Week 11: Multicast


Lecture notes:
Multicast - Lecture slides (6 per page)
Terms with which you should be familiar:
Broadcast, multicast, N-way unicast, uncontrolled flooding, broadcast storm, sequence number controlled flooding, reverse path forwarding, spanning tree, minimum spanning tree, IP multicast, class D network, host group, IGMP, membership_query, membership_report, leave_group, PIM (Protocol Independent Multicast), dense mode vs. sparse mode