Take the Computer Networks Course to learn how the internet works!
University of Washington together with Coursera gives you the opportunity to dive into amazing world of the internet – tool that freelancer is using every day!
Computer Networks Course Syllabus
- Introduction, Protocols and Layering
- Physical and Link layers
- Retransmissions, Multiple access, Switching
- Network layer, Internetworking
- Intra- and Inter-domain Routing
- Transport layer, Reliability
- Congestion Control
- DNS, Web/HTTP, Content Distribution
- Quality of Service and Real-time Apps
- Network Security
Who should take this course?
We assume a rudimentary understanding of probability (such as the likelihood of an event) and computer system organization (such as binary representations and arithmetic). You should be comfortable with simple calculations and manipulations using scientific notation. We teach the course at the upper-undergraduate level. To do the optional, hands-on exercises you should be comfortable with installing systems software and running command-line programs.
Course can be taken without a book but there is a recommended reading. Read more about the instructors here.
Sessions: January 2014 onwards (12 weeks long)
Workload: 4-12 hours/week
Taught In: English
Subtitles Available In: English
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