“No man but a blockhead ever wrote, except for money.” - Samuel Johnson. The textbook world is changing. On the one hand, open source. that will assist students in their network planning. This document includes information under the following main headings: • Introduction to Networking. Protocols of each layer have to perform a set of functions. ❑ All alternatives for a row have the same interfaces. ❑ Choice of protocols at each layer is.
structed networks from other intro- ductory networking classes if you wanted them to share your infor- mation and networked resources. Those classes could be. 1. Session 1. Introduction to Communication Networks. ECE/IUPUI. Intro to Computer Communication. Networks. 2. Network Services. The Traditional Networks. Introduction. -A network can be defined as a group of computers and other devices connected in some ways so as to be able to exchange data. -Each of the .
a set of computers and/or switches connected by communication links. • many `` topologies'' possible: • local area networks (LAN) versus wide-area networks. Components of a computer network: • hosts (PCs, laptops, handhelds). • routers & switches (IP router, Ethernet switch). • links (wired, wireless). • protocols (IP. Introduction to Computer Networks and. Data Communications. Learning Objectives. •. Define the basic terminology of computer networks. •. Recognize the.