In this assignment, you will research routers by analyzing their functions in a network. You will accomplish this task by writing a paper that includes the following:
- Compare and contrast bridges, routers, and switches. Be sure to include the network layers involved and data delivery assurance.
- A diagram of a ten-node network that uses ten routers. The network may not be a fully interconnected or star network.
- The routing table for each node in the network.
- A scholarly discussion using several technical articles on possible routing algorithms.
- A recommendation for the appropriate routing algorithm for your network.
Support your paper with a minimum of five (5) scholarly or technical resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 6 pages not including title and reference pages, PLUS any relevant diagrams