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Beginner Level

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English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction

5 videos (Total 39 min), 3 readings
5 videos
Sharing Is Hard & Ranking is Hard8m
Crowds Are Wise & Crowds Are Not So Wise7m
Network Is Expensive & Divide and Conquer7m
End to End & Bigger And Bigger8m
3 readings
About Us10m
Suggested Readings and Links10m
Keep in Touch10m
3 hours to complete

Power Control in Cellular Networks

21 videos (Total 125 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
21 videos
Multiple Access6m
FDMA8m
0G4m
Attenuation5m
Cells & 1G9m
2G3m
TDMA4m
CDMA8m
Cocktail Party Analogy4m
Near-far Problem8m
SIR5m
DPC7m
DPC Computation: Part A11m
Negative Feedback3m
DPC Computation: Part B 7m
Convergence3m
Distributed Computation3m
Handoffs3m
CDMA & 3G5m
Summary2m
1 reading
Power of Networks10m
1 practice exercise
Problem Set #130m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Random Access in Wifi Networks

15 videos (Total 98 min), 1 reading
15 videos
Traffic Analogy4m
WiFi Standards5m
WiFi Deployment6m
Accessing WiFi10m
Interference7m
Controlled vs. Random Access6m
Random Access Protocols & ALOHA7m
ALOHA Successful Transmission5m
ALOHA Throughput7m
ALOHA Inscalability8m
CSMA Carrier Sensing5m
CSMA Backoff7m
CSMA vs. ALOHA5m
Summary3m
1 reading
Power of Networks
2 hours to complete

PageRank by Google

11 videos (Total 67 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
11 videos
Search Engines7m
Webgraphs8m
In-degree3m
The "Random Surfer"7m
Importance Equations5m
PageRank Example Calculation10m
PageRank Example Summary5m
Dangling Nodes & Disconnected Graph6m
Robust Ranking3m
Summary3m
1 reading
Power of Networks
1 practice exercise
Problem Set #230m
Week
3
1 hour to complete

Product Rating on Amazon

11 videos (Total 69 min), 1 reading
11 videos
Average Ratings10m
The Wisdom of Crowds10m
Rating Aggregation Challenges4m
Naive Averaging5m
Bayesian Ranking: Part I5m
Bayesian Ranking: Part II9m
Bayesian Ranking in Practice5m
What does Amazon do? Part I5m
What does Amazon do? Part II5m
Summary3m
1 reading
Power of Networks
2 hours to complete

Movie Recommendation on Netflix

18 videos (Total 111 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
18 videos
Video Streaming5m
Recommendation is Everywhere3m
Netflix Recommendation System5m
Netflix Prize: Logistics7m
Netflix Prize: The Competition4m
Our Example3m
Raw Average7m
User-movie Interactions7m
Baseline Predictor6m
Similarity4m
Cosine Similarity9m
Similarity Values10m
Leveraging Similarity8m
Neighborhood Predictor4m
Performance of Different Methods3m
Summary3m
Copy of Cosine Similarity9m
1 reading
Power of Networks
1 practice exercise
Problem Set #330m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Midterm

1 quiz
1 practice exercise
Midterm2h
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Top reviews from Networks Illustrated: Principles without Calculus

By PPJul 4th 2019

Using themes and analogies, this course successfully give a holistic view. You lose a bit on mathematical precision, but gain on a firmer understanding of the phenomena.

Instructors

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Christopher Brinton

Lecturer
Electrical Engineering
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Mung Chiang

Professor
Electrical Engineering

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