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A List of courses taught by ETRO people.

IT Networks

Introduction

Part 1 - Evolution of Communication Networks

(Prof. Jacques Tiberghien)

  • The 19th century telecommunications (24 min, PowerPoint)
    • Telegraph - Telephone
    • Digital vs. analog communications
  • The voice networks & the data networks
  • The electronics revolution (23 min, PowerPoint)
    • Digital sound
    • Mainframe computers with remote access
    • The first unification : ISDN
    • Local area networks
    • Wide area and local area networks integration
  • The Internet (27 min, PowerPoint)
    • The research project
    • The universal computer communications medium
    • The successful unification?
  • Introduced concepts
  • Part 2: Communications Systems Modeling

    (Prof. Kris Steenhaut)

    • Introduction (14 min, PowerPoint)
    • Example: a diplomatic negotiation
    • Principles of a layered model
    • Connection oriented and connectionless communications (25 min, PowerPoint)
    • Communication networks according to a layered model
    • Introduced concepts

    Part 3: Applications of Data Communications

    (Prof. Jacques Tiberghien)

    Part 4: Communications, Theory and Media

    (Prof. Kris Steenhaut)

    Part 5: Multiplexing

    (Prof. Jacques Tiberghien)

    • Link multiplexing (19 min, PowerPoint)
      • Circuit switching (Synchronous Time-domain Multiplexing)
      • Packet Switching (Statistical Time-domain Multiplexing)
    • Connection oriented vs. Connectionless (25 min, PowerPoint)
      • Datagrams & Routing
      • Virtual Circuits & Forwarding
    • Introduced concepts

    Extra: Full PowerPoint Presentations

    • Part 1: Evolution of Communication Networks
    • Part 2: Communications Systems Modeling
    • Part 3: Applications of Data Communications
    • Part 4: Communications, Theory and Media
    • Part 5: Multiplexing
Professors

Prof. Dr. Ir. Kris Steenhaut

+32 (0)2 629 2977

ksteenha@etrovub.be

more info

Prof. Jacques Tiberghien

+32 (0)2 629 2905

jgtiberg@etrovub.be

more info

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