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ECE 155A, Introduction to Computer Networks Topics for Midterm Exam, February 12, 2009 Introduction Computer Networks vs. Distributed Systems Client-Server vs. Peer-to-Peer Networks Wireless, Mobile, Wired Networks PANs, LANs, MANs, WANs, Internets Point-to-Point vs. Broadcast Communication Network Architecture, Protocol Hierarchy or Stack (Service vs. Protocol, Interface vs. Implementation) Types of Service, Quality of Service Reference Models (ISO/OSI, TCP/IP) Physical Layer Theoretical Foundations (Fourier Analysis, Nyquist’s Theorem, Shannon’s Theorem) Bit Rate vs. Baud Rate Transmission Media (Magnetic Media, Twisted Pair, Coax Cable, Fiber Optics) Wireless Transmission (Radio, Microwave, Infrared, Millimeter, Lightwave) Communication Satellites Telephone System (Modem, Codec) Multiplexing (FDM, TDM) Spread Spectrum, Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) Switching (Circuit Switching, Packet Switching, Virtual Circuits)
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