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Computer Networks. Instructor: Prof. Sujoy Ghosh, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, IIT Kharagpur.

This course discusses the fundamentals of computer networks. The emergence of computer networks, an overview of OSI reference model. Network topology: Bus, Star, Ring, and Mesh topologies. Physical medium: Benefits of digital transmission, Data encoding techniques, Wire propagation effects, UTP cables, Coaxial cables, Optical fibers, Wireless transmission. Multiplexing: FDM, WDM, TDM, STDM. The evolution of telecom networks. Packet switches. SONET/SDH. Fiber optic components and fiber optic communication. Multiple access protocols: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA, Token Ring, FDDI. Data link protocols. Error detection and correction. Satellite communication. Ethernet. Cellular Networks, Wireless networks: Wireless LAN and MAN, Bluetooth. ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode). Routing. TCP/IP. Network management and security. (from nptel.ac.in)

Course Curriculum

  • Lecture 01 – Emergence of Networks and Reference Models Unlimited
  • Lecture 02 – Network Topology: Bus, Star, Ring, and Mesh Unlimited
  • Lecture 03 – Physical Medium: Analog vs. Digital, Digital Transmission, … Unlimited
  • Lecture 04 – Physical Medium: UTP and Coaxial Cables, Optical Fibers, … Unlimited
  • Lecture 05 – Multiplexing (Sharing a Medium): FDM, WDM, TDM, STDM Unlimited
  • Lecture 06 – Telecom Networks Unlimited
  • Lecture 07 – Switches Unlimited
  • Lecture 08 – Packet Switches Unlimited
  • Lecture 09 – SONET/SDH Unlimited
  • Lecture 10 – Fiber Optic Components Unlimited
  • Lecture 11 – Routing and Wavelength Assignment in WDM All Optical Networks Unlimited
  • Lecture 12 – Protection and Restoration in Optical Networks Unlimited
  • Lecture 13 – Multiple Access Protocols: FDMA, TDMA, CDMA Unlimited
  • Lecture 14 – Token-Based MAC: Token Ring, FDDI Unlimited
  • Lecture 15 – Data Link Protocols Unlimited
  • Lecture 16 – Error Control: Error Detection and Correction Unlimited
  • Lecture 17 – Stop and Wait Protocol Unlimited
  • Lecture 18 – Satellite Communication Unlimited
  • Lecture 19 – Ethernet – CSMA/CD Unlimited
  • Lecture 20 – Modern Ethernet: Ethernet Cabling, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, … Unlimited
  • Lecture 21 – Local Internetworking Unlimited
  • Lecture 22 – Cellular Networks Unlimited
  • Lecture 23 – Wireless Networks: Wireless LAN and MAN, Bluetooth Unlimited
  • Lecture 24 – ATM (Asynchronous Transfer Mode) Unlimited
  • Lecture 25 – ATM Signaling, Routing and LAN Emulation Unlimited
  • Lecture 26 – Introduction to Routing Unlimited
  • Lecture 27 – RIP – Distance Vector Routing Unlimited
  • Lecture 28 – IP version 4 Unlimited
  • Lecture 29 – IP version 6 and Mobile IP Unlimited
  • Lecture 30 – UDP and Client Server Unlimited
  • Lecture 31 – TCP Unlimited
  • Lecture 32 – IP Multicasting Unlimited
  • Lecture 33 – DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol) and ICMP Unlimited
  • Lecture 34 – DNS (Domain Name System) and Directory Unlimited
  • Lecture 35 – Congestion Control Unlimited
  • Lecture 36 – QoS (Quality of Service) and Multimedia Unlimited
  • Lecture 37 – Network Management Unlimited
  • Lecture 38 – Network Security Unlimited
  • Lecture 39 – FTP (File Transfer Protocol) and SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) Unlimited
  • Lecture 40 – HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) Unlimited

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