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An Introduction to Computer Networks

Discussion in 'Off-topic Zone' started by Sam I Am, Oct 8, 2012.

  1. Sam I Am

    Sam I Am Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Stanford University is offering a free online class called An Introduction to Computer Networks. It begins today and last six weeks.

    Here are the details of the class:

    About the Course

    This is an introductory course on computer networking, specifically the Internet. It focuses on explaining how the Internet works, ranging from how bits are modulated on wires and in wireless to application-level protocols like BitTorrent and HTTP. It also explains the principles of how to design networks and network protocols. Students gain experience reading and understanding RFCs (Internet protocol specifications) as statements of what a system should do. The course grounds many of the concepts in current practice and recent developments, such as net neutrality and DNS security.​
     
  2. CowboyFan74

    CowboyFan74 Cowboys Analyst

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    Cool, thanks for posting.. Currently in school studying networks..
     
  3. Signals

    Signals Suspicious looking stranger

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    Sweet! thanks, I just enrolled at Stanford University. :D
     

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