Computer Communications Specialization

Started Nov 20

Computer Communications Specialization

Computer Communications Specialization

Launch your career in computer network & security. Provide an introduction to fundamental network architecture concepts and network design alternatives

About This Specialization

This specialization is developed for seniors and fresh graduate students to understand fundamental network architecture concepts and their impacts on cyber security, to develop skills and techniques required for network protocol design, and prepare for a future of constant change through exposure to network design alternatives. Students will require a prior knowledge of C programming, an understanding of math probability and a computer science background is a plus.

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4 courses

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Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Fundamentals of Network Communication

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    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 h
  2. COURSE 2

    Peer-to-Peer Protocols and Local Area Networks

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we discuss peer-to-peer protocols and local area networks. Part one in this course is to answer the question of how does a peer-to-peer protocol deliver reliable data transfer service across unreliable transmission lines or netwo
  3. COURSE 3

    Packet Switching Networks and Algorithms

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we deal with the general issues regarding packet switching networks. We discuss packet networks from two perspectives. One perspective involves external view of the network, and is concerned with services that the network provide
  4. COURSE 4

    TCP/IP and Advanced Topics

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-5 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course, we give an in-depth study of the TCP/IP protocols. We examine the details of how IP enables communications across a collection of networks. We pay particular attention to the hierarchical structure of IP addresses and expla

Creators

  • University of Colorado System

    The University of Colorado Colorado Springs College of Engineering and Applied Science is consistently recognized as one of the top engineering schools in the country according to US News.

    The University of Colorado is a recognized leader in higher education on the national and global stage. We collaborate to meet the diverse needs of our students and communities. We promote innovation, encourage discovery and support the extension of knowledge in ways unique to the state of Colorado and beyond.

  • Xiaobo Zhou

    Xiaobo Zhou

    Professor, Interim Dean

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