The course introduces students to advanced topics in Internet communication, especially those that relate to application layer services and network and transport layer service support. The course will enable students to evaluate Internet services, applications, and technologies in terms of their operations and management requirements. It will also enable them to design new Internet services in a manner that is scalable, robust and efficient.
Scalable world wide web service. Electronic commerce. Group-oriented services. Multimedia services. Security considerations. Emerging technologies and services.
Assignments and course project.