COE-341 Data and Computer Communications
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Exam dates are:
Students are responsible for the material in the textbook and that in the handouts, if any. The class notes and slides are just "notes"; they may not cover all required material. The book is the reference for the required material.
Below are a set of electronic class notes that are based on the textbook.
Chapter 1: Data Communications and Networking Overview
Chapter 2: Protocols - The OSI Reference Model and the TCP/IP Stack
Chapter 3: Fourier Analysis - These slides are still under development - not final.
In addition you can refer to the following handout: Fourier Series Expansion and Filtering
Data, Signals and Transmission
Chapter 4: Transmission Media or the new edition slides
These slides are originally for Stallings - I just added some explanatory text and modern (colored) illustrations
Chapter 5: Data Encoding - Modulation Techniques
Animation for PCM (the animations were provided by Forouzan)
Chapter 6: Digital Data Communication Techniques: Asynchronous/synchronous Transmission, Error Detection, and Error Coding (optional)
Chapter 7: Data Link Control (Flow/Error Control Schemes and HDLC) - ARQ design problems.
Animations for: stop-and-wait protocol, sliding-window protocol, CRC calculation, and HDLC (the animations were provided by Forouzan)
Chapter 8: Multiplexing (FDM and TDM)
Animations for: FDM, TDM, and Statistical TDM (the animations were provided by Forouzan)
These are the set of notes provided by the publisher. The original power point files are found at: ftp://ftp.prenhall.com/pub/esm/computer_science.s-041/stallings/Slides/DCC6e-Slides/
- Periodic signals - Period T and the relationship with the fundamental frequency f
- The DC component of a signal - The power of a periodic signal
- The Fourier series expansion of a periodic signal
- Computing the power of a signal using its Fourier series expansion - Computation of power of truncated signals
- Low/Band/High pass filtering (ideal)
- Introduces MATLAB programming language (code included in document)
Programming Assignment #2: Due June 7th, 2009.
More detailed material at:
The MathWorks website - The makers of Matlab
These will be in response to some key inquiries and interesting remarks made during the lectures. It would be advantageous to explore these sites and getting yourself familiar with these topics:
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