This course aims to have an overview of communication networks, to present their role as well as the different equipment that compose them. It explains the fundamental principles of networks, such as switching modes or the structures of protocols in layers. It allows to understand the functionality of the main techniques used in modern networks, without going into the details of each of them, by introducing the Internet as an example of a network.
Recommended prior knowledge:
Architecture of a computer system, Binary representations of information, Operating system