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Fundamentals of Network Communication

University of Colorado System via Coursera


In this course, we trace the evolution of networks and identify the key concepts and functions that form the basis for layered architecture. We introduce examples of protocols and services that are familiar to the students, and we explain how these services are supported by networks. Further, we explain fundamental concepts in digital communication, and focus on error control techniques that include parity check, polynomial code, and Internet checksum. Students will be required to have some previous programming experience in C-programming (C++/Java), some fundamental knowledge of computer organization and IT architecture and a background in computer science is a plus.

Taught by

Xiaobo Zhou

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  • Abdinasir Rage is taking this course right now, spending 8 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be very easy.

    This course is very easy it is not difficult and i like it becouse i understood well and i can teach other students.

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