Fundamental Concepts & Definitions

Note: powerpoint html pages work under IE and Safari, but not under Firefox. Firefox user should view the movies

Readings

CSN Readings: Chapter 1, 2, 12

Access Issues

audio ra 30min , ppt , html , qt movie

Introduction to Telecommunications

Introduction Part 1 audio ra 34min , ppt , html , qt movie
Introduction Part 2 audio ra 13min

Discussion of Acronyms, Terms, Backbone, and Tiers listed below

audio ra 17min
Internet Glossary of Acronyms
Glossary of Internet Terms (pdf)
The Internet Phenomenon (pdf)
NSF Backbone (Historical)
Texas Backbone (Historical)
The exponential growth of the Internet (pdf)
Internet Backbone 1991
Internet Backbone 1993
Network Tiers
Hobbes' Internet Timeline v7.0 (pdf)

Historical Real Audio/Video Lectures

Welcome video (Knezek, 1998) video ra 20min

Relevant Terms & Concepts:

Other Resources