University of Colorado System
Fundamentals of Network Communication
University of Colorado System

Fundamentals of Network Communication

This course is part of Computer Communications Specialization

Taught in English

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Xiaobo Zhou

Instructor: Xiaobo Zhou

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15 hours (approximately)
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Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

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Intermediate level
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15 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

This module discusses the evolution of three example networks and their associated services, how services are influencing the evolution of modern networks, and examples of protocols and services.

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4 videos6 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module discusses the OSI reference model and show how the overall communication process can be organized into functions that are carried out in seven layers, and introduces the TCP/IP architecture with a detailed routing example.

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3 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module introduces BSD sockets, which allow the student to write applications that use the service provided by the TCP/IP protocols. It also introduces some fundamentals of digital communications.

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3 videos4 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

This module presents coding techniques that can be used to detect errors that may occur during digital transmission. These coding techniques form the basis for protocols that provide reliable transfer of information.

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3 videos5 readings2 quizzes1 discussion prompt

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1 reading1 peer review

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Xiaobo Zhou
University of Colorado System
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