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Systems and Computer Engineering (SYSC)

Department of Systems and Computer Engineering
Faculty of Engineering

SYSC 4502 [0.5 credit]

Communications Software

Layered communication software models and Internet protocols. FSM, EFSM, and MSC. APIs and socket programming. Routing algorithms and data structures. Packet scheduling algorithms and real-time operating systems. Layer integration and implementation issues.
Precludes additional credit for SYSC 3502.
Prerequisites: SYSC 4602 and (SYSC 2004 or SYSC 2100), and fourth year status in Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Engineering, or Software Engineering, or third year status in Communications Engineering.
Lectures three hours a week, problem analysis three hours alternate weeks.

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