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Course Title[Course Code]:Computer Networks[CHW 465]

Faculty: Computers and Artificial Intelligence
Department: Artificial Intelligence
Program: Computers System
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Undergraduate(Forth Year-First Semester)
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( 2 ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
The course aims at introducing the Introduction: Types and sources of data, communication models, standards, Data transmission: techniques, transmission media and characteristics. Information theory: Information sources, information measure, entropy, source codes. Line codes: characteristics, return-to-zero and non-return-to-zero signaling, bipolar alternate mark inversion, code (radix, redundancy and efficiency), important codes in current use, frequency spectra characteristics of common line codes, receiver clock synchronization, optical fiber systems, scramblers. Modems: characteristics, modulation, equalization, control, V-standards. Error Control: Transmission impairments, forward error control, linear block codes, feedback error control.