2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) 
    May 30, 2024  
2020-2022 Undergraduate and Graduate Bulletin (with addenda) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ECE-GY 7373 High Performance Switches and Routers

3 Credits
This course addresses the basics, the theory, architectures and technologies to implement high-performance high-speed large-scale routers and switches. The fundamental concepts and technologies of packet forwarding, classification and switching learned in the class are useful and practical when designing IP routers, Ethernet switches and optical switches. Topics: IP Route Lookup, Packet Classification, Packet Scheduling, Buffer Management, Basics of Packet Switching, Output-buffered Switches, Shared-memory Switches, Crosspointbuffered Switches, Input-buffered Switches, Clos-network Switches, Multi-Stage Buffered Switches, Two-Stage Load-Balanced Switches, Optical Packet Switches and ASIC for IP Routers.

Prerequisite(s): ECE-UY 3613   or ECE-GY 6353  or equivalent.
Note: Online version available.

Weekly Lecture Hours: 3 | Weekly Lab Hours: 0 | Weekly Recitation Hours: 0