Here is the list of topics covered for the final exam and what you should know under each:
* Medium Access Control Sublayer (Chapter 4: 4.2.3- 4.2.4, 4.3 - 4.5) + Collision-Free Protocols - Binary Countdown + Limited-Contention Protocols - Adaptive Tree Walk + 802.3 - Ethernet + 802.4 - Token Bus + 802.5 - Token Ring + 802.6 - Token Ring + Bridges - General issues in connecting the 802's. * The Network Layer (Chapter 5: 5.1 - 5.2.7, 5.3 - 5.3.7) + Services + The Optimality Principal + Routing - Shortest Path Routing - Flooding Routing - Flow Based Routing - Distance Vector Routing - Link State Routing - Hierarchical Routing + Congestion Control - Principles - Traffic Shaping - Choke Packets - Weighted Fair Queuing * Transport Layer (Chapter 6: 6.1 - 6.2.3, 6.4.2 - 6.4.7) + Services - QoS - Primitives - Sockets + Establishing a Connection - Addressing - Three-way Handshake - Releasing a Connection + TCP - Transmission Policy - Congestion Control - Timer Management * Project 2 - Hangin' Out and Chatting in a Coffee Shop + TCP Connections - Receiving - Sending + UDP Connections - Receiving - Sending - Error control + Talking to the Server + Establishing a Chat + How to Make a Coffee Coolata (kidding) * Project 3 - T-Bone: The Tiny-Backbone + MBone basics - Multicast islands - Tunneling + IP Multicast - Functionality of - Similarity/differences to UDP + Simple animations
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