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TC 201 - Intro To Telecom Technology - Michigan State University Study Resources
  • 13 Pages exam1_studyguide
    Exam1_studyguide

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Study guide for Exam 1, TC201 Summer 2010 The following outline demonstrates the concepts and terms with which you should be familiar for the exam. Not everything on this list may make it to the exam, but nothing from the exam will not be on this list. Si

  • 7 Pages Exam1
    Exam1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Submitted by Wang, Shan (wangsh38@msu.edu) on 2/10/2014 5:51:21 PM! ! Points Awarded! 28.00! Points Missed! 2.00! Percentage! 93.3%! ! Incorrect 1.! Which of the following technologies made large numbers of cable networks available to local cable system o

  • 14 Pages TC 201 Notes Module 1
    TC 201 Notes Module 1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Introduction To Media And Information Technology

    TC 201 Notes Module 1 Key metrics of the digital world 1.Processing power- number of transistors on a chip & number of operations per second. (Next generation: silicon photonics) a. Moores law- number of gates on a chip (which determine processing power d

  • 3 Pages tc201 Lecture 6 Notes
    Tc201 Lecture 6 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Lecture 6 Notes App Layer address URL, only servers need it Network Layer Address IP address, assigned by network managers. Data Link Layer Adress MAC address and it's unique like a street address Class A IPv4 address 1st binary digit in 1st octet is 0 (C

  • 3 Pages tc201 Article 3 Notes
    Tc201 Article 3 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Article 3 Notes Video An electronic medium for the recording, copying and broadcasting of moving visual images Charles Ginsburg Led an Ampex research team developing one of the first practical video tape recorder (VTR) What was the price of video recorder

  • 3 Pages tc201 Article 5 Notes
    Tc201 Article 5 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Article 5 Notes PSTN network topology Describes the particular network topology (the way in which constituent parts are interrelated or arranged) that was necessary to support the Public switched telephone network (PSTN). To organize automated operator di

  • 3 Pages tc201 Review Questions Lesson 1
    Tc201 Review Questions Lesson 1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Review Questions Lesson 1 What is a "transducer"? A device that converts energy from one form to another. What does a microphone "transduce"? Sound waves to electrical signals What does a video camera "transduce"? Light waves to electrical signals What ar

  • 2 Pages tc201 Article 4 Notes
    Tc201 Article 4 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Article 4 Notes PSTN Public Switched Telephone Network. Provides a connection to subscribers for dial-up devices such as analog or ISDN modems. Originally developed to connect telephones and allow people to make analog phone calls. Telephone Exchange a te

  • 3 Pages tc201 Article 1 Notes
    Tc201 Article 1 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Article 1 Notes Telecommunications Network A collection of terminal nodes, links, and any intermediate nodes which are connected so as to enable telecommunication between the terminals. What do the nodes use to pass the signal through the correct links an

  • 2 Pages tc201 Lecture 4 Notes
    Tc201 Lecture 4 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Lecture 4 Notes Microwave Transmission transmitting information or energy, by the use of radio waves. Radio Spectrum involved with microwave transmission and is the range across frequencies 1.0 gigahertz to 30 GHz. Line of sight propagation electro-magnet

  • 3 Pages tc201 Lecture 2 Notes
    Tc201 Lecture 2 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Lecture 2 Notes Communication System Collection of individual communications networks, transmission systems, relay stations, tributary stations, and data terminal equipment (DTE) usually capable of interconnection and interoperation to form an integrated

  • 2 Pages tc201 Lecture 5 Notes
    Tc201 Lecture 5 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Lecture 5 Notes Transport layer *Responsible for moving messages from end-to-end in a network *segmenting *interacting with App layer (TCP) *est connection Autonomous System Routing Protocol, an org does the routing base on an autonomous system Interior R

  • 3 Pages TC 201 Internet and Internet Applications Notes
    TC 201 Internet And Internet Applications Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Internet and Internet Applications Group Internet is collection of networks that span the globe. Routers reduces clogging of data in large volumes on the connections TLS: Transport Layer Secuirty Overall security protocol that helps makes sites more secur

  • 1 Page TC201 Mobile Telephony Notes
    TC201 Mobile Telephony Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Mobile Telephony Quiz 1 on 9/23 Cellphones can com on more than 1600 channels A circuit board containing the brains of the phone Making a call Turn on the phone, the phone searches for the system identication code, phone makes a registration request Both

  • 2 Pages TC201 Distributed Computing Notes
    TC201 Distributed Computing Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Distributed Computing A single computer program runs on more than one computer at the same time Used to solve big problems much faster and more eciently. One or more servers which contain the blueprint for the coordinated program eorts Uses CPU, Memory, S

  • 2 Pages TC201 Decision Support System Notes
    TC201 Decision Support System Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Decision Support System A class of computer-based information system Utilizes analytical techniques (formulas and models) with data retrieval functions Mainly used for supporting business or organizational activities Designed for management, operation, an

  • 2 Pages TC201 Cloud Computing Notes
    TC201 Cloud Computing Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Cloud Computing Initial vs Ongoing Costs over time Operating expenses increase over time Floor space Power and cooling HW and SW upgrades Administrators and their salaries Two things that make cloud computing possible Data center A massive network of comp

  • 1 Page TC201 Big Data Notes
    TC201 Big Data Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Big Data The growth of social media and portable computing devices made it possible to collect and analyze unstructured data the digitization of communication, transactions and every aspect of our lives, combined with the faster ,cheaper and smaller compu

  • 1 Page TC201 Ubiquitous Internet and the Internet of Things
    TC201 Ubiquitous Internet And The Internet Of Things

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Ubiquitous Internet and the Internet of Things Ubiquitous Internet Idea of computing made to appear everywhere that users could interact with any device, location, and in any format Ex:Laptops,tablets,google class, EveryWare Mark Weiser He recognized that

  • 1 Page TC201 Data Networks Notes
    TC201 Data Networks Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Data Networks Network Interface Cards Iprovides physical access to a network, such as ethernet, wi, or token ring Sounds familiar? required for packet switching Mac address Media access control address Converts analog to digital and vice versa (A + errors

  • 1 Page TC201 Basics Notes
    TC201 Basics Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Basics Telecommunications: Communicating over electromagnetic signals Three basic elements of a telecom system 1. a transmitter that takes info and converts to signal 2. a transmission medium that carries signal (determines speed and amount of info) 3. a

  • 1 Page TC201 Telephony Notes
    TC201 Telephony Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Telephony Review from last class Modulating - analog to digital and digital to analog Multiplexing - Using com tables more eciently Packet switching - a mode of data transmission in which a message is broken into a number of parts that are sent independen

  • 1 Page tc201 Article 7 Notes
    Tc201 Article 7 Notes

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Article 7 Notes How do most video compression algorithms and codecs work? They combine spatial image compression and temporal motion compensation. Lossy compression Data encoding method that compresses data by discarding (losing) some of it. The procedure

  • 4 Pages TC201Mod2Pt2
    TC201Mod2Pt2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Module Overview TC 201 Network elements Module 2 Access facilities Telephone Switching & transport Part 2 Private networks Signaling & Intelligent networks 27 Transport Services Transport Services Inside the network switching, transport & related se

  • 2 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 5
    Exam 1 - Lecture 5

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Media Literacy Media Literacy is the ability to Access Analyze Evaluate and Create Messages across a variety of contexts Access Begin engaging (via a dynamic and social process, not a one-off act of hardware provision (p. 6) with .messages across

  • 2 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 2
    Exam 1 - Lecture 2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Meta-thoughts Goal of all lectures To help you learn the most important concepts True learning means being able to Do more than recognition Do more than memorization Synthesize! .ex. understand and apply concepts. (my job is to get you here) Need f

  • 2 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 1
    Exam 1 - Lecture 1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    The Agricultural Age Information Technologies Developed Alphabet Prior, it was only vocal, now it is written with writing materials Books: the Gateway to the Information Society The Industrial Society Information Technologies Developed Pigeon Hole

  • 1 Page Exam 1 - Lecture 3
    Exam 1 - Lecture 3

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Information Society Cave drawings Stone and clay - information is now transportable but is very heavy to move Papyrus - (paper) huge change, very light, doesnt last as long as the stone and clay Books (handwritten) Dawn of the Information Age First

  • 2 Pages Module 5
    Module 5

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Introduction To Media And Information Technology

    Module 5 Part 1 Review of Basic Principles When electrons move they create electromagnetic waves (radio waves) Radio waves have 2 fields: 1 electrical, 1 magnetic the electromagnetic field Energy transfer back & forth from one to the other oscillation Rad

  • 10 Pages Module 4
    Module 4

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Introduction To Media And Information Technology

    Module 4 Part 1 Co-Evolution of Cable & Satellite (great example of relationship between technological innovation, business innovation & regulation) Technological evolution: microwave- satellite- fiber internet/IP (VolP, IPTV, etc.) Business innovation: C

  • 12 Pages Module 3
    Module 3

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Introduction To Media And Information Technology

    Module 3 Part 1 Perception of Sound Human hearing Typically from 20hz to 20khz Lose higher frequencies with age We hear sound pressure as loudness Sound pressure level- dB SPL Threshold of hearing- around 5db Threshold of pain around 120db Loudness is sub

  • 10 Pages Module 2 Telephone
    Module 2 Telephone

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Introduction To Media And Information Technology

    Module 2 Telephone Network Concepts Network elements Terminals- equipment on the edge (end) of the network (e.g., telephone, fax machine, computer, server) Nodes- equipment in the network that directs traffic through the network (e.g., switch, router) Lin

  • 3 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 6
    Exam 1 - Lecture 6

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    9/19/12 Mary had a little lamb 1876: First voice transmission over wires (Bell) 1877: Phono-graph (Edison) 1888 Parafne Cylinder 1880-1900s: The cylinder Modern cylinder Playing my favorite songs on the Victrola 1882: The record (Berliner) 4 minu

  • 2 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 7
    Exam 1 - Lecture 7

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    9/24/12 - Media Ethics Morality: Judging Right vs. Wrong Ethics: Moral rules of conduct that guide actions Media ethics: Moral rules for media professionals Are media ethics codied in law (like in medicine)? Not always, media ethics are guided by Co

  • 3 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 4
    Exam 1 - Lecture 4

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Rise of Newspapers 1600-1750s: No Freedom of Press Publishers received licenses to publish Miltons marketplace of ideas Early American papers shut down for controversial postings Early Newspapers Early European newspapers - 1600s Elitist Censored

  • 3 Pages Exam 2 - Lecture 4
    Exam 2 - Lecture 4

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/24/12 - Video Games Recent Stats Half of all adults play video games 1 in 5 play on a daily basis 75% of video game players +18 Average age: 35 1/3 of adult gamers play for 10+ hours/week Only 11% of teens play that much Female game players out

  • 3 Pages Exam 2 - Lecture 1
    Exam 2 - Lecture 1

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/10/12 - History of Media Effects and Media Theory Intro Payne Fund Studies (1929-1932) 75% of lms focus on love, sex, and crime Inuence on emotions (e.g. GSR) Inuence on actions/behavior (e.g. social learning) Peoples Choice Study (1940) Longitu

  • 2 Pages Exam 2 - Lecture 6
    Exam 2 - Lecture 6

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Positive Media Effects General Aggression Model Inputs: Person, Situation Routes: Present internal state Outcomes: Appraisal & Decision processes, Thoughtful action, Impulsive action Monkey see, Monkey kill Social Learning Theory Bobo Dolls Experim

  • 1 Page Exam 2 - Lecture 2
    Exam 2 - Lecture 2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/17/12 - Sex in Media Obscenity Is not protected by free speech laws Is applied when three difcult criteria are met Highly sexual No redeeming artistic value Violates contemporary community standards National Commission on Obscenity and Pornograh

  • 2 Pages Exam 2 - Lecture 3
    Exam 2 - Lecture 3

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/22/12 - Media Effects: Stereotypes From Schema to Stereotypes Schema A framework of cognitions that help organize knowledge and improve understanding of future events Role schema Schema that relate to specic social roles E.g. construction worke

  • 2 Pages Exam 2 - Lecture 5
    Exam 2 - Lecture 5

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/29/12 - Media Effects: New Media Technology Think of the Children! The Payne Studies 13 studies Medias Inuence on the Youth Funded by the Payne Fund Crime! Love! Sex! Movie watchers Lower grades Less cooperative Socially awkward Criticized fo

  • 3 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 9
    Exam 1 - Lecture 9

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    10/1/12: Visual Media: Television (*read the chapter-check chapter for a question on the exam- page 237) 1948-1952 Freeze No new stations (to establish standards) Big 3 networks established CBS, ABC, NBC Some cities developed community antenna televi

  • 3 Pages Exam 1 - Lecture 8
    Exam 1 - Lecture 8

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    9/26/12 - Films Early Films: OMG! It moves! The $25,000 ying horses bet: Muybridge Horses (1877) One-reelers & short lms Vaudeville The Nickelodeon - would cost a nickel to go and see Feature length lms Special Effects First sci- A Trip to the Mo

  • 6 Pages Study Guide exam 2
    Study Guide Exam 2

    School: Michigan State University

    Course: Intro To Telecom Technology

    Study Guide TC201 Summer 2011 Exam 2 If you see an acronym on this sheet, its fair game for the exam. Pretty much everything you see in lecture slides Broadband o Basic ways connecting to the Internet LANs Wired or Wireless Dial-up modems Broadband M

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