-6468 fax
Wheatley Center 221
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